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VOTable Format Definition
Version 1.3

IVOA Recommendation 20 September 2013

Interest/Working Group:
Francois Ochsenbein, Roy Williams, Clive Davenhall, Markus Demleitner, Daniel Durand, Pierre Fernique, David Giaretta, Robert Hanisch, Tom McGlynn, Alex Szalay, Mark Taylor, Andreas Wicenec
Francois Ochsenbein, Mark Taylor


This document describes the structures making up the VOTable standard. The main part of this document describes the adopted part of the VOTable standard; it is followed by appendices presenting extensions which have been proposed and/or discussed, but which are not part of the standard.

Status of this document

This document has been produced by the Applications Interest Group.
It has been reviewed by IVOA Members and other interested parties, and has been endorsed by the IVOA Executive Committee as an IVOA Recommendation. It is a stable document and may be used as reference material or cited as a normative reference from another document. IVOA's role in making the Recommendation is to draw attention to the specification and to promote its widespread deployment. This enhances the functionality and interoperability inside the Astronomical Community.

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