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A site Devoted to Stellar Clusters in the Galaxy and the Magellanic Clouds

Development and maintenance by Ernst Paunzen, Gabriel Szász, and Jan Janík
Department of Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics of the Masaryk University, Brno (Czech Republic)

Originally developed by Jean-Claude Mermilliod
Laboratory of Astrophysics of the EPFL (Switzerland)


If WEBDA was helpful for your research work, an acknowledgment "This research has made use of the WEBDA database, operated at the Department of Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics of the Masaryk University" would be very much appreciated.  


Presentation WEBDA is a site devoted to open star clusters and is the Web version of the database known as BDA. It is mainly intended for professional and amateur astronomers.
Description A description of the database structure and its various aspects, a discussion of the cluster catalogues and types of data collected in the database.
Information Information on the cluster and data content of the database. This channel provides an alternative way to locate the clusters you might be interested to by browsing through the database content.
Interrogation Several forms allow to query the database and make selections on clusters and stellar data.
Navigation The heart of the database facilities and tools for galactic open clusters and SMC clusters.
Communication The SCYON Newsletter is hosted in parallel with the database. Abstracts list. Send your abstract through the Web form.
Conception An overview of the site design and philosophy. It may help navigating and using this site.
Amelioration A list of new data and technical updates included in the database.
Publication A bibliography of published articles devoted to the presentation of the database.
Collaboration This site and the database is open for suggestions, collaborations for further development and inclusion of more data and query facilities.
Extension This site will be extended to include data for the Magellanic Cloud clusters and the star-forming regions. Any help or collaboration, for example in the form of electronic data files, is welcomed.
Impact An (incomplete) list of publications since 2000 which acknowledge the use of WEBDA
Connection Links to other sites and databases.
Question Please, send your comments, suggestions, and questions to the author.

Last modification: 04 September 2013