Author image Graham Bell
and 3 contributors

NAME

Astro::Catalog::Query::Sesame - Object name resolution via SIMBAD

SYNOPSIS

  my $sesame = new Astro::Catalog::Query::Sesame( Target => "EX Hya" );
  my $catalog = $sesame->querydb();

DESCRIPTION

Simple wrapper object for the CDS SIMBAD Name Resolver serbice (Sesame), see http://cdsweb.u-strasbg.fr/cdsws.gml for details of the service.

METHODS

Constructor

new

Create a new instance from a hash of options

  $query = new Astro::Catalog::Query::WebService( Object => $target );

returns a reference to an query object.

querydb

Returns an Astro::Catalog object resulting from the specific query.

   $catalog = $query->querydb();