Allow selection of a region in the sky with a box/circle
Belén López Martí 5 years ago • updated by Deborah Baines 12 months ago • 4
Another suggestion from the teachers at the ESTEC workshop in November 2017: The possibility to mark a box or circle in the sky to select a region of interest to be displayed.
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The last version of ESASky, v4.1, now has the option to search for data within a cone, box or polygon. See here for details: https://www.cosmos.esa.int/web/esdc/esasky-interface#search.
And, also related to your suggestion, it is also possible to select already loaded data that fall within a circle, box or polygon. See here for more details: https://www.cosmos.esa.int/web/esdc/esasky-interface#seltool
and also see this video:
Many thanks for your suggestions!
Thanks Belén, those use cases make sense indeed. I have added them to the backlog and will be prioritized according to the likes to this request and other criteria.
I don't know for sure in which context this was proposed, but I can imagine several applications:
Thanks Belén, but this would benefit from a bit more specific user story: what does the user wants to do with a selected region in the sky? visualize it? limit the queries to it? or download all data from it?