Acknowledging the VAO

VAO users are asked to acknowledge their use of VAO tools, applications, and software in any resulting publications. The following language is suggested:

“This research has made use of data obtained from or software provided by the US Virtual Astronomical Observatory, which is sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.”

We further suggest that you acknowledge the underlying source of the data according to the recommendations of the particular provider.