Table information for 'rr.capability'


Table Description: Pieces of behaviour of a resource.

This table is available for ADQL queries and through the TAP endpoint.

Resource Description:

Tables containing the information in the IVOA Registry. To query these tables, use our TAP service.

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For a list of all services and tables belonging to this table's resource, see Information on resource 'GAVO RegTAP Service'

Citing this table

To cite the table as such, we suggest the following BibTeX entry:

  title={{GAVO} {RegTAP} Service},
  author={{GAVO} Data Center},
  howpublished={{VO} resource provided by the {GAVO} Data Center}


Sorted by DB column index. [Sort alphabetically]

NameTable Head DescriptionUnitUCD
ivoid Ivoid The parent resource. N/A N/A
cap_index Cap_index An arbitrary identifier of this capability within the resource. N/A N/A
cap_type Cap_type The type of capability covered here. If looking for endpoints implementing a certain standard, you should not use this column but rather match against standard_id. N/A N/A
cap_description Cap_description A human-readable description of what this capability provides as part of the over-all service. N/A N/A
standard_id Standard_id A URI for a standard this capability conforms to. N/A N/A

Columns that are parts of indices are marked like this.


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