list_catalogs

astroquery.vo_conesearch.conesearch.list_catalogs(**kwargs)[source]

Return the available Cone Search catalogs as a list of strings. These can be used for the catalog_db argument to conesearch().

Parameters:
cache : bool

Use caching for VO Service database. Access to actual VO websites referenced by the database still needs internet connection.

verbose : bool

Show download progress bars.

pattern : str or None

If given string is anywhere in a catalog name, it is considered a matching catalog. It accepts patterns as in fnmatch and is case-insensitive. By default, all catalogs are returned.

sort : bool

Sort output in alphabetical order. If not sorted, the order depends on dictionary hashing. Default is True.

Returns:
arr : list of str

List of catalog names.