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    33== Welcome to the Virtual Solar Observatory! For the latest VSO updates, check out our [[https://docs.virtualsolar.org/wiki/News|News]] page. == 
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    56The VSO is a tool for investigating the physics of the Sun.  Users may search existing databases for terrestrial and space-based observations, hiding the details of where the data is and what’s needed to get it.  A researcher can use the VSO to search across multiple instruments and events, to find datasets of interest, and having done that, transparently download them to their workstation.  
     
    1112Because we publish our API, users can use their favorite programming language to access the VSO including [http://sunpy.org/ SunPy] and  
    1213[https://docs.virtualsolar.org/WSDL WSDL]. 
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     15== Check out our [[https://docs.virtualsolar.org/wiki/News|News]] page for new and updated datasets == 
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    1417The VSO web and data interfaces are a singular model mirrored across multiple sites such as the NASA Solar Data Archive Center, the National Solar Observatory and the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. The data archives themselves are distributed, residing with the groups that designed, built and used the instruments to collect the data; they possess the expertise required to fully exploit the data.