Comet VOEvent Implementation Update

Version 1.1.0 of Comet has been released. Comet is a Python implementation of the IVOA VOEvent Transport Protocol. Comet is capable of receiving events either by subscribing to one or more remote brokers or by direct connection from authors, and can then both process those events locally and forward them to its own subscribers. Comet also provides a tool for publishing VOEvents to a remote broker.

Comet, developed by John Swinbank as part of the LOFAR Transients Key Project, is available for download from