This documentation has been prepared by ESA and DPAC under work package CU9-WP920 ‘Documentation’, lead by Floor van Leeuwen (Cambridge), in the ‘Catalogue Access’ Coordination Unit CU9 lead by Xavier Luri (Barcelona). All the technical aspects, including the conversion from LaTeX to HTML, were led by Malgorzata (Goska) van Leeuwen (Cambridge) and Enrique Utrilla Molina (ESA). Other work package members are, in alphabetical order, Jos de Bruijne (ESA), Martí Farras Casas (Barcelona), and Sandra Vogt (ESA). Martin Bremer (ESA) has provided technical support. The HTML version of the documentation has been produced with the LaTeX to XML/HTML/MathML converter LaTeXML developed by Bruce Miller at the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

The contents of the documentation have been collected, edited, and homogenised by the following ‘documentation coordinators’, listed in alphabetical order: Frédéric Arenou (Paris-Meudon), Gabriele Comoretto (ESA), Jos de Bruijne (ESA), Laurent Eyer (Geneva), Nigel Hambly (Edinburgh), David Hobbs (Lund), Minia Manteiga (A Coruña), Dimitri Pourbaix (Bruxelles), Jesús Salgado (ESA), Paola Sartoretti (Paris-Meudon), Enrique Utrilla Molina (ESA), and Floor van Leeuwen (Cambridge).

The names of contributors of (sub)sections are provided in the documentation.