An area is a region of the sky defined by a MOC. Each user of the Lasair system has their own set of areas, and can be alerted when a ZTF transient is inside one of their areas.
You can create an area by preparing a MOC file. For examples and programming see MOCPy’s documentation.
An "Active" area is one that is run against all incoming alerts. latest objects.You must be logged in to create an area