Source positions at reference J2000 for Gaia data release 2 (gaiadr2_contrib.gaia_source_j2000)

The table has 1331909760 rows, 4 columns.


The position (ra, dec and pos) of all sources from the main catalogue of Gaia DR2 at reference J2000


Funding for the work has been provided by Leibniz-Institut for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP).


Name Type UCD Unit Description
source_id long meta.version Dimensionless Source Identifier
ra double pos.eq.ra Angle[deg] Right Ascension
dec double pos.eq.dec Angle[deg] Declination
pos char pos.eq.ra
Angle[rad], Angle[rad] The point position of a source (ra, dec) in radians