Solar System Object (SSO) sources (gaiadr3.sso_source)

The table has 158152 rows, 6 columns.


This table contains data related to Solar System objects observed by Gaia. The quantities in the table are derived from data reduction and are associated to single objects.


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Name Type UCD Unit Description
solution_id long meta.version

Solution Identifier

source_id long

Source identifier

num_of_obs integer meta.number

number of observations

number_mp long

Minor Planet number

denomination char

standard MPC denomination of the asteroid

num_of_spectra integer

Number of epoch spectra used to compute the average