Variable Sources: Eclipsing Binaries (gaiadr3.vari_eclipsing_binary)

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This table describes the properties of the eclipsing binaries resulting from the variability analysis.


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Name Type UCD Unit Description
solution_id long meta.version Solution Identifier
source_id long
Unique source identifier
global_ranking float stat.param Number between 0 (worst) and 1 (best)
reference_time double time.epoch d Reference time used for the geometric model fit
frequency double src.orbital d**-1 Frequency of geometric model of the eclipsing binary light curve
frequency_error float stat.error d**-1 Uncertainty of <tt>frequency</tt>
geom_model_reference_level float phot.mag
mag Magnitude reference level of geometric model
geom_model_reference_level_error float stat.error
mag Uncertainty of <tt>geomModelReferenceLevel</tt>
geom_model_gaussian1_phase float time.phase Phase of the Gaussian 1 component
geom_model_gaussian1_phase_error float stat.error
Uncertainty of <tt>geomModelGaussian1Phase</tt>
geom_model_gaussian1_sigma float stat.stdev Standard deviation [phase] of Gaussian 1 component
geom_model_gaussian1_sigma_error float stat.error Uncertainty of <tt>geomModelGaussian1Sigma</tt>
geom_model_gaussian1_depth float src.var.amplitude mag Magnitude depth of Gaussian 1 component
geom_model_gaussian1_depth_error float stat.error
mag Uncertainty of <tt>geomModelGaussian1Depth</tt>
geom_model_gaussian2_phase float time.phase Phase of Gaussian 2 component
geom_model_gaussian2_phase_error float stat.error
Uncertainty of <tt>geomModelGaussian2Phase</tt>
geom_model_gaussian2_sigma float stat.stdev Standard deviation [phase] of Gaussian 2 component
geom_model_gaussian2_sigma_error float stat.error Uncertainty of <tt>geomModelGaussian2Sigma</tt>
geom_model_gaussian2_depth float src.var.amplitude mag Magnitude depth of Gaussian2 component
geom_model_gaussian2_depth_error float stat.error
mag Uncertainty of <tt>geomModelGaussian2Depth</tt>
geom_model_cosine_half_period_amplitude float src.var.amplitude mag Amplitude of the cosine component with half the period of the geometric model
geom_model_cosine_half_period_amplitude_error float stat.error
mag Uncertainty of <tt>geomModelCosineHalfPeriodAmplitude</tt>
geom_model_cosine_half_period_phase float time.phase Reference phase of the cosine component with half the period of the geometric model
geom_model_cosine_half_period_phase_error float stat.error
Uncertainty of <tt>geomModelCosineHalfPeriodPhase</tt>
model_type char meta.code.class Type of geometrical model of the light curve
num_model_parameters short Number of free parameters of the geometric model
reduced_chi2 float Reduced Chi2 of the geometrical model fit
derived_primary_ecl_phase float time.phase Primary eclipse: phase at geometrically deepest point
derived_primary_ecl_phase_error float stat.error
Primary eclipse: uncertainty of <tt>derivedPrimaryEclPhase</tt>
derived_primary_ecl_duration float time.duration Primary eclipse: duration [phase fraction]
derived_primary_ecl_duration_error float stat.error
Primary eclipse: uncertainty of <tt>derivedPrimaryEclDuration</tt>
derived_primary_ecl_depth float src.var.amplitude mag Primary eclipse: depth
derived_primary_ecl_depth_error float stat.error
mag Primary eclipse: uncertainty of <tt>derivedPrimaryEclDepth</tt>
derived_secondary_ecl_phase float time.phase Secondary eclipse: phase at geometrically second deepest point
derived_secondary_ecl_phase_error float stat.error
Secondary eclipse: uncertainty of <tt>derivedSecondaryEclPhase</tt>
derived_secondary_ecl_duration float time.duration Secondary eclipse: duration [phase fraction]
derived_secondary_ecl_duration_error float stat.error
Secondary eclipse: uncertainty of <tt>derivedSecondaryEclDuration</tt>
derived_secondary_ecl_depth float src.var.amplitude mag Secondary eclipse: depth
derived_secondary_ecl_depth_error float stat.error
mag Secondary eclipse: uncertainty of <tt>derivedSecondaryEclDepth</tt>