Variable Sources: Long Period Variable stars (gaiadr3.vari_long_period_variable)

The table has 1720588 rows, 7 columns.


This table describes the Long Period Variable stars.Some entries can be NaN when absent.


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Name Type UCD Unit Description
solution_id long meta.version

Solution Identifier

source_id long

Unique source identifier

frequency double src.var.pulse d**-1

Frequency of the LPV

frequency_error float stat.error

Error on the frequency

amplitude float src.var.amplitude mag

Amplitude of the LPV variability

median_delta_wl_rp float em.wl

Median of the pseudo-wavelength separations between the two highest peaks in RP spectra

is_cstar boolean meta.code.class

Flag to mark C-stars