Gaia Source (gaiaedr3.gaia_source)

The table has 1830987776 rows, 100 columns.

Description

This table has an entry for every Gaia observed source as listed in the Main Database accumulating catalogue version from which the catalogue release has been generated. It contains the basic source parameters, that is only final data (no epoch data) and no spectra (neither final nor epoch).

Attribution

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Columns

Name Type UCD Unit Description
solution_id long meta.version Dimensionless Solution Identifier
designation char meta.id
meta.main
Dimensionless Unique source designation (unique across all Data Releases)
source_id long meta.id Dimensionless Unique source identifier (unique within a particular Data Release)
random_index long meta.code Dimensionless Random index used to select subsets
ref_epoch double meta.ref
time.epoch
Time[Julian Years] Reference epoch
ra double pos.eq.ra
meta.main
Angle[deg] Right ascension
ra_error float stat.error
pos.eq.ra
Angle[mas] Standard error of right ascension
dec double pos.eq.dec
meta.main
Angle[deg] Declination
dec_error float stat.error
pos.eq.dec
Angle[mas] Standard error of declination
parallax double pos.parallax.trig Angle[mas] Parallax
parallax_error float stat.error
pos.parallax.trig
Angle[mas] Standard error of parallax
parallax_over_error float stat.snr
pos.parallax.trig
Dimensionless Parallax divided by its standard error
pm float pos.pm
pos.eq
Angular Velocity[mas/year] Total proper motion
pmra double pos.pm
pos.eq.ra
Angular Velocity[mas/year] Proper motion in right ascension direction
pmra_error float stat.error
pos.pm
pos.eq.ra
Angular Velocity[mas/year] Standard error of proper motion in right ascension direction
pmdec double pos.pm
pos.eq.dec
Angular Velocity[mas/year] Proper motion in declination direction
pmdec_error float stat.error
pos.pm
pos.eq.dec
Angular Velocity[mas/year] Standard error of proper motion in declination direction
ra_dec_corr float stat.correlation Dimensionless[see description] Correlation between right ascension and declination
ra_parallax_corr float stat.correlation Dimensionless[see description] Correlation between right ascension and parallax
ra_pmra_corr float stat.correlation Dimensionless[see description] Correlation between right ascension and proper motion in right ascension
ra_pmdec_corr float stat.correlation Dimensionless[see description] Correlation between right ascension and proper motion in declination
dec_parallax_corr float stat.correlation Dimensionless[see description] Correlation between declination and parallax
dec_pmra_corr float stat.correlation Dimensionless[see description] Correlation between declination and proper motion in right ascension
dec_pmdec_corr float stat.correlation Dimensionless[see description] Correlation between declination and proper motion in declination
parallax_pmra_corr float stat.correlation Dimensionless[see description] Correlation between parallax and proper motion in right ascension
parallax_pmdec_corr float stat.correlation Dimensionless[see description] Correlation between parallax and proper motion in declination
pmra_pmdec_corr float stat.correlation Dimensionless[see description] Correlation between proper motion in right ascension and proper motion in declination
astrometric_n_obs_al short meta.number Dimensionless Total number of observations AL
astrometric_n_obs_ac short meta.number Dimensionless Total number of observations AC
astrometric_n_good_obs_al short meta.number Dimensionless Number of good observations AL
astrometric_n_bad_obs_al short meta.number Dimensionless Number of bad observations AL
astrometric_gof_al float stat.fit.goodness Dimensionless Goodness of fit statistic of model wrt along-scan observations
astrometric_chi2_al float stat.fit.chi2 Dimensionless AL chi-square value
astrometric_excess_noise float stat.value Angle[mas] Excess noise of the source
astrometric_excess_noise_sig float stat.value Dimensionless Significance of excess noise
astrometric_params_solved short meta.number Dimensionless Which parameters have been solved for?
astrometric_primary_flag boolean meta.code Dimensionless Primary or seconday
nu_eff_used_in_astrometry float em.wavenumber Misc[µm^-1] Effective wavenumber of the source used in the astrometric solution
pseudocolour float em.wavenumber Misc[µm^-1] Astrometrically estimated pseudocolour of the source
pseudocolour_error float stat.error
em.wavenumber
Misc[µm^-1] Standard error of the pseudocolour of the source
ra_pseudocolour_corr float stat.correlation
em.wavenumber
pos.eq.ra
Dimensionless[see description] Correlation between right ascension and pseudocolour
dec_pseudocolour_corr float stat.correlation
em.wavenumber
pos.eq.dec
Dimensionless[see description] Correlation between declination and pseudocolour
parallax_pseudocolour_corr float stat.correlation
em.wavenumber
pos.parallax
Dimensionless[see description] Correlation between parallax and pseudocolour
pmra_pseudocolour_corr float stat.correlation
em.wavenumber
pos.pm
pos.eq.ra
Dimensionless[see description] Correlation between proper motion in right asension and pseudocolour
pmdec_pseudocolour_corr float stat.correlation
em.wavenumber
pos.pm
pos.eq.dec
Dimensionless[see description] Correlation between proper motion in declination and pseudocolour
astrometric_matched_transits short meta.number Dimensionless Matched FOV transits used in the AGIS solution
visibility_periods_used short meta.number Dimensionless Number of visibility periods used in Astrometric solution
astrometric_sigma5d_max float stat
pos.errorEllipse
Angle[mas] The longest semi-major axis of the 5-d error ellipsoid
matched_transits short meta.number Dimensionless The number of transits matched to this source
new_matched_transits short meta.number Dimensionless The number of transits newly incorporated into an existing source in the current cycle
matched_transits_removed short meta.number Dimensionless The number of transits removed from an existing source in the current cycle
ipd_gof_harmonic_amplitude float stat.value Dimensionless[see description] Amplitude of the IPD GoF versus position angle of scan
ipd_gof_harmonic_phase float pos.posAng
stat.value
Angle[deg] Phase of the IPD GoF versus position angle of scan
ipd_frac_multi_peak short stat.value Dimensionless Percent of successful-IPD windows with more than one peak
ipd_frac_odd_win short stat.value Dimensionless Percent of transits with truncated windows or multiple gate
ruwe float stat.error Dimensionless Renormalised unit weight error
scan_direction_strength_k1 float stat.value Dimensionless Degree of concentration of scan directions across the source
scan_direction_strength_k2 float stat.value Dimensionless Degree of concentration of scan directions across the source
scan_direction_strength_k3 float stat.value Dimensionless Degree of concentration of scan directions across the source
scan_direction_strength_k4 float stat.value Dimensionless Degree of concentration of scan directions across the source
scan_direction_mean_k1 float pos.posAng
stat.mean
Angle[deg] Mean position angle of scan directions across the source
scan_direction_mean_k2 float pos.posAng
stat.mean
Angle[deg] Mean position angle of scan directions across the source
scan_direction_mean_k3 float pos.posAng
stat.mean
Angle[deg] Mean position angle of scan directions across the source
scan_direction_mean_k4 float pos.posAng
stat.mean
Angle[deg] Mean position angle of scan directions across the source
duplicated_source boolean meta.code.status Dimensionless Source with multiple source identifiers
phot_g_n_obs short meta.number Dimensionless Number of observations contributing to G photometry
phot_g_mean_flux double phot.flux
em.opt
Flux[e-/s] G-band mean flux
phot_g_mean_flux_error float stat.error
phot.flux
em.opt
Flux[e-/s] Error on G-band mean flux
phot_g_mean_flux_over_error float stat.snr
phot.flux
em.opt
Dimensionless G-band mean flux divided by its error
phot_g_mean_mag float phot.mag
em.opt
Magnitude[mag] G-band mean magnitude
phot_bp_n_obs short meta.number Dimensionless Number of observations contributing to BP photometry
phot_bp_mean_flux double phot.flux
em.opt.B
Flux[e-/s] Integrated BP mean flux
phot_bp_mean_flux_error float stat.error
phot.flux
em.opt.B
Flux[e-/s] Error on the integrated BP mean flux
phot_bp_mean_flux_over_error float stat.snr
phot.flux
em.opt.B
Dimensionless Integrated BP mean flux divided by its error
phot_bp_mean_mag float phot.mag
em.opt.B
Magnitude[mag] Integrated BP mean magnitude
phot_rp_n_obs short meta.number Dimensionless Number of observations contributing to RP photometry
phot_rp_mean_flux double phot.flux
em.opt.R
Flux[e-/s] Integrated RP mean flux
phot_rp_mean_flux_error float stat.error
phot.flux
em.opt.R
Flux[e-/s] Error on the integrated RP mean flux
phot_rp_mean_flux_over_error float stat.snr
phot.flux
em.opt.R
Dimensionless Integrated RP mean flux divided by its error
phot_rp_mean_mag float phot.mag
em.opt.R
Magnitude[mag] Integrated RP mean magnitude
phot_bp_n_contaminated_transits short meta.number Dimensionless Number of BP contaminated transits
phot_bp_n_blended_transits short meta.number Dimensionless Number of BP blended transits
phot_rp_n_contaminated_transits short meta.number Dimensionless Number of RP contaminated transits
phot_rp_n_blended_transits short meta.number Dimensionless Number of RP blended transits
phot_proc_mode short meta.code Dimensionless Photometry processing mode
phot_bp_rp_excess_factor float arith.factor
phot.flux
em.opt
Dimensionless BP/RP excess factor
bp_rp float phot.color
em.opt.B
em.opt.R
Magnitude[mag] BP - RP colour
bp_g float phot.color
em.opt.B
em.opt
Magnitude[mag] BP - G colour
g_rp float phot.color
em.opt
em.opt.R
Magnitude[mag] G - RP colour
dr2_radial_velocity float spect.dopplerVeloc.opt
em.opt.I
Velocity[km/s] Radial velocity from Gaia DR2
dr2_radial_velocity_error float stat.error
spect.dopplerVeloc.opt
em.opt.I
Velocity[km/s] Radial velocity error from Gaia DR2
dr2_rv_nb_transits short meta.number Dimensionless Number of transits used to compute radial velocity in Gaia DR2
dr2_rv_template_teff float stat.fit.param Temperature[K] Teff of the template used to compute radial velocity in Gaia DR2
dr2_rv_template_logg float stat.fit.param GravitySurface[log cgs] logg of the template used to compute radial velocity in Gaia DR2
dr2_rv_template_fe_h float stat.fit.param Abundances[dex] Fe/H of the template used to compute radial velocity in Gaia DR2
l double pos.galactic.lon Angle[deg] Galactic longitude
b double pos.galactic.lat Angle[deg] Galactic latitude
ecl_lon double pos.ecliptic.lon Angle[deg] Ecliptic longitude
ecl_lat double pos.ecliptic.lat Angle[deg] Ecliptic latitude
pos char pos.eq.ra
pos.eq.dec
Angle[rad], Angle[rad] The point position of a source (ra, dec) in radian.