gdr2.vari_long_period_variable

Description

This table describes the Long Period Variable stars.

Some entries can be NaN when absent.

Attribution

If you have used Gaia data in your research, please use the following acknowledgement:

This work has made use of data from the European Space Agency (ESA) mission Gaia (http://www.cosmos.esa.int/gaia), processed by the Gaia Data Processing and Analysis Consortium (DPAC, http://www.cosmos.esa.int/web/gaia/dpac/consortium). Funding for the DPAC has been provided by national institutions, in particular the institutions participating in the Gaia Multilateral Agreement.

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Columns

Name Type UCD Unit Description
solution_id long meta.version Solution Identifier
source_id long meta.id
meta.main
Unique source identifier
abs_mag_bol double phot.mag.bol Magnitude[mag] Absolute bolometric magnitude of the star
abs_mag_bol_error double phot.mag.bol
stat.error
Magnitude[mag] Error of absolute bolometric magnitude
rsg_flag unsignedByte meta.code.status Red supergiant flag
bolometric_corr double phot.mag.bc Magnitude[mag] Bolometric correction for LPVs
bolometric_corr_error double phot.mag.bc
stat.error
Magnitude[mag] Error of the bolometric correction
frequency double Frequency[day^-1] Frequency of the LPV
frequency_error double Frequency[day^-1] Error on the frequency