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Gaia Data Release 1 available at CDS - September 14, 2016

Posted by CDS admin on 14 September 2016 11:16 CEST

Gaia is an ambitious ESA mission to chart a three-dimensional map of our Galaxy, the Milky Way, in the process revealing the composition, formation and evolution of the Galaxy. Gaia will provide unprecedented positional and radial velocity measurements with the accuracies needed to produce a stereoscopic and kinematic census of about one billion stars in our Galaxy and throughout the Local Group.

The CDS is a partner data centre for the publication of the Gaia Data Release 1. On September 14, 2016 the Gaia DR1 will be available in the CDS services Vizier, Aladin and the CDS catalogue cross matching service. The inclusion of these data into the CDS makes them interoperable with all of the CDS reference data including more than 14000 catalogues and hundreds of image surveys...

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