RAVE data releases
The RAVE collaboration has published 6 data releases. The 6th and final data release (DR6 or FDR) is based on 518387 observations of 451783 unique stars. Rave observations were taken between 12 April 2003 and 4 April 2013.
Important Policy Note: All publications making use of the RAVE data should refer to the respective Data Release papers (see policy details). Please also use the DOI given on the documentation pages when citing the data.
RAVE Data Release 6, the Final Data Release
The Sixth Data Release of the Radial Velocity Experiment (RAVE) -- I: Survey Description, Spectra and Radial Velocities
Steinmetz et al. 2020 AJ - AAS22827R2 DOI:10.3847/1538-3881/ab9ab9
The Sixth Data Release of the Radial Velocity Experiment (RAVE) -- II: Stellar Atmospheric Parameters, Chemical Abundances and Distances
Steinmetz et al. 2020 AAJ - AAS22828R1, DOI:10.3847/1538-3881/ab9ab8
Rave Data Release 5
Kunder et al. 2017 AJ, 153, Issue 2, DOI:10.3847/1538-3881/153/2/75
RAVE Data Release 4
Kordopatis et al. 2013 AJ, 146, Issue 5, DOI:10.1088/0004-6256/146/5/134
RAVE Data Release 3
Siebert et al. 2011 AJ, 141, Issue 6, DOI: 10.1088/0004-6256/141/6/187
RAVE Data Release 2
Zwitter et al. 2008 AJ, 136, Issue 1, DOI:10.1088/0004-6256/136/1/421
RAVE Data Release 1
Steinmetz et al. 2006 AJ, 132, Issue 4 DOI:10.1086/506564
Access to RAVE data with Query Interface
The RAVE database can be queried by entering SQL statements directly into the Query Form. If you haven’t done so, please register first via the Registration Form to get your own private database table space where the results of your queries will be stored.