RAVE first data release (ravedr3.rave_dr1)

The table has 25273 rows, 60 columns.

Description

Spectroscopic radial velocities for 25,274 stars in the Milky-Way southern hemisphere using the 6dF instrument at AAO. Cross-identification with photometric and astrometric catalogs is also provided.

Attribution

Funding for RAVE has been provided by: the Australian Astronomical Observatory; the Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP); the Australian National University; the Australian Research Council; the French National Research Agency; the German Research Foundation; the European Research Council (ERC-StG 240271 Galactica); the Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica at Padova; The Johns Hopkins University; the National Science Foundation of the USA (AST-0908326); the W. M. Keck foundation; the Macquarie University; the Netherlands Research School for Astronomy; the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada; the Slovenian Research Agency; the Swiss National Science Foundation; the Science & Technology Facilities Council of the UK; Opticon; Strasbourg Observatory; and the Universities of Groningen, Heidelberg and Sydney. The RAVE web site is at http://www.rave-survey.org

Columns

Name Type UCD Unit Description
rave_obs_id char meta.id Unique Identifier for RAVE objects, Observation Date, Fieldname, Fibernumber
objectid char meta.id Object identifier from used input catalogs: Tycho, SuperCOSMOS, DENIS
radeg double pos.eq.ra deg Right Ascension (J2000)
dedeg double pos.eq.dec deg Declination (J2000)
glon double pos.galactic.lon deg Longitude (J2000 GCS)
glat double pos.galactic.lat deg Latitude (J2000 GCS)
hrv float spect.dopplerVeloc
pos.heliocentric
km/s Heliocentric radial velocity
ehrv float stat.error
spect.dopplerVeloc
pos.heliocentric
km/s Error of Heliocentric radial velocity stat.error
pmra float pos.pm mas/yr Proper Motion (Right Ascension)
epmra float stat.error
pos.pm
mas/yr Proper Motion error (Right Ascension)
pmde float pos.pm mas/yr Proper Motion (Declination)
epmde float stat.error
pos.pm
mas/yr Proper Motion error (Declination)
spm short meta.id.part [0,1,2,3,4] source of proper motion (1)
imag float phot.mag
em.opt.I
mag Input Catalog I magnitude
obsdate char time.obs YYYYMMDD Observation Date (YYYYMMDD)
fieldname char meta.id
meta.file
HHMMsDD Name of RAVE field
platenumber short meta.id
instr.plate
[1,2,3] Instrument Plate Number
fibernumber short meta.id.instr.part [1,150] Instrument FiberNumber
correlationcoeff float stat.correlation (R+) Tonry-Davis $R$ correlation coefficient
peakheight float stat.correlation
stat.value
[0,1] Height of correlation peak
peakwidth float stat.correlation
stat.value
km/s Width of correlation peak
correctionrv float spect.dopplerVeloc
arith.zp
km/s Zero point correction applied Heliocentric Radial Velocity
skyrv float spect.dopplerVeloc km/s Measured HRV of sky
skyerv float stat.error
spect.dopplerVeloc
km/s error HRV of sky
skycorrelation float stat.correlation (R+) Sky Tonry-Davis Correlation coefficient
snratio float stat.snr (R+) Signal/Noise Ratio of Pipeline V 5.x
bt float phot.mag
em.opt.B
mag Tycho-2 BT magnitude
ebt float stat.error
phot.mag
em.opt.B
mag error BT
vt float phot.mag
em.opt.V
mag Tycho-2 VT magnitude
evt float stat.error
phot.mag
em.opt.V
mag error VT
usnoid char meta.id.cross USNO-B designation
disusno float meta.id.cross
pos.angDistance
mas Distance to USNO-B source
b1 float phot.mag
em.opt.B
mag USNO-B B1 magnitude
r1 float phot.mag
em.opt.R
mag USNO-B R1 magnitude
b2 float phot.mag
em.opt.B
mag USNO-B B2 magnitude
r2 float phot.mag
em.opt.R
mag USNO-B R2 magnitude
iusno float phot.mag
em.IR.I
mag USNO-B I magnitude
xidqualityflagusno char meta.code.qual CrossMatch Quality Flag (RAVE-Protocol)
denisid char meta.id.cross DENIS designation
disdenis float meta.id.cross
pos.angDistance
mas Distance to DENIS source
idenis float phot.mag
em.IR.I
mag DENIS I magnitude
eidenis float stat.error
phot.mag
em.opt.I
mag error DENIS I magnitude
jdenis float phot.mag
em.IR.J
mag DENIS J magnitude
ejdenis float stat.error
phot.mag
em.IR.J
mag error DENIS J magnitude
kdenis float phot.mag
em.IR.K
mag DENIS K magnitude
ekdenis float stat.error
phot.mag
em.IR.K
mag error DENIS K magnitude
xidqualityflagdenis char meta.code.qual CrossMatch Quality Flag (RAVE-Protocol)
twomassid char meta.id.cross 2MASS designation
dis2mass float meta.id.cross
pos.angDistance
mas Distance to 2MASS source
j2mass float phot.mag
em.IR.J
mag 2MASS J magnitude
ej2mass float stat.error
phot.mag
em.IR.J
mag error 2MASS J magnitude
h2mass float phot.mag
em.IR.H
mag 2MASS H magnitude
eh2mass float stat.error
phot.mag
em.IR.H
mag error 2MASS H magnitude
k2mass float phot.mag
em.IR.K
mag 2MASS K magnitude
ek2mass float stat.error
phot.mag
em.IR.K
mag error 2MASS K magnitude
twomassphotflag char meta.code.qual 2MASS photometric flag
xidqualityflag2mass char meta.code.qual CrossMatch Quality Flag (RAVE-Protocol)
zeropointqualityflag char meta.code.qual
varflag char
spectraflag char meta.code.qual Quality Flag for Spectra (see DR3, Note 4)