stellar_parameters (ravedr4.stellar_parameters)


The page describes the columns and properties of the table with stellar parameter pipeline (G. Kordopatis).


Funding for Rave has been provided by:

  • the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP);
  • the Australian Astronomical Observatory;
  • the Australian National University;
  • the Australian Research Council;
  • the French National Research Agency;
  • the German Research Foundation (SPP 1177 and SFB 881);
  • 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 FacilitiesCouncil of the UK;
  • Opticon;
  • Strasbourg Observatory;
  • the Universities of Basel, Groningen, Heidelberg and Sydney.

This work has made use of data from the European Space Agency (ESA) mission Gaia (, processed by the GaiaData Processing and Analysis Consortium (DPAC, Funding for the DPAC has been provided by national institutions, in particular the institutions participating in the Gaia Multilateral Agreement.


Name Type UCD Unit Description
rave_obs_id char

Unique Identifier for RAVE objects, Observation Date, Fieldname, Fibernumber

stn float stat.snr

Signal / Noise Ratio Pipeline V < 5.0

snr_k float stat.snr

Signal/Noise Ratio of Kordopatis Pipeline

teff_k float phys.temperature.effective K

Effective temperature

eteff_k float stat.error

Effective Temperature error

logg_k float phys.gravity

Log gravity (Note 2, DR5)

elogg_k float phys.gravity

Log gravity (Note 2, DR5)

met_k float phys.abund.Z


emet_k float phys.abund.Z

Error of [m/H]

met_n_k float phys.abund.Z

Calibrated metallicity [m/H]

algo_conv_k short meta.code.qual

Quality Flag for Stellar Parameter pipeline,[0..4]

chisq_k float