Crossmatch RAVE DR5 and PPMXL (ravedr5.rave_ppmxl)


Crossmatch RAVE DR5 and PPMXL


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

id_ppmxl long

PPMXL identifier

dist_ppmxl float pos.angDistance arcsec

Center Distance Target-Catalog [J2000] (see Note)

matchflag_ppmxl char meta.code

Crossmatch quality flag (Note 7, DR5)

pmra_ppmxl float

Proper Motion (Right Ascension)

epmra_ppmxl float stat.error

Proper Motion error (Right Ascension)

pmde_ppmxl float mas/yr

Proper Motion (Declination)

epmde_ppmxl float mas/year

Error in pmde_ppmxl