Classification of RAVE objects (ravedr6.dr6_classification)

The table has 518347 rows, 7 columns.


dr6_class contains the catalog of classification results of the automated classification, giving up to 3 classification flags and their relative weights


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; and 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
flag1_class char meta.code.class Primary classification flag ([a,b,c,d,e,g,h,n,o,p,t,u,w])
flag2_class char meta.code.class Secondary classification flag ([a,b,c,d,e,g,h,n,o,p,t,u,w])
flag3_class char meta.code.class Tertiary classification flag ([a,b,c,d,e,g,h,n,o,p,t,u,w])
w1_class double stat.weight
Weight of the primary classifcation flag
w2_class double stat.weight
Weight of the secondary classifcation flag
w3_class double stat.weight
Weight of the tertiary classifcation flag