MADERA Stellar parameters (ravedr6.dr6_madera)


dr6_madera is a table of stellar atmospheric parameters as derived by pipeline MADERA


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

teff_madera float phys.temperature.effective K

Effective temperature

teff_cal_madera double phys.temperature.effective K

Effective temperature

teff_error_madera double stat.error

Error of Effective Temperature

logg_madera float phys.gravity

Log gravity

logg_cal_madera float phys.gravity

Log gravity

logg_error_madera float stat.error

Error of Log gravity

m_h_madera float phys.abund.Z

Abundance of [M/H]

m_h_cal_madera float phys.abund.Z

Calibrated abundance of [M/H]

m_h_error_madera float stat.error

Error of abundance of [M/H]

chisq_madera float

chi square from MADERA pipeline

snr_madera float stat.snr

Signal/Noise Ratio

algo_conv_madera int meta.code.qual

Quality Flag for Stellar Parameter pipeline. The flag can take value between 0 and 4.