Data Releases

So far, the RAVE collaboration has published 5 data releases. For the description of the datasets, we refer to the corresponding paper:

The Radial Velocity Experiment (RAVE): First Data Release Steinmetz et al. 2006
AJ, 132, Issue 4 DOI:10.1086/506564
The RAdial Velocity Experiment (RAVE): Second data release Zwitter et al. 2008
AJ, 136, Issue 1, DOI:10.1088/0004-6256/136/1/421
The RAdial Velocity Experiment (RAVE): Third Data Release Siebert et al. 2011
AJ, 141, Issue 6, DOI: 10.1088/0004-6256/141/6/187
The RAdial Velocity Experiment (RAVE): Fourth data release Kordopatis et al. 2013
AJ, 146, Issue 5, DOI:10.1088/0004-6256/146/5/134
The RAdial Velocity Experiment (RAVE): Fifth data release Kunder et al. 2017
AJ, 153, Issue 2, DOI:10.3847/1538-3881/153/2/75

A description of the pipelining for DR1 here.

Important Policy Note: All publications making use of the RAVE data should refer to the respective Data Release papers (see policy details). Please also use the DOI given on the documentation pages when citing the data.

Access to RAVE data with Query Interface

The RAVE database can be queried by entering SQL statements directly into the Query Form. If you haven’t done so, please register first via the Registration Form to get your own private database where the results of your queries will be stored for you.

Download database dumps

For your convenience you can find database dumps of the publicly available tables in csv format under Downloads.