Data Release 5

For the scientific description of data release 5 see: The RAdial Velocity Experiment (RAVE): Fifth data release.

A short description and documentation of the DR5 tables.

This includes as Metadata:

  • Name
  • Data type
  • UCD (VO descriptor)
  • Unit
  • Description

for each column of the published tables.

Changes are noted below the table description.

Please use the database query for accessing the data. The listed table names refer to the table names in the



UCD (Unified Content Descriptor): see UCD1+ Controlled Vocabulary (Virtual ObservatoryRecommendation)

Unit: astronomical units, see e.g. Units in the VO (Virtual ObservatoryRecommendation)