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Gaia Data Release 3 Papers

 

An overview is given below of the papers that have been (or will soon be) released with Gaia's data release 3 (Gaia DR3). Together, they form the "Gaia Data Release 3 Special Issue" that has been published by A&A. The links to the papers are being updated as they become available.

 

Find the A&A Gaia Data Release 3 special issue here

 

Download part of the Gaia Data Release 3 papers

Please connect with an FTP client of your choice to ftp.cosmos.esa.int and navigate to the folder GAIA_PUBLIC_DATA/GaiaDR3papers .

A zip file of the papers (dated 13 June 2022) can be found in this folder.

Summary papers

These papers provide an overview of the Gaia mission and the contents of Gaia Data Release 3 and summarise specifics of the survey. The Gaia Data Release 3 paper also discusses the limitations of the Gaia DR3 data and provides recommendations for responsible use.
 

Description of the Gaia mission (spacecraft, instruments, survey and measurement principles)
Gaia Collaboration, Prusti, T., et al. (2016)

Gaia Data Release 3: Summary of the contents and survey properties
Gaia Collaboration, Vallenari, A., et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia DR3 Processing papers

These papers give technical details on the processing and calibration of the raw data and the path taken to arrive at Gaia Data Release 3. The processing papers are complementary to the Gaia Data Release Documentation.

 

Non-single stars

Gaia Data Release 3: Eclipsing binary star processing
Siopis, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: Spectroscopic binary star processing
Damerdji, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: Astrometric non-single stars processing with Markov Chain Monte Carlo and Genetic Algorithms
Holl, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: Astrometric binary star processing
Halbwachs, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Galaxies and host galaxies of quasars

Gaia Data Release 3: Surface brightness profiles of galaxies and host galaxies of quasars
Ducourant, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Solar System objects

Gaia Data Release 3: the Solar System survey
Tanga, et al. (arXiv) (ADS) (Additional data table: gaiadr3.sso_orbits)

BP/RP spectra

Gaia Data Release 3: Processing and validation of BP/RP low-resolution spectral data
De Angeli, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: External calibration of BP/RP low-resolution spectroscopic data
Montegriffo, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Andromeda Photometric Survey

Gaia Data Release 3: The Gaia Andromeda Photometric Survey
Evans, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

RVS spectra and radial velocities

Gaia Data Release 3: Properties and validation of the radial velocities
Katz, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: Hot-star radial velocities
Blomme, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: Properties of the line broadening parameter derived with the Radial Velocity Spectrometer (RVS)
Fremat, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: Properties and validation of mean RVS spectra
Seabroke, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: GRVS photometry from the RVS spectra
Sartoretti, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: Measuring and validating radial velocities of RVS double lined spectra
Damerdji, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Variable star classifications and lightcurves

Gaia Data Release 3: Summary of the variability processing and analysis
Eyer, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: Classification of 12 million variable sources into 25 classes
Rimoldini, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: Cross-match of Gaia EDR3 sources with variable objects from the literature
Gavras, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: Ellipsoidal Variables with Possible Neutron-Star or Black-Hole secondaries
Gomel, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: Solar like variability, rotation modulation stars
Di Stefano, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: Validating the classification of Young Stellar Object Candidates
Marton, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: The second Gaia catalogue of long-period variable candidates
Lebzelter, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: The first catalogue of Gaia eclipsing binaries - Candidate identification
Mowlavi, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: Specific processing and validation of all-sky RR Lyrae and Cepheid stars - the Cepheid sample
Ripepi, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: Specific processing and validation of all-sky RR Lyrae and Cepheid stars - the RR Lyrae sample
Clementini, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: The first catalogue of variable active galactic nuclei
Carnerero, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: Microlensing events from all over the sky
Wyrzykowski, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: Scan-angle dependent signals and spurious periods
Holl, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Astrophysical parameters

Gaia Data Release 3: Astrophysical parameters inference system (Apsis) I - overview
Creevey, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: Apsis II - stellar parameters
Fouesneau, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: Apsis III - Non-stellar content and source classification
Delchambre, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: Stellar chromospheric activity and mass accretion from Ca II IRT observed by the Radial Velocity Spectrometer
Lanzafame, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: Analysis of the Gaia BP/RP spectra using the General Stellar Parametrizer from photometry
Andrae, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: Analysis of the Gaia RVS spectra by the General Stellar Parameterizer from spectroscopy
Recio-Blanco, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

Catalogue validation

Gaia Data Release 3: Catalogue Validation
Babusiaux, et al. (arXiv) (ADS)

 

Gaia EDR3 papers

Gaia Data Release 3 forms a full release together with Gaia's Early Data Release 3.

 

Gaia Early Data Release 3 processing papers

Performance verification papers

These papers give an overview of the science potential of Gaia Data Release 3. Without going into in-depth analysis, they give a short introduction to selected science topics that can be addressed with this release. The purpose of these papers is to demonstrate the scientific quality of the data through examples. These performance verification papers are not exhaustive or definitive treatments of the topics.

 

Gaia Data Release 3: Mapping the asymmetric disc of the Milky Way
Gaia Collaboration, Drimmel, R., et al. (ArXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: Pulsations in main-sequence OBAF stars as observed by Gaia
Gaia Collaboration, De Ridder, J., et al. (ArXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: Reflectance spectra of solar system small bodies
Gaia Collaboration, Galluccio, L., et al. (ArXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: The Galaxy in your preferred colours. Synthetic photometry from Gaia low-resolution spectra
Gaia Collaboration, Montegriffo, P., et al. (ArXiv) (ADS)
(Additional data table: gaiadr3.synthetic_photometry_gspc)

Gaia Data Release 3: Stellar multiplicity, a teaser for the hidden treasure
Gaia Collaboration, Arenou, F., et al. (ArXiv) (ADS)
(Additional data table: gaiadr3.binary_masses)

Gaia Data Release 3: The extragalactic content
Gaia Collaboration, Bailer-Jones, C.A.L., et al. (ArXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: Chemical cartography of the Milky Way
Gaia Collaboration, Recio-Blanco, A., et al. (ArXiv) (ADS)

Gaia Data Release 3: A golden sample of astrophysical parameters
Gaia Collaboration, Creevey, O.L., et al. (ArXiv) (ADS)
(Additional data tables: gaiadr3.gold_sample_carbon_stars, gaiadr3.gold_sample_fgkm_stars, gaiadr3.gold_sample_oba_stars, gaiadr3.gold_sample_solar_analogues, gaiadr3.gold_sample_spss, gaiadr3.gold_sample_ucd)

Gaia Data Release 3: Exploring and mapping the diffuse interstellar bands at 862nm
Gaia Collaboration, Schultheis, M., et al. (ArXiv) (ADS)

Gaia DR3 Data Release Documentation

An extensive documentation is available describing the processing done by the Gaia Data Processing and Analysis Consortium to produce the Gaia Data Release 3. The data release documentation and processing papers are complementary.

 

Access the data release documentation for Gaia DR3

Access the PDF version of the data release documentation for Gaia DR3

Overview of documentation available for Gaia

How to cite the Gaia Data Release 3 documentation

 

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