Gaia Data Release 2 is available from the Gaia Archive

 

 

 

 

Released on 25 April 2018 at 12:00 CEST

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Waiting for Gaia...

Gaia Data Release 2 press conference

The Hyades cluster

360 Degree view of Gaia's sky

Interview with Anthony Brown

Euronews: Gaia's revolution in Astronomy

 

 

Gaia DR2 info

Information on Gaia Data Release 2 contents, completeness and limitations.

 

Gaia DR2 papers

Titles and links to papers describing the data processing and demonstrating the science potential of Gaia Data Release 2.

 

Gaia DR2 documentation

The full documentation for the second data release, both on webpages and with a downloadable PDF-file

 

Gaia DR2 data

Gaia Data Release 2 data is now available.

Gaia Data Credits

When using Gaia data, please acknowledge the work of the people involved and provide credits and necessary citations.

 

Gaia DR2 Passbands

More information on the photometric system used for Gaia Data Release 2.

 

Tutorials and Help

Help is available to guide you through the process of getting the data you need. Check out the tutorials as they are very instructive!
 

Learn ADQL

Gaia Data Release 2 contains a lot of data. While downloading the data will be possible, you can also bring your code to the data and access the data in a smart way. You can use ADQL queries to extract the data and then download the resulting table.

Gaia DR2 Virtual Reality Resources

An overview of some visualisations and virtual reality resources available for exploring the Gaia data.

 

Gaia DR2 media stories

Here links to a selection of media stories on Gaia Data Release 2 can be found.

 

Gaia DR2 in-depth stories

A selection of in-depth stories on the processing towards data release 2 and the science potential of the data.

 

Gaia's family portrait

An interactive visualisation of the Gaia Data Release 2 Hertzsprung-Russell diagram

Public outreach

An overview of news and stories on the Gaia Mission and Gaia science are given here.

 

DPAC

The Gaia Data Processing and Analysis Consortium is responsible for processing the Gaia data.

 

Scientific community

Home of the Gaia scientific community with information, news and resources on the Gaia mission.

 

Questions

Contact the Gaia Helpdesk or start a discussion on the Gaia Community Forum.

 

Some more Gaia DR2 resources

 

Gaia DR2 media kit