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14/10/2021 Gaia Archive upgrade
On Monday 18 October, the Gaia Archive will be down for maintenance between 10:00 and 13:00 CEST, which will allow to upgrade the Gaia Archive to version 2.13. More information on the new release will become available from the release notes after the Gaia Archive comes back online.
14/10/2021 Updates to the Gaia DR3 pages
Find an extended summary of the contents expected for Gaia Data Release 3 here. The overview page for Gaia Data Release 3 is online as well and will, similar to the overview pages for other releases, lead you to the main information for the release. Both pages will receive updates from time to time, when more information on the release becomes available. Be sure to check them from time to time for the most up to date information on Gaia DR3.
23/09/2021 Gaia's latest newsletter is out
Gaia newsletter issue 16 has been sent out. Gaia newsletter provide you with a compilation of the news over a past period, to ensure you do not miss out on updates on our Gaia data releases, and on stories and news that were published on Gaia Cosmos.
23/09/2021 Vacancy for a postdoc in the GaiaUnlimited Project
A vacancy for a post-doctoral research position opens up at the University of Torino in Italy to work on the GaiaUnlimited Project. More information on this position can be found from the Torino website. Deadline for the application is 1 November 2021.
30/08/2021 Vacancies for Research Fellowships in Space Science
Today the opportunities for Research Fellowships in Space Science were announced at the ESA Careers website. Approximately 12 ESA Fellowships will be offered this year in Space Science. Deadline for applications is 27 September 2021. Check out the opportunities!
25/08/2021 Gravitational Waves and the GaiaX Alert stream experiment
Interested in Gravitational Waves? Gaia intends to help out with the follow up of the Gravitational Wave triggers. An experiment with a dedicated GaiaX Alert stream will be started on 1 September 2021 and last four weeks. Find the full news item with all details here.
19/07/2021 Gaia symposium at the EAS meeting
12/07/2021 Star Clusters: the Gaia Revolution
On 5-7 October 2021, the EU Cost Action MW-Gaia will organise the online workshop: "Star Clusters: the Gaia revolution". The joint WG1/WG2 workshop will cover various topics such as stellar association, open clusters in the Milky Way disc, globular clusters and streams in the halo, as well as synergies between Gaia and other missions and observational campaign. Registration and abstract submission are open now. More information on this workshop can be found from the conference website.
28/06/2021 Gaia collection at the ESA space on demand shop
From today a collection inspired on Gaia can be found from the ESA space on demand shop. As the Gaia Symposium kicks off at the virtual EAS 2021 meeting, all stargazers are invited to check out the stellar designs inspired by Gaia data. There is a shop-wide 15% discount until 30 June!
15/06/2021 Gaia EDR3 extinction law
A set of coefficients which allow the computation of the Gaia EDR3 extinction law is provided here along with information on the computation.
11/06/2021 Gaia EDR3 known issue on G-band corrections
A new known issue with a clarification on the G-band corrections for Gaia Early Data Release 3 has been published today. A corrigendum to the Gaia EDR3 main release paper can be found from the Gaia EDR3 papers page as well.
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