8 / GAIA DPAC CU5 MEETING


14 – 17 October 2019   print this page

Conference organizers:

Lovro Palaversa, Ruđer Bošković Institute Zagreb, Croatia

Dafydd W. Evans, University of Cambridge, United States

Francesca de Angeli, University of Cambridge, United States


Conference description:

A meeting of the Gaia Data Processing and Analysis Consortium Coordination Unit 5 will be held in the anticipation of the upcoming releases of the data from the European Space Agency’s Gaia spacecraft. Gaia is an ESA cornerstone mission providing precise positions, parallaxes and motions for roughly 1.5 billion stars in the Milky Way, with the aim of providing the data upon which the most precise model of the Galaxy will be buitl. The topics covered during the meeting will be focused on calibration and validation of the photometry from the Gaia spacecraft.