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The Radial Velocity Experiment (RAVE): First Data Release

Steinmetz, Matthias; Zwitter, T; Siebert, A; Bland-Hawthorn, Joss; Freeman, Kenneth; Munari, U; Campbell, R; Williams, Mary; Seabroke, G M; Wyse, Rosemary F G; Bienayme, O; Roeser, S; Gibson, Bradley K; Gerhard, Ortwin; Helmi, Amina; Navarro, J F; Dawe, John Alan; Bailin, Jeremy; Binney, J; Dehnen, W; Minchev, I; Read, M A; Boyle, Brian John

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We present the first data release of the Radial Velocity Experiment (RAVE), an ambitious spectroscopic survey to measure radial velocities and stellar atmosphere parameters (temperature, metallicity, and surface gravity) of up to one million stars using the Six Degree Field multiobject spectrograph on the 1.2 m UK Schmidt Telescope of the Anglo-Australian Observatory. The RAVE program started in 2003, obtaining medium-resolution spectra (median R = 7500) in the Ca-triplet region (8410-8795 Å)...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/25079
Source: Astronomical Journal
DOI: 10.1086/506564

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