Gaia in the UK

Taking the Galactic Census

The first Gaia spectra published

Gaia blue photometer (BP) /red photometer (RP) spectra of seven stars. Image credits: ESA/Gaia/DPAC/Airbus DS.

Gaia team has published the first spectra obtained by Gaia. These spectroscopic observations were carried out  as part of the on-going commissioning tests. You can find more information about the measured spectra in:

Page last updated: 04 December 2020