Gaia EDR3 Geneva event

Gaia has released an early version of its 3rd data release (EDR3) on December 3, 2020, at 12:00 CET. The variability consortium (CU7/DPCG) led by the University of Geneva is member of the Gaia Data Processing and Analysis Consortium that produces the EDR3 catalogue.

An online event was organised by the Department of Astronomy of the University of Geneva on December 3 between 11h00 and 12h00. The event was live on Youtube and can be accessed below: 


The presentation by Dr Laurent Eyer contains:

  • Gaia in a nutshell
  • Data releases DR1, 2, and EDR3
  • Archive access
  • Gaia consortium
  • The future

The end of the presentation was aligned with the official release of EDR3 at 12h00 CET.
More details on the EDR3 catalogue can be found on the Gaia EDR3 website.