Gaia Sprints

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A project to support exploration and scientific use of the Gaia Data Releases. The current release is Early Data Release 3.

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2022 Gaia DR3 Fête

2016 NYC Gaia Sprint

This page preserves the history from the 2016 NYC Gaia Sprint, which took place 2016 October 17 through 21 at the Flatiron Institute, a division of the Simons Foundation.


Before and during the meeting, we kept jointly edited 2016 NYC Gaia Sprint Running Notes that gathered information about homework solutions, intended projects, project progress, and breakouts.

On the last day, the wrap-up was given from a jointly edited set of 2016 NYC Gaia Sprint Wrap-up Slides, which incredibly telegraphically summarize the accomplishments of the participants.

The 2016 NYC Gaia Sprint has in part resulted in the following publications:

Organizing Committee


We ask that any publications that were started or worked on during the Gaia Sprint include the following acknowledgements:

This project was developed in part at the 2016 NYC Gaia Sprint, hosted by the Center for Computational Astrophysics at the Simons Foundation in New York City.

This work has made use of data from the European Space Agency (ESA) mission Gaia (, processed by the Gaia Data Processing and Analysis Consortium (DPAC, Funding for the DPAC has been provided by national institutions, in particular the institutions participating in the Gaia Multilateral Agreement.


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