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Tutorials on the use of (Gaia) astrometry in astronomical data analysis or inference problems.
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This is the repository for the tutorials that accompany the Gaia DR2 paper Luri et al. 2018, A&A Special Issue for Gaia DR2 (also available on describing recommended practices for the use of astrometric data (in particular parallaxes) in astronomical data analysis problems.

You can launch the tutorials through binder. This was installed on 2018.12.12 and is not yet working properly.


Getting things to work

Installation instructions to make sure you have everything needed to run the tutorials are here.


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