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If you have used Gaia data in your research, please use the following acknowledgement: This work has made use of data from the European Space Agency (ESA) mission Gaia (https://www.cosmos.esa.int/gaia), processed by the Gaia Data Processing and Analysis Consortium (DPAC, https://www.cosmos.esa.int/web/gaia/dpac/consortium). Funding for the DPAC has been provided by national institutions, in particular the institutions participating in the Gaia Multilateral Agreement.

The LaTeX version is:

This work has made use of data from the European Space Agency (ESA)
mission {\it Gaia} (\url{https://www.cosmos.esa.int/gaia}), processed by
the {\it Gaia} Data Processing and Analysis Consortium (DPAC,
\url{https://www.cosmos.esa.int/web/gaia/dpac/consortium}). Funding
for the DPAC has been provided by national institutions, in particular
the institutions participating in the {\it Gaia} Multilateral Agreement.

If you have used Gaia DR1 data in your research, please cite the mission and data release papers:

  • Gaia Collaboration et al. (2016b): Description of the Gaia mission (spacecraft, instruments, survey and measurement principles, and operations);

  • Gaia Collaboration et al. (2016a): Summary description of Gaia DR1.

In addition, please cite (some of) the following papers describing in more detail the data release contents, the Gaia satellite, the instruments, the survey and measurement principles, and DPAC data processing, as appropriate:

  • Arenou et al. (2017): Validation of Gaia DR1;

  • Fabricius et al. (2016): Pre-processing and source list creation;

  • Lindegren et al. (2016): Detailed description of the astrometry;

  • Mignard et al. (2016): The reference frame and the optical properties of ICRF sources;

  • van Leeuwen et al. (2016): Detailed description of the photometry;

  • Carrasco et al. (2016): Principles of the photometric calibration of the G band;

  • Evans et al. (2017): Validation of the photometry;

  • Eyer et al. (2017): Description of the variable star data processing;

  • Clementini et al. (2016): Description of the Cepheid and RR Lyrae data processing;

  • Marrese et al. (2017): Cross-match algorithms used to match Gaia DR1 to other large surveys;

  • Crowley et al. (2016): On-orbit performance of the Gaia CCDs.

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