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20.13 Variability tables

20.13.3 vari_classifier_definition

Table with detailed descriptions of all classifiers used in table vari_classifier_result. Details of the published classes for each classifier can be found in vari_classifier_class_definition.
In DR3, this table contains the details of a classifier with classifier_name=‘n_transits:5+’.

Columns description:

solution_id : Solution Identifier (long)

All Gaia data processed by the Data Processing and Analysis Consortium comes tagged with a solution identifier. This is a numeric field attached to each table row that can be used to unequivocally identify the version of all the subsystems that were used in the generation of the data as well as the input data used. It is mainly for internal DPAC use but is included in the published data releases to enable end users to examine the provenance of processed data products. To decode a given solution ID visit

classifier_name : Name of the classifier that is detailed in this entry (string)

Name of the classifier that is detailed in this entry.

classifier_description : Description of this classifier (string)

Human readable description of the classifier.