Aurigaia: mock Gaia DR2 stellar catalogues from the Auriga cosmological simulations

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Grand, R. J. J.; Helly, J.; Fattahi, A.; Cautun, M.; Cole, S.; Cooper, A. P.; Deason, A. J.; Frenk, C.; Gómez, F. A.; Hunt, J. A. S.; Marinacci, F.; Pakmor, R.; Simpson, C. M.; Springel, V.; Xu, D.;
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/mnras/sty2403
  • Subject: Space and Planetary Science | Galaxies: structure | Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies | Galaxies: evolution | Astronomy and Astrophysics | Galaxies: kinematics and dynamics | Galaxies: spiral
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Solar and Stellar Astrophysics

We present and analyse mock stellar catalogues that match the selection criteria and observables (including uncertainties) of the Gaia satellite data release 2 (DR2). The source are six cosmological high-resolution magneto-hydrodynamic $\Lambda$CDM zoom simulations of t... View more