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The Galactic Archaeology with HERMES survey is collecting stellar parameters and abundances for one million stars in the Milky Way. GALAH yields a comprehensive view of the formation & evolution of the Galaxy.
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If you have used the GALAH DR3 data in your paper, please cite the following papers describing the instruments, survey, and data analysis as appropriate:

We also ask that you include the following acknowledgement in your works:

  • This work made use of the Third Data Release of the GALAH Survey (Buder et al 2020). The GALAH Survey is based on data acquired through the Australian Astronomical Observatory, under programs: A/2013B/13 (The GALAH pilot survey); A/2014A/25, A/2015A/19, A2017A/18 (The GALAH survey phase 1); A2018A/18 (Open clusters with HERMES); A2019A/1 (Hierarchical star formation in Ori OB1); A2019A/15 (The GALAH survey phase 2); A/2015B/19, A/2016A/22, A/2016B/10, A/2017B/16, A/2018B/15 (The HERMES-TESS program); and A/2015A/3, A/2015B/1, A/2015B/19, A/2016A/22, A/2016B/12, A/2017A/14 (The HERMES K2-follow-up program). We acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which the AAT stands, the Gamilaraay people, and pay our respects to elders past and present. This paper includes data that has been provided by AAO Data Central (

The GALAH Survey relies on the work of the Gaia mission, so please consider including their acknowledgements:

Nov. 6, 2020 by J. Simpson
Feb. 13, 2021, 12:23 p.m. J. Simpson