Claus Fabricius


claus (at)

Office number: V710I (ICC)

Telephone number: +34 93 403 13 22

Task: Gaia CU3/CU5, CU9 internal validation manager, Payload Expert



Claus Fabricius worked for many years at the University of Copenhagen, initially participated in the Meridian Circle in Palma and later participated in the construction of the Tycho-1 and Tycho-2 catalogs. In 2002 he joined Gaia in developing the prototype of the database (GDASS) carrying GMV (Madrid) and the University of Barcelona.

Now based in Barcelona, it is involved in the preparation of the analysis of data from Gaia, particularly in aspects of initial treatment of observations to calibrate photometric data and validation of the data prior to publication.