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NOMINAL VALUES for SELECTED SOLAR and PLANETARY QUANTITIES: IAU 2015 RESOLUTION B3

Prsa, Andrej; Harmanec, Peter; Torres, Guillermo; Mamajek, Eric E; Asplund, Martin; Capitaine, Nicole; Christensen-Dalsgaard, J; Depangne, Eric; Haberreiter, Margit; Hekker, S.; Hilton, James

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In this brief communication we provide the rationale for and the outcome of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) resolution vote at the XXIXth General Assembly in Honolulu, Hawaii, in 2015, on recommended nominal conversion constants for selected solar and planetary properties. The problem addressed by the resolution is a lack of established conversion constants between solar and planetary values and SI units: a missing standard has caused a proliferation of solar values (e.g., solar...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/152011
Source: Astronomical Journal
DOI: 10.3847/0004-6256/152/2/41
Access Rights: Open Access

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