Nominal values for selected solar and planetary quantities: IAU 2015 Resolution B3

  title={Nominal values for selected solar and planetary quantities: IAU 2015 Resolution B3},
  author={Andrej Pr{\vs}a and P. Harmanec and Guillermo Torres and Eric E. Mamajek and Martin Asplund and Nicole Capitaine and J. Christensen-Dalsgaard and {\'E}ric Depagne and Margit Haberreiter and Saskia Hekker and James L. Hilton and Greg Kopp and Veselin B. Kostov and Donald W Kurtz and Jacques Laskar and Brian D. Mason and Eugene Frank Milone and Michele M. Montgomery and Mercedes T. Richards and Werner K. Schmutz and Jesper Schou and Susan Gessner Stewart},
  journal={arXiv: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics},
In this brief communication we provide the rationale for, and the outcome of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) resolution vote at the XXIX-th 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… Expand

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