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

@article{Pra2016NominalVF,
  title={Nominal values for selected solar and planetary quantities: IAU 2015 Resolution B3},
  author={A. Pr{\vs}a and P. Harmanec and G. Torres and E. Mamajek and M. Asplund and N. Capitaine and J. Christensen-dalsgaard and {\'E}. Depagne and M. Haberreiter and S. Hekker and J. Hilton and G. Kopp and V. Kostov and D. Kurtz and J. Laskar and B. Mason and E. Milone and M. Montgomery and M. Richards and W. Schmutz and J. Schou and S. G. Stewart},
  journal={arXiv: Solar and Stellar Astrophysics},
  year={2016}
}
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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