THE IAU 2000 RESOLUTIONS FOR ASTROMETRY CELESTIAL MECHANICS AND METROLOGY IN THE RELATIVISTIC FRAMEWORK: EXPLANATORY SUPPLEMENT

@article{Soffel2003THEI2,
  title={THE IAU 2000 RESOLUTIONS FOR ASTROMETRY CELESTIAL MECHANICS AND METROLOGY IN THE RELATIVISTIC FRAMEWORK: EXPLANATORY SUPPLEMENT},
  author={Michael Soffel and S. Klioner and G{\'e}rard Petit and Peter Wolf and Sergei Kopeikin and Pierre Bretagnon and Victor Brumberg and Nicole Capitaine and T. Damour and Toshio Fukushima and Bernard R. Guinot and T. Huang and Lennart Lindegren and C. Ma and Kenneth Nordtvedt and John C. Ries and P. Seidelmann and David Vokrouhlicky and Christoph Will and Ch. Xu},
  journal={The Astronomical Journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={126},
  pages={2687-2706}
}
We discuss the IAU resolutions B1.3, B1.4, B1.5, and B1.9 that were adopted during the 24th General Assembly in Manchester, 2000, and provides details on and explanations for these resolutions. It is explained why they present significant progress over the corresponding IAU 1991 resolutions and why they are necessary in the light of present accuracies in astrometry, celestial mechanics, and metrology. In fact, most of these resolutions are consistent with astronomical models and software… Expand

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