The IAU 2009 system of astronomical constants: the report of the IAU working group on numerical standards for Fundamental Astronomy

  title={The IAU 2009 system of astronomical constants: the report of the IAU working group on numerical standards for Fundamental Astronomy},
  author={Brian J. Luzum and Nicole Capitaine and A. Fienga and William M. Folkner and Toshio Fukushima and James L. Hilton and Catherine Y. Hohenkerk and George A. Krasinsky and G{\'e}rard Petit and Elena V. Pitjeva and Michael Soffel and Patrick T. Wallace},
  journal={Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy},
In the 2006–2009 triennium, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group on Numerical Standards for Fundamental Astronomy determined a list of Current Best Estimates (CBEs). The IAU 2009 Resolution B2 adopted these CBEs as the IAU (2009) System of Astronomical Constants. Additional work continues to define the process of updating the CBEs and creating a standard electronic document. 

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