Division A Fundamental Astronomy

Hosted Working Groups

 

Division A hosts a number of Working Groups:

 

Astrometry by Small Gound-Based Telescopes IAU web page external web page objectives members
Multi-waveband Realisations of International Celestial Reference System IAU web page     members
Numerical Standards in Fundamental Astronomy IAU web page external web page objectives members
Pulsar-based Timescales IAU web page     members
Redefinition of UTC IAU web page    objectives members
Standards of Fundamental Astronomy (SOFA) IAU web page external web page objectives members
Third Realisation of International Celestial Reference Frame IAU web page     members

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following Working Groups are Inter-Divisional Working Groups hosted by two or more Divisions:

 

Cartographic Coordinates & Rotational Elements (Divisions A and F) IAU web page external web page objectives members
Nominal Units for Stellar and Planetary Astronomy (Divisions A and G) IAU web page external web page objectives members

 

 

 

 

The IAU web pages of each Working Group contain the information on the current officers, the members with a link to the full list of members. The external web pages (if present) give detailed information on the work of the Commissions. A separate link is given to the terms of reference or scientific objectives of each Working Group.

 

 

Documents related to the past and present Working Groups

 

The Working Group on "Redefinition of UTC" has completed its objectives with their Report, which does not represent necessarily the official position of the IAU at this time.


 

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