James Lindsay Hilton

US Naval Observatory
Astronomical Applications Dept
1274 Hwy 238
Jacksonville OR 97530
Oregon (OR)
United States

NCA adherence: United States

Last updated:
November 15, 2021

IAU Status

Active Member

Affiliation(s) within the IAU

Past affiliation(s) within the IAU

  • Past President of Commission A3 Fundamental Standards (2018-2021)
  • Past Chair of Commission 4 WG Standardizing Access to Ephemerides (2012-2015)
  • Past Steering Committee Member of Division A Fundamental Astronomy (2018-2021)
  • Past Organizing Committee Member of Commission A3 Fundamental Standards (2018-2021)
  • Past Member of Division A WG Numerical Standards in Fundamental Astronomy (NSFA) (2011-2021)
  • Past Member of Inter-Division A-F Commission Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy (2015-2020)
  • Past Member of Commission 4 Ephemerides (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Commission 52 Relativity in Fundamental Astronomy (until 2015)
  • Past Member of Inter-Division A-G WG Nominal Units for Stellar & Planetary Astronomy (2014-2015)
  • Past Member of Division I Fundamental Astronomy (until 2012)

Areas of interest

1 - General: 1.3 - History and philosophy of astronomy, 1.11 - Standards
2 - Physical data and processes: 2.10 - Chaos, 2.13 - Gravitation
3 - Astronomical instrumentation, methods and techniques: 3.1 - Atmospheric effects, 3.10 - Telescopes: optical
4 - Astronomical data bases: 4.3 - Catalogs
5 - Astrometry and celestial mechanics: 5.1 - Astrometry, 5.2 - Celestial mechanics, 5.4 - Ephemerides, 5.8 - Reference systems, 5.9 - Time
7 - Planetary systems: 7.1 - Earth, 7.2 - Moon, 7.8 - Minor planets, asteroids, 7.9 - Near Earth Objects , 7.10 - Planets and satellites:
10 - The Galaxy: 10.16 - Galaxy: solar neighborhood

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