Division A WG Standards of Fundamental Astronomy (SOFA) — Functional

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The International Astronomical Union's SOFA service has the task of establishing and maintaining an accessible and authoritative set of algorithms and procedures that implement standard models used in fundamental astronomy. The service is managed by an international panel, the SOFA Board, appointed through IAU Division A - Fundamental Astronomy. SOFA also works closely with the International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service (IERS).

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Division A Fundamental Astronomy


Catherine Y. Hohenkerk

HM Nautical Almanac Office
Taunton
Somerset
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 07854 706558
Email: catherinehohenkerkgmailcom

Last updated:
January 29, 2018

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