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Division A WG Standards of Fundamental Astronomy (SOFA)

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Catherine Y. Hohenkerk

UKHO
HM Nautical Almanac Office
Admiralty Way
Taunton TA1 2DN
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 1823 337900
Fax: +44 1823 284077
Email 1: CatherineHohenkerkUKHOgovuk
Email 2: chohenkerkvirginnet
Organization website: http://astro.ukho.gov.uk

Last updated:
February 18, 2013


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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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