Errata 2010

 

Time Scales, Section B

  • Page B10, Equation of the Equinoxes:

    The first paragraph of the Equation of the Equinoxes portion should read as in the attached PDF.

  • Page B50, Equinox Method of reduction from the GCRS — rigorous formulae

    The term M3,3 should read

    sin ϵ cos ψ sin φ + cos ϵ cos φ

  • Page B51, Offsets of the Pole and Origin at J2000.0

    For F-W IAU 2006, in the column φB

    replace 6.891 with 6.819

  • Page B54, in the formulae c:

    replace $-0.0001\,0415\,5607\ T^3$
    with $+2.9710\ \times\ 10^{-8}\ T^3$

    and in the formulae c':

    replace $-0.0001\,0417\,7728\ T^3$
    with $+7.5882\ \times\ 10^{-9}\ T^3$

Planets and Pluto, Section E

  • Page E3, the North Pole Right Ascensions and Declinations are incorrect. Please replace as follows:

    Planet α1 δ1
    Mercury 281.03 61.46
    Venus 272.76 67.16
    Mars 317.75 52.92
    Jupiter I 268.07 64.49
    Jupiter II 268.07 64.49
    Jupiter III 268.07 64.49
    Saturn 41.04 83.58
    Uranus 257.45 -15.19
    Neptune 299.48 42.98
    Pluto 313.12 6.20

    All numbers are in degrees.

Tables and Data, Section K

  • Page K7:

    For Mass of the Earth, #21,

    replace 5.972 1986 × 1025 with 5.972 186 × 1024

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