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Title The IAU 2000/2006 changes to celestial reference systems : A bluffer's guide
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Abstract No sooner had we all learnt to write ``FK5 J2000'' next to RA,Decs than the IAU went and changed everything. What are ICRS, BCRS, GCRS, CIRS, TIRS and ITRS? And the CIP and CIO? And the mysterious ``quantity s''? There have even been rumours that sidereal time no longer exists. What is going on, and what difference does any of this make to data analysis?
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Book Chapter or Section In Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems ASP Conference Series, Vol. 394, Proceedings of the conference held 23-26 September, 2007, in Kensington Town Hall, London, United Kingdom. ASP Conference Series Vol.394 edited by RW Argyle, PS Bunclark, JR Lewis, 179-182. Astronomical Society of the pacific, 2008. 2008
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