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International Astronomical Union (IAU)


The IERS was established in 1987 by the International Astronomical Union and the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics.

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IAU Representative to the IERS Directing Board:
Aleksander Brzezinski

IERS Representative to the IAU Commission A2 (Rotation of the Earth) Organizing Committee:
Daniela Thaller

IERS Representative to the IAU Standards of Fundamental Astronomy (SOFA) Board:
Maria A. Davis

Ex officio IERS Associate Members:
IAU General Secretary: Maria Teresa V.T. Lago
President of IAU Division A (Fundamental Astronomy): Daniel Hestroffer
President of IAU Commission A1 (Astrometry): Jean Souchay
President of IAU Commission A2 (Rotation of the Earth): Florian Seitz
President of IAU Commission A3 (Fundamental Standards): James Hilton

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