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Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer of Planetary Atmospheres$

Kelly Chance and Randall V. Martin

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780199662104

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780199662104.001.0001

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(p.140) Appendix B: Physical Constants and Physical Data

(p.140) Appendix B: Physical Constants and Physical Data

Source:
Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer of Planetary Atmospheres
Author(s):

Kelly Chance

Randall V. Martin

Publisher:
Oxford University Press

Table 1 CODATA 2014 physical constants*.

Constant

SI value

Planck constant

6.626070040(81) × 10−34 J s

Atomic unit of charge

1.6021766208(98) × 10−19 C

Avogadro constant

6.022140857(74) × 1023 mole−1

Boltzmann constant

1.38064852(79) × 10−23 J K−1

First radiation constant

3.741771790(46) × 10−16 W m2

Loschmidt constant

(273.15 K, 1013.25 hPa)

2.6867811(15) × 1025 m−3

Second radiation constant

1.43877736(83) × 10−2 m K

Stefan–Boltzmann constant

5.670367(13) × 10−8 W m−2 K−4

Wien wavelength displacement law constant

2.8977729(17) × 10−3 m K

Molar gas constant

8.3144598(48) J mole−1 K−1

8.2057338(5) × 10−2 l atm mole−1 K−1

Molar volume of ideal gas

(273.15 K, 1013.25 hPa)

22.413 962(13) × 10−3 m3 mole−1

Newtonian constant of gravitation

6.67408(31) × 10−11 m3 kg−1 s−2

Electron volt-inverse meter relationship

8.065544005(50) × 105 m−1

Joule-electron volt relationship

6.241509126(38) × 1018 eV

Atomic unit of mass

1.660539040(20) × 10−27 kg

(*) 1σ‎ uncertainty in the last two digits of the given value in parentheses.

Table 2 Physical data.

Solar radius

6.960 × 105 km

Earth radius

6373 km

Earth inclination

23.4522944o

Geostationary orbit radius

42164 km

1 astronomical unit

(average Sun–Earth distance)

1.49597870700 × 108 km

Sea level pressure

1013.25 hPa

Molecular weight of dry air

2.89644 × 10−2 kg mole−1

1 atmosphere

3.56723 × 105 mole m−2

2.14824 × 1029 molecules m−2