heliocentric gravitational constant

heliocentric gravitational constant

The product of the gravitational constant and the solar mass, equal to
1.327 124 38 × 1020 N m2 kg–1

It can be determined with greater precision than either quantity alone.

Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006
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The value [mu] for the Sun is the heliocentric gravitational constant and equals 1.32712440042(1) x [10.sup.20] [m.sup.3] [s.sup.-2] .