- Barry N. Taylor, Guide for the Use of the International System of Units (SI), 1995, NIST Special Publication 811, Appendix B.
- BIPM SI brochure, 8th ed. 2006, Table 9: Non-SI units associated with the CGS and the CGS-Gaussian system of units.
- Some sources, such as the University of North Carolina, the European Space Agency, and ConversionTables.com state that the unit name is “galileo”. The NIST and the BIPM are here considered as more authoritative sources regarding the proper unit name.
- NIST Guide to SI Units; Section 5, Units Outside the SI; Subsection 5.2: Units temporarily accepted for use with the SI.