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The goal of this meeting is to bring together international experts who work on probes of dark matter on galactic scales — on dynamical studies (utilizing new simulations as well as new observational data), 

AAS 208th Meeting - Calgary, AB

The 208th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society was held at both the Calgary Telus Convention Center (120 Ninth Ave. SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2G OP3) and the Hyatt Regency (700 Centre Street SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2G 5P6).

The Canadian Astronomical Society (CASCA) also met in Calgary, 1-4 June 2006.

Approximately 650 people attended this meeting.

On the Waterfront: AAS Returns to Long Beach

Four years ago U.S. astronomers made a significant discovery: the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, where the AAS gathered for its 213th meeting. Smack in the “Waterfront Center of Southern California,” the facility sports a glass concourse and lobby offering expansive views of the scenic harbor and downtown skyline. A pedestrian promenade links abundant hotels, shops, restaurants, and attractions with more than five miles of sandy Pacific Ocean beaches.


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