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AAS Electronic Announcement #82 -- May 2000

AAS Electronic Announcement #82 -- MAY 2000

[Mailed from aas.org at 4:35pm 10 MAY 2000]

CONTENTS

  1. AAS SAN DIEGO SPECIAL SESSION PROPOSALS DUE
  2. 32nd DIVISION FOR PLANETARY SCIENCES MEETING
  3. IAU XXIVth GENERAL ASSEMBLY
  4. GOLDSTONE SOLAR SYSTEM RADAR PROPOSALS DUE

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1. AAS SAN DIEGO SPECIAL SESSION PROPOSALS
DUE 12 May 2000

The AAS will be meeting with the American Association of  Physics Teachers for its 197th Meeting in January 2001.  Proposals for Special Sessions are due to Diana Alexander (diana@aas.org) no later than 12 May. Proposals may only be submitted by AAS Members.

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2. 32nd DIVISION FOR PLANETARY SCIENCES MEETING

You are cordially invited to attend the 32nd annual meeting  of the Division for Planetary Sciences of the American  Astronomical Society, on 23-27 October 2000 in Pasadena, California.

The meeting will be held at the Pasadena Convention Center, 300 E. Green Street, in the heart of Pasadena.

The meeting is hosted by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The Program Chair for the meeting is Paul Weissman. The Local Organizing Co-Chairs are Bill Smythe and Rosaly Lopes.

Meeting Website: http://www.aas.org/dps2000/

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3. INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMICAL UNION XXIVth GENERAL ASSEMBLY,
7 - 18 August 2000, University of Manchester, UK

The 24th General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) will take place in Manchester, UK, between the 7th and 18th August 2000. Over 2000 astronomers from all over the world are expected. NOTE THE DATE FOR EARLY REGISTRATION HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 15 MAY 2000.

WEBSITES WITH DETAILS
Full details of the meetings programme, including contact names, are on the web site: http://www.iau.org/ga24.html.

Accommodation, meal packages, local tours and travel to the meeting may be booked through the company managing the administration of the meeting (WEM). http://www.iau-ga2000.org

For quicker local access, the IAU Meeting Announcement is also posted on the AAS website:
http://www.aas.org/grants/IAUANNOUNCEMENT.htm

MEETINGS TAKING PLACE
The core of the meeting (9 - 16 August) is organized around 14 Joint Discussions (JD), most lasting for one day. Five longer Symposia (4 or 5 days) will also take place during the two-week period 7 - 18 August.

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4. GOLDSTONE SOLAR SYSTEM RADAR PROPOSALS
DUE 15 JUNE 2000
Martin A. Slade, marty@shannon.jpl.nasa.gov

The Task Manager of the Goldstone Solar System Radar (GSSR) would like to remind the astronomical community that observing proposals for the period 01 January 2001 through 01 June 2001, are due no later than 15 June 2000. Since this observing proposal procedure was recently put in place, a reminder seemed appropriate. The observing proposal forms are available from:

http://www331.jpl.nasa.gov/radar/

in Word 6 and ASCII text formats. A "forms"-based version will be in place before 15 June.

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