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AAS Electronic Notification Service - Announcement #44

AAS Electronic Notification Service - Announcement #44 10/97

[Mailed from aas.org 9 OCT 1997 ]

CONTENTS

  1. Washington, DC Meeting
    Abstract Deadline Wednesday, 22 October 1997
  2. CSWA Web Site and Women in Astronomy Database
  3. San Diego Topical Sessions
  4. NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
  5. NASA EUVE Sixth Observing Cycle
  6. NSF Planetary Astronomy Deadline

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1. WASHINGTON DC MEETING

Abstracts due 22 October 1997
You have less than two weeks to submit your abstract for the next AAS Meeting. Please allow sufficient time for your abstract to reach us. Take into consideration that computers do crash, people do get ill and Orioles do get into the World Series. Plan ahead.

Regardless of when you hit "Send," your abstract must be received by 9:00pm on Wednesday, 22 October 1997.

Hotel Registration
If you are using the paper hotel registration form and are mailing or faxing it to the hotel, be sure to add your address to the requested information.

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2. CSWA WEB SITE AND WOMEN IN ASTRONOMY DATABASE
Lisa Frattare, CSWA/WiAD Web Manager, STScI (frattare@stsci.edu)
Priscilla Benson, CSWA Chair, Wellesley Coll.(pbenson@wellesley.edu)

The AAS Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy is pleased to announce the Women in Astronomy Web Database. This site contains professional contact and scientific research interest information on women in astronomy and other related fields.

Menu driven search pages allow easy browsing of alphabetical, geographical and scientifically categorized information. Easy web links to e-mail addresses and institutional and professional web pages are also available, as well as a submission form for new entries.The web site can be reached at:

http://www.stsci.edu/stsci/service/cswa/women

or may be reached from the CSWA web site:

http://www.aas.org/~cswa

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3. SAN DIEGO TOPICAL SESSIONS
Proposals due: 17 November 1997

Proposals for topical sessions for the June 1998 AAS meeting in San Diego are due in the Executive Office on 17 November. Information on preparing and submitting proposals may be found in the August AAS Newsletter or on the AAS Homepage under Meetings. For further information or questions, contact Diana Alexander, diana@aas.org.

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4. NSF GRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
Deadline: 6 November 1997

Those eligible are college seniors, first-year graduate students, and others who have completed a limited amount of graduate study in science, mathematics or engineering. Applicants must be US citizens or nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the US.

For further details, refer to the Program Announcement, which can be obtained from your Department Chair, Graduate Dean, Financial Aid Office, Oak Ridge Associated Universities or on the NSF Homepage

http://www.ehr.nsf.gov/grfp.htm

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5. NASA EUVE SIXTH OBSERVING CYCLE
Damian Christian and Jean Dupuis
Center for EUV Astrophysics

The Center for EUV Astrophysics announces the schedule for NASA's Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer (EUVE) Sixth Observing Cycle. Information on the Call For Proposals can be found at

http://www.cea.berkeley.edu/~science/html/EUVE_call97.html

or by anonymous ftp (ftp to ftp.cea.berkeley.edu and cd to /pub/nra97).

The schedule for the review and selection of proposals for this Announcement are as follows:

October 6, 1997 Release of the Call for Proposals
November 1, 1997 E-mail letter of intent due.
November 21, 1997 Proposals Due
January 1998 Review of Proposals
March 1998 Beginning of Guest Observations

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6. NSF PLANETARY ASTRONOMY
DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS - FY 1998

The deadline for planetary astronomy is 15 October 1997.
The contact is V. Pankonin, 703-306-1826, vpankoni@nsf.gov.

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