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The Chambliss Amateur Achievement Award is for an achievement in astronomical research made by an amateur astronomer, that is, a person not employed in the field of astronomy in a professional capacity, and who is resident in North America. The key factor will be that the work contributes to the advancement of the science of astronomy. The award consists of a silver medal. Self-nominations are allowed.

Nomination Instructions | Nomination Checklist

Year Recipient

2014 Mike Simonsen
2013 n/a
2012 Kian Jek
2011 Tim Puckett
2010  R. Jay GaBany
2009  Robert D. Stephens
2008  Steve Mandel
2007  Ronald H. Bissinger
2006  Brian D. Warner