Chrétien grants further international collaborative projects in observational astronomy. Emphasis is on long-term visits and the development of close working relationships with astronomers in other countries.
The Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards are given to recognize exemplary research by undergraduate and graduate students who present at one of the poster sessions at the meetings of the AAS. Awardees are honored with a Chambliss medal or, in the case of honorable mention, a certificate.
To foster and recognize excellence in astronomy the AAS and its Divisions award grants and prizes for outstanding contributions to astronomical research, education, instrumentation, writing, and service.
All AAS members may submit prize nominations and are encouraged to do so. With the exception of the student awards, prize nominations are due in the AAS Secretary's Office by 30 June each year.
AAS Resolutions related to research, education, society and astronomy as a profession.
Lists all officers and councilors that have served since the AAS was founded in 1899.
The Council is the governing body of the AAS and is responsible for the management, direction and control of the affairs and the property of the AAS. The official record of Council actions and resolutions is kept in the AAS Secretary's Office. You may contact Council members individually or use the Council Contact Form to reach the entire Council.
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