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Call for Proposals for the NASA IRTF

3 Mar 2021
The Infrared Telescope Facility is a 3-meter telescope optimized for infrared observations and located at the summit of Maunakea, Hawai‘i. Observing proposals for the 2021B semester are due by Thursday, 1 April.

Solar Eclipse Planning Workshop: T − 3 Years

2 Mar 2021
With the 8 April 2024 North American total solar eclipse just three years away, the AAS Solar Eclipse Task Force is organizing another workshop for local, state, and national planners, this time virtually, 9-10 April.

AAS CSMA Launches Micro-Grants Program

1 Mar 2021
The Committee on the Status of Minorities in Astronomy's Micro-Grants Program aims to reduce the effects of financial scarcity on students who are Black, Indigenous, or People of Color. Applications open on 1 April.

New from the IAU: Astronomy Education Journal

1 Mar 2021
The new Astronomy Education Journal is accepting submissions of manuscripts. We invite and encourage members of the AAS community to contribute astronomy education research studies, theoretical pieces, and innovations.

Royal Astronomical Society Awards Survey

26 Feb 2021
The Royal Astronomical Society is conducting a review of its awards program and associated processes to ensure that they are fair and inclusive. We would like to invite AAS members to complete a survey by Friday, 5 March...

Join the AAS Education Committee!

22 Feb 2021
The AAS Education Committee is looking for new members to serve, starting this spring for a 3-year term. We look forward to hearing from you.

AAS Names Two More Prize Recipients for 2021

18 Feb 2021
The American Astronomical Society has named the latest recipients of its Helen B. Warner Prize for Astronomy and Beatrice M. Tinsley Prize, adding to the roster of 2021 AAS prize winners.

Submit an AASTCS Proposal

17 Feb 2021
The American Astronomical Society invites all members and colleagues to submit proposals from all areas of the astronomical sciences for the AAS Topical Conference Series.