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This Month in Astronomical History: 50 Years of CCDs

29 Oct 2019
Each month this series from the AAS Historical Astronomy Division highlights an important discovery or memorable event. In October 2019 we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the charge-coupled device (CCD).

Apollo 11 for Here and Now

23 Oct 2019
Reflecting on the monumental effort that led to the Apollo 11 Moon landing, AAS Executive Officer Kevin Marvel identifies climate change as a modern challenge that we should be able to meet with a similar effort.

Sky & Telescope Highlights

22 Oct 2019
Sky & Telescope compiles short and sweet news stories on a variety of topics, from what to see tonight, to news from the amateur community, to the latest exoplanet discoveries.

Astro2020 Webinar on 28 October

18 Oct 2019
The National Academies invite you to attend a town hall webinar on Monday, 28 October 2019, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm ET as part of the Decadal Survey on Astronomy and Astrophysics. Register today!

Apply Now for IAU Membership in 2020

18 Oct 2019
The International Astronomical Union encourages applications for new Individual and Junior members to be admitted in 2020. Apply by 15 December 2019.