31 January 2023
Nominations Open for 2023 Astronomical Society of the Pacific Awards
Kerry Hensley American Astronomical Society (AAS)
This post is adapted from an Astronomical Society of the Pacific announcement.
The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) is accepting nominations for the organization’s national annual awards which recognize special achievements in astronomy research, technology, education, and public outreach. Nominations for the 2023 awards will be accepted through 15 March 2023. More information, nomination instructions, and past recipients can be found on the ASP annual awards page.
The following awards are currently accepting nominations:
- The Catherine Wolfe Bruce Gold Medal, awarded for a lifetime of outstanding research in astronomy.
- The Robert J. Trumpler Award, awarded for a recent PhD thesis considered unusually important to astronomy.
- The Maria and Eric Muhlmann Award, awarded for recent significant observational results made possible by innovative advances in astronomical instrumentation, software, or observational infrastructure.
- The Nancy Grace Roman Award, awarded for significant contributions to promoting gender equity and inclusion in astronomy and related fields.
- The Gordon Meyers Amateur Achievement Award recognizes significant observational or technical achievements by an amateur astronomer.
- The Klumpke-Roberts Award recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions to the public understanding and appreciation of astronomy.
- The Thomas J. Brennan Award recognizes exceptional achievement related to the teaching of astronomy at the high school level.