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At their gathering in Kissimmee, the AAS's elected leaders approved budgets, appointed committees, and took other actions to guide the activities of the Society.

28 Jan 2016

Congratulations to the winners of the latest Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Award poster competition from the 227th AAS meeting!

28 Jan 2016

The Dark Energy Survey (DES) Collaboration announces the public release of catalogs and other data products from its Science Verification data.

28 Jan 2016
Vote in the 2016 AAS Election

Voting for the AAS election of officers and councilors will close at 11:59 pm EST on Sunday, 31 January 2016. The best way to ensure that your voice is heard is to vote!

27 Jan 2016

The AAS Employment Committee requests your feedback on the career guidance and professional development events during the 227th AAS meeting.

26 Jan 2016

Hundreds of snapshots from the January 2016 AAS meeting in Kissimmee, Florida, have been posted in our online gallery at

25 Jan 2016

AAS Nova provides highlights of recent articles from AJ, ApJ, ApJ Letters, and ApJ Supplements to inform you about discoveries you might otherwise overlook.

24 Jan 2016

A special session drawing about 150 people was held at the January 2016 AAS meeting to summarize the main outcomes and draft recommendations from the inaugural Inclusive Astronomy 2015 (IA2015) meeting.

23 Jan 2016

This is an open invitation to help improve future learning in astronomy by sharing what knowledge, skills, tools and techniques, and habits of thinking you use in the practice of your science.

22 Jan 2016

The 227th meeting of the AAS in Kissimmee, Florida, has wrapped up. If you weren’t able to attend the many policy-related sessions, then let this serve as a summary of the main points from each session. Update: Link to recordings of the plenary sessions has been added.

19 Jan 2016