The Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP) was founded in San Francisco in 1889. It has the legal status of a nonprofit organization. This article is about the city in California. ... 1889 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...
It is the largest general astronomy society in the world, with members from over 70 countries. Astronomy is one of the few sciences where amateurs can still play an active role, especially in the discovery and monitoring of transient phenomena. ...
The society promotes astronomy education, publishing the popular astronomy magazine Mercury. It also publishes the scholarly scientific journal Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific aimed at professional astronomers.
The Catherine Wolfe Bruce gold medal is awarded every year by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific for outstanding lifetime contributions to astronomy. ... Catherine Wolfe Bruce (1816 – 1900) was a noted American patroness of astronomy. ... The Klumpke-Roberts Award was established from a bequest astronomer Dorothea Klumpke-Roberts and recognizes outstanding contributions to the public understanding and appreciation of astronomy. ... An astronomer or astrophysicist is a scientist whose area of research is astronomy or astrophysics. ... Bart Jan Bok ( Hoorn, April 28, 1906 – Tucson, August 5, 1983) was a Dutch-American astronomer. ... The American Astronomical Society (AAS) is a US society of professional astronomers and other interested individuals, headquartered in Washington, DC. The main aim of the AAS is provide a political voice for its members and organise their lobbying. ... The Robert J. Trumpler Award of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific is given annually to a recent recipient of the Ph. ... An astronomer or astrophysicist is a scientist whose area of research is astronomy or astrophysics. ... Robert Julius Trumpler (October 2, 1886 – September 10, 1956) was a Swiss-American astronomer. ...
It is the largest general astronomysociety in the world, with members from over 70 countries.
The Bart Bok Award, named in honor of astronomerBart Bok, awarded jointly with the American AstronomicalSociety to outstanding student projects in astronomy at the International Science and Engineering Fair.
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