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Amateur Achievement Award of Astronomical Society of the Pacific


Past Amateur Achievement Award winners


The Amateur Achievement Award of the ASP, given yearly since 1979, is designed to recognize significant contributions to astronomy or amateur astronomy by those not employed in the field of astronomy in a professional capacity.


Nominations are welcome from members of the astronomical community. Self nominations or nomination by a family member will not be accepted. All nominations will remain active for three years of competition; additional support letters or nomination updates will be accepted at any time.

Letters of Support

Letters of support are required and should be requested by the nominator.

Due Dates

Nomination forms and letters of support must be received in the offices of the ASP on or before 15 December 2007.


The Award Committee, appointed by the Board of Directors, will select the awardee. The Award will be announced in the spring of 2008.

The Award

The Award consists of $500 and a plaque to be presented at the Annual Meeting Awards Banquet.

The Amateur Achievement Award Nomination Form (html version)

Contact Marilyn Delgado (mdelgado {at} if you have questions or need more information.


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