• German Astronomical Society (AG) awards Andrzej Udalski the Karl Schwarzschild Medal 2018
  • Prof. Dr. Gustav Andreas Tammann (1932-2019)
    The Astronomische Gesellschaft (German Astronomical Society) is mourning the loss of its former president, Prof. Dr. Gustav Andreas Tammann, who passed away on January 6, 2019 at the age of 86 years.

Annual Meeting of the AG

The 2019 Annual Meeting of the AG will take place from September 16 to 20 in Stuttgart. The 2018 AG Members' Assembly took place on August 23 in the framework of the IAU General Assembly in Vienna.
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The German Astronomical Society (Astronomische Gesellschaft, or AG for short) is the professional German national association for astronomy and astrophysics. The AG promotes activities in science and research, strengthens exchange between its members and supports the dissemination of science to the public and in education.
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AG News

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How to become a member of AG

Members of the AG are professional astronomers and astrophysicists as well as astronomy enthusiasts.
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Council of German Observatories

Acting as the science policy committee of the AG, the Council of German Observatories (Rat Deutscher Sternwarten, or RDS for short) represents the joint interests of all German astronomical institutions vis-à-vis funding bodies, governments and international organisations. The RDS provides professional consultation to state institutions and other decision-makers.
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Astronomy for the public

Astronomical web portal for the public - a project of AG and "Welt der Physik", supported by BMBF.
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