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Zooming into the Universe

Zooming into the Universe

Annual meeting of the German Astronomical Society 2020 from September 13 to 17, 2021

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AG Awards for the year 2021

AG Awards for the year 2021

Nominations of candidates can be submitted until 30 April 2021.

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Statement on Satellite Constellations

Statement on Satellite Constellations

The German Astronomical Society (AG), the German association of amateur astronomers (VdS) and the Society of German-Speaking Planetariums (GDP) comment on the rapid increase in the number of satellites in the night sky. Artificial satellites have significant impact on the perception of the natural starry sky and the exploration of our universe.

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German Astronomical Society welcomes new president and board members

German Astronomical Society welcomes new president and board members

At the virtual annual meeting of the German Astronomical Society (AG) 2020, the general assembly elected its former vice president Prof. Dr. Michael Kramer as its new president and Prof. Dr. Stefanie Walch-Gassner as its new vice president. Prof. Dr. Jörn Wilms completes the new board as counsellor.

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Nobel Prize for Black Hole Research

Nobel Prize for Black Hole Research

The Astronomical Society congratulates its member Reinhard Genzel together with Roger Penrose and Andrea Ghez on the Nobel Prize for Physics 2020.

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