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  • Zooming into the Universe
    Annual meeting of the German Astronomical Society 2020 from September 13 to 17, 2021
  • AG Awards for the year 2021
    Nominations of candidates can be submitted until 30 April 2021.
  • The Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO) is born
    Launch of international Observatory signals new era for radio astronomy.
  • 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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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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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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Astronomical web portal for the public - a project of AG and "Welt der Physik", supported by BMBF.
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