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Astronomical Society of the Pacific


The mission of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific is to increase public understanding and appreciation of astronomy through scientists, educators, enthusiasts and the public as a vehicle for advancing science literacy and exchange.

Visit the society's website to find out more about these and other programs:

  • Project ASTRO is a highly successful national program that partners astronomers and teachers in the classroom.

  • Family ASTRO is a new program at the ASP that is developing events and activities to share the excitement of hands-on astronomy with families.

  • The Universe in the Classroom is a newsletter for teachers. There is also a rich on-line archive available.