115 Years of Communicating Astronomy: Education and Outreach at the Astronomical Society of the Pacific

  • A. Fraknoi
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 290)


For 115 years, the international Astronomical Society of the Pacific has engaged in outreach activities to amateurs and the public. Since the 1970’s the Society has also had an active program fostering improved education in Grades 3–12 and in college and university courses. This article summarizes past and current programs and provides pointers to available resources.


Outreach Activity Astronomical Society Public Outreach Popular Magazine Astronomical Research 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Fraknoi
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    • 2
  1. 1.Foothill CollegeLos Altos HillsUSA
  2. 2.Astronomical Society of the PacificSan FranciscoUSA

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