Chambliss Amateur Achievement Award

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The Chambliss Amateur Achievement Award is awarded by the American Astronomical Society for an achievement in astronomical research made by an amateur astronomer resident in North America.[1] The prize is named after Carlson R. Chambliss of Kutztown University, who donated the funds to support the prize. The award will consist of a 224-gram (½-lb) silver medal and $1,000 cash.[2]

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Source: American Astronomical Society

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  1. ^ Chambliss Amateur Achievement Award, American Astronomical Society, retrieved 2014-12-20 
  2. ^ Fienberg, Richard Tresch (2006-09-12), New AAS Award for Backyard Research, Sky and Telescope, retrieved 2009-03-22 
  3. ^ "AAS Announces 2016 Award Recipients". American Astronomical Society. American Astronomical Society. 15 January 2016. Retrieved 13 February 2016. 

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