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Chambliss Amateur Achievement Award

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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  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.
  4. ^ "AAS Names Recipients of 2018 Awards and Prizes". American Astronomical Society. 13 January 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2018.

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