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Frequantly Asked Questions

As you ask questions, we’ll post answers to the most frequent here.

Q: How can I get an IYA speaker?
A: Just ask. Drop us an email at and we’ll see what we can do. Don’t forget to check out great resources like the AAS Shapley Lecturerships and the AAVSO Speakers’ Bureau .

Q: Why isn’t the 100 Hours of Astronomy held in the Summer (or Winter)?
A: The brief response is, which hemisphere’s summer or winter would you ask us to pick? The 100 Hours of Astronomy cornerstone project will take place April 2-5, 2009. These dates are at the junction of seasons for both the northern and southern hemispheres, allowing long nights for all, and moderate temperatures for people in mid and lower latitudes.





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