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The Astronomical Society of the Pacific is an international nonprofit scientific and educational organization founded in 1889 that works to increase understanding and appreciation of astronomy. The society provides a broad variety of educational materials, including The Universe in the Classroom, a free web-based teacher's newsletter. Also available are astronomy-related activities for K-12 classrooms, annotated lists of astronomy resources, and outreach materials for those interested in forming astronomy clubs. Of particular note is the Night Sky Network, a nationwide coalition of astronomy clubs created to bring the science and inspiration of NASA's missions to the public.
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Astronomical Society of the Pacific (Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco), <http://www.astrosociety.org/>.
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Astronomical Society of the Pacific. (n.d.). Retrieved July 23, 2014, from Astronomical Society of the Pacific: http://www.astrosociety.org/
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Astronomical Society of the Pacific. Astronomical Society of the Pacific. San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific. http://www.astrosociety.org/ (accessed 23 July 2014).
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Astronomical Society of the Pacific. San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific. 23 July 2014 <http://www.astrosociety.org/>.
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