199th American Astronomical Society Meeting Begins

Astronomers from across the globe have gathered in Washington, D.C. this week for the 199th meeting of the American Astronomical Society. This year's event, the second largest gathering of professional astronomers ever, includes more than 2,200 scientists and participants, presenting the latest astronomical news and findings in 154 different oral and poster sessions. Sky & Telescope editors David Tytell and Joshua Roth will be on hand throughout the week to keep you up to date on the latest developments.