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NASA Events Set for American Astronomical Society Meeting

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA scientists will present new findings on a wide range of astrophysics topics next week at the annual meeting of the American Astronomical Society (AAS). The meeting takes place Jan. 6-10 at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd, in Long Beach, Calif. Media registration for the event is open.

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None of the briefings will be carried on NASA Television, but all will be web-streamed on AAS's website for registered journalists.

NASA's media briefings during the meeting will feature topics such as new video of a rapidly rotating neutron star, the latest images of the supernova remnant Cassiopeia A, and the most detailed "weather map" of a brown dwarf star. In addition, NASA scientists and their colleagues who use NASA research capabilities will present noteworthy findings during several scientific sessions throughout the week.

For a complete list of NASA-related news briefings, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/aas.

The site will be updated throughout the week with additional information about NASA presentations.

For detailed information about the 221st AAS meeting, visit: http://aas.org/meetings/aas221.

For more information about NASA and agency programs, visit: http://www.nasa.gov.

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