Klumpke-Roberts Award

The Klumpke-Roberts Award, one of seven international and national awards for service to astronomy and astronomy education given by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, was established from a bequest by astronomer Dorothea Klumpke-Roberts to honor her husband Isaac Roberts and her parents.

It recognizes outstanding contributions to the public understanding and appreciation of astronomy.[1] It is open to "individuals involved in science, education, writing/publishing, broadcasting, astronomy popularization, the arts, or other pursuits" from all nations and is the most prestigious award of its kind.

Dorothea Klumpke Roberts00
Dorothea Klumpke-Roberts
Isaac Roberts
Isaac Roberts

Award winners

Source: Astronomical Society of the Pacific


  1. ^ "Annual Awards". Astronomical Society of the Pacific. Retrieved 17 December 2014.

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