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  • Leonid MAC Workshop 2000, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel, April 16-18, 2000.
    List of Sessions:Comet grain ejection and meteoroid stream dynamics; Satellite impact hazard; Meteoroid composition and structure; Meteor-induced chemistry and physical phenomena; The role of meteors in creating the conditions for life s origin on Earth; Plans and coordination for November 2000 and beyond. This meeting is sponsored by NASA, the U.S. Air Force, and the Israel Space Agency. Registration with a brief outline of the matter that will be presented, is due on March 1, 2000. Information on the workshop (including on-line registration) is available at:
  • IAU Colloq. 181 Dust in the Solar System and Other Planetary Systems Apr.10-14 2000 at University of Kent at Canterbury. For more information: or email Note the following deadlines: 22 January 2000 ELECTRONIC abstract submission deadline; 15 February 2000 Deadline for Registration forms. Late registration rate applies after this date. See www page for details of abstract submission, registration, local arrangements and program.
  • IAU XXIVth General Assembly, Aug, 7-18 2000, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. For more information:
  • Catastrophic Events and Mass Extinctions: Impacts and Beyond Conference, Vienna, Austria 9-12 July 2000. Abstract deadline: (hard-copy submission) Feb. 25, 2000, (electronic submission) Mar. 3, 2000. For more information:
  • Limited number of extra copies of the Proceedings of the Meteoroids 1998 International Conference (held Aug 17-21 1998 in Tatranska Lomnica, Slovakia) available for sale for 40 US$. For further information and to place orders please contact: Dr. Vladimir Porubcan, Astronomical Institute, SAV, Dubravska 9, 842 28 Bratislava, Slovak Republic, (see extended notice in announcements section).
  • Visual Data 1999 Leonids: A preliminary analysis of visual data on over 1/4 million meteors seen during the 1999 Leonid display (to appear Dec. WGN) now available on the IMO Web site (
  • New site for the IAU Comm. 22: We apologize for any inconvenience to those who need to link to our site.
  • See also the IAU 22 NOTICES for more details on these announcements, and for other announcements of interest to the meteor and dust community. To subscribe to an email distribution of new notices send an email to

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