|11th of February 2019|
|International Day of Women and Girls in Astronomy|
The International Astronomical Union (IAU) is celebrating
Women and Girls in Astronomy Month throughout February.
In particular, today is being observed as Women and
Girls in Astronomy Day, in tandem with the
United Nations' International Day of Women and Girls in
The 2018/19 CASS Vacation Student cohort of 12 featured perfect gender balance -- the image above shows the group during their observing trip to the Australia Telescope Compact Array in January. (Image credit: Philippa Patterson)