Centaurus Cluster:  A cluster of galaxies about 170 million light years from Earth, located in the constellation Centaurus.
NASA/IoA/J.Sanders & A.Fabian
4th International X-ray Astronomy School 
August 15-19, 2005
Cambridge, MA
Center for Astrophysics.

Registration Deadline:  June 30, 2005

Registration Information

1E0657-56:  An extremely hot galaxy cluster about 4 billion light years from Earth
Credit: NASA/SAO/CXC/M.Markevitch et al

2005 X-ray Astronomy School Announcement
Goals and Purpose
Program and Schedule
Registration Information
Accommodation Information


The total enrollment to the school will be limited to 50 people (first come, first served) so we suggest  that you register early to guarantee a spot.

There is a registration fee of $250.

The registration fee will be waived for a number of students (we expect to waive about 5 or 6 registrations fee) and we will award two fellowships, each covering part of the expenses incured.

The deadline for registration is June 30, 2005.  

No registration will be considered complete until payment is received.  Payment must be received no later than June 30, 2005.

To apply for a fellowship or have your registration fee waived, you must register  as a financial aid student and send:
-your current resume

-a letter explaining why you want to attend the X-ray Astronomy School and what do you expect to gain from it

Please let us know if you are applying to financial aid ( hotel paid in addition to tuition fee waived) or to tuition waived only.

Please e-mail this information to xrayschool@milkyway.gsfc.nasa.gov, putting "Fellowship" in the subject line. 
The deadline for applying is
June 1, 2005.  Only those applications received before June 1, 2005. will be considered. 

Fellowship recipients will be notified June 15, 2005. 

If you are ready to register, please access the
registration form

Any questions regarding the school should be directed to


Meeting organized jointly  by:
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Chandra X-ray Observatory Center logo
NASA Goddard Space 
Flight Center
Chandra X-ray Observatory Center, Operated by SAO for NASA

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