You can pay your 2013 membership dues online through 31 December 2012. When you log in to your account to renew you will find many improved features. You can also add or delete journal subscriptions and divisions; and an individual subscription to the AAS' electronic journals is only US $25 beginning with this renewal period.
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Individual memberships are available to those actively involved in astronomy or a related branch of science. Corporations and other entities desirous of encouraging the work of the Society should join as a Corporate Member.
Persons who have rendered conspicuous service to astronomy other than through scientific contributions.
Renewing recent memberships is easy and may be accomplished online. The procedure for reinstating past membership depends on the time that has elapsed, see page for details.
Current AAS Corporate Members
Application for admission to the AAS, in any category of membership, requires nomination by Full Members of the American Astronomical Society.
Full Membership is open to any person deemed capable of preparing an acceptable scientific paper on some subject of astronomy or related branch of science. Supporting evidence for nomination to Full Membership should include at least one of the following:
Become a Corporate Member. Read the Benefits and Privileges of AAS Corporate Membership.
Astronomers of distinction who are not resident in North America.
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There is no need to create an account; and items may be embroidered with the AAS logo in your choice of black or white. The logo application fee is $5.95 per item.
AAS endeavors to keep your information confidential. We focus on using the information as part of AAS's service to you and its mission to advance and diffuse the knowledge of Astronomy and its application to human welfare.
The Council is the governing body of the AAS and is responsible for the management, direction and control of the affairs and the property of the AAS. The official record of Council actions and resolutions is kept in the AAS Secretary's Office. You may contact Council members individually or use the Council Contact Form to reach the entire Council.
Policy explaining who has access to your membership record.
Member rates for 2013.
Details on material and professional benefits.