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Membership Tag Definition: Relates to Membership dues, renewals, benefits, changes of address and membership records policies (e.g. data access and privacy). Subscription articles are as Publications.

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Author Discounts on AAS Journal Papers

As a member of the AAS who renews during the Society's annual renewal drive from early September through December, you are eligible to receive a 15% discount the following year on your share of the author charges for one paper published in an AAS journal, i.e., the Astronomical Journal or the Astrophysical Journal, Letters, or Supplement. If you choose to renew for two years*, you will receive another 15% discount the second year.

Education Affiliate Member Benefits


  • Register at reduced rates for AAS and Division meetings
  • Receive discounts on American Institute of Physics (AIP) publications and special rates on Annual Review publications, such as the Annual Reivew of Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Travel with discounted car rentals through Hertz


  • Post news, announcements, events, and other items
  • Stay current with the member-only AAS News Digest and email alerts


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