American Astronomical Society
Robert W. Milkey, Executive Officer
2000 Florida Avenue N.W., Ste. 400
Phone: (202) 328-2010
FAX: (202) 234-7850
Membership: 6,400 Members
Purpose: The American Astronomical Society, founded in 1899, is dedicated to the advancement of astronomy and closely related branches of science.
Membership: Open to researchers and students of astronomy,and to others seriously interested in the advancement ofastronomy or related fields. Applicants must be nominatedby two current members of the society. Details ofmembership criteria and dues structure are availablethrough the AAS Homepage.
Benefits: listing in, and copy of the annual AASMembership Directory; subscription to the AAS Newsletter;reduced subscription rates to Society journals; Reducedregistration for Society meetings.
Publications: The Astronomical Journal; The AstrophysicalJournal; The Astrophysical Journal Supplement; TheBulletin of the American Astronomical Society.
Events: Society meetings are held twice annually, inJanuary and in June. Each Division also meets annually,at the discretion of the Divisional Committee, sometimesin conjunction with a Society and sometimes separately. The schedule of future meetings is available through theAAS Homepage.
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