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Dues & Subscription Fees

AAS Dues 2018

Member Type Cost
Full Member $188
Associate Member $188
Junior Member* $84
Emeritus Member $94
International Affiliate Member $94
Education Affiliate Member $94
Reinstatement Fee $10
*For first-time Junior members, the dues are $84 for the first two consecutive years.

Division Dues 2018

Division Cost
Member* Non-Member Emeritus Junior**
Division on Dynamical Astronomy (DDA) $20 $25 $0  $10
Division for Planetary Sciences (DPS) $25 $30 $0  $10
Historical Astronomy Division (HAD) $15 $20 $0  $15
High Energy Astrophysics Division (HEAD) $15 $25 $10 $10
Laboratory Astrophysics Division (LAD) $20 $25 $0  $10
Solar Physics Division (SPD) $15 $30 $0  $15
*Member rates apply to Full, Associate, and International Affiliate memberships.
**For first-time AAS Junior Members, Division dues are for the first two consecutive years.

Paid Subscriptions 2018

Astronomical Journal and Astrophysical Journal

Are you a member and want to change your subscription? You can change it on your membership renewal invoice or by sending an email to the Membership Department at


Electronic Astronomical Journal and Astrophysical Journal, Supplement, and Letters* – $25
*Anyone at an institution with an active site license for the AAS journals will have electronic access from their office computer. AAS members who wish to have their own access, perhaps because they travel a lot, have the opportunity to purchase an electronic-only subscription to the Electronic Package. The access is controlled by password and is independent of which machine you are using.

Publications included with membership

AAS News Digest, a biweekly email newsletter with the latest news from the AAS and the astronomical sciences
Physics Today, online and monthly print publication of the American Institute of Physics
AAS Membership Directory (includes a comprehensive listing of all astronomy institutions worldwide)
Spectrum: Newsletter from the Committee on the Status of Minorities in Astronomy
Status: Newsletter from the Committee on the Status of Women in Astronomy
Please note: Not all publications above are available to all membership classes or geographic regions. Please see the membership classes page for specific benefits.