The American Astronomical Society (AAS), established 1899, is the major
organization of professional astronomers in North America. The
membership (~7,000) also includes physicists, mathematicians,
geologists, engineers and others whose research interests lie within the
broad spectrum of subjects now comprising contemporary astronomy. The
mission of the American Astronomical Society is to enhance and share
humanity's scientific understanding of the universe.
Do you work for American Astronomical Society?
Become an administrator