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Information for Members

  • Summaries of HEAD meetings including meetings of the HEAD membership and meetings of the HEAD executive committee
  • HEAD newsletters published twice yearly
  • HEAD prizes including the Rossi, Mid-Career and Dissertation Prizes and the Schramm Award
  • Current and past HEAD Officers and Executive Committee members
  • The HEAD bylaws

For information (address, phone number, e-mail) on individual HEAD members

By joining HEAD, you

  • Receive HEAD Newsletters;
  • Receive special announcements, e.g. from NASA;
  • Are eligible to submit nominations for the HEAD prizes;
  • Are eligible to vote for HEAD Executive Committee Members, who also are HEAD Meeting Scientific Organizing Committee members;
  • Receive HEAD e-mail bulletins;

Membership categories and fees are

  • Full members of the AAS pay only $15.00 per year.
  • Junior members (undergraduate and graduate students) can join for $5.00 per year
  • Emeritus members of the AAS is free
  • Non-members of the AAS can join the HEAD as a division affiliate for $25.00 per year. Division affiliates should be members of comparable professional societies.

AAS members can join HEAD by sending a check payable to HEAD AAS to the American Astronomical Society

1667 K Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20006 USA

Non-AAS members can apply for affiliate membership at

For questions please call the AAS at (202) 328-2010 x109.