of the International Astronomical Union
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How to become a member
currently 112 individual members from
around the world. New members are admitted every three years during the
IAU General Assembly, following the IAU rules.
New mebwers are
normally expected to hold PhD in astronomy or related fields and show
record of independent research (publications).
Members have right to vote on scientific issues within IAU. There are no individual member fees.