ann18049 — Announcement

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4 October 2018
The IAU welcomes over 1200 new Individual and Junior members

The International Astronomical Union would like to extend a warm welcome to its 1235 new Individual and Junior members, who were formally accepted into the Union on 31 August 2018 at the Closing Ceremony of the XXX General Assembly in Vienna, Austria. Their admittance brings the total number of IAU members to 13 606.

The new members are listed on this web page.

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The IAU is the international astronomical organisation that brings together more than 13 500 professional astronomers from more than 100 countries worldwide. Its mission is to promote and safeguard the science of astronomy in all its aspects through international cooperation. The IAU also serves as the internationally recognised authority for assigning designations to celestial bodies and the surface features on them. Founded in 1919, the IAU is the world's largest professional body for astronomers.



Madeleine Smith-Spanier
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