Scientific Bodies

As an effective means to promote progress in the main areas of Astronomy, the scientific work of the IAU is structured through its 9 Divisions, 35 Commissions, and 54 Working Groups. The IAU also hosts under the auspices of Division F, the Minor Planet Center.  In the past the IAU also had Program Groups (or equivalent).

 

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The Milky Way glittering above the ALMA array in the Atacama Desert in Chile

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IAU 100 Years: Under One Sky

“IAU 100 
Years: Under One Sky

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IAU Code of Conduct (PDF)

Code of Conduct

IAU Strategic Plan 2020–2030

Strategic Plan

Membership

How to Become a Member

IAU Office of Astronomy for Development

Office for Astronomy Development

IAU Office for Young Astronomers

Office for Young Astronomers

IAU Office for Astronomy Outreach

Office for Astronomy Outreach

IAU e-Newsletter
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Symposia and Meetings

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Astronomy Outreach Newsletters and Events

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International School for Young Astronomers

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UNESCO-IAU Portal to the Heritage of Astronomy

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International Year of the Periodic
Table of Chemical Elements

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