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Join the ASP Community!

January 2024 - The ASP introduced the new ASP Community!

Membership with the ASP has a long-standing history over its 134 years and continues to change with the times. Joining the ASP is now at a welcoming and affordable fee of $20, with additional levels also available. Current ASP Members are Legacy Members, a part of the newly named ASP Community and will maintain the same benefits until their renewal time throughout 2024. Visit our Legacy Membership information below for those continued benefits and details.

NEW! 2024 ASP Community Levels

Are you passionate about astronomy education and making a difference in science literacy? The ASP welcomes all astronomy researchers, scientists, students and educators from “star gazers” to “explorers” to participate in and support our mission.

Level Rate Community Benefits
Friend $20 per year Bi-monthly AstroBeat – archives and current
Supporter $180 per year or Recurring ($15/mo) monthly support AstroBeat, 10% discount to Workshops, Gala, & Conf., AstroShop, acknowledgement in our Annual Report
Donor Any level $100+ receive a gift, plus acknowledgement in our Annual Report
Galactic Donor $2500+ Exclusive Invitations to Special Events, acknowledgement in our Annual Report
Annual Appeal $100, $500, $1000 Appeal Gifts Nov - Mar only, acknowledgement in our Annual Report


Beginning November 2023, ASP Legacy Membership Benefits and Rates

Base Benefits for Individual, Senior, Student, and Supporter's Circle

  • Mercury Magazine — one year online subscription
  • AstroBeat, bi-monthly
  • 10% discount at AstroShop
  • 10% discount for our Annual Meeting, ASP Gala tickets
  • Supporter’s Circle (includes: full benefits for 2 adults, recognition in our Annual Report, Special Gift)

Technical Membership*

  • E-Technical Individual $125 (U.S. & Foreign) -  All General Individual Membership Benefits plus a Monthly Subscription to electronic-only Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific (PASP)

*Technical Memberships, upon renewal, will become PASP Individual Subscriptions. It will include a monthly subscription to electronic-only Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific (PASP).  Community membership and Mercury Subscriptions will be separate offers.

MyASP Portal Access

ASP Legacy Members continue to use the MyASP Membership Portal to:

  • Manage membership, donations, purchases, and even registrations
  • Access all digital Mercury magazine issues since 2007, and a complete collection of AstroBeat articles
  • Receive a discounted fee to the ASP Awards Gala and Annual Meeting
  • Login and shop the AstroShop to get a 10% discount

Friends and Supporters of the ASP Community, based on their level benefits, can use the MyASP Portal to:

  • Access AstroBeat and complete collection of articles
  • Receive 10% discounts at the AstroShop, Annual Gala, and ASP Conference(s)
  • Renew your membership to become a new ASP Community Partner