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Become an ASP Member

Join the ASP and join a community 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 via membership.

The MyASP Membership Portal gives members the ability 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

Membership Benefits and Rates

Base Benefits for All

  • Mercury Magazine and AstroBeat — one year online subscription
  • Monthly newsletter
  • 10% discount at AstroShop
  • Special rates for our Annual Meeting

General Memberships

  • Individual $55
  • Senior $35
  • Student $35
  • Supporter’s Circle $175 (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)

*Important note: beginning January 2021, the PASP will only be available as a digital publication. If you joined the ASP as a Technical Individual Member, you will only receive printed copies through December 2020. If you selected the Technical Individual Membership Renewal up until December 2021, please note your membership will automatically switch to E-Technical in January 2021.

Join or Renew By Mail

If you wish to join or renew by mail, please download the Membership Form below, then mail with check or credit card information to the address on the form:

Astronomical Society of the Pacific Attn: Membership Department 390 Ashton Ave. San Francisco, CA 94112

Gift Memberships are available only for Individual and Student Memberships. Please email Membership Customer Service.