Purchase or renew a Membership

In order to purchase a new membership: first please create a free AAVSO web account 

To renew or upgrade your current membership, select your preferred membership type from the dropdown menu to the right.


AAVSO Membership Tiers:

  • Annual Members $95/year
  • Sustaining Members $180/year: includes tax-deductible donation of $85 that supports the organization
  • Student/Teacher Members $50/year
  • Developing Country members $25/year
  • Supporting Members $500/year: includes unlimited CHOICE courses and tax-deductible donation of $405 that supports the organization

Are you currently facing economic hardship? If you're in need of financial assistance to become or remain a member, we encourage you to contact our Executive Director. They will be pleased to assist you in exploring options for a reduced membership rate, ensuring that your passion for astronomy can continue to shine. Your dedication is essential to us, and we are here to help make membership accessible to all. Please check your email for payment receipt to insure that your has been processed.