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.