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 53 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).

 

telescopes under the Milky way

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

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IAU Office of Astronomy for Development

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Office for Young Astronomers

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Office for Astronomy Outreach

IAU Office of Astronomy for Education

Office of Astronomy for Education

International School for Young Astronomers

International School for Young Astronomers