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Reasons To Join VBAS

Whether you enjoy doing things with a group or by yourself, joining any organization related to the things that you are interested in has enormous benefits!

As a VBAS Member, you'll have opportunities to learn about Astronomy as well as share your knowledge with other Members and the general public at various Member and Public events.

You'll also be entitled to lower rates on subscriptions to popular astronomy magazines!  Current VBAS Member rates for Sky and Telescope is $32.95 per year and $34 for Astronomy.

In addition to being able to use the telescopes at our Observatories and free admission to any of our public planetarium programs, you'll also have access to our Library which consists of one of the largest collections of astronomy related publications in the Southeast!

You can join by completing our Membership Application and mailing it along with your check to:

Von Braun Astronomical Society
Attention: Membership Secretary
P.O. Box 1142
Huntsville, AL  35807


We are working on a solution to enable the payment of dues via the website.  Currently, we have created the following method which utilizes the Square Marketplace as an initial workaround.

Family Membership $36

Single Membership $24

Student Membership $12

If you have any questions about our society or membership, please contact Doreen Forsythe, our Membership Secretary by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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