Riverside Astronomical Society—Outreach, star parties, dark sky site, and you!

Renew Your RAS Membership

Continue Enjoying Your Favorite Club!

As a current member of the RAS, we don't need to remind you of the benefits of membership! So, we'll get down to business — make a selection below then select Pay Now. Or, log into your PayPal account and send a payment for the correct renewal amount to moneypal @ rivastro.org.



Membership Rates

Rates for Renewing Members1
Student: $27.502
Individual: $47.50
Family: $57.50
Patron Membership
Bronze: $100
Silver: $200
Gold: $300

RAS membership rates include membership to the Astronomical League at $7.50/year. Astronomical League membership benefits include: Subscription to the award-winning Reflector quarterly newsletter, discounts on astronomy books (10% and no shipping charges) and magazines (Sky & Telescope, Astronomy), discounts on equipment from participating vendors, national and regional conventions, outreach resources, and the ability to participate in any of the Astronomical League's 80+ observing programs. You may opt out of AL membership. If you choose to opt out, your RAS membership dues will be decreased by $7.50/year, your info will not be submitted to the Astronomical League, and you will not receive the benefits of AL membership.


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If you have questions about Astronomical League membership, patron-level memberships, or anything else regarding RAS membership, please contact the Membership Director at membership @ rivastro.org




1 This page is intended for renewing RAS members only. If you are looking to join as a new member, please use this page.

2 We classify a full-time student as one who is enrolled in 20+ hours per week at an online, city/junior, state, or private university/college.

3 Your membership is effective when payment is received. If paying by personal check, the check must clear the issuing bank before membership is granted.