International Astronomical Union
Factual Info
Founder Body of Astronomers(Unofficial)
CEO Norio Kaifu
Founded 1919
Members 10,871 individual members

73 national members

Other Info
Logo IAU logo.svg
Mission -Nil-
International Astronomical Union(or IAU) is a union collection of astronomers at Ph.D. level active in professional research and education in astronomy. It acts as the internationally recognized authority for assigning designations to celestial bodies (stars, planets, asteroids, etc.) and any surface features on them.Note