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Editor: Dr Thierry Montmerle

This series contains the proceedings of major scientific meetings held by the International Astronomical Union. Each volume contains articles on a topic of current interest in astronomy and astrophysics, giving a timely overview of research in the field. With contributions by leading scientists, the books are at a level suitable for research astronomers and postgraduate students.

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There are 141 books in this series...

A Giant Step: From Milli- to Micro- Arcsecond Astrometry (IAU S248)

  • Edited by Wenjing Jin, Imants Platais, Michael A. C. Perryman
  • Hardback | Published August 2008
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Active OB Stars (IAU S272)

Structure, Evolution, Mass-Loss, and Critical Limits
Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Coralie Neiner, Gregg Wade, Georges Meynet, Geraldine Peters
  • Hardback | Published August 2011
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Advances in Plasma Astrophysics (IAU S274)

  • Edited by Alfio Bonanno, Elisabete de Gouveia Dal Pino, Alexander G. Kosovichev
  • Hardback | Published August 2011
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Advancing the Physics of Cosmic Distances (IAU S289)

Volume 0, Part 0,

Archaeoastronomy and Ethnoastronomy (IAU S278)

Building Bridges between Cultures

Asteroids: New Observations, New Models (IAU S318)

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Steven R. Chesley, Alessandro Morbidelli, Robert Jedicke, Davide Farnocchia
  • Hardback | Published April 2016
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Astrochemistry VII (IAU S332)

Through the Cosmos from Galaxies to Planets
Volume 0, Part 0,

Astroinformatics (IAU S325)

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Massimo Brescia, S. G. Djorgovski, Eric D. Feigelson, Giuseppe Longo, Stefano Cavuoti
  • Hardback | Published June 2017
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Astrometry and Astrophysics in the Gaia Sky (IAU S330)

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Alejandra Recio-Blanco, Patrick de Laverny , Anthony G. A. Brown, Timo Prusti
  • Hardback | Published April 2018
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Astronomy for the Developing World (IAU XXVI GA SPS5)

Astronomy in Focus XXIXA

As Presented at the IAU XXIX General Assembly, 2015
Volume 1, Part 0,

Astronomy in Focus XXIXB

As Presented at the IAU XXIX General Assembly, 2015
Volume 2, Part 0,

Astrophysical Dynamics (IAU S271)

From Stars to Galaxies

  • Edited by Nicholas H. Brummell, A. Sacha Brun, Mark S. Miesch, Yannick Ponty
  • Hardback | Published September 2011
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Astrophysical Masers (IAU S336)

Unlocking the Mysteries of the Universe
Volume 0, Part 0,

Astrophysical Masers and their Environments (IAU S242)

Astrophysics from Antarctica (IAU S288)

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Michael G. Burton, Xiangqun Cui, Nicholas F. H. Tothill
  • Hardback | Published February 2013
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Binary Paths to Type Ia Supernovae Explosions (IAU S281)

Volume 0, Part 0,

Binary Stars as Critical Tools and Tests in Contemporary Astrophysics (IAU S240)

  • Edited by William I. Hartkopf, Petr Harmanec, Edward F. Guinan
  • Hardback | Published August 2007
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Black Holes (IAU S238)

From Stars to Galaxies - Across the Range of Masses

Chemical Abundances in the Universe (IAU S265)

Connecting First Stars to Planets

Comparative Magnetic Minima (IAU S286)

Characterizing Quiet Times in the Sun and Stars

Complex Planetary Systems (IAU S310)

Volume 0, Part 0,

Computational Star Formation (IAU S270)

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by João Alves, Bruce G. Elmegreen, Josep M. Girart, Virginia Trimble
  • Hardback | Published May 2011
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Convection in Astrophysics (IAU S239)

Coronal and Stellar Mass Ejections (IAU S226)

Cosmic Magnetic Fields (IAU S259)

From Planets to Stars and Galaxies

  • Edited by Klaus G. Strassmeier, Alexander G. Kosovichev, John E. Beckman
  • Hardback | Published June 2009
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Cosmic Masers – from OH to H0 (IAU S287)

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Roy S. Booth, Wouter H. T. Vlemmings, Elizabeth M. L. Humphreys
  • Hardback | Published August 2012
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Dark Galaxies and Lost Baryons (IAU S244)

Death of Massive Stars (IAU S279)

Supernovae and Gamma-Ray Bursts

Dynamical Evolution of Dense Stellar Systems (IAU S246)

Dynamics of Populations of Planetary Systems (IAU C197)

Exoplanets: Detection, Formation and Dynamics (IAU S249)

Exploring the Formation and Evolution of Planetary Systems (IAU S299)

Volume 0, Part 0,

Extragalactic Jets from Every Angle (IAU S313)

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Francesco Massaro, Chi C. Cheung, Ericson D. Lopez, Aneta Siemiginowska
  • Hardback | Published April 2015
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Feeding Compact Objects (IAU S290)

Accretion on All Scales
Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Chengmin Zhang, Tomaso Belloni, Mariano Méndez, Shuangnan Zhang
  • Hardback | Published March 2013
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Fine Structure and Dynamics of the Solar Photosphere (IAU S327)

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Santiago Vargas Domínguez, Alexander G. Kosovichev, Patrick Antolin, Louise Harra
  • Hardback | Published October 2017
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Formation and Evolution of Galaxy Bulges (IAU S245)

Formation and Evolution of Galaxy Outskirts (IAU S321)

Volume 0, Part 0,

Formation, Detection, and Characterization of Extrasolar Habitable Planets (IAU S293)

Volume 0, Part 0,

Formation, Evolution, and Survival of Massive Star Clusters (IAU S316)

Volume 0, Part 0,

From Interacting Binaries to Exoplanets (IAU S282)

Essential Modeling Tools
Volume 0, Part 0,

From Interstellar Clouds to Star-forming Galaxies (IAU S315)

Universal Processes?
Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Pascale Jablonka, Philippe André, Floris van der Tak
  • Hardback | Published September 2016
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Galaxies at High Redshift and their Evolution over Cosmic Time (IAU S319)

Volume 0, Part 0,

Galaxies in 3D across the Universe (IAU S309)

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Bodo L. Ziegler, Françoise Combes, Helmut Dannerbauer, Miguel Verdugo
  • Hardback | Published February 2015
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Galaxy Evolution across the Hubble Time (IAU S235)

Volume 0, Part 0,

Galaxy Masses as Constraints of Formation Models (IAU S311)

Volume 0, Part 0,

Galileo's Medicean Moons (IAU S269)

Their Impact on 400 Years of Discovery
Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Cesare Barbieri, Supriya Chakrabarti, Marcello Coradini, Monica Lazzarin
  • Hardback | Published November 2010
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Gravitational Wave Astrophysics (IAU S338)

Early Results from Gravitational Wave Searches and Electromagnetic Counterparts
Volume 0, Part 0,

Highlights of Astronomy

Volume 16, Part 0,

Highlights of Astronomy

Volume 15, Part 0,

Highlights of Astronomy

Volume 14, Part 0,

Icy Bodies of the Solar System (IAU S263)

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Julio A. Fernandez, Daniela Lazzaro, Dina Prialnik, Rita Schulz
  • Hardback | Published April 2010
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Impact of Gravitational Lensing on Cosmology (IAU S225)

Jets at All Scales (IAU S275)

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Gustavo E. Romero, Rashid A. Sunyaev, Tomaso Belloni
  • Hardback | Published March 2011
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Light Elements in the Universe (IAU S268)

  • Edited by Corinne Charbonnel, Monica Tosi, Francesca Primas, Cristina Chiappini
  • Hardback | Published May 2010
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Living around Active Stars (IAU S328)

Volume 0, Part 0,

Long-term Datasets for the Understanding of Solar and Stellar Magnetic Cycles (IAU S340)

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Dipankar Banerjee, Jie Jiang, Kanya Kusano, Sami Solanki
  • Hardback | Published January 2019
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Low-metallicity Star Formation (IAU S255)

From the First Stars to Dwarf Galaxies

  • Edited by Leslie K. Hunt, Suzanne C. Madden, Raffaella Schneider
  • Hardback | Published January 2009
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Magnetic Fields throughout Stellar Evolution (IAU S302)

Volume 0, Part 0,

Molecular Gas, Dust, and Star Formation in Galaxies (IAU S292)

Volume 0, Part 0,

Multi-Wavelength Investigations of Solar Activity (IAU S223)

  • Edited by Alexander V. Stepanov, Elena E. Benevolenskaya, Alexander G. Kosovichev
  • Hardback | Published May 2005
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Multiwavelength AGN Surveys and Studies (IAU S304)

Volume 0, Part 0,

Nature of Prominences and their Role in Space Weather (IAU S300)

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Brigitte Schmieder, Jean-Marie Malherbe, S. T. Wu
  • Hardback | Published February 2014
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Near Earth Objects, our Celestial Neighbors (IAU S236)

Opportunity and Risk

  • Edited by Andrea Milani, Giovanni B. Valsecchi, David Vokrouhlicky
  • Hardback | Published May 2007
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Near-Field Cosmology with Dwarf Elliptical Galaxies (IAU C198)

Neutron Stars and Pulsars (IAU S291)

Challenges and Opportunities after 80 Years
Volume 0, Part 0,

New Frontiers in Black Hole Astrophysics (IAU S324)

Volume 0, Part 0,

New Horizons in Time Domain Astronomy (IAU S285)

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by R. Elizabeth Griffin, Robert J. Hanisch, Robert L. Seaman
  • Hardback | Published May 2012
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New Windows on Massive Stars (IAU S307)

Asteroseismology, Interferometry and Spectropolarimetry
Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Georges Meynet, Cyril Georgy, José Groh, Philippe Stee
  • Hardback | Published February 2015
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Organic Matter in Space (IAU S251)

Outskirts of Galaxy Clusters (IAU C195)

Intense Life in the Suburbs

Peering towards Cosmic Dawn (IAU S333)

Volume 0, Part 0,

Physics of Sun and Star Spots (IAU S273)

Planetary Nebulae (IAU S283)

An Eye to the Future
Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Arturo Manchado, Letizia Stanghellini, Detlef Schönberner
  • Hardback | Published October 2012
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Planetary Nebulae (IAU S323)

Multi-Wavelength Probes of Stellar and Galactic Evolution
Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Xiaowei Liu, Letizia Stanghellini, Amanda Karakas
  • Hardback | Published September 2017
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Planetary Nebulae in our Galaxy and Beyond (IAU S234)

Volume 0, Part 0,

Polarimetry (IAU S305)

From the Sun to Stars and Stellar Environments
Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by K. N. Nagendra, Stefano Bagnulo, Rebecca Centeno, María Jesús Martínez González
  • Hardback | Published August 2015
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Populations of High-Energy Sources in Galaxies (IAU S230)

Precision Asteroseismology (IAU S301)

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Joyce A. Guzik, William J. Chaplin, Gerald Handler, Andrzej Pigulski
  • Hardback | Published March 2014
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Probing Galaxies through Quasar Absorption Lines (IAU C199)

Proceedings of the Twenty Seventh General Assembly Rio de Janeiro 2009

Transactions of the International Astronomical Union XXVIIB

Proceedings of the Twenty Sixth General Assembly Prague 2006

Transactions of the International Astronomical Union XXVIB

Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth General Assembly Beijing 2012

Transactions of the International Astronomical Union XXVIIIB
Volume 0, Part 0,

Proceedings of the Twenty-Ninth General Assembly Honolulu 2015

Transactions of the International Astronomical Union XXIXB
Volume 0, Part 0,

Pulsar Astrophysics (IAU S337)

The Next 50 Years
Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Patrick Weltevrede, Benetge B. P. Perera, Lina Levin Preston, Sotiris Sanidas
  • Hardback | Published June 2018
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Rediscovering Our Galaxy (IAU S334)

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Cristina Chiappini, Ivan Minchev, Else Starkenburg, Marica Valentini
  • Hardback | Published September 2018
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Relativity in Fundamental Astronomy (IAU S261)

Dynamics, Reference Frames, and Data Analysis

  • Edited by Sergei A. Klioner, P. Kenneth Seidelmann, Michael H. Soffel
  • Hardback | Published January 2010
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Reports on Astronomy 2003–2005 (IAU XXVIA)

IAU Transactions XXVIA
Volume 0, Part 0,

Reports on Astronomy 2006–2009 (IAU XXVIIA)

IAU Transactions XXVIIA
Volume 0, Part 0,

Reports on Astronomy 2010–2012 (IAU XXVIIIA)

IAU Transactions XXVIIIA
Volume 0, Part 0,

Reports on Astronomy: Commission Legacy Reports (IAU XXIXA)

IAU Transactions XXIXA
Volume 0, Part 0,

Setting the Scene for Gaia and LAMOST (IAU S298)

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Sofia Feltzing, Gang Zhao, Nicholas A. Walton, Patricia A. Whitelock
  • Hardback | Published January 2014
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Solar and Astrophysical Dynamos and Magnetic Activity (IAU S294)

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Alexander G. Kosovichev, Yihua Yan, Elisabete de Gouveia Dal Pino, Lidia van Driel-Gesztelyi
  • Hardback | Published September 2013
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Solar and Stellar Flares and their Effects on Planets (IAU S320)

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Alexander G. Kosovichev, Suzanne L. Hawley, Petr Heinzel
  • Hardback | Published September 2016
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Solar and Stellar Variability (IAU S264)

Impact on Earth and Planets
Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Alexander G. Kosovichev, Alexandre H. Andrei, Jean-Pierre Rozelot
  • Hardback | Published March 2010
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Southern Horizons in Time­--Domain Astronomy (IAU S339)

Volume 0, Part 0,

Space Weather of the Heliosphere (IAU S335)

Processes and Forecasts
Volume 0, Part 0,

Star Clusters (IAU S266)

Basic Galactic Building Blocks Throughout Time and Space
Volume 0, Part 0,

Star Clusters and Black Holes in Galaxies across Cosmic Time (IAU S312)

Volume 0, Part 0,

Star-Disk Interaction in Young Stars (IAU S243)

Statistical Challenges in 21st Century Cosmology (IAU S306)

Volume 0, Part 0,

Stellar Populations (IAU S262)

Planning for the Next Decade

Stellar Populations as Building Blocks of Galaxies (IAU S241)

Supernova 1987A: 30 Years Later (IAU S331)

Cosmic Rays and Nuclei from Supernovae and their Aftermaths
Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Alexandre Marcowith, Matthieu Renaud, Gloria Dubner, Alak Ray, Andreï Bykov
  • Hardback | Published November 2017
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Supernova Environmental Impacts (IAU S296)

Volume 0, Part 0,

The A-Star Puzzle (IAU S224)

  • Edited by Juraj Zverko, Jozef Ziznovsky, Saul J. Adelman, Werner W. Weiss
  • Hardback | Published April 2005
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The Ages of Stars (IAU S258)

  • Edited by Eric E. Mamajek, David R. Soderblom, Rosemary F. G. Wyse
  • Hardback | Published June 2009
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The Art of Modeling Stars in the 21st Century (IAU S252)

The Astrophysics of Planetary Systems (IAU S276)

Formation, Structure, and Dynamical Evolution

  • Edited by Alessandro Sozzetti, Mario G. Lattanzi, Alan P. Boss
  • Hardback | Published December 2011
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The Diffuse Interstellar Bands (IAU S297)

Volume 0, Part 0,

The Galactic Center (IAU S303)

Feeding and Feedback in a Normal Galactic Nucleus
Volume 0, Part 0,

The Galaxy Disk in Cosmological Context (IAU S254)

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Johannes Andersen, Birgitta Nordström, Joss Bland-Hawthorn
  • Hardback | Published April 2009
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The General Assembly of Galaxy Halos (IAU S317)

Structure, Origin and Evolution
Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Angela Bragaglia, Magda Arnaboldi, Marina Rejkuba, Donatella Romano
  • Hardback | Published June 2016
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The Interplay among Black Holes, Stars and ISM in Galactic Nuclei (IAU S222)

  • Edited by Thaisa Storchi-Bergmann, Luis C. Ho, Henrique R. Schmitt
  • Hardback | Published January 2005
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The Intriguing Life of Massive Galaxies (IAU S295)

Volume 0, Part 0,

The Lives and Death-Throes of Massive Stars (IAU S329)

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by J.J. Eldridge, John C. Bray, Liam A.S. McClelland, Lin Xiao
  • Hardback | Published September 2017
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The Magellanic System (IAU S256)

Stars, Gas, and Galaxies

The Molecular Universe (IAU S280)

Volume 0, Part 0,

The Multi-Messenger Astrophysics of the Galactic Centre (IAU S322)

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Roland M. Crocker, Steven N. Longmore, Geoffrey V. Bicknell
  • Hardback | Published March 2017
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The Role of Astronomy in Society and Culture (IAU S260)

Volume 0, Part 0,

The Spectral Energy Distribution of Galaxies – SED 2011 (IAU S284)

Volume 0, Part 0,

The Zeldovich Universe (IAU S308)

Genesis and Growth of the Cosmic Web
Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Rien van de Weygaert, Sergei Shandarin, Enn Saar, Jaan Einasto
  • Hardback | Published November 2016
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Tracing the Ancestry of Galaxies (IAU S277)

  • Edited by Claude Carignan, Françoise Combes, Ken C. Freeman
  • Hardback | Published January 2012
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Transiting Planets (IAU S253)

  • Edited by Frédéric Pont, Dimitar Sasselov, Matthew J. Holman
  • Hardback | Published April 2009
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Transits of Venus (IAU C196)

New Views of the Solar System and Galaxy

Triggered Star Formation in a Turbulent Interstellar Medium (IAU S237)

Under One Sky: The IAU Centenary Symposium (IAU S349)

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Christiaan Sterken, John Hearnshaw, David Valls-Gabaud
  • Hardback | Published April 2019
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Universal Heliophysical Processes (IAU S257)

Waves and Oscillations in the Solar Atmosphere (IAU S247)

Heating and Magneto-Seismology
Volume 0, Part 0,

Young Stars and Planets Near the Sun (IAU S314)

Volume 0, Part 0,