Proceedings of the Twenty Sixth General Assembly Prague 2006: Transactions of the International Astronomical Union XXVIB

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IAU Transactions XXVIB contains the Proceedings of the IAU XXVII General Assembly held in Prague, 14-25 August 2006, hosting a total of 2412 participants from 73 countries. The Assembly featured a rich scientific program, comprising 6 Symposia, 17 Joint Discussions and 7 Special Sessions. During the program about 650 papers were presented and more than 1550 posters displayed. The Proceedings of the 6 Symposia have been published in the Proceedings of the IAU Symposia Series, and the proceedings of the Joint Discussions and Special Sessions feature in IAU Highlights of Astronomy, 14. Together with those 7 volumes, these Transactions cover the entire General Assembly. In addition to the scientific program, the XXVI General Assembly hosted the regular Business Meetings of the EC, the 12 Divisions, 40 Commissions and 75 Working Groups. This volume records the organizational and administrative business of the XXVI General Assembly and the status of the IAU membership.

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Preface; Part I. Inaugural Ceremony; Part II. Twenty Sixth General Assembly: 1. First session; 2. Second session; 3. Closing ceremony; Part III. Resolutions of the General Assembly; Part IV. Report of the Executive Committee: 1. 2003–2006; Part V. Reports of Divisions, Commissions, and Working Groups. Business Meetings: 1. Division I - Fundamental astronomy; 2. Division II - Sun and heliosphere; 3. Division III - Planetary systems science; 4. Division IV - Stars; 5. Division V - Variable stars; 6. Division VI - Interstellar matter; 7. Division VII - Galactic system; 8. Division VIII - Galaxies and the universe; 9. Division IX - Optical and infrared techniques; 10. Division X - Radio astronomy; 11. Division XI - Space and high-energy astrophysics; 12. Division XII - Union-wide activities; 13. Executive committee WG; Part VI. Statutes, Bye-Laws and Working Rules: 1. Sydney, Australia 2006; Part VII. Rules for IAU Scientific Meetings; Part VIII. Executive Committee Working Groups; Part IX. Divisions, Commissions, Working Groups, and Program Groups 2006–2009: 1. Division I - Fundamental astronomy; 2. Division II - Sun and heliosphere; 3. Division III - Planetary systems science; 4. Division IV - Stars; 5. Division V - Variable stars; 6. Division VI - Interstellar matter; 7. Division VII - Galactic system; 8. Division VIII - Galaxies and the universe; 9. Division IX - Optical and infrared techniques; 10. Division X - Radio astronomy; 11. Division XI - Space and high-energy astrophysics; 12. Division XII - Union-wide activities; Part X. National Membership; Part XI. Individual Membership.

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