Commission 22 is part of the Division F Planetary Systems and Bioastronomy of the of International Astronomical Union. Members of Commission 22 are professional scientists studying bodies in the Solar System smaller than asteroids and comets, and their interactions with planets. The subjects of interest are meteoroids, meteoroid streams, interplanetary dust particles, zodiacal cloud, meteors, meteor trains, meteorites, tektites, etc.
The Commission is administrated by
President: Peter Jenniskens (SETI Institute, USA)
Vice-president: Jiri Borovicka (Ondrejov Observatory, Czech Republic)
Secretary: Tadeusz Jan Jopek (Astronomical Observatory, A. M. University, Poland)
and the Organizing Committee.
The following bodies are working under the Commission:
Working group for the collaboration with amateur astronomers
Working Group on Meteor Shower Nomenclature
IAU Meteor Data Center
Commission 22 is co-organizing a Meteoroids conferences once in three years.
Commission 22 publishes regularly a progress report on the science fields covered by the Commission.