The Astronomical Society of India was established in 1972 and has grown to become the prime association of professional astronomers in India. The society has close to 1000 members. The objectives of the society are the promotion of Astronomy and related branches of science in India. The society organizes scientific meetings and supports the popularization of Astronomy and other similar activities.

Latest Updates

ASI 2019
The 37th Meeting of the Astronomical Society of India (ASI) will be hosted by Christ University at Bangalore during 18 to 23 February 2019.
(Posted on 7th June 2018)

New Chair of POEC
Dr. Aniket Sule has taken over as the new Chairperson of the Public Outreach and Education Committee of ASI as of April 1st 2018. Dr. Niruj Mohan Ramanujam will continue as Member.
(Posted on 10th April 2018)

K D Abhyankar Best Thesis Presentation during ASI 2018
K D Abhyankar Best thesis presentation award was awarded to Dr. Visweshwar Ram Marthi by the Astronomical Society of India (ASI) for the year 2018 during the 36th annual meeting of ASI at Osmania University, Hyderabad from 5 - 9 February 2018

Best Poster Awards during ASI 2018
The Best Poster awards in the mentioned category were awarded to the following participants during 36th Annual Meeting of Astronomical society of India held at Osmania University, Hyderabad from 5 - 9 February 2018
Sun and the Solar system:Surajit Mondal
Stars, ISM and Galaxy: Nayana A J
Extragalactic Astronomy: Pratik Dabhade
Genaral Relativity & Cosmology: Shishir Sankhyayan
Instrumentation and Techniques:Vinutha C

Best Poster Award from Indian Academy of Sciences was awarded to Snehalata Sahu for the discipline Stars, ISM and the Galaxy and Chayan Mondal for the discipline Extragalactic Astronomy

ASI and IASc co-publishing JAA
Astronomical Society of India (ASI) and the Indian Academy of Sciences (IASc), Bengaluru are joining hands in the publication of the Journal of Astrophysics and Astronomy (JAA) from December 2017 issue onwards, which will be the first joint publication in collaboration with Springer Nature, India.
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(Posted on 14th December 2017)