Astronomical Society of India


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 organises scientific meetings, publishes a quarterly bulletin and supports the popularisation of Astronomy and other similar activities.

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  • ASI 2017

    The 35th Meeting of the Astronomical Society of India (ASI) will be hosted by Birla Institute of Scientific Research (BISR) at Jaipur during 6 - 10 March, 2017. The website is under development.
    (Posted on 23rd September 2016)
  • Scientific Organizing Committee 2016 - 2019

    Scientific Organizing Committee for the triennium 2016 - 2019 has been formed. For more details click here.
    (Posted on 23rd September 2016)
  • K D Abhyankar Best Thesis Presentation

    K D Abhyankar Best thesis presentation award was awarded to Dr. S. Athiray by the Astronomical Society of India (ASI) for the year 2016 during the 34th annual meeting of ASI at Kashmir University, Srinagar

    (Posted on 17th May 2016)
  • Best Poster Award

    The Best Poster awards in the mentioned category were awarded to the following participants during 34th Annual Meeting of Astronomical society of India held at Kashmir University, Srinagar

    Sun & Solar system: Rakesh Chandra Narwa
    Stars, The Milky Way Galaxy and its neighbours: Kishalay De
    Extragalactic Astronomy: Ruta Kale
    GR & Cosmology: Priyanka Singh
    Instrumentation and Techniques: Anshu Kumari


    (Posted on 17th May 2016)

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