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33rd meeting of the Astronomical Society of India to be held at NCRA, Pune

We are happy to announce that the 33rd meeting of the Astronomical Society of India will be held at the National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA) of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Pune, during February 17-20, 2015. Further details, including registration, abstract submission forms and accommodation can be found at

ASI 2015 will have a series of plenary sessions as well as parallel sessions. Regular features like presentations of PhD thesis, rapporteur talks, etc. will also be part of the meeting. The early registration fee is Rs.3000 for participants, and Rs.2000 for accompanying persons. The registration fee can also be paid via the website above.

Pune is centrally located and well connected by Air, Rail and Road. The weather in mid February is generally very pleasant. The Indian astronomical community is growing rapidly and the SoC is putting together an exciting program that reflects the wide range of research on going in the country. We look forward to see you at the meeting.

Jayaram Chengalur
(On behalf of the LOC)

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  1. I am a life member of ‘Jyotirvidya Parisanstha’, Pune, the oldest amateur astronomers’ association in India. I am also a member of the Executive Committee of our society. I would like to work as a volunteer for the upcoming meet of The Astronomical Society to be held in Pune in February, 2015.
    I therefore, request you to please incllude me in the group of local volunteers and if so, to inform me accordingly so that I would be prepared to do whatever work that’d come my way.
    Thanking you,
    Prabhakar Khole,

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