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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

Inviting proposals for workshop at ASI 2023

The 41st meeting of the Astronomical Society of India (ASI) is scheduled to be held between 01 and 05 March, 2023, and will be organised by IIT-Indore at their campus. We are planning for an in-person meeting this time.

As has been the case for the last several ASI meetings, it is proposed to hold a few one-day workshops the day before the start of the main ASI meeting on 01 March, 2023. Please find more information from the link.

(Posted on 12nd Aug 2022)


Announcing the lecture series by Prof. G. Srinivasan - Astronomy and Astrophysics: An Introductory Survey

The Astronomical Society of India is pleased to announce the release of the inaugural lecture of the much anticipated lecture series titled "Astronomy and Astrophysics: An Introductory Survey". Aimed at undergraduate and graduate students, this series of talks by renowned astrophysicist and teacher, Prof G. Srinivasan, starts from first principles of Physics, and builds up the subject rigorously to the present state of our understanding. This comprehensive lecture series will span a large range of topics and will be a treat for young and enthusiastic students and seasoned practitioners alike. This series is being organised as a part of ASI's golden jubilee celebrations. Please find more details from the link.

(Posted on 2nd May 2022)