About 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 organizes scientific meetings and supports the popularization of Astronomy and other similar activities.

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Best Poster Award
Sun, Solar System, Exoplanets, and Astrobiology
1. Parvathy M
Institution: Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bengaluru
Title: Simulating the exo-ring spectra with solar system observations
Poster No: SSEA-41

2. Puja Majee
Institution: National Centre for Radio Astrophysics
Title: First detailed polarimetric study of a type-II solar radio burst with the… Read More

Posted On: 09-02-2024

It is with great pleasure that we announce the recipients of the ASI awards for the year 2023. The awards will be given out during the upcoming ASI2024 meeting at IISc, Bangalore.

1. ASI Zubin Kembhavi Award - Joint recipients
a. Infrared Astronomy Group of the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics at TIFR, and
b. Global elemental mapping of lunar surface by payloads on Chandrayaan-2 team

2. Laxminarayana & Nagalaxmi Modali Award - Dr. Ajith Parameswaran,… Read More

Posted On: 15-01-2024

We are thrilled to announce the Young Astronomers' Meet 2024 (YAM24), scheduled from March 6 - 9, 2024, hosted by The Department of Physics & Electronics, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore, and supported by the Astronomical Society of India (ASI).
YAM is an exciting annual gathering for PhD students in astronomy and astrophysics, providing an excellent platform to showcase research and build collaborations. We extend a warm invitation for your… Read More

Posted On: 26-12-2023