The Society

The Astronomical Society of Australia (ASA) was formed in 1966 as the organisation of professional astronomers in Australia. Membership of the ASA is open to anyone contributing to the advancement of Australian astronomy or a closely related field.

About the Society
Constitution, Council Officers and contact information

Membership
including member list, email addresses and address update

Chapters of the ASA:
 Theoretical Astrophysics (ANITA)
 Early Career Researchers (ECR)
 Education and Public Outreach (EPOC)
 Inclusion, Diversity, Equity in Astronomy (IDEA)
      (formerly 'Women in Astronomy')

 Meetings
 Prizes, Awards and Travel Grants
Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia (PASA)
The refereed Journal of the ASA

Foundation for the Advancement of Astronomy (FAA)
The ASA's tax-deductible Foundation

ASA Calendar
A calendar of upcoming events in Australian astronomy

ASA Email Exploder Archive


ASA Prizes Publications of the ASA Foundation for the Advancement of Astronomy
ASA Prizes Publications of the ASA Foundation for the Advancement of Astronomy
new2016 Harley Wood lecture
A podcast of the 2016 Harley Wood lecture Life in a Finely Tuned Cosmos is now available.



Becoming an Astronomer

Anyone, especially students, thinking of pursuing a career in Astronomy should consult the ASA's How to become an astronomer web page.


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