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
newASA Logo Design Competition
The ASA Council has launched a logo design competition, with the aim of updating the ASA logo with a modern, fresh design. Closing date 30 May 2016

ASA2016 will be hosted by the University of Sydney
from 3-8 July 2016. See the ASA2016 web pages for details.


The Harley Wood School of Astronomy HWSA2016 will be held at The Tops Conference Centre located in Stanwell Tops, approximately an hour drive south from the centre of Sydney, from 30 June-3 July 2016.
Details of the Harley Wood School are available from the ASA2016 web pages


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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