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:
 Early Career Researchers (ECR)
 Education and Public Outreach (EPOC)
 Theoretical Astrophysics (ANITA)
 Women in Astronomy (WIA)

 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
newThe Formation of the ASA
2016 is the 50th anniversary of the formation of the ASA - a period described in a recent paper by ASA member Nick Lomb: How Astronomers Focused the Scope of their Discussions: The Formation of the Astronomical Society of Australia.

ASA2015 will be hosted by ICRAR/Curtin University
in Fremantle from 5-10 July 2015.

Note the return to dates early July!
See the ASA2015 web pages for details.


The Harley Wood School 2015 will be held
on Rottnest Island from 3 - 5 July.
Details of the Harley Wood School are available from the ASA2015 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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