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Scholarly Societies Project


This is one of a set of subject pages in the Scholarly Societies Project, which facilitates access to websites of scholarly societies across the world. A set of guidelines is used in determining whether to include resources.

Links to websites of scholarly societies in Astronomy are given below. The URL-Stability Index for this collection of Astronomy sites is 34.0/40 = 85.0%. The URL-stability index for each site below is given graphically in the left-hand column as the URL-stability rank for that site.

URL Stability Rank
Society Name
four stars American Association of Variable Star Observers AAVSO
four stars American Astronautical Society AAS
four stars American Astronomical Society AAS
four stars American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics AIAA
four stars Asociación Argentina "Amigos de la Astronomía" = Argentine Association "Friends of Astronomy" [In Spanish.]  
one star Astronomical Society of Australia ASA
four stars Astronomical Society of Edinburgh ASE
four stars Astronomical Society of the Pacific ASP
four stars Astronomical Society of South Australia ASSA
one star
broken once
Astronomische Gesellschaft = Astronomical Society [In German.] AG
one star Astronomisk Selskab i Danmark = Astronomical Society in Denmark [In Danish and English.] ASD
one star Australasian Society for General Relativity and Gravitation ASGRG
four stars Bangladesh Astronomical Society [In English.] BAS
four stars British Astronomical Association BAA
four stars Canadian Astronomical Society = Société Canadienne d'Astronomie [In English and French.] CASCA
four stars Društvo Matematikov, Fizikov in Astronomov Slovenije = Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy Society of Slovenia [In Slovenian.] DMFA
four stars European Association for Astronomy Education EAAE
four stars Federation of Astronomical Societies FAS
four stars Hungarian Astronomical Association = Magyar Csillagászati Egyesület HAA = MCSE
four stars Institute of Navigation ION
four stars International Astronautical Federation IAF
four stars International Astronomical Union = Union Astronomique Internationale IAU = UAI
four stars International Dark-Sky Association [devoted to solving problems that light pollution, radio interference and space debris cause in astronomical observation] IDA
four stars International Meteor Organization IMO
four stars الجمعية الفلكية اﻷردنية = Jordanian Astronomical Society [In Arabic and English.] JAS
four stars Manchester Astronomical Society MAS
four stars 日本天文学会 = Nippon Tenmon Gakkai = Astronomical Society of Japan [In Japanese and English.] ASJ
one star
broken once broken once
Norsk Astronomisk Selskap = Norwegian Astronomical Society [In Norwegian and English.] NAS
four stars Planetary Society
[" encourage the exploration of our solar system and the search for extraterrestrial life."]
four stars Royal Astronomical Society RAS
four stars Royal Astronomical Society of Canada = Société Royale d'Astronomie du Canada RASC = SRAC
four stars Royal Institute of Navigation RIN
four stars SETI League [SETI = Searching for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence. "The SETI League is a worldwide group of amateur and professional radioastronomers, radio amateurs, microwave experimenters and digital signal processing enthusiasts, who have banded together in a systematic, scientific search of the heavens to detect evidence of intelligent, extra-terrestrial life."] SETIL
four stars Società Italiana di Relatività Generale e Fisica della Gravitazione = Italian Society of General Relativity and Physics of Gravitation [In English] SIGRAV
four stars Société Royale Belge d'Astronomie, de Météorologie et de Physique du Globe = Royal Belgian Society of Astronomy, Meteorology and Geophysics [In French.] SRBA
four stars Society for the History of Astronomy SHA
four stars Southern Astronomical Society SAS
four stars Southern Cross Astronomical Society SCAS
one star Svenska Astronomiska Sällskapet = Swedish Astronomical Society [In Swedish.] SAS
four stars 中国航空学会 = Zhōngguó Hángkōng Xuéhuì = Chinese Society of Aeronautics and Astronautics [In Chinese and English.] CSAA

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last modified: 2009, December 27

NEWS/EDITORIAL 2009, December 27
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