List of astronomical societies
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A list of notable groups devoted to promoting astronomy research and education.
- Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh
- American Association of Variable Star Observers, a pro-am organization studying stars that vary in brightness.
- American Astronomical Society
- American Meteor Society, an amateur organization specializing in meteor observations.
- Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers, an amateur organization
- Astronomical League, an umbrella organization of U.S. amateur astronomy societies.
- Astronomical Society of Australia (ASA), the professional body representing astronomers in Australia.
- Astronomical Society of Glasgow
- Astronomical Society of New South Wales, based in Sydney, Australia.
- Astronomical Society of South Australia
- Astronomical Society of Southern Africa
- Astronomical Society of the Pacific
- Astronomical Society of Victoria, based in Melbourne, Australia.
- Astronomical Society Ruđer Bošković, from Belgrade, Serbia
- Birmingham Astronomical Society, in Birmingham, Alabama
- British Astronomical Association (BAA), the senior national association of amateur astronomers in the UK.
- Confederation of Indian Amateur Astronomer Association (India)
- Crayford Manor House Astronomical Society - Astronomy in South East London and North West Kent, Bexley and Dartford
- Escambia Amateur Astronomers Association, Northwest Florida.
- EAAE - European Association for Astronomy Education, a European Association that promotes activities for schools, teachers and students.
- Federation of Astronomical Societies (UK)
- International Meteor Organization, an international organization dealing in meteor observations.
- Jyotirvidya Parisanstha (Pune, India)
- Karachi Astronomers Society, based in Karachi, Pakistan
- Khagol vishwa (India)
- Khagol Mandal (Mumbai, India)
- Kopernik Space Center
- Louisville Astronomical Society
- Macarthur Astronomical Society, a group of amateur astronomers based in south-western Sydney, Australia
- Mornington Peninsula Astronomical Society, an amateur astronomical society based in the south-east of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
- NASA Night Sky Network
- Northern Virginia Astronomy Club
- Northumberland Astronomical Society
- Pakistan Amateur Astronomers Society
- The Planetary Society
- Polish Astronomical Society
- Royal Astronomical Society in London
- Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
- Royal Astronomical Society of New Zealand
- The SETI Institute
- Société astronomique de France, the French astronomical society
- Society for the History of Astronomy
- Society for Popular Astronomy based in the United Kingdom for beginners to amateur astronomy
- Southern Cross Astronomical Society, based in Miami, Florida, US.
- Sutherland Astronomical Society based in Sydney, Australia
- Spaceturk, an amateur organization specializing in planetary, lunar, and other solar system observations in Turkey
- Astronomical Society Islands, Nunavut, Canada