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Welcome to the Astronomical Society of Victoria

The Society is based in Melbourne, Australia and includes city and country members, as well some in other states and overseas. It attracts people with a wide range of astronomical interests, ages, abilities and experience. Originally founded in 1922, it is the largest such organisation in the southern hemisphere.

Membership is open to all with an interest in astronomy.

The Astronomical Society of Victoria would like to say that In the spirit of reconciliation we acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.


2022 ASV Centenary calendar now on sale!!

The 2022 Astronomical Society of Victoria calendar shares a selection of photographs taken by ASV members.

This inaugural calendar celebrates the 100th anniversary of the ASV. 

The calendar is marked with interesting astronomical phenomena as well as other important dates to remember and discover. 

Cost: $23.99 + Postage 



First Public Viewing Night of 2022!

The Astronomical Society of Victoria invites you to our first public stargazing night of 2022!

Get your ticket now to our first public stargazing night of the year, The event is to be held on the reserve at Caulfield Racecourse and tickets are limited to 200!!!

When: Friday March 11th - 8:30pm to 10:30pm

Where Caulfield Race Course Reserve

Cost: $5 Per person (Children under 12 free) TICKETS

Be sure to dress to the weather on the day



Slideshow Spectacular - ASV 100 Year Anniversary Lantern Slide Show Dinner