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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.


Public Viewing Night

Public Stargazing Night - Caulfield Racecourse Reserve


The Astronomical Society of Victoria invites you to another public stargazing night at Caulfield Racecourse Reserve!

Get your ticket now to our next stargazing night, The event is to be held on the reserve at Caulfield Racecourse and tickets are limited to 250!!! See the night sky through our volunteers telescopes.

When: Friday September 2nd - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Where Caulfield Race Course Reserve

Cost: $10 Per person (Children under 12 free) 


Be sure to dress to the weather on the day.

Access via the underpass from Station Street carpark entry point (Gate 21)

Upon arrival at the reserve, please show your entry ticket to our volunteers.