Royal Astronomical Society

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The Royal Astronomical Society
Burlington House
Piccadilly
London
W1J 0BQ

Pamela Mortimer, Executive Secretary
Tel:
020 7734 4582/ 3307
Email: Pamela Mortimer
PA: Emily Down (Ext 204)

Website: www.ras.org.uk

The Royal Astronomical Society (RAS), established in 1820 and now with nearly 4,000 members, promotes the study of astronomy and geophysics including solar and solar-terrestrial physics, planetary and space sciences, solid-Earth geophysics and the “new astronomies” such as astro-particle physics and astrobiology by publishing research journals, organising scientific meetings, maintaining a library, providing grants, supporting outreach, awarding medals and prizes and lobbying government.