About the Society

Formed in 1984, the Astronomical Society of Malta has the aim of promoting education and interest in the science of astronomy. 


Our Mission

We seek to enhance public knowledge about the Universe and promote the preservation of the Maltese dark sky heritage inherited from our ancestors.


What we do

The Astronomical Society of Malta is established to promote and propagate education and interest in the science of Astronomy, in particular to:

  1. Organise lectures, courses, discussions, observing sessions and/or similar activities. These may be open to non-members of the society;

  2. Encourage observational work and projects for its members;

  3. Publish astronomical literature as may be desirable from time to time.

  4. Promote co-operation with other local and overseas societies.


The Society Statute

A PDF version of the statute is available here: Statute