Confederation of Indian Amateur Astronomers

The Confederation of Indian Amateur Astronomers (CIAA) is a national level organisation of amateur astronomers in India that convenes a national meeting of members every year, and coordinates the activities of amateur astronomers throughout the country. It was established in 1993 and registered in 1994, following a Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics meeting in 1991.

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