Who we are
By admin; Published 14 Oct 2009
People of Common Interest
As a hobby interest club, Most people in and behind BAS are people who share the common passion of Astronomy. We house enthusiasts of various degrees, those with casual or passing interest as well as the seasoned amateur astronomers who take their hobby very seriously.
People of varying demographics
There are a variety of people behind BAS. We have Students and Professionals of various disciplines in all age ranges although we are generally recognized as a "young" organization.
There are people associated with us all over India (and abroad) although local activities are predominantly carried out by members based in Bangalore.
Networked through the Web
Bangalore and local activities apart, BAS recognizes itself as a web-centric organization. People associated with BAS are closely networked by various means - This web portal, Mailing Lists, Social Networks, Twitter and more.
Niche in number
The BAS Community spans almost 1500 unique people on the web. This includes our web portal housing more than 1000 users, our mailing list which has a subscription count of more than 400 and our Orkut community with over 500 people. An average of about 20 active local volunteers are responsible for conduction of regular activities.