Association of Friends of Astronomy (Goa)

NAME

Association of Friends of Astronomy (Goa)

ADDRESS

H. No. E-426,
Fontainash
Panaji
403001 India

CONTACT

Videsh Khandeparkar

PHONE

+91-9420818948 

EMAIL

afagoa@gmail.com

URL

afagoa.org

NUMBER OF MEMBERS

500+

OTHER INFORMATION

In the year 1982 due to the zeal and perseverance of a Panaji resident and retired govt. officer Mr Percival Noronha, the Association of Friends of Astronomy (AFA) was founded by a group of astronomy enthusiasts in Panaji (Goa).

Basically dedicated to the appreciation and popularization of Amateur Astronomy the association was successful in founding The Public Astronomical observatory at Panaji (PAO)…The first public observatory in India to be funded by the government and run voluntarily by an NGO…
The Association of Friends of Astronomy.