The Astro Spectroscopy Association Switzerland (ASAS) is a working group of the Swiss Astronomical Society. The members are engaged in the observation and the recording of stellar spectra.


Jan. 8, 2018:   Announcement: The international Spectroscopy Conference "ASpekt 2018" will be held during June 15-17 in Frankfurt, Germany.
For more information please consult the invitation (in English and German language).
Participants from Switzerland may inform Patricia Otero about their participation, thank you.
Dec. 8, 2017:   A new issue of the BAV-Magazine Spectroscopy was published. Editor: Ernst Pollmann.
Dec. 3, 2017:   In complementation of his two books Richard Walker published a revised documentation about the Spectral Data Reduction for Amateur Astronomers. The very helpful instructions are also available in German language under the title Spektroskopische Datenreduktion für Amateurastronomen.
Oct. 12, 2017:   For students: The ASAS offers to support any matura or educational works. Members of the ASAS will accompany and advise students and graduates in astro-spectroscopic themes. For further information please contact our group.
Oct. 8, 2017:   The meeting "Spektrotreff" was held in the location of Güntisberg. The program included some lectures and discussions about spectro-specific themes. The participants went from all parts of Switzerland.
July 23, 2017:   During the spectroscopy workshop at Observatoire de Haute-Provence, Martin Dubs recorded and analyzed a meteor spectrum.
June 20, 2017:   The ASAS goes online.
June 9-11, 2017:   The spectroscopy conference "ASpekt 2017" was held in St. Niklausen, Switzerland (pictures).
March 6, 2017:   SAG Spectroscopy Division under new leadership: Patricia Otero kindly agreed to look after the astro spectroscopy group in the future. We wish Patricia much fun and success.
For the moderation of the forum "SAG Fachgruppe Spektroskopie" on astro!nfo, Thomas Blank and Michael Keiser are responsible.
Official announcement in English, German and French.