Royal Astronomical Society (RAS)

The Royal Astronomical Society (RAS), founded in 1820, encourages and promotes the study of astronomy, solar-system science, geophysics and closely related branches of science.

Its more than 4,000 members (Fellows), a quarter based overseas, consists of primarily professional astronomers and geophysicists, with a significant number of students, advanced amateur astronomers, as well as historians of astronomy and geophysics, and others with an interest in the geo- and astro-sciences.


The RAS Education and Outreach team can provide support for CPD, but do not specify certain hours/give advice on their website.

For more CPD information please contact this organisation directly.

This information is for educational purposes only to provide an overview of the CPD policy and practice for this profession.

The CPD Standards Office does not have any direct or contractual relationships with any organisation listed in this resource, nor are  they formally affiliated or classified as an accredited CPDSO provider.

Please contact the professional institute, regulator or membership organisation for more information.