The Karachi Astronomers’ Society, known as KAS, was founded in 2008 by amateur astronomers who met at the Partial Solar Eclipse 2008 session at the PIA Planetarium, Karachi. The society aims to contribute towards the development of astronomy both as a science and as a fun activity for people in Pakistan.
It went on to launch its website, www.kaasts.com, in 2010; it has now become an effective astronomy society website of Karachi, carrying many resources. The members of this society have a passion for astronomy and are spread out throughout Pakistan including Karachi, Quetta, Lahore, Islamabad, Sargodha, Hyderabad and other cities. It has organized various events over the years like Al-Sufi Astronomy Night 2014 at ZamZama Park, DHA, Karachi and International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN) event in Pakistan.