Godlee Observatory

Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 7AY

Location description

Located on the Sackville Street Building of the University of Manchester the Godlee Observatory is home to the Manchester Astronomical Society.

Above photo by Manchester Astronomical Society.


Location event organiser

Manchester Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.


Observatory

Location has an observatory that is accessible to the public by prior arrangement or during public events.


Tonight's weather forecast

21/08/17
19:00
18°
20%
21/08/17
22:00
17°
7%
22/08/17
01:00
17°
5%
22/08/17
04:00
16°
5%
Weather forecast for Manchester (0.57 miles away) updated 21/08/17 at 00:01.

Light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a urban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Forthcoming events at this location

Observing with Manchester Astronomical Society

Thursday 24th August 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Observing with Manchester Astronomical Society

Thursday 31st August 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Observing with Manchester Astronomical Society

Thursday 7th September 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Observing with Manchester Astronomical Society

Thursday 14th September 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Observing with Manchester Astronomical Society

Thursday 21st September 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Observing with Manchester Astronomical Society

Thursday 28th September 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Observing with Manchester Astronomical Society

Thursday 5th October 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Observing with Manchester Astronomical Society

Thursday 12th October 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Observing with Manchester Astronomical Society

Thursday 26th October 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Observing with Manchester Astronomical Society

Thursday 2nd November 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Observing with Manchester Astronomical Society

Thursday 9th November 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Observing with Manchester Astronomical Society

Thursday 23rd November 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Observing with Manchester Astronomical Society

Thursday 30th November 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Observing with Manchester Astronomical Society

Thursday 7th December 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Observing with Manchester Astronomical Society

Thursday 14th December 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

Observing with Manchester Astronomical Society

Thursday 21st December 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Observing (if clear)

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When to visit

The best time to visit Godlee Observatory can be found on this dark skies calendar.

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