Observing with Manchester Astro Society

Thursday 23rd March 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm


Godlee Observatory

Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 7AY

Event description

Join members of the Manchester Astronomical Society for their weekly Thursday night observing session at the Godlee Observatory. Members of the public are welcome to attend a few sessions for free before deciding if they would like to join the society. This is an awesome opportunity to observe through the dual mounted telescopes which despite the light pollution from Manchester city centre give excellent views of the moon and planets.

Above photo by Manchester Astronomical Society.

Observing (if clear)

Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting

Event organiser

This event is being organised by Manchester Astronomical Society. For details of how to contact them and for more information about this event see "Event bookings & availability" below. Please check that this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.

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.

Event bookings & availability

The event organiser (Manchester Astronomical Society) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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