Observing with Manchester Astro Society

Thursday 30th March 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Godlee Observatory

Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 7AY


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.

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


Organiser

This event is being organised by Manchester Astronomical Society who should be contacted if you have any queries. Please confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.


Bookings

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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Location 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.

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