Godlee Observatory

Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 7AY

Location description

Located on top of the Sackville Building of the University of Manchester the Godlee Observatory is home to the Manchester Astronomical Society. The Society meets most Thursday evenings and members of the public are welcome to attend a few meetings before considering joining the group. If you are interested in attending the observatory please contact the Society directly beforehand to arrange your visit. Private guided tours of the facility are also available.

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

19/10/19
19:00
11°
5%
19/10/19
22:00
10°
4%
20/10/19
01:00
4%
20/10/19
04:00
1%
Weather forecast for Manchester (0.57 miles away) updated 19/10/19 at 08:00.

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.

Forthcoming events at this location

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 24th October 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 31st October 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 7th November 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 14th November 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 28th November 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 5th December 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 12th December 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 26th December 2019 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 2nd January 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 9th January 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 23rd January 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 30th January 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 6th February 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 13th February 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 27th February 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 5th March 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 12th March 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 26th March 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 2nd April 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 9th April 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 16th April 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 23rd April 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 30th April 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 7th May 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 14th May 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 21st May 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 28th May 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 4th June 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 11th June 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 18th June 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 25th June 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 2nd July 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 9th July 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 16th July 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 23rd July 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 30th July 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 6th August 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 13th August 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 20th August 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 27th August 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 3rd September 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 10th September 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 17th September 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Manchester Astronomical Society Godlee Observatory Open Evening

Thursday 24th September 2020 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm
Astronomy Presentation, Observing (if clear)

Location

When to visit

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

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