Observing with Manchester Astronomical Society

Observing with Manchester Astronomical Society

Thursday 2nd August 2018 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Godlee Observatory
Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 3NL

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.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 02/08/2018


Event organiser

Manchester Astronomical Society

Manchester Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Manchester Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.



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