Manchester Astronomical Society

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The Manchester Astronomical Society was founded in 1892 and is one of the oldest societies in the country. The group is the custodian of the historic Godlee Observatory, located on top of the Sackville Building, and currently closed as part of a major local redevelopment. They also host free monthly lectures at University of Manchester, to which members of the public are welcome.
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Regular meetings with Manchester Astronomical Society

  • Manchester Astronomical Society weekly meeting

    Thursday every week from January 2024 to December 2024

    Blackett Lecture Theatre, Manchester, M13 9PL

    You are invited to join the members of the Manchester Astronomical Society for their regular weekly meetings at the University of Manchester.

    In normal circumstances, the group meet at their Godlee Observatory. However, due to ongoing renovations, the group has relocated to The Blackett Theatre in the Shuster building for their lecture meetings.

    The group aims to encourage interest in astronomy for newcomers and seasoned observers, and many of their lectures are geared towards beginners. You are welcome to attend a few meetings as their guest before being asked to join the Society.

    Visitors without the University of Manchester swipe cards will need to contact the Society on arrival to arrange for someone to let you into the building. See the Manchester Astronomical Society website for more details.

Forthcoming events by Manchester Astronomical Society

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  • Manchester Astronomical Society weekly meeting

    Thursday 20th June 2024 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Blackett Lecture Theatre, Manchester, M13 9PL

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  • Manchester Astronomical Society weekly meeting

    Thursday 27th June 2024 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Blackett Lecture Theatre, Manchester, M13 9PL

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  • Manchester Astronomical Society weekly meeting

    Thursday 4th July 2024 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Blackett Lecture Theatre, Manchester, M13 9PL

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  • Manchester Astronomical Society weekly meeting

    Thursday 11th July 2024 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Blackett Lecture Theatre, Manchester, M13 9PL

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  • Manchester Astronomical Society weekly meeting

    Thursday 18th July 2024 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Blackett Lecture Theatre, Manchester, M13 9PL

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  • Manchester Astronomical Society weekly meeting

    Thursday 25th July 2024 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Blackett Lecture Theatre, Manchester, M13 9PL

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  • Manchester Astronomical Society weekly meeting

    Thursday 1st August 2024 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Blackett Lecture Theatre, Manchester, M13 9PL

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  • Manchester Astronomical Society weekly meeting

    Thursday 8th August 2024 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Blackett Lecture Theatre, Manchester, M13 9PL

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  • Manchester Astronomical Society weekly meeting

    Thursday 15th August 2024 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Blackett Lecture Theatre, Manchester, M13 9PL

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  • Manchester Astronomical Society weekly meeting

    Thursday 22nd August 2024 from 18:00pm to 21:00pm

    Blackett Lecture Theatre, Manchester, M13 9PL

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Event locations used by Manchester Astronomical Society

  • Blackett Lecture Theatre

    Schuster Building, University of Manchester, Manchester, Lancashire, M13 9PL

    Astronomical Society

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  • Godlee Observatory (closed for redevelopment)

    Sackville Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M1 3NL

    Observatory

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