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Salford Astronomical Society

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Salford Astronomical Society is run by a group of volunteers, including amateurs and enthusiasts, that all have one thing in common -- a passion for astronomy.

The group operate a wonderful observatory in the heart of Salford, which houses a magnificent 18.5’’ reflector telescope, donated to the people of Salford by Jodrell Bank Observatory in 1961.
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Regular meetings with Salford Astronomical Society

  • Salford Observatory open evening

    Wednesday every week from July 2022 to April 2023

    Salford Observatory, Chasely Fields, M6 7DZ

    The friendly and welcoming astronomers from the Salford Astronomical Society open their fantastic observatory on Wednesday evenings of most weeks throughout the whole year. These events occur no matter the weather, with presentations taking place if the skies are cloudy. The observatory is home to an incredible 18" aperture reflecting telescope, and the Society renovated the facility in 2020 with a new warm room and projector screen. The observatory offers solar viewing through the summer months and may stay open for longer each evening if the skies are clear. Note that on the second Wednesday of each month between September and April the observatory is closed as the Society meets at Swinton Gateway for their public lecture evening. A visit is highly recommended! Clear skies!
  • Salford Astronomical Society meeting

    The second Wednesday of the month from September 2022 to April 2023

    Swinton Gateway, Swinton, M27 6BP

    On the second Wednesday of each month from September to April, the members of the Salford Astronomical Society meet at Swinton Gateway. These sessions include a presentation by a guest speaker and a chance to meet local astronomers.

Forthcoming events by Salford Astronomical Society

Below is a list of events by Salford Astronomical Society. View on a calendar.

  • Salford Observatory open evening

    Wednesday 17th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Salford Observatory, Chasely Fields, M6 7DZ

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  • Salford Observatory open evening

    Wednesday 24th August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Salford Observatory, Chasely Fields, M6 7DZ

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  • Salford Observatory open evening

    Wednesday 31st August 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Salford Observatory, Chasely Fields, M6 7DZ

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  • Salford Observatory open evening

    Wednesday 7th September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Salford Observatory, Chasely Fields, M6 7DZ

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  • Salford Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 14th September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Swinton Gateway, Swinton, M27 6BP

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  • Salford Observatory open evening

    Wednesday 21st September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Salford Observatory, Chasely Fields, M6 7DZ

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  • Salford Observatory open evening

    Wednesday 28th September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Salford Observatory, Chasely Fields, M6 7DZ

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  • Salford Observatory open evening

    Wednesday 5th October 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Salford Observatory, Chasely Fields, M6 7DZ

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  • Salford Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 12th October 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Swinton Gateway, Swinton, M27 6BP

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  • Salford Observatory open evening

    Wednesday 19th October 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Salford Observatory, Chasely Fields, M6 7DZ

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Event locations used by Salford Astronomical Society

  • Salford Observatory

    Chaseley Road, Chasely Fields, Lancashire, M6 7DZ

    Astronomical Society, Observatory

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  • Swinton Gateway

    Chorley Road, Swinton, Lancashire, M27 6BP

    Astronomical Society

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