Godlee Observatory

Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 7AY

Location description

Located on the Sackville Street Building of the University of Manchester the Godlee Observatory is home to the Manchester Astronomical Society.

Above photo by Manchester Astronomical Society.

Location event organiser

Manchester Astronomical Society organises stargazing events at this location.


Location has an observatory that is accessible to the public by prior arrangement or during public events.

Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a urban setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

Dark site
The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Stargazing events at this location

There are no known forthcoming events at this location. Previously there have been 79 events with the last one being on 30th August 2018 organised by Manchester Astronomical Society.


When to visit

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

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