Observing with Manchester Astronomical Society

Thursday 14th December 2017 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Godlee Observatory

Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 7AY


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.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting


This event is being organised by Manchester Astronomical Society who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


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

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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.

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