Manchester Astronomical Society
Manchester Astronomical Society, Godlee Observatory, Sackville Street Building, University
of Manchester, Manchester M1 3BU
Tel: +44 (0) 161 306 4977 (24 Hour Voicemail)
Affiliated to the British Astronomical Association
Founder member of the Northwest Group of Astronomical Societies
Member of the Society for the History of Astronomy
Member of the Federation of Astronomical Societies
Welcome to manastro.org
This is the home page of the Manchester Astronomical Society. To find out more about us, see the about us page. If you are interested in visiting us see the weekly meetings page to find out what's on. You are welcome to attend our public lectures.
Bevis Atlas: ATLAS CELESTE
An extremely rare atlas compiled by John Bevis in the eighteenth century, discovered at the Manchester Astronomical Society.
More information can be found here.
The Godlee Observatory on the roof of the Sackville Building, University of Manchester.
Supernova in M82
Sunday 19th January 2014 between 20:39 and 20:44 UT by Colin Campbell & Sarah Hall
Friday 24th January 2014 by Dave Wilkinson
Sunday 2nd February 2014 by Kevin Kilburn
Friday 21st February 2014 by Michael Oates
20th March 2014, “Planck at Jodrell Bank” by Dr. Althea Wilkinson.
Manchester Histories Festival
27th March 2014 at 14:00 and 16:00. Tour of the Godlee Observatory. Full details can be found here.
Held in the John Dalton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University, Chester Street, Manchester M1 5GD, commencing at 19:30.
Full details of our lectures can be found here.