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)

Established: 1903

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Public Lectures

Lectures will be held in the John Dalton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University, Chester Street, Manchester M1 5GD commencing at 19:30.

Remember the society meet in the Godlee Observatory on other Thursday evenings.

Note: These lectures are all free as the society’s aim is to encourage the study of astronomy.

Google Maps for directions to the lectures

18th February 2016

The Antikythera Mechanism

Dr. Tony Freeth

Antikythera Mechanism Research Project

17th March 2016

An active amateur observatory: Tarbatness MPC Code I81

Denis Buczynski

Secretary of the Comet Section of the British Astronomical Association and Associate editor of The Astronomer Magazine


21st January 2016

Can we tell the difference between Pulsars and Aliens?

Dr. Geoff Wright

Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics