Manchester Astronomical Society
Manchester Astronomical Society, Godlee Observatory, Sackville Street Building, University
of Manchester, Manchester M1 3BUTel: +44 (0) 161 306 4977 (24 Hour Voicemail)
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
18th February 2016
The Antikythera Mechanism
Dr. Tony Freeth
Antikythera Mechanism Research Project
17th March 2016
An active amateur observatory: Tarbatness MPC Code I81
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