Manchester Astronomical Society
Established 1903
 
 

manastro.org

This is the website of the Manchester Astronomical Society. To find out more about the Society, see the About Us page. If you are interested in astronomy/visiting the Society, see the Meetings page to find out what's on. Groups requiring a tour of the Godlee should Contact Us first to arrange visits. Everyone is welcome to attend our public lectures, held from October to March. See the Lectures page for details.
The society also has an active Facebook group, which everyone is welcome to join.

Weekly Meetings

The society holds meetings every Thursday evening in the Godlee Observatory (except Public Lecture nights and at Christmas & New Year). See the Meetings page for more information.

Image © Graham Hodson
Godlee Audience
Weekly meeting audience in the Godlee

Welcome to the new-look Manchester Astronomical Society website. We hope you enjoy the experience.

Godlee Observatory

The Godlee Observatory on the roof of the Sackville Building, University of Manchester

Image © Michael Oates

Bevis Atlas

Image © MAS

An extremely rare celestial atlas compiled by John Bevis in the eighteenth century, discovered at the Manchester Astronomical Society in the 1990s. More information can be found by clicking on the image.

 
 
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