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
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. The society has an active Facebook group which everyone is welcome to join.
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, The University of Manchester.
The society has meetings on Thursday evenings in the Godlee Observatory. See our meeting page for more information.
18th February 2016
The Antikythera Mechanism
Dr. Tony Freeth
Antikythera Mechanism Research Project
This is a free accessible public lecture. Please see the lectures page for full details.
The society had a display at the museum of Science and Industry, Manchester on 9th January 2016. Images can be found here.
Member of the Society for the History of Astronomy
Member of the Federation of Astronomical Societies