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

15th October 2015

The accretion history of the Earth-Moon system

*Kopal Memorial Lecture*

Dr Matthias Willbold

Isotope Geochemistry & Cosmochemistry Group, School of Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences,The University of Manchester

19th November 2015

Fun In The Sun and Solar Outreach

Mark Townley

21st January 2016

Can we tell the difference between Pulsars and Aliens?

Geoff Wright

18th February 2016

The Antikythera Mechanism

Tony Freeth PhD

Antikythera Mechanism Research Project