2017-2018 Lectures

We offer three official meetings each month, on the 1st, 2nd & 3rd Tuesday of every month.
 Workshop/Introduction,      Social evening,      & Main Lecture(Guest Speaker)

All meetings start at 20:00 and last approximately 90 minutes.


  • Tuesday, 17th July 2018.

Jack Wright (Open University) will be speaking on ’Planet Mercury: Getting to know the problem child of the solar system.’

  • Tuesday, 21st August 2018.

Annual Summer Exhibition

  • Tuesday, 18th September 2018.

Anthony Jennings, President, Manchester Astronomical Society will be speaking on ’3D Photography and its Application in Astronomy’

  • Tuesday, 16th October 2017.

AGM, Red Lion, Goostrey

  • Tuesday, 20th November 2018.

Dr. Lee Sproats, will be speaking on ’All about Eclipses’

  • Tuesday, 18th December 2018.

Prof. Tim O'Brien, (University of Manchester) will be speaking on ’The Transient Universe’

  • Saturday, 5th January 2018.

Dr Allan Chapman(Wadham College, Oxford) will be speaking on ’Edmond Halley, Geophysicist, Royal Navy Explorer Sea Captain and Astronomer Royal’

20:00 at Calvary Church Hall, Macclesfield. (details)


Local observing sessions
We hold regular observing and imaging sessions at dark-sky sites across Macclesfield.


Weekend field trips
Learn more about our observing field trips where we observe the night sky in all its glory.


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