Whether your interest is visual, technical, historical, scientific or spiritual you will find a kindred spirit within the Society. Many of our members have considerable experience in many aspects of amateur astronomy such as astrophotography and CCD-imaging. If you are considering buying a telescope, talk to our experienced observers who will happily offer advice and guidance. The Society owns several telescopes and binoculars, which are available for loan by members. We also have an extensive book and video/DVD library from which titles may be borrowed.

Joining Macclesfield Astronomical Society

If you wish to become a member of Macclesfield Astronomical Society you can request an application form from any committee members at our meetings, by emailing us or downloading a membership form and forwarding to the address on the form. Subscription renewals are due on the 1st of September and run for 12 months. Membership subscriptions can be paid using a credit or debit card, BACS, personal cheque or cash.

Membership fees for 2023/24

ConcessionsFull Year MembershipPart Year

Young persons under 18 years of age

September to end-August
Free access to all meetings
Free access to observing events
Access to dark sky field trips (additional charges apply)
£20 – from Jan 1st
£10 – if joining after the 1st May

If you would like to find out more or join the Society please contact us.

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