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Isle of Man Astronomical Society
Patron: Colin B. Hill
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FIRST OF ALL... WHO AND WHERE ARE WE? THIS PAIR OF 2-MINUTE VIDEOS WILL TELL YOU.

BEGINNER? EXPERT? ALL ARE WELCOME AT OUR FRIENDLY REGULAR MEETINGS!

Whether beginner or expert, if you wish to know more about the wonders of the night sky, you are welcome
to come along to a couple of meetings and see what we are all about before you will need to join.
There is a non-member charge of £4.00 (£2.00 for children under 16 years) per visit.

Our regular monthly meetings are held in the Observatory clubroom
General Meeting held on
first Thursday of the month
open 7.45 pm for prompt 8.00 pm start.
Social Evening held on the
third Friday of the month
open 7.45 pm.
This is a formal structured meeting,
including refreshment break
followed by a talk.
This is an informal meeting
with no structure
and refreshments available.

BOOK A CUSTOMISED TOUR FOR YOUR ORGANISATION OR SPECIAL FAMILY OCCASION

The Society hosts tours of the Observatory for organisations wishing to know more about our activities.
If the sky's clear, there'll be the chance to do some observing through our telescopes. Prepare to be amazed!

To get the ball rolling, don't hesitate to drop us a quick email at ,
with an estimate of attendee numbers along with two or three dates that would your group.

Your request will be reviewed at the next Committee meeting (held on the third Thursday of each month).
We'll then let you know when we can accommodate you (subject to availability of Observatory and personnel).

Prior to your group visit, we recommend an official from your organisation visits the Observatory
to help ensure the visit goes safely and smoothly.

CHARGES
To help meet costs, and maintain and improve the Observatory facilities,
visiting group fees from 24 Sep 2020 are as follows:
Adult Group Visits:
Minimum Charge:
£80.00 for up to 20 guests
and £5.00 for each additional guest
up to a maximum of 30 guests.
Schools, Scouts, Cubs, Guides,
Brownies and Childrenʹs Group visits:

Minimum charge: £60.00 for up to 30 children

(You must have an adequate number
of responsible adult supervisors.
)
Special meetings for Public Events:
(organised through Eventbrite)
are by ticket only - £10.00 per ticket
Non-members attending club meetings:
Adults: £4.00;
Children Under 16 years: £2.00

WANT TO GET STARTED NOW? FEEL FREE TO CLICK ON ANY OF THE LINKS BELOW!
Link to Heavens Above website Link to The Sky Live website Link to Time and Date website Link to Worldwide Sunrise, Sunset, Moonrise, Moonset map
Set the above links to your location to see what's in your sky now.
Link to Next Spaceflight website
powered by Surfing Waves
CNEOS
Link to Stellariom web-based planetarium
NASA Science Mars Exploration Program NASA Science Earth's Moon link to Spaceweather.com website Link to IoMAS Dark Skies page
Link to Bob the Alien's Tour of the Solar System

WANT THE LATEST NEWS FROM THREE POPULAR ASTRONOMY MAGAZINES? CLICK THE LINKS BELOW
Link to Sky at Night
Link to Astronomy Now
Link to Sky & Telescope

WANT TO BE SOCIABLE? VISIT THESE ASTRONOMY FORUMS
Link to Stargazers Louunge forum website Link to Cloudy Nights forum website
Link to Astronomy Shed forum website Link to Sky at Night forum website Link to Astronomy Forum website

If you would like some tips for using this website,
please email the .