Welcome to WDAS

We hope to run an observing session on Monday, 9 October 2023 at 8pm. Members who are interested in attending this session should contact us to join our WDAS ‘WhatsApp’ Observing Group (if they haven’t already done so) as the event is weather dependant and subject to cancellation at short notice.

Our next formal talk will be ‘Stellar Occultations by Asteroids and other Small Bodies in the Solar System’ by William Stewart. Please note the talk will take place a week later than normal on 16 October 2023. As usual, it will take place at Nazarene Theological College. [Please click here for directions & location]. If you would like to attend remotely by Zoom and have not received a link for the talk by Sunday, 15 October please contact us.

Observing trip, Anglesey – March 2018

West Didsbury Astronomical Society was formed to bring people together who have an interest in Astronomy. If you are interested in astronomy and you’re in the Manchester (UK) area come and meet other local astronomers. 

Everyone is welcome from the complete beginner to the more experienced astronomer. There are regular meetings during the year and ad hoc observing sessions. We ask all members and guests to be courteous, tolerant and respectful at all times.

For further details – please feel free to attend a society meeting – meetings are usually held on the second Monday of every month (except in August) at Nazarene Theological College. [click here for directions & location]. If attending in person please familiar yourself with the fire safety instructions [here]. We may also provide live streaming (via zoom) talks as a further option for those who cannot attend in person.

Meetings run from 7pm – 9pm.

More information about becoming a member here.

This page last checked & updated: Saturday, 23 September 2023.