Established 1965

Salford
Astronomical
Society

Getting to grips with the universe

News & Events

Read all about it

Here you will find information about what lectures and events we have coming up.

About Us

A Brief Description

Our fantastic observatory lies in the heart of Salford offering everyone the opportunity to get to grips with the Universe!

The observatory houses a magnificent 18.5’’ reflector telescope which was donated to the people of Salford from Jodrell Bank Observatory in 1961.

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The 18.5" Newtonia Telescope at the Observatory

Committee

Who we are

Salford Astronomical Society is run by a group of volunteers, including amateurs and enthusiasts, that all have one thing in common. A passion for astronomy.

Gallery

Pics taken by us and you

These images have been taken through the 18.5″ telescope or other equipment by members of the society and the public.