Isle of Man

The Society would be delighted to hear from anyone with more information about this county’s links with astronomy. Can you add anything to the names of the people and places listed below? Please contact me if you have anything however small.

County Co-ordinator:  Gary Kerwin

Email:  gary@iomastronomy.org

Societies

Isle of Man Astronomical Society (IMAS) was first established in 1894 as a division of the Liverpool Astronomical Society .  Reports of meetings in the IoM Times variously name it the ‘Douglas Astronomical Society’, ‘Isle of Man Astronomical Society’ and ‘Manx Astronomical Society’.  The current group meet regularly at their observatory located in dark sky site (OS: SC 28680 78949).Manx AS 1894

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