Isle of Man

County Co-ordinator:  Gary Kerwin


Astronomy Groups

Manx AS 1894

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).

Isle of Man Observatory [IOMO] (199- ), Higher Foxdale, Foxdale, established by the Isle of Man Astronomical Society. The domed building, with an attached meeting room, houses a 16-inch SCT catadioptric telescope on an equatorial mounting.

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