Pie in the Sky – The Milky Way

Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd September 2017

Experience the night sky at the summit with the Isle of Man Astronomical Society.

“With a new moon in the sky on the 20th September, the night sky should be particularly spectacular when viewed from the summit, with the Andromeda Glaazy and other features of the autumn sky clearly visible. This will include our own galaxy, the Milky Way which can be seen very clearly in our dark Manx night skies. We will show you the Andromeda Galaxy and other notable objects with the naked eye and through telescopes.”

Following supper in the Snaefell Summit Restaurant there will be a brief presentation by members of the IOMAS. Guests will then venture outside for a viewing session using telescopes provided by the society.

If cloudy, supper will be followed by an illustrated lecture, an opportunity to look at some of the Society’s telescopes and a question & answer session.


Departs Derby Castle at 18:40, Return by 00:05

Fares and How to Book: 

£32.00 per person (including supper, and evening of astronomy and return tram travel)

 Bookings are are available online at https://iomrailways.ticketsolve.com/, with full terms and conditions enclosed within.

Operational constraints may apply. Not suitable for Under 16’s.

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