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The Isle of Man Astronomical Society (IoMAS) is keen to promote astronomy in the island and has released details of significant cosmic events that will be visible in Manx skies in 2012.
By way of introduction to the subject the society will be hosting a live stargazing event in Nobles Park on January 18.

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In 1996, the Isle Of Man Astronomical Society purchased 4 acres of land with a view to building an observatory. The site is an excellent one for astronomical observation, with good, dark skies, and an elevation of 195 metres above sea level. Construction of the observatory began in April 1999.

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Latitude: 5410.660, Longitude: 4 37.588

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