At the Society’s City Observatory, NMGM-Liverpool Museum, William Brown Street each Wednesday between 7.00 to 9.00pm. EXCEPT BETWEEN CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR.
Monthly Meetings for session 1995-96
Society monthly meetings are held every third Friday of the month between September to the following May. They take place at the NMGM-Liverpool Museum Lecture theatre, William Brown Street, Liverpool City Centre, England, U.K. from 7-9pm. New members are always most welcome
The Presidential address followed by a Cheese and Wine Reception
Address to be given by Mr M.Ghorbal – “Solar Eclipses in History”
The 8th William Lassell Memorial Lecture :
Speaker, Mr Roy Caswell – “Big Bang or Big Illusion”
October 21st:- Saturday at 10am-5pm
North West Societies Meeting.
Liverpool Museum Lecture Theatre.
Main Speaker, Dr Allan Chapman – Oxford University.
In the morning there will be Society displays, sales, and visits to the L.A.S. City Observatory containing the 5″ Cooke telescope, and Liverpool Museum Planetarium
In the Afternoon, after lunch, four short 20 minute talks from members of N.W. Societies, followed by our Main Lecture.
Tea and Coffee provided all day. Car parking in front of museum and within city centre.
Reg fee on the Day:
Adults £2.50p, Under 16’s £1.50p
Displays of Astronomical Work by Liverpool A.S. and NW Societies.
Computers in Astronomy, Astronomers Den, WWW
Earth & Sky books
|1.00pm||Four 20-25 min talks on various astronomical topics|
|3.30pm||Main Speaker – Dr Allan Chapman, Oxford University
“The Poor and Unknown Victorian Amateur Astronomer”
|4.15pm||Close of meeting.|
Times subject to alteration
Speaker, Mr Alex Colburn
Members short papers night
Speaker Dr Micheal Houlden, Liverpool University
Subject to be confirmed
Young Astronomers Day No 12 at NMGM – Liverpool Museum 10am-1pm.
Theme for the Day is “An Introduction to the Solar System”.
For application forms contact Mr Colin Murray.
Age limit for YAD 12 is 9-15 years, there are 65 places available for this meeting, and they will be filled on a first come first served basis.
Closing date for Applications is
SATURDAY 13th JANUARY 1996.
Contact the above address for news of the 13th YAD in April or May 1996.
January 26th, 27th, and 28th 1996
Public Star Party at Croxteth Hall and Park
Situated 7 miles outside Liverpool City centre
- Observations of the night sky with telescopes,(weather permitting).
- Talks, sales, displays of Society observations and how to join the society – indoors.
- Hot drinks on sale.
- Please dress warmly and no white lights please!
More details HERE.
Location of Croxteth Park and Hall at number 17 on map.
* The members of Liverpool Astronomical Society would like to thank all the members of the public for came to our weekend despite the weather, over 600 over the three nights, with Sunday the 28th the best for clear skies. We would also like to thank the members of staff at Croxteth Hall & Park for their invaluable help over the three nights. *
Speaker Prof. John Dyson, Department of Physics and Astronomy – The University of Manchester.
Speaker Mr Geoffrey Owen –
“Computer control of Telescopes”
Speaker Mr John Brough –
“William Herschel; Advances in Planetary Astronomy”
May 11th 1996
F.A.S. Convention and A.G.M. – Science Lecture Theatre Block, Crown St/Brownlow Hill, Liverpool University.
Details to be confirmed
The Liverpool A.S. Annual General Meeting
Followed by Slides and members reports.
Details of all Liverpool A.S. meetings, events, society sections, and membership can be obtained by sending a large sae to:-
Mr Ken Clark
Liverpool Astronomical Society