Author Archives: Brendan Martin

Stargazing Live 2014 Events

BBC Stargazing Live is back on our screens (7th to the 9th January 2014), and astronomical societies all over the country will be hosting events throughout the month. We at the Liverpool Astronomical Society have three events arranged: Court Hey Park on Tuesday January 7th from 7.30pm – 9.30pm Martin Mere, Saturday 11th January from 7pm […] Continue Reading »

Young Astronomers Dates for 2013/14

  Once again the Liverpool Astronomical Society, for the 4th year, will be running our very popular Young Astronomers Club at Pex Hill Leighton Observatory. The club is aimed at 10-15 years olds but younger or older budding astronomers are welcome too. All youngsters must be accompanied at all times by parents or guardians. The sessions […] Continue Reading »

Video by LAS Members showing movement of Near-Earth Asteroid 2012 DA14, 15th February 2013

A video put together by our Supernova search team of the recent close pass by Near-Earth Asteroid 2012 DA14. The original video with information is on the Datascope wiki here. Continue Reading »

Buying a New Telescope

With the current popularity of astronomy due to programmes like BBC Stargazing Live there has been a marked increase in telescope sales. We regularly get requests from people struggling with their new purchases and we often find they have purchased something which is unsuitable for their needs – here at the Liverpool AS we are […] Continue Reading »

BBC Stargazing Live 2013

The BBC ran “Stargazing Live” again in 2013. Click here to find all Liverpool Astronomical Society reports from this year’s Stargazing Live events (more will be added as we get them) and if you have an event report you wish to submit to the website please let us know! The BBC TV programmes have now […] Continue Reading »