Author Archives: Brendan Martin

Sir Patrick Moore has passed away

It is a sad day today with the passing of Sir Patrick Moore 1923 – 2012 From the BBC website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-20657939 He “passed away peacefully at 12:25 this afternoon” at his home in Selsey, West Sussex, they said in a statement.Sir Patrick presented the BBC programme The Sky At Night for over 50 years, making […] Continue Reading »

Sidewalk Astronomy Events for 2012 – 2013

2012 FRIDAY 26 OCTOBER 2012, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Sherdley Park, St Helens, WA9 5DE For more info click here FRI 30 NOVEMBER 2012 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM Taylor Park, St Helens, WA10 3HX For more info click here 2013 FRIDAY 1 FEBRUARY 2013 – 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM Halewood Visitors Centre, […] Continue Reading »

Liverpool Astronomical Society Supernova Searches

We have a team led by Dave Thomson actively searching for supernova, below is an image of a supernova we independently discovered 29/05/2009 and the telescope used for these searches. Continue Reading »

Young Astronomers Events 2012-2013

Once again the Liverpool Astronomical Society, for the 3rd 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 will […] Continue Reading »

Event Report: BBC Stargazing Live 2012

Court Hey Park The Liverpool Astronomical Society hosted two events this year and helped with another, the first was at Court Hey Park (National Wildflower Centre) in partnership with the Knowsley Rangers, this event was on Monday 16th January 2012 and started at 7pm and it very quickly became clear it was going to be […] Continue Reading »