Category Archives: Society History

Articles and information regarding the history of the Liverpool Astronomical Society, from 1881 to the present day

Monthly Meeting, Friday 12th December 2014

The December 2014 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2014-15 will take place on Friday, December 12th 2014 from 7pm. This month will see a series of presentations from our very own members, and will be interrupted half way for Free tea/coffee with Christmas light refreshments break. The proposed agenda is below – the […] Continue Reading »

LAS Council Members for Session 2012 – 2013

PATRON: Mr F. S. Hughes COUNCIL OFFICERS 2012 – 2013 PRESIDENT Mr Ken Clark VICE-PRESIDENTS Mr Rob Johnson Mr David Galvin HONORARY VICE-PRESIDENTS Mr Eric Jones Mr Murad Ghorbal HONORARY SECRETARY Mr Gerard Gilligan HONORARY TREASURER Mr Chris Banks DIRECTOR OF OBSERVATORIES and CURATOR OF INSTRUMENTS. Mr Brendan Martin HON.LIBRARIAN. Mr J.Knott. ORDINARY COUNCIL MEMBERS Mrs Patricia […] Continue Reading »

LAS Council Members for Session 2002-2003 (as of AGM-May 17th, 2002)

PATRON: Mr F. S. Hughes COUNCIL OFFICERS 2002 – 2003 PRESIDENT Mr David Galvin VICE-PRESIDENTS Mr Chris Banks Mr David Forshaw HONORARY VICE-PRESIDENTS Mr E.H.Strach,M.Ch.Orth.,F.R.C.S. Mr Murad Ghorbal HONORARY SECRETARY Mr Ken Clark HONORARY TREASURER Mr Chris J. Banks DIRECTOR OF OBSERVATORIES and CURATOR OF INSTRUMENTS. Mr Geoff Regan HON.LIBRARIAN. Mr J.Knott. ORDINARY COUNCIL MEMBERS […] Continue Reading »

LAS Council Members for Session 2001-2002 (as of AGM-May 17th, 2001)

PATRON: Mr F. S. Hughes COUNCIL OFFICERS 2001 – 2002 PRESIDENT Mr Gerard J. Gilligan VICE-PRESIDENTS Mr Chris Banks Mr David Galvin HONORARY VICE-PRESIDENTS Mr E.H.Strach,M.Ch.Orth.,F.R.C.S. Mr Murad Ghorbal HONORARY SECRETARY Mr Ken Clark HONORARY TREASURER Mr Chris J. Banks DIRECTOR OF OBSERVATORIES and CURATOR OF INSTRUMENTS. Mr Geoff Regan HON.LIBRARIAN. Mr J.Knott. ORDINARY COUNCIL […] Continue Reading »

LAS Council Members for Session 2000-2001 (as of AGM-May 19th, 2000)

PATRON: Vacant at this time COUNCIL OFFICERS 2000 – 2001 PRESIDENT Mr Gerard J. Gilligan VICE-PRESIDENTS Mr David Gittins Mr Stephen Hughes HONORARY VICE-PRESIDENTS Mr E.H.Strach,M.Ch.Orth.,F.R.C.S. Mr Murad Ghorbal HONORARY SECRETARY Mr Ken Clark HONORARY TREASURER Mr Chris J. Banks DIRECTOR OF OBSERVATORIES and CURATOR OF INSTRUMENTS. Mr Geoff Regan HON.LIBRARIAN. Mr J.Knott. ORDINARY COUNCIL […] Continue Reading »

Exhibition: The Final Frontier – Exploring Space through Astronomy and Science Fiction

The Final Frontier Exploring Space through Astronomy and Science Fiction. A Summer Exhibition at Prescot Museum. July 11th – September 3rd 2000 LOCATION: Prescot Museum, 34 Church Street, Prescot, Knowsley L34 3LA. Open: Tues – Sat 10am – 5pm, (closed 1-2) and Sun 2pm – 5pm. Please Ring 0151-430 7787 for more details. (Click on […] Continue Reading »

LAS Council Members for Session 1999-2000 (as of AGM-May 21st 1999)

PATRON: Mr Phil Leighton COUNCIL OFFICERS 1999 – 2000 PRESIDENT Mr Stephen Hughes VICE-PRESIDENTS Mr David Gittins Mr Gerard J. Gilligan HONORARY VICE-PRESIDENTS Mr E.H.Strach,M.Ch.Orth.,F.R.C.S. Mr Murad Ghorbal HONORARY SECRETARY Mr Ken Clark HONORARY TREASURER Mr Chris J. Banks DIRECTOR OF OBSERVATORIES and CURATOR OF INSTRUMENTS. Mr Geoff Regan HON.LIBRARIAN. Mr J.Knott ORDINARY COUNCIL MEMBERS […] Continue Reading »

Pex Hill Observatory: 1994 – 1999

The Liverpool Astronomical Society Observatory Pex Hill, Cronton, Knowsley The First Five Years 1994 ~ 1999 The Observatory project came about following the generous donation of a large telescope to the Society by the then Patron the late Mr J.R.Platt. The Society quickly began the tesk of raising money for the project and initiated a […] Continue Reading »