Category Archives: Lunar (Our Moon)

2014-2015 Annual General Meeting (AGM), Friday 15th May 2015

Please note that this event is not open to the general public without prior arrangement with the LAS Secretary. The 2014-2015 AGM takes place on Friday, 15th May 2015 at the Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane in Liverpool City Centre. The first part of the AGM is the business of the Society for the […] Continue Reading »

Lecture by Sy Liebergot on being a Flight Controller in Mission Control during the Apollo 13 crisis

PLEASE NOTE: TICKETS ARE NOW SOLD OUT. Apollo 13 was to be the third Lunar landing until an explosion in an oxygen tank crippled the spacecraft, leaving the three man crew in grave danger 200,000 miles from Earth. In his lecture, Sy will talk about his key role in the Apollo 13 crisis, how he […] Continue Reading »

Event Report: Leighton Observatory Open Day 8th March 2014, by Brenda Jones

Thanks to Brenda Jones for sending us her report of our National Astronomy Week 2014 open day/evening at the Leighton Observatory. I just wanted to express our thanks to the Liverpool Astronomical Society & their members. Although we live in Cheadle, Greater Manchester we’d found out about the event at Pex Hill via my brother […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting, Friday 11th April 2014

The April 2014 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2013-14, will take place on Friday, April 11th 2014 from 7pm. Please note that this is the 2nd Friday of the month due to the Easter Bank Holiday. Our Guest speaker this month is Dr. Katherine Joy of The University of Manchester,  who will speak on […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting, Friday, September 20th 2013

Long hot summer days are behind us and maybe clean, dark, cold winter nights are ahead :-) The first monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2013-14, will take place on Friday, September 20th 2013 from 7pm. The venue is the Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane, Liverpool City Centre. Doors will only open […] Continue Reading »

Astronomy and Space News Roundup: 24th May 2013 to 30th June 2013

We haven’t posted any news roundups for a few weeks, so this is a bumper crop. Thanks to everyone who’s been sending things in! Date Title/Link Source Submitted by 24th May 2013 Crack team of seamstresses from underwear maker Playtex revealed as secret behind the Apollo spacesuits Daily Mail Ken Clarke 24th May 2013 First […] Continue Reading »

What’s visible in June 2013?

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Astronomy and Space News Roundup: 19th May 2013 to 24th May 2013

The UK’s first official astronaut is chosen; Zombie Comets from Interplanetary Space; Priceless samples of the Moon rediscovered after being misplaced over 40 years ago; and more… Date Title/Link Source Submitted by 19th May 2013 Evidence of the existence of ’multiverse’ revealed for the first time by cosmic map Daily Mail Ken Clarke 20th May […] Continue Reading »