Category Archives: Solar

International SUNday @ Leighton Observatory: Sunday, 21st June 2015

  The Liverpool A.S. are hosting a Solar observing session at the leighton observatory, come along and see the Sun as never before. Continue Reading »

2013-2014 Annual General Meeting (AGM), Friday 16th May 2014

Please note that this event is not open to the general public without prior arrangement with the LAS Secretary. The 2013-2014 AGM takes place on Friday, 16th May 2013 at the Quaker Meeting House on School Lane in Liverpool City Centre. The first part of the AGM is the business of the Society for the […] Continue Reading »

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 »

International Sun Day, 22nd June 2014

For International SUN-day, June 22nd 2014, The Liverpool Astronomical Society is hosting a FREE solar observing day at their Leighton Observatory, Pex Hill, Cronton. The event runs from 1pm to 5pm, and will give people the opportunity to SAFELY view the sun through specially adapted telescopes, allowing you to see details you would never normally […] 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?

Sky notes for June 2013 Continue Reading »

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 »

Strong Solar Activity Continues (updated with h-alpha images from Mark Payne)

Solar activity is high. During a 24 hour period over May 13th and 14th, the sun unleashed three X-class solar flares. These are the strongest flares of the year so far, and they signal a significant increase in solar activity. The source of the flares, a large sunspot on the sun’s eastern limb, appears poised […] Continue Reading »