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2017 – 2018 Annual General Meeting (A.G.M.): Friday, 18th May, 2018

The May 2018 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2017 – 2018 (136th) session is our Annual General Meeting and will be held on Friday, May 18th from 19:00 to 21:30. Please note that this event is not open to the general public without prior arrangement with the LAS Secretary. The first part […] Continue Reading »

Solar Day & Telescope Workshop at Pex Hill: Saturday, 15th July, 2017

To recognise the 90th Anniversary of the Total Solar Eclipse viewed from Southport on 29th June 1927 the Liverpool Astronomical Society will be having a Solar Day and telescope workshop on Saturday, 15th July from 1pm at the Leighton Observatory, Pex Hill. The event is expected to end at 7pm, but may continue later if weather […] Continue Reading »

Leighton Observatory Open Day/Night: Saturday, 8th April, 2017

We would like to welcome you to an open day/evening at our Leighton Observatory (Pex Hill, Cronton). During the day you can enjoy safe views of the Sun through a specially modified telescope, and in the evening the Moon and some of the planets. There will be tours of the observatory, talks, and more. This […] Continue Reading »

Wirral Star Party (Autumn 2017): Saturday, 28th October, 2017

Liverpool Astronomical Society with Wirral Ranger Services Invite you to an Autumn Star Party 28th October, 2017 from 7pm to 9pm at Wirral Country Park Thurstaston Visitor Centre Station Road, CH61 0HN 0151-648 4371 wcp@wirral.gov.uk Come and be inspired by the wonders of the night sky View craters on the Moon Galaxies and deep sky […] Continue Reading »

Wirral Star Party: Saturday, 4th March, 2017

The Liverpool Astronomical Society invites you to join us at our Wirral ‘Star Party’ Wirral Country park Visitor centre Station Road Thurstaston Wirral CH61 0HN Saturday 4th March 2017, 7pm – 9pm Members of the Liverpool Astronomical Society, (founded in 1881), will display several telescopes for viewing the night sky if clear. There will also […] Continue Reading »

[SOLD OUT] LJMU Roscoe Lecture: “Are We Alone?”, April 21st, 2016

Please note that this event has now sold out Liverpool John Moores University’s Roscoe Lecture for April 2016 is entitled “Are We Alone?” and will be given by Professor Monica Grady CBE, Professor of Planetery & Spaces Sciences at the Open University. The event is free to attend, but you must register your place in […] Continue Reading »

Telescope Workshop, 13th February, 2016

Our third telescope workshop for LAS members will be held on the 13th February from 1pm. The purpose of the workshop is to provide advice to any member on maintenance and use of telescopes including collimating as well as assisting with problems and troubleshooting. This event is free, and is open to all members of […] Continue Reading »

Wirral Star Party: Saturday, 19th March, 2016

The Liverpool Astronomical Society invites you to join us at our Wirral ‘Star Party’ Wirral Country park Visitor centre Station Road Thurstaston Wirral CH61 0HN Saturday 19th March 2016 7pm – 9pm Members of the Liverpool Astronomical Society, (founded in 1881), will display several telescopes for viewing the night sky if clear. There will also […] Continue Reading »