Category Archives: LAS Specific News

2015 – 2016 Annual General Meeting (A.G.M.), Friday 20th May, 2016

Please note that this event is not open to the general public without prior arrangement with the LAS Secretary. The first part of the AGM is the business of the Society for the past year, but following tea/coffee we will have the following short presentations by society members. Speaker Title To be confirmed To be […] Continue Reading »

Special Offer: Sky at Night Magazine – 5 issues for £5

With the stargazing season in upon us, here’s an opportunity to try 5 issues of BBC Sky at Night Magazine for only £5 by Direct Debit! Visit http://goo.gl/U2zMHZ and use the promotional code STLA5F15 to subscribe NOW! BBC Sky at Night Magazine is the hands-on guide to astronomy for those who want to discover more […] Continue Reading »

Calling LAS Members – have you taken a great astronomical photo?

The Liverpool AS is currently producing a new set of large sized posters for use at public events. We think it would be fantastic if, rather than showing generic shots, we could showcase some of the amazing astrophotography our members produce. We’re looking for examples of your best high resolution astrophotography – full attribution will, […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting: Friday 21st April, 2017

The April 2017 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2016-17, will take place on Friday, April 21st 2017 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. Martin Lunn MBE FRAS, whose lecture is entitled: “Telstar” Subscriptions for 2016-2017 are now overdue and should have been paid by October 1st. Adult Annual Subscription is […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting: Friday 15th April, 2016

The April 2016 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2015-16, will take place on Friday, April 15th 2015 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. David Sellers of Leeds Astronomical Society and The Society for the History of Astronomy, whose lecture is entitled: “William Gascoigne (c. 1612 – 1644) & the Telescope […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting: Friday 21st October, 2016

The October 2016 (William Lassell Memorial Lecture) monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2016-17, will take place on Friday, October 21st 2016 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Dr. Steve Barrett of the University of Liverpool, whose lecture is entitled: “What is Dark Matter? Why is it Dark? Does it Matter?” Please […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting: Friday 18th November, 2016

The November 2016 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2016-17, will take place on Friday, November 18th 2016 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. Paul L Money FRAS FBIS, whose lecture is entitled: “Into the Darkness, but shining a light” – The New Horizons mission to Pluto and beyond Subscriptions for […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting: Friday 9th December, 2016

The December 2016 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2016-17, will take place on Friday, December 9th 2016 from 7pm. Please note that this is the 2nd Friday of the month, not the 3rd Friday. This month will see a series of presentations from our very own members, with a break for Free tea/coffee […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting: Friday 20th January, 2017

The January 2017 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2016-17, will take place on Friday, January 20th 2017 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Melanie Davies FRAS, the founder of Creative Space, Hastings, whose lecture is entitled: “The Pleiades” – covering the mythology to modern-day science Subscriptions for 2016-2017 are now overdue […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting: Friday 24th February, 2017

The February 2017 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2016-17, will take place on Friday, February 24th 2017 from 7pm. Please note that this is the 4th Friday of the month, not the 3rd Friday. Our guest speaker this month is Dr. Allan Chapman FRAS, whose lecture is entitled: “The ‘Ferret of Comets’; Charles […] Continue Reading »