Category Archives: News from other astronomy organisations

UPDATE: Monthly Meeting: Friday 19th February, 2016

The February 2016 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2015-16, will take place on Friday, February 19th 2015 from 7pm. Due to unforeseen circumstances, our scheduled guest speaker Dr. Chris Copperwheat,  LT2 Project Scientist at Liverpool John Moores University is unable to join us as planned. A replacement guest speaker has kindly agreed to […] Continue Reading »

North-West Astronomy Festival 2015, Saturday & Sunday, 27th & 28th June 2015

North West Astronomy Festival 2015 moves to its new date in the astronomy events calendar – June 27th and 28th. The Festival is a celebration and exhibition of astronomy. A spectacle of stars, planets and space with presentations from top names in the world of astronomy, Astronomers Question Time, activities, trade stalls, local clubs, advice […] Continue Reading »

Astronomia attending North-West Astronomy Festival 2013

Astronomical equipment suppliers and optical equipment specialists Astronomia have asked us to let LAS members know that they will be attending the upcoming North-West Astronomy Festival 2013 on the weekend of Sat/Sun 26th/27th October 2013. Astronomia have kindly offered to bring along any items which LAS members would like to have a look at in […] Continue Reading »

North-West Astronomy Festival 2013 with The Knowledge Observatory, Saturday & Sunday, 26th & 27th October 2013, Runcorn

A short article about the North-West Astronomy Festival 2013 Continue Reading »

West Didsbury Astronomical Society present Chris Lintott: Galaxy Zoo & Discoveries, Monday, 11th November 2013

In November, West Didsbury Astronomical Society welcome Chris Lintott (of Oxford University and the BBC’s Sky At Night programme) in a lecture entitled “Galaxy Zoo and the Discoveries“. As well as discussions about the Galaxy Zoo project, there will be also be a general Questions & Answers session. The event takes place on Monday 11th […] Continue Reading »

Lecture at Glyndŵr University, by Professor Paul Rees: Scientific and Technological Symbiosis: An Optical Perspective, May 2nd 2013

Please find below details of the upcoming Inaugural lecture at Glyndŵr University, by Professor Paul Rees, Professor of Optics: Metrology and Technology. Continue Reading »

Transient Lunar Phenomena and its relation to Solar activity

Transient Lunar Phenomena, or TLP for short, are a poorly understood happening which occurs on (or perhaps in the atmosphere of) our Moon. They appear as brief glows, flashes of light, misty areas or shadows against the Moon’s disc. For a very long time, these occurrences were consigned to the realms of pseudo-science, over-active imaginations […] Continue Reading »

LAS Young Astronomer awarded

Miss Sarah Gilligan, a member of Liverpool Astronomical Society, was awarded the runner-up prize in the first Young Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. The competition was organised by the Royal Observatory Greenwich, and the BBC’s Sky at Night Magazine as part of International Year of Astronomy 2009. Continue Reading »

BAA Meteor Section Meeting, Saturday 18th October 1997

Liverpool Astronomical Society presents The British Astronomical Association Meteor Section Meeting In Association With and Liverpool Museum Saturday 18th October 1997 10am – 5pm Main Lecture Theatre NMGM Liverpool Museum Access via basement entrance Click Here for Map of Museum and Car Parking Locations within city. Click On Map For Details of Entrance to use […] Continue Reading »