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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 »

Updates to main menu – 31st August, 2015

Hello all, This is just a short post to let you know that the main menu has been re-organised. The menu was beginning to get cluttered, so we have rearranged some of the items. There are two new top-level items – “Information” and “Contact & Interact”. The “Information” section (next to “Home”) now contains the […] Continue Reading »

2016 – 2017 Annual General Meeting (A.G.M.), Friday 19th May, 2017

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 »

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 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 »