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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 »
Society members, including our own LAS Supernova Search team, have been imaging the recent supernova (now designated SN 2014J) in M82 / NGC 3034 (also known as the Cigar Galaxy). At a distance of approximately 11½ Light Years (roughly 68,000,000,000,000 miles!), it is the closest supernova to us since 1993 (SN 1993J). Although it now […]Continue Reading »
This is the second in our series of Monthly Galleries. For more information about these galleries, and why we’ve chosen some of the images, please see this page. There are some stunning images in this month’s collection, from aurora to deep-sky, noctilucent clouds, lunar and solar observations, plus others. A huge thank you to all […]Continue Reading »
This is the first in our series of Monthly Galleries. For more information about these galleries, and why we’ve chosen some of the images, please see this page. Please note that there are a couple of videos which have a soundtrack in this month’s gallery, so you may want to lower your speakers. We highly […]Continue Reading »
Each month we’ll be posting a gallery of astronomy/space related images. Some of the images are those we’ve found on sites like flickr and others have been sent to us. We’re aiming to include photos which have been taken in the local area, but there are exceptions if an image stands out for some reason […]Continue Reading »
This is a short video of the ISS pass detailed here: http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=53.41634&lng=-2.940475&loc=Liverpool&alt=10&tz=GMT&satid=25544&mjd=56340.7939304051&type=V It was taken using an iPhone 4S without any modification or additional equipment. No zoom (digital or otherwise) was used. The video isn’t the best quality, for the reasons above and because it was very much a last-minute decision to record it. That […]Continue Reading »