Category Archives: Imagery

2013-2014 Annual General Meeting (AGM), Friday 16th May 2014

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 »

Supernova SN 2014J in M82

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 »

Monthly Gallery: May 2013

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 »

Video by LAS Members showing movement of Near-Earth Asteroid 2012 DA14, 15th February 2013

A video put together by our Supernova search team of the recent close pass by Near-Earth Asteroid 2012 DA14. The original video with information is on the Datascope wiki here. Continue Reading »

iPhone video of International Space Station pass, 17th February 2013 18:58 UTC

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 »