Category Archives: Other Astronomy Organisations

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 »

Monthly Meeting, Friday 20th March 2015

The March 2015 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2014-15, will take place on Friday, March 20th 2015 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. Robin Leadbeater from the British Astronomical Association, whose lecture is entitled “Science from Starlight” If your 2014-2015 subscriptions have not yet been paid, your membership has lapsed. […] 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 »

Monthly Meeting, Friday 16th January 2015

The January 2015 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2014-15, will take place on Friday, January 16th 2015 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Chairman of Blackpool and District Astronomical Society, Mr Peter Franklin whose lecture is entitled “Open the Roll-Off Roof HAL” and is the story of the construction of his own […] Continue Reading »

Lecture by Sy Liebergot on being a Flight Controller in Mission Control during the Apollo 13 crisis

PLEASE NOTE: TICKETS ARE NOW SOLD OUT. Apollo 13 was to be the third Lunar landing until an explosion in an oxygen tank crippled the spacecraft, leaving the three man crew in grave danger 200,000 miles from Earth. In his lecture, Sy will talk about his key role in the Apollo 13 crisis, how he […] Continue Reading »

Star Count 2014 – Count stars, win a prize

The Campaign to Protect Rural England‘s Dark Skies division and the British Astronomical Association have partnered with National Astronomy Week 2014 to run Star Count 2014. From the website: By taking part in our Star Count you will be helping us to find out which part of the country has the darkest skies where the […] 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 »

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 »