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Stargazing Live 2014, report by Steve Southern

LAS at Stargazing Live, 7th and 8th January 2014 Tuesday 7th & Wednesday 8th January 2014 at Stargazing Live, Jodrell Bank Once again for the third year in a row, the LAS was asked to participate in the very successful Stargazing Live events run by the BBC at Jodrell Bank.  Adult Members and Young Astronomers […] Continue Reading »

Astronomy and Space News Roundup: 5th May 2013 to 13th May 2013

The Sun may have finally realised it’s late for this cycle’s maxima, speculation that Hydrogen and dark matter are skulking together in the void between galaxies, and an emergency spacewalk to stop the ISS from losing its cool(ant). Date Title/Link Source Submitted by 6th May 2013 Landsat Thermal Sensor Lights Up from Volcano’s Heat NASA […] Continue Reading »

Image from the BBC from Stargazing Live 2013

Below are two images taken by Paul Vanezis of the BBC, at this year’s Stargazing Live event in Jodrell Bank, which the BBC have very kindly given us permission to use. Please note that these images are not to be used or redistributed under any circumstance without the express permission of the BBC. Continue Reading »

Event Report: Stargazing Live 2013 by Steve Southern

Stargazing Live 2013 By Steve Southern Once again the BBC Stargazing Live programmes on BBC2 have sparked massive interest in the hobby of astronomy throughout the UK. And, as last year, the Liverpool Astronomical Society has been heavily involved with the live Jodrell Bank TV programmes. Plus our own local activities with more to come […] Continue Reading »

Event Report: BBC Stargazing Live 2013 – Night 1, 8th January 2013

We’ve had a great time with the BBC and everybody else tonight at Stargazing Live. A big thanks to all who took part both in front of the cameras and behind the scenes. It was great to see some of our younger members get some camera time too :-) The weather decided to be a […] Continue Reading »

Event report: BBC Stargazing Live 2013 – Night 2, 9th January 2013, personal report by Mark Galvin

Wednesday night’s Stargazing Live was even better than Tuesday night’s – we actually got to observe more than clouds! Again, a huge thanks to Jodrell Bank and the BBC, including all the behind-scenes staff, of which there are many. Everybody from both organisations was helpful and very polite, despite the pressure that a live broadcast […] Continue Reading »

BBC Stargazing Live 2013

The BBC ran “Stargazing Live” again in 2013. Click here to find all Liverpool Astronomical Society reports from this year’s Stargazing Live events (more will be added as we get them) and if you have an event report you wish to submit to the website please let us know! The BBC TV programmes have now […] Continue Reading »