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Our Society is tentatively reopening as we continue to monitor COVID-19 infection rates in England, however the January 2022 monthly meeting will be held ONLINE only via Zoom & YouTube.
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Category Archives: LAS Telescopes
Articles and information about the Liverpool Astronomical Society’s telescopes
Our third telescope workshop for LAS members will be held on the 13th February from 1pm. The purpose of the workshop is to provide advice to any member on maintenance and use of telescopes including collimating as well as assisting with problems and troubleshooting. This event is free, and is open to all members of […]Continue Reading »
The November 2015 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2015-16, will take place on Friday, November 20th 2015 from 7pm. Our speakers this month are Mr. Brendan Martin & Mr. Geoff Regan, whose lecture about the making of a 30″ F3 telescope is entitled: “Make mine a half” Adult Annual Subscription is £15.00 Junior […]Continue Reading »
The September 2014 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2014-15, will take place on Friday, September 19th 2014 from 7pm. Our speaker this month is Mr. Rob Johnson with the Presidential Address, and a talk entitled: “Telescope Improvements” Adult Annual Subscription is £15.00 Junior Members Subscription (10 to 17yrs) is £5.00 We’re happy to announce that the LAS […]Continue Reading »
Two reports, one from David Galvin and one from Rob Johnson, written in April/May 1999 when the Observatory at Pex Hill (now the Leighton Observatory) was suffering from strong vibrations. These reports cover some of the details of how the problem was resolved, and the first successful CCD imaging trial at the site.Continue Reading »
Meetings Every weekday – Wednesdays between 7pm – 9pm at Liverpool Museum, William Brown Street, Liverpool. (Use the disabled entrance, next to museum’s main stairway.) Liverpool Museum is part of the National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside – (NMGM). The 5″ Cooke (click images to view full-size) Thomas Glazebrook Rylands and The 5″ inch Cooke […]Continue Reading »