Category Archives: Society History

Articles and information regarding the history of the Liverpool Astronomical Society, from 1881 to the present day

Pex Hill 5th Anniversary Open Day – 20th March 1999

A report from 1999 by Geoff Regan, the Director of the Observatory at that time, on the Open Day to celebrate Pex Hill's 5th anniversary. Continue Reading »

The City Observatory, Liverpool Museum

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 »

LAS Council Members for Session 1997-1998 (as of AGM-May 1997/SGM Jan 1998)

PATRON: Mr Phil Leighton COUNCIL OFFICERS PRESIDENT Mr Ron P.Kelley VICE-PRESIDENTS Mr Stephen Hughes Mr David Gittins HONORARY VICE-PRESIDENTS Mr E.H.Strach,M.Ch.Orth.,F.R.C.S. Mr Murad Ghorbal HONORARY SECRETARY Mr Ken Clark HONORARY TREASURER Mr Chris J. Banks DIRECTOR OF OBSERVATORIES and CURATOR OF INSTRUMENTS. Post is Vacant at this time. The Council Observatories Sub-Committee 1997/98 will oversee […] Continue Reading »