Category Archives: Astronomical Objects and Phenomena

Articles and information on astronomical phenomena

Solar Imaging Workshop, International SUNday, 24th June, 2018

As part of this year’s International SUNday, Brendan Martin will – if the weather is good to us – be observing and imaging the sun, and processing these images in the grounds of the observatory at Pex Hill. If you would like more information, please use the form below: Continue Reading »

Introduction to Radio Astronomy, Wednesday 1st August, 2018

Please note, the date of this event has changed to the 1st of August – it was previously scheduled for 18th July As part of the informal activities initiative, Mr. Andy Sierslowski from The Astronomy Centre in Yorkshire will be visiting us to show members how they can do radio astronomy from their own homes. […] Continue Reading »

Remote Imaging Workshop, Saturday 9th June, 2018

As part of the informal activities initiative, a free Remote Imaging Workshop will take place with Pete Williamson FRAS. The workshop is for LAS members and members of the North West Group of Astronomical Societies (NWGAS). Pete is a Deep Sky Imaging consultant with the Faulkes Telescope Educational Project which has 2 metre, 1 metre […] Continue Reading »

The secret life of comets with Rosetta Mission Scientist, Dr Matt Taylor

(Please note, this is not an LAS organised event) Join astrophysicist and Liverpool alumnus, Dr Matt Taylor (MPhys Physics 1997), from the European Space Agency when he returns to Liverpool next month to talk about the early results from the historic Rosetta Mission – the most detailed study of a comet ever attempted. In this […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 17th November, 2017

The November 2017 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2017 – 2018 (136th) session will be held on Friday, November 17th from 19:00 to 21:30. Our guest speaker this month is Dr. Julian Onions of the University of Nottingham, whose lecture about metallicity in stars is entitled: “Metal Detecting” What are metals to […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 8th December, 2017

The December 2017 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2017 – 2018 (136th) session will be held on Friday, December 8th from 19:00 to 21:30. Please note that this is the 2nd Friday of the month, not the 3rd Friday This month will see a series of presentations from our very own members, […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 19th January, 2018

The January 2018 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2017 – 2018 (136th) session will be held on Friday, January 19th from 19:00 to 21:30. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. Mark Townley of Brierley Hill Solar, whose lecture is entitled: “Our Local Star” Mark Townley gives an overview of the Sun, […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 16th March, 2018

The March 2018 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2017 – 2018 (136th) session will be held on Friday, March 16th from 19:00 to 21:30. Our guest speaker for this Friday’s monthly meeting has changed. My apologies for the short notice however ill health has befallen Dr. Katherine Joy and unfortunately she won’t […] Continue Reading »