Category Archives: Galaxies

Articles and information particularly in relation to galaxies

Monthly Meeting: Steve Warbis: “Messier’s Objects and How they Map the Milky Way”

The January 2024 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2023-2024 session will be held on Friday, January 19th from 19:00 to 21:00. Members of the public are welcome […] Continue Reading »

Cronton Sun, Moon and Stars Event, Sunday, 16th October, 2022

‘Cronton Sun Moon and Stars’ is a celebration of Cronton’s links to stargazing and astronomy with a glowing planetarium in the pasture. A free ticket is required. Please see their […] Continue Reading »

POSTPONED – Monthly Meeting: Professor Derek Ward-Thompson – “How to Take a Picture of a Black Hole” – POSTPONED

This event has been cancelled or postponed due to the Coronavirus situation The March 2020 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2019 – 2020 (138th) session will be […] 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 […] Continue Reading »

Merseyside Astronomy Day 2014

Continuing the MADness from the 2013 Merseyside Astronomy Day, Liverpool John Moores University’s Astrophysics Research Institute are pleased to announce that MAD IX will be held on Saturday 26th April […] Continue Reading »

Talk: Galactic Archaeology (The 2015 John Porter Memorial Lecture)

The history of computer simulations of galaxies like our own Milky Way is dotted with remarkable successes, but an even greater number of impressive failures. This inability to make a […] Continue Reading »

West Didsbury Astronomical Society present Chris Lintott: Galaxy Zoo & Discoveries, Monday, 11th November 2013

In November, West Didsbury Astronomical Society welcome Chris Lintott (of Oxford University and the BBC’s Sky At Night programme) in a lecture entitled “Galaxy Zoo and the Discoveries“. As well […] Continue Reading »

Astronomy and Space News Roundup: 19th May 2013 to 24th May 2013

The UK’s first official astronaut is chosen; Zombie Comets from Interplanetary Space; Priceless samples of the Moon rediscovered after being misplaced over 40 years ago; and more… Date Title/Link Source […] Continue Reading »

Constellation of the Month (November 2008) – Andromeda, by Steve Southern

High in the south at midnight in November is the wonderful constellation of Andromeda. Look for it almost directly above you towards the South at around midnight during November. Click […] Continue Reading »