Category Archives: Solar System

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, 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 this month is Dr. Katherine Joy of the University of Manchester, whose lecture is entitled: “Space rocks on ice: Hunting for meteorites in Antarctica” Meteorites […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 20th October, 2017

The October 2017 (William Lassell Memorial Lecture) monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2017 – 2018 (136th) session will be held on Friday, October 20th from 19:00 to 21:30. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. Paul L Money FRAS FBIS, whose lecture is entitled: “Triumphs of Voyager [part 1]: Journey to Jupiter, […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 20th April, 2018

The April 2018 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2017 – 2018 (136th) session will be held on Friday, April 20th from 19:00 to 21:30. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. Paul L Money FRAS FBIS, whose lecture is entitled: “Triumphs of Voyager [part 2]: Where no probe has gone before” This […] Continue Reading »

Solar Day & Telescope Workshop at Pex Hill: Saturday, 15th July, 2017

To recognise the 90th Anniversary of the Total Solar Eclipse viewed from Southport on 29th June 1927 the Liverpool Astronomical Society will be having a Solar Day and telescope workshop on Saturday, 15th July from 1pm at the Leighton Observatory, Pex Hill. The event is expected to end at 7pm, but may continue later if weather […] Continue Reading »

International SUNday @ Leighton Observatory: Sunday, 21st June 2015

  The Liverpool A.S. are hosting a Solar observing session at the leighton observatory, come along and see the Sun as never before. Continue Reading »

2016 – 2017 Annual General Meeting (A.G.M.), Friday 19th May, 2017

Please note that this event is not open to the general public without prior arrangement with the LAS Secretary. The first part of the AGM is the business of the Society for the past year, but following tea/coffee we will have the following short presentations by society members. Speaker Title To be confirmed To be […] Continue Reading »

Solar Eclipse & BBC Stargazing Live: Friday, 20th March 2015

The LAS are hosting a BBC Stargazing Live event at our Leighton observatory, Pex Hill, Cronton. Come along and see a partial (90%) eclipse of the Sun. View through special telescopes. Continue Reading »