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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.
The Leighton Observatory at Pex Hill remains closed until further notice (including the weekly meetings). Keep checking our website and social media (Twitter & Facebook) for future developments. For membership, please contact the society using the “Contact Us” page.
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 »
Please note that this event is not open to the general public without prior arrangement with the LAS Secretary. The 2014-2015 AGM takes place on Friday, 15th May 2015 at the Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane in Liverpool City Centre. The first part of the AGM is the business of the Society for the […]Continue Reading »
Times for Total Lunar Eclipse As Seen From Liverpool EVENT TIME (UT) ALTITUDE AZIMUTH – First Penumbral Contact 02hr:02m:54s 51° 222° – First Umbral Contact 03hr:01m:24s 44° 239° P.A. 80° TOTALITY BEGINS 04hr:05m:36s 36° 254° – Maximum Eclipse 04hr:44m30s 31° 262° Mag 1.330 TOTALITY ENDS 05hr:22m:18s 25° 270° – Last Umbral Contact 06hr:25m:24s 16° 282° […]Continue Reading »
Society Members Reports & Images NASA RP 1398:TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE of 1999 AUGUST 11th. Liverpool – England Carol Gilligan. (Multiple Crescents Image). Ken Clarke. Steven Hughes. Scilly Isles, Cornwall, Devon – SouthWest England Chris Banks (St Ives). Andrew & Ann Bate (Tresco – Isles of Scilly). Roy Billingsley (Falmouth). Colm Jackson (Penzance). Rob Johnson (St […]Continue Reading »