Category Archives: Eclipses

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 »

2014-2015 Annual General Meeting (AGM), Friday 15th May 2015

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 »

Total Lunar Eclipse – January 9th 2001

Times for Total Lunar Eclipse in the Constellation Gemini As Seen From Liverpool EVENT TIME (GMT) ALTITUDE AZIMUTH – P1 MOON ENTERS PENUMBRA 17hrs:43.5mins 14° 017° N/A U1 MOON ENTERS UMBRA 18hrs:42.0mins 22° 081° N/A U2 TOTALITY BEGINS 19hrs:49.5mins 31° 094° N/A GREATEST ECLIPSE 20hrs:20.5mins 36° 100° Mag 1.195 U3 MOON LEAVES TOTALITY 20hrs:51.6mins 40° […] Continue Reading »

Total Lunar Eclipse – January 21st, 2000

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 »

Total Solar Eclipse 1999 – LAS Members’ Observations

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 »