Category Archives: Lunar (Our Moon)

Liverpool MakeFest 2019

The LAS will be at the annual MakeFest event again this year, on Saturday 29th June, with a selection of Apollo memorabilia (in the run-up to our own event at the Library in mid-July) as well as our Solar ‘scopes on the roof. The MakeFest event is FREE but you will need to book a […] Continue Reading »

Mission to the Moon: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

Join us on Saturday, 20th July at Liverpool’s Central Library for a day celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. We’ll be at the Library from 10am through to 5pm, along with a variety of guests, including regional astronomical societies, academics, interest groups and more. Lectures about the Apollo mission will run […] Continue Reading »

LAS at World Museum – Apollo displays, activities

As part of our ongoing Apollo celebrations, the LAS will be present at the World Museum on Saturday with a set of Apollo-related displays in the area outside the lecture theatre where Dr. Bowman’s talk will take place, as well the area near the 5th floor balcony. We will also have Solar scopes on the […] Continue Reading »

Lecture at World Museum: Dr. Kevin Bowman – “Rocket to the Moon”

Join us to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 10, with a special talk by Dr Kevin Bowman from the Jeremiah Horrocks Institute at the University of Central Lancashire. Apollo 10 descended to within 50,000 feet of the lunar surface and then returned to Earth. In his talk Dr Bowman, an expert on the American […] 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 »

Lecture by Sy Liebergot on being a Flight Controller in Mission Control during the Apollo 13 crisis

PLEASE NOTE: TICKETS ARE NOW SOLD OUT. Apollo 13 was to be the third Lunar landing until an explosion in an oxygen tank crippled the spacecraft, leaving the three man crew in grave danger 200,000 miles from Earth. In his lecture, Sy will talk about his key role in the Apollo 13 crisis, how he […] Continue Reading »

Event Report: Leighton Observatory Open Day 8th March 2014, by Brenda Jones

Thanks to Brenda Jones for sending us her report of our National Astronomy Week 2014 open day/evening at the Leighton Observatory. I just wanted to express our thanks to the Liverpool Astronomical Society & their members. Although we live in Cheadle, Greater Manchester we’d found out about the event at Pex Hill via my brother […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting, Friday 11th April 2014

The April 2014 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2013-14, will take place on Friday, April 11th 2014 from 7pm. Please note that this is the 2nd Friday of the month due to the Easter Bank Holiday. Our Guest speaker this month is Dr. Katherine Joy of The University of Manchester,  who will speak on […] Continue Reading »