Category Archives: Jupiter

Monthly Meeting: Mr. Sam Walton – “Space Weather”

The September 2021 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society will be held on Friday, September 17th from 19:00 to 21:00. This meeting is being held online via Zoom (LAS Members have been sent the Zoom link in your email) however it is also open for the public to watch via a live YouTube stream here. […] Continue Reading »

Observing the Jupiter/Saturn conjunction in December 2020

During December 2020, Jupiter and Saturn can be seen moving closer together low in the UK skies. At sunset, which is around 4pm in December look SSW, in between South and South West about 12 degrees up from the horizon. As dusk arrives you will see a bright “star” that actually isn’t a star it’s […] Continue Reading »

Introduction to Radio Astronomy, Wednesday 1st August, 2018

Please note, the date of this event has changed to the 1st of August – it was previously scheduled for 18th July As part of the informal activities initiative, Mr. Andy Sierslowski from The Astronomy Centre in Yorkshire will be visiting us to show members how they can do radio astronomy from their own homes. […] 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 »

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 »

Event Report: Leighton Observatory Open Day 8th March 2014, by Hayley Parr

I arrived at this event around 3pm, nice drive, no disasters. Disappointingly, Galileo had already left because he was poorly, I haven’t seen him for a while and was looking forward to a catch up! Get well soon! Although this event was cloudy at first we persevered waiting for Mr. Sun to show his face. […] Continue Reading »

National Astronomy Week 2014

In 2014, Jupiter will be at its highest in UK skies for many years to come, in fact until the year 2025, and to celebrate the event, UK astronomers and local organisations will be holding another National Astronomy Week (NAW), from Saturday 1st to Saturday 8th March. We have two events planned for NAW: Saturday 1/03/2014 […] Continue Reading »

ISS pass this evening, transiting the Pleiades from Liverpool

There are two visible ISS passes this evening, the first of which, according to Heavens Above, will pass right through the middle of the Pleiades cluster as viewed from Liverpool (see map below). Shortly afterwards, this pass will also take the ISS Just above Jupiter and then the Moon. The second pass is much shorter, […] Continue Reading »