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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 »
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 »
Solar activity is high. During a 24 hour period over May 13th and 14th, the sun unleashed three X-class solar flares. These are the strongest flares of the year so far, and they signal a significant increase in solar activity. The source of the flares, a large sunspot on the sun’s eastern limb, appears poised […]Continue Reading »
The Sun may have finally realised it’s late for this cycle’s maxima, speculation that Hydrogen and dark matter are skulking together in the void between galaxies, and an emergency spacewalk to stop the ISS from losing its cool(ant). Date Title/Link Source Submitted by 6th May 2013 Landsat Thermal Sensor Lights Up from Volcano’s Heat NASA […]Continue Reading »
Following a large Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) impact earlier today, there is a possibility of aurora tonight. At the time of writing the KP index is measuring 6. The higher the number, the more likely we are to see an aurora. KP=6 means there’s a possibility. If it gets to 7 above the likelyhood increases […]Continue Reading »