Category Archives: Event Reports

Event report: BBC Stargazing Live 2013 – Night 2, 9th January 2013, personal report by Mark Galvin

Wednesday night’s Stargazing Live was even better than Tuesday night’s – we actually got to observe more than clouds! Again, a huge thanks to Jodrell Bank and the BBC, including all the behind-scenes staff, of which there are many. Everybody from both organisations was helpful and very polite, despite the pressure that a live broadcast […] Continue Reading »

Event Report: BBC Stargazing Live 2012

Court Hey Park The Liverpool Astronomical Society hosted two events this year and helped with another, the first was at Court Hey Park (National Wildflower Centre) in partnership with the Knowsley Rangers, this event was on Monday 16th January 2012 and started at 7pm and it very quickly became clear it was going to be […] Continue Reading »

Adventures in Arizona, Rob Johnson

It could be said that Arizona is the world ‘capital’ of astronomy, with clear skies for much of the year and home to several major observatories it is an irresistible holiday destination. So my family and I visited this summer and combined holiday with astronomy to tour around some of the many places of astronomical […] Continue Reading »

The Liverpool Astronomical Society trip to the Leicester National Space Centre, Saturday 20th April 2002

A report from Steve Southern on the Society's day out to Leicester National Space Centre on 20th April 2002. Includes photos. Continue Reading »

Report: Croxteth Park Star Party, Saturday/Sunday, February 16th/17th 2002

Despite poor weather, with cloud cover, and rain showers, a total of 350 members of the general public attended the Liverpool AS weekend Star Party at Croxteth Hall & Park. Continue Reading »

Members’ Observations of the Jupiter-Lunar Grazing Occultation of Saturday, January 26th, 2002

Observations from Liverpool & North West England: 26th January 2002 Andrew Bate – Hatton,Nr Chester: David Forshaw – St Helens, Merseyside: Murad Gorbal – Liverpool: Rob & Mark Johnson, David Robinson, Gerard Gilligan, Dave Galvin – Broadgreen, Liverpool.Image 1 John Locker: – Upton, Wirral: John Quirk: – Walton, Liverpool:Image 1. Image 2 Eric Strach: – […] Continue Reading »

The LAS Star Party at Croxteth Hall December 2nd/3rd, 2000

The following are a few snaps I took with an Olympus C3000Z. Original resolution 2048×1536; most JPEGs generally 512×384. Continue Reading »