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Our Society is tentatively reopening as we continue to monitor COVID-19 infection rates in England, however the January 2022 monthly meeting will be held ONLINE only via Zoom & YouTube.
The Leighton Observatory at Pex Hill remains closed until further notice (including the weekly meetings). Keep checking our website and social media (Twitter & Facebook) for future developments. For membership, please contact the society using the “Contact Us” page.
As part of the informal activities initiative, a free Remote Imaging Workshop will take place with Pete Williamson FRAS. The workshop is for LAS members and members of the North West Group of Astronomical Societies (NWGAS). Pete is a Deep Sky Imaging consultant with the Faulkes Telescope Educational Project which has 2 metre, 1 metre […]Continue Reading »
As part of this year’s International SUNday, Brendan Martin will – if the weather is good to us – be observing and imaging the sun, and processing these images in the grounds of the observatory at Pex Hill. If you would like more information, please use the form below:Continue Reading »
The October 2018 (William Lassell Memorial Lecture) monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2018 – 2019 (137th) session will be held on Friday, October 19th from 19:00 to 21:00. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. William Stewart of the Network for Meteor Triangulation and Orbit Determination, whose lecture is entitled: “Shooting While […]Continue Reading »
The November 2018 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2018 – 2019 (137th) session will be held on Friday, November 16th from 19:00 to 21:00. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. Peter Williamson FRAS, whose lecture is entitled: “Remote Telescopes for Education & Public Access” Mr. Williamson will talk to members about […]Continue Reading »
Please note that this event is not open to the general public without prior arrangement with the LAS Secretary. The 2013-2014 AGM takes place on Friday, 16th May 2013 at the Quaker Meeting House on School Lane in Liverpool City Centre. The first part of the AGM is the business of the Society for the […]Continue Reading »
Society members, including our own LAS Supernova Search team, have been imaging the recent supernova (now designated SN 2014J) in M82 / NGC 3034 (also known as the Cigar Galaxy). At a distance of approximately 11½ Light Years (roughly 68,000,000,000,000 miles!), it is the closest supernova to us since 1993 (SN 1993J). Although it now […]Continue Reading »
This is the second in our series of Monthly Galleries. For more information about these galleries, and why we’ve chosen some of the images, please see this page. There are some stunning images in this month’s collection, from aurora to deep-sky, noctilucent clouds, lunar and solar observations, plus others. A huge thank you to all […]Continue Reading »