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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 »
Observations from Liverpool & North West England: March – April 2002 Andrew Bate – Hatton,Nr Chester David Forshaw – St Helens, Merseyside Murad Gorbal – Liverpool Rob Johnson – Broadgreen, Liverpool Image 1 – 19:25UTC March 10th/11th 6″ reflector, 5mins expos, Starlight Xpress CCD Image 2 – March 13th/14th 6″ reflector, 10mins (20x30s stacked),Starlight Xpress […]Continue Reading »
Two reports, one from David Galvin and one from Rob Johnson, written in April/May 1999 when the Observatory at Pex Hill (now the Leighton Observatory) was suffering from strong vibrations. These reports cover some of the details of how the problem was resolved, and the first successful CCD imaging trial at the site.Continue Reading »
Drawings by John Knott Lunar Observations by John Knott, August 1992 – December 1996 Mars Observations by John Knott, March – April 1997 Astrophotography by Gerard Gilligan Astrophotography by David Forshaw David Forshaw’s Astronomy Homepage Noctilucent Clouds photographed by David Galvin Drawings by Geoff Regan Jupiter Mars Saturn Comet Hyakutake More drawings by Geoff Regan […]Continue Reading »
June 1997 25th: Martin Suggett, Physical Sciences – The Liverpool Museum in Years to Come July 1997 9th: Ken Clark, Sec Liverpool A.S. – The Last Men on the Moon (Apollo 17th) August 1997 20th: Paul Dearden (N.M.G.M.), The Physics & Chemistry of the Stars 27th: Rob Johnson, Liverpool Astronomical Society – CCD Astronomy September […]Continue Reading »
C/1995 O1 Comet Hale-Bopp Drawings by Geoff Regan CCD images by Rob Johnson Photos by Tony Williams Photos by Robert Read C/1996 B2 Comet Hyakutake Drawings by Geoff Regan Image by Rob JohnsonContinue Reading »