Category Archives: Film photography

LAS Young Astronomer awarded

Miss Sarah Gilligan, a member of Liverpool Astronomical Society, was awarded the runner-up prize in the first Young Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. The competition was organised by the Royal Observatory Greenwich, and the BBC’s Sky at Night Magazine as part of International Year of Astronomy 2009. 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 »

Total Solar Eclipse 1999 – LAS Members’ Observations

Society Members Reports & Images NASA RP 1398:TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE of 1999 AUGUST 11th.  Liverpool – England Carol Gilligan. (Multiple Crescents Image). Ken Clarke. Steven Hughes. Scilly Isles, Cornwall, Devon – SouthWest England Chris Banks (St Ives). Andrew & Ann Bate (Tresco – Isles of Scilly). Roy Billingsley (Falmouth). Colm Jackson (Penzance). Rob Johnson (St […] Continue Reading »

Solar Eclipse 11th August 1999 Report: Elaine Corry (Turkey)

Eclipse From Turkey As Viewed by A Non-Astronomer Elaine Corry Eclipse day dawned bright and early as we went to breakfast at 0500 hours accompanied by the broadcast chant of the muezzin calling the faithful to prayer. Remembering to pick up our lunchboxes (more about them later) we excitedly piled aboard our coaches at 6 […] Continue Reading »

Gerard Gilligan’s Total Solar Eclipse 1999 Observations

Eclipse 1999 Observations by Gerard Gilligan From Altmunster, Salzkammergut Region, Austria   All Images taken with Pentax K 1000 SLR Camera, fitted with 500mm f8 Canton Lens. Partial phases taken using Mylar filter. Film used was Kodak Elite, 400 ASA slide film. All Images are © Gerard Gilligan With Thanks to Tony Williams Continue Reading »