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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »