Category Archives: Radio Astronomy

CANCELLED – Monthly Meeting: Professor Derek Ward-Thompson – “How to Take a Picture of a Black Hole” – CANCELLED

This event has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus situation     The March 2020 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2019 – 2020 (138th) session will be held on Friday, March 20th from 19:00 to 21:00. Our guest speaker this month is Professor Derek Ward-Thompson, Head of the School of Physical Sciences […] Continue Reading »

Introduction to Radio Astronomy, Wednesday 1st August, 2018

Please note, the date of this event has changed to the 1st of August – it was previously scheduled for 18th July As part of the informal activities initiative, Mr. Andy Sierslowski from The Astronomy Centre in Yorkshire will be visiting us to show members how they can do radio astronomy from their own homes. […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 19th October, 2018

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 »

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 22nd March, 2019

The March 2019 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2018 – 2019 (137th) session will be held on Friday, March 22nd from 19:00 to 21:00. Please note that this is the 4th Friday of the month, not the 3rd Friday. Our guest speaker this month is Dr. Rob Lyon of the Universities of […] Continue Reading »

Monthly Meeting: Friday 17th March, 2017

The March 2017 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2016-17, will take place on Friday, March 17th 2017 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Dr. Rene Breton of the University of Manchester, with a lecture entitled: “Einstein’s Relativity: Tested to the Limit with Pulsars” Dr. Breton writes: Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity […] Continue Reading »

Astronomy and Space News Roundup: 14th May 2013 to 19th May 2013

A tantalising taste of Titanian topography; the Southern Hemisphere’s only dedicated professional comet-hunting telescope may be forced to shut down; and a Near Earth Asteroid provides opportunities for the press to make tenuous statements about ocean liners and the Royal Family. Date Title/Link Source Submitted by 14th May 2013 40 Years Later, Skylab Space Station […] Continue Reading »