If you can see this message then you are using a browser (probably Internet Explorer) which does not support the international web standards used by the LAS website and many others.
Click here for an example of how the site should look

Please consider using an alternative browser - especially if you are on Windows XP which only supports the outdated Internet Explorer 8 browser - such as Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome which do have support for these web standards. As well as not supporting modern features and web standards, old versions of browsers - especially Internet Explorer - can expose your computer to security risks. The Browse Happy website has a list of the latest versions of all major browsers, including Internet Explorer (but remember Windows XP only supports up to IE8!)

If updating/changing your browser is not possible, do not panic - all of the LAS website is still available to you and we are working to make the layout compatible with outdated browsers.

In the meantime, you will have to scroll down a way to see the page you wish to view. You can also skip past the moon phase info, etc. and click here after you've loaded a page to jump to the content.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Notice of Special General Meeting, Friday 16th January 1998

Friday, 16th January 1998 @ 19:00 GMT


Notice is hereby given that in accordance with rule 11 of the Society’s Constitution a Special General Meeting of the Society will be held on:-

Commencing at 7pm prompt.

The meeting will be held in the Lecture Theatre, NMGM – Liverpool Museum, William Brown Street, Liverpool. Your prompt attendance would be appreciated so that an early start maybe made. The meeting cannot go ahead unless it is quorate, i.e. 30 members present and entitled to vote. On arriving at the Museum, you will need to sign-in and collect a ballot paper if eligible to vote.

The purpose of the meeting is to confirm the decision made by the members of the LAS Council at its meeting on December 4th 1997.

Please note that only full members, including honorary members are entitled to vote. Proxy and postal votes will NOT be allowed. It is hoped that the SGM will be as brief as possible. The January Ordinary Meeting of the LAS will immediately follow the SGM.

Please address all enquires regarding this meeting to:-
The Hon Secretary
Liverpool Astronomical Society
(Contact details removed as no longer valid)

The Result of the Vote by the Membership of the LAS present-

By a point of order the members voted to agree with the LAS Council to remove Mr David Owen from the post of
Director of the Observatories as of December 4th 1997. Votes cast:-

Yes 35
No 34
Abs 5

The amended motion (by point of order) was therefore carried.


Friday, 16th January 1998
19:00 GMT
Event Categories:
, ,
Event Tags:


World Museum, Liverpool (formerly NMGM Liverpool Museum)
World Museum, William Brown St
Liverpool, Merseyside L3 8EN United Kingdom
+ Google Map
0151 478 4393