Tag Archives: National Astronomy Week 2014 (NAW2014)

Event Report: Wirral Star Party, 1st March 2014 by Hayley Parr

On Saturday the 1st March I attended the Wirral Star Party with Liverpool Astronomical society. Not coming from Liverpool myself and being a St. Helens girl, I thought I would avoid the pesky £1.60 charge on the Mersey tunnel and drive around it all instead. This journey took me 3 hours, caused me to go […] Continue Reading »

Images from Wirral Star Party, 1st March 2014

Below are some of the images we’ve been sent from last night’s Star Party at Wirral Country Park. As we receive more, the gallery below will update. If you have images you’d like to add, please get in touch! You can contact us in any of several ways: In the comments at the bottom of […] Continue Reading »

Message of thanks re: Wirral Star Party (National Astronomy Week 2014)

Just a message of thanks, once again to all the LAS Members who helped with last night’s Wirral Star Party, which was attended by approx 125 members of the public. The weather tried to crash the party with rain and cloud, but we did get some clear spells, to enjoy Jupiter, and lots more. Special […] Continue Reading »

National Astronomy Week 2014

In 2014, Jupiter will be at its highest in UK skies for many years to come, in fact until the year 2025, and to celebrate the event, UK astronomers and local organisations will be holding another National Astronomy Week (NAW), from Saturday 1st to Saturday 8th March. We have two events planned for NAW: Saturday 1/03/2014 […] Continue Reading »

Star Count 2014 – Count stars, win a prize

The Campaign to Protect Rural England‘s Dark Skies division and the British Astronomical Association have partnered with National Astronomy Week 2014 to run Star Count 2014. From the website: By taking part in our Star Count you will be helping us to find out which part of the country has the darkest skies where the […] Continue Reading »