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The Leighton Observatory at Pex Hill Pex Hill, Cronton, Widnes, Cheshire

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Free

Telescope Workshop

The Leighton Observatory at Pex Hill Pex Hill, Cronton, Widnes, Cheshire

Have you recently got your first telescope and not sure how to set it up correctly? Perhaps you are more experienced but having trouble with collimation? We'll be hosting a workshop after our International Sun Day event where you can bring your telescope along and have it checked out.

Free

International Sun Day, 22nd June 2014

The Leighton Observatory at Pex Hill Pex Hill, Cronton, Widnes, Cheshire

For International SUN-day, June 22nd 2014, The Liverpool Astronomical Society is hosting a FREE solar observing day at their Leighton Observatory, Pex Hill, Cronton. The event runs from 1pm to 5pm, and will give people the opportunity to SAFELY view the sun through specially adapted telescopes, allowing you to see details you would never normally […]

Free

Young Astronomers Evening, 13th March 2014

The Leighton Observatory at Pex Hill Pex Hill, Cronton, Widnes, Cheshire

Judging and announcing of the astrophoto and drawing competition. Other details and activities to be confirmed.

£1.50

Leighton Observatory Open Day (8th March 2014, part of National Astronomy Week 2014)

The Leighton Observatory at Pex Hill Pex Hill, Cronton, Widnes, Cheshire

Join us for a day of astronomy, view the Sun through our dedicated solar telescopes, marvel at sunspots and prominences and learn how to make telescopes. The theme of the day will be Jupiter and we have a special guest coming along to give a rather special talk and in the evening see Jupiter and […]

Free

Weekly Public Meeting at the Leighton Observatory, Pex Hill

The Leighton Observatory at Pex Hill Pex Hill, Cronton, Widnes, Cheshire

When and Where? Weekly public meetings are held every Wednesday evening (except at Christmas week), between 19:00 (7 PM) and 21:00 (9 PM) in the Liverpool Astronomical Society’s Leighton Observatory. Children who wish to visit must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Regular Attendance While we do welcome members of the public, we do […]

Free

Leighton Observatory Open Day: Saturday 13th April 2013

The Leighton Observatory at Pex Hill Pex Hill, Cronton, Widnes, Cheshire

The Liverpool Astronomical Society Leighton Observatory Open Day Saturday April 13 2013 1pm - Late Image from our Open Day/Night at Leighton Observatory on International Year of Astronomy Day, 4th April 2009 The Liverpool Astronomical Society invite you to our "Open Day" at the Leighton Observatory at Pex Hill, Cronton, Widnes in partnership with the […]

Free

Leighton Observatory Open Day 2012

The Leighton Observatory at Pex Hill Pex Hill, Cronton, Widnes, Cheshire

The Liverpool Astronomical Society & British Trust for Conservation Volunteers invite you to our open day at Pex Hill, Cronton Saturday 31st March 2012 From 11am till late.

Free

Young Astronomers’ Day 18, March 3rd, 2001

The Leighton Observatory at Pex Hill Pex Hill, Cronton, Widnes, Cheshire

To All Astronomers Aged 8 - 17 Years Old Liverpool Young Astronomers Day March 3rd 2pm - 7pm at Liverpool Astronomical Society Pex Hill Observatory, Cronton, Widnes The comparative sizes of the planets of the Solar System (distances NOT to scale!) The theme for the day: "The Solar System" Large Sunspot groups on the Solar […]