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The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre

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The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom

The closest car park is the Q-Park on Seel Street (just off Hannover Street, in between the Premier Inn and Tesco)
Details here: http://www.q-park.co.uk/parking/liverpool/q-park-hanover-street

March 2011

Change to Syllabus for Friday March 18th, 2011

Friday, 18th March 2011 @ 19:00 - 21:30 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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Due to commitments with regard the BBC Sky at Night programme, Mr Paul Abel is unable to keep his long standing invitation to speak to the Society on Friday March 18th, 2011. His place has been taken by Dr Steve Barrett  Department of Physics, University of Liverpool, who is to talk on “How Stars Tick – Stellar Evolution for Non-Astrophysicists”. I wish to place on record my thanks to Dr Barrett for stepping in at very short notice.

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June 2012

Special Monthly Meeting, Tuesday June 19th 2012

Tuesday, 19th June 2012 @ 19:00 - 21:30 BST
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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There will be an extra meeting this year, to be held Tuesday 19th June 2012. Dr Valerie Connaughton from the University of Alabama, USA has kindly agreed to come and talk to the LAS whilst she is over in the UK. The Talk is entitled “The Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope: Construction, Launch, and Observer of Gamma-Ray Bursts” Click to enlarge

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April 2013

April 2013 Monthly Meeting: Change to Syllabus – Friday, 19th April 2013

Friday, 19th April 2013 @ 19:00 - 21:30 BST
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The next monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society is to be held at 7pm on Friday April 19th, at the QMH, 22 School Lane, Liverpool City Centre. Sadly I have to report that the speaker for the April Meeting Prof Maurizio Salaris, has had to change his plans, and attend a research meeting outside of the UK, so will not be able to be the Society guest on April 19th. However, a Preston historian, Mr Steve Halliwell, has agreed to…

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May 2013

2012-2013 Annual General Meeting (AGM), Friday 17th May 2013

Friday, 17th May 2013 @ 19:00 - 21:30 BST
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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Please note that this event is not open to the general public without prior arrangement with the LAS Secretary. The 2012-2013 AGM takes place this Friday, 17th May 2013 at the Quaker Meeting House: The first part of the meeting will consist of a review of the year, a discussion of the operation of the Society with LAS Members, the election of the LAS Council for 2013-2014 and reports from the main Council officers, etc. After a coffee/tea break, our…

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September 2013

Monthly Meeting, Friday, September 20th 2013

Friday, 20th September 2013 @ 19:00 - 21:30 BST
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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Long hot summer days are behind us and maybe clean, dark, cold winter nights are ahead :-) The first monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2013-14, will take place on Friday, September 20th 2013 from 7pm. The venue is the Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane, Liverpool City Centre. Doors will only open after 6pm. Please note that due to refurbishment of the QMH meeting venue main entrance,  we are required to use another door way, which is…

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November 2013

Monthly Meeting: Friday 15th November 2013

Friday, 15th November 2013 @ 19:00 - 21:30 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The November 2013 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2013-14, will take place on Friday, November 15th 2013 from 7pm. Our Guest speaker this month is Dr Mark Hadley from AstraZeneca UK and Macclesfield AS who will speak on the subject of "The Use of Chirality in the Search for Extraterrestrial Life” (The November 2013 issue of BBC Sky at Night Magazine has a good article on the subject to help supplement the lecture) Syllabus/membership cards for 2013-14 will…

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January 2014

Monthly Meeting, Friday 17th January 2014

Friday, 17th January 2014 @ 18:30 - 21:00 UTC+0
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The January 2014 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2013-14, will take place on Friday, January 17th 2014 from 7pm. Our Guest speaker this month is Mr Martin Lunn MBE FRAS, who will speak on the subject of "King Charles’ Star –  Supernova Cassiopeia A” Syllabus/membership cards for 2013-14 will also be made available if you have not collected one already. Please also remember that the yearly subscriptions to the society membership are due and need to be paid by…

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February 2014

Monthly Meeting, Friday 21st February 2014

Friday, 21st February 2014 @ 18:30 - 21:00 UTC+0
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The February 2014 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2013-14, will take place on Friday, February 21st 2014 from 7pm. Our Guest speaker this month is Ms Wendy Simkiss, Earth and Physical Science Curator from the World Museum Liverpool, who will speak on the subject of "Meteorites” To those who are yet to renew Subscriptions 2013-14 , remember that the yearly subscriptions to the society membership are now over due! Adult Annual Subscription   is  £15.00 LAS Newsletter subscription…

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March 2014

Monthly Meeting, Friday 21st March 2014

Friday, 21st March 2014 @ 18:30 - 21:00 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The March 2014 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2013-14, will take place on Friday, March 21st 2014 from 7pm. Our Guest speaker this month is Mr Barry Pemberton of Orion Optics,  who will speak on the subject of “Telescope Optics” To those who are yet to renew Subscriptions 2013-14 , remember that the yearly subscriptions to the society membership are now over due! Adult Annual Subscription   is  £15.00 LAS Newsletter subscription is £5 for 12 issues (optional) Junior Members…

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April 2014

Monthly Meeting, Friday 11th April 2014

Friday, 11th April 2014 @ 18:30 - 21:00 UTC+0
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The April 2014 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2013-14, will take place on Friday, April 11th 2014 from 7pm. Please note that this is the 2nd Friday of the month due to the Easter Bank Holiday. Our Guest speaker this month is Dr. Katherine Joy of The University of Manchester,  who will speak on the subject of “The Geology of the Moon” To those who are yet to renew Subscriptions 2013-14 , remember that the yearly subscriptions to the…

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May 2014

2013-2014 Annual General Meeting (AGM), Friday 16th May 2014

Friday, 16th May 2014 @ 18:30 - 21:00 UTC+0
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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Please note that this event is not open to the general public without prior arrangement with the LAS Secretary. The 2013-2014 AGM takes place on Friday, 16th May 2013 at the Quaker Meeting House on School Lane in Liverpool City Centre. The first part of the AGM is the business of the Society for the past year, but following tea/coffee we will have the following short presentations by society members. SPEAKER TITLE Mark Galvin LAS website report and short Q&A…

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September 2014

Monthly Meeting, Friday 19th September 2014

Friday, 19th September 2014 @ 18:30 - 21:00 BST
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The September 2014 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2014-15, will take place on Friday, September 19th 2014 from 7pm. Our speaker this month is Mr. Rob Johnson with the Presidential Address, and a talk entitled: “Telescope Improvements” Adult Annual Subscription is  £15.00 Junior Members Subscription (10 to 17yrs)  is £5.00 We're happy to announce that the LAS Newsletter is no longer a separate subscription item, and is available electronically to all LAS members as part of their yearly subscription Please note - Doors…

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October 2014

Monthly Meeting, Friday 24th October 2014

Friday, 24th October 2014 @ 18:30 - 21:00 UTC+0
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The October 2014 (William Lassell Lecture) monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2014-15, will take place on Friday, October 24th 2014 from 7pm. Please note that this is the 4th Friday of the month. Our Guest speaker this month is Mr. Douglas Arnold of the Astrophysics Research Institute at Liverpool John Moores University who will speak on the subject of “Polarimetry in Astronomy, Past, Present & Future” Subscriptions for 2014-15 Please note that the LAS e-newsletter is now included…

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November 2014

Monthly Meeting, Friday 21st November 2014

Friday, 21st November 2014 @ 18:30 - 21:00 UTC+0
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The November 2014 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2014-15, will take place on Friday, November 21st 2014 from 7pm. We have two Guest speakers this month, Adele Horton and Neil Phillipson from Astronomia who will speak on the subject of “How to Choose Your First Telescope” Also, the next day, Saturday, November 22nd, Adele will be hosting a "shop day" at the Leighton Observatory, Pex Hill, Cronton. Please see the event page for more details.  Subscriptions for 2014-15 were…

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December 2014

Monthly Meeting, Friday 12th December 2014

Friday, 12th December 2014 @ 18:30 - 21:00 UTC+0
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The December 2014 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2014-15 will take place on Friday, December 12th 2014 from 7pm. This month will see a series of presentations from our very own members, and will be interrupted half way for Free tea/coffee with Christmas light refreshments break. The proposed agenda is below – the order of the talks may change on the night. We will begin with Society Business, Apologies, Minutes, Announcements, etc. After this will be the following…

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January 2015

Monthly Meeting, Friday 16th January 2015

Friday, 16th January 2015 @ 18:30 - 21:00 UTC+0
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The January 2015 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2014-15, will take place on Friday, January 16th 2015 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Chairman of Blackpool and District Astronomical Society, Mr Peter Franklin whose lecture is entitled “Open the Roll-Off Roof HAL” and is the story of the construction of his own back garden Observatory, the installation of his telescope, and the resulting observations and images. Please remember if already a member of the society, and are…

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February 2015

Monthly Meeting, Friday 13th February 2015

Friday, 13th February 2015 @ 18:30 - 21:00 UTC+0
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The February 2015 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2014-15, will take place on Friday, February 13th 2015 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Professor Jamie Gilmour, Professor of Planetary Science, School of Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences, Manchester University, whose lecture is entitled “The Evolution of the Solar System” Could existing members please note that if your 2014-2015 subscriptions are yet to be paid, your membership is regarded as lapsed. In this case, please contact the…

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March 2015

Monthly Meeting, Friday 20th March 2015

Friday, 20th March 2015 @ 18:30 - 21:00 UTC+0
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The March 2015 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2014-15, will take place on Friday, March 20th 2015 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. Robin Leadbeater from the British Astronomical Association, whose lecture is entitled “Science from Starlight” If your 2014-2015 subscriptions have not yet been paid, your membership has lapsed. If you wish to continue your membership, please contact the Treasurer, Chris Banks, ASAP. Adult Annual Subscription is  £15.00 Junior Members Subscription (10 to 17yrs)  is £5.00…

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April 2015

Monthly Meeting, Friday 17th Apr 2015

Friday, 17th April 2015 @ 18:30 - 21:00 UTC+0
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The March 2015 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2014-15, will take place on Friday, March 20th 2015 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Professor Richard  F Stephenson, of Durham University, whose lecture is entitled “Ancient Astronomy & Modern Science” If your 2014-2015 subscriptions have not yet been paid, your membership has lapsed. If you wish to continue your membership, please contact the Treasurer, Chris Banks, ASAP. Adult Annual Subscription is  £15.00 Junior Members Subscription (10 to 17yrs)  is £5.00 The…

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May 2015

2014-2015 Annual General Meeting (AGM), Friday 15th May 2015

Friday, 15th May 2015 @ 18:30 - 21:00 UTC+0
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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Please note that this event is not open to the general public without prior arrangement with the LAS Secretary. The 2014-2015 AGM takes place on Friday, 15th May 2015 at the Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane in Liverpool City Centre. The first part of the AGM is the business of the Society for the past year, but following tea/coffee we will have the following short presentations by society members. SPEAKER TITLE Brian Bolton To be confirmed Phil Williams "Pie…

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September 2015

Monthly Meeting, Friday, 18th September, 2015

Friday, 18th September 2015 @ 19:00 - 21:00 UTC+0
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The September 2015 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2015-16, will take place on Friday, September 18th 2015 from 7pm. Presidential address; Mr Rob Johnson LAS president 2015-16 "Our Amazing Universe” Followed by "Welcome" buffet Open to members only Adult Annual Subscription is £15.00 Junior Members Subscription (10 to 17yrs) is £5.00 The LAS e-newsletter is now included in your normal subscription cost Please note - Doors will only open after 6pm. Hanover Street disruption Hanover Street is…

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October 2015

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 16th October, 2015

Friday, 16th October 2015 @ 19:00 UTC+0
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The October 2015 (William Lassell Lecture) monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2015-16, will take place on Friday, October 16th 2015 from 7pm. Please note that this is the 4th Friday of the month. Our Guest speaker this month is Mr Jerry Stone FBIS, Astronomy and spaceflight presenter, spaceflight UK, who will speak on the subject of “Is Pluto a planet” Subscriptions for 2015-16 Please note that the LAS e-newsletter is now included in your normal subscription cost Adult…

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November 2015

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 20th November, 2015

Friday, 20th November 2015 @ 18:30 - 21:00 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The November 2015 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2015-16, will take place on Friday, November 20th 2015 from 7pm. Our speakers this month are Mr. Brendan Martin & Mr. Geoff Regan, whose lecture about the making of a 30" F3 telescope is entitled: “Make mine a half” Adult Annual Subscription is  £15.00 Junior Members Subscription (10 to 17yrs)  is £5.00 The LAS e-newsletter is now included in your normal subscription cost Free tea/coffee with light refreshments break will form part…

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January 2016

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 15th January, 2016

Friday, 15th January 2016 @ 19:00 - 21:30 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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Liverpool A S monthly meeting Mr Howard Parkin Astronomy and space travel on the Isle of Man 22 School Lane Liverpool City Centre L1 3BT

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February 2016

UPDATE: Monthly Meeting: Friday 19th February, 2016

Friday, 19th February 2016 @ 18:30 - 21:00 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The February 2016 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2015-16, will take place on Friday, February 19th 2015 from 7pm. Due to unforeseen circumstances, our scheduled guest speaker Dr. Chris Copperwheat,  LT2 Project Scientist at Liverpool John Moores University is unable to join us as planned. A replacement guest speaker has kindly agreed to step in; Kevin Kilburn, FRAS, vice-president of Manchester Astronomical Society and vice-chairman of the Society for the History of Astronomy, whose lecture is entitled: “The…

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March 2016

Monthly Meeting: Friday 18th March, 2016

Friday, 18th March 2016 @ 18:30 - 21:00 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The March 2016 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2015-16, will take place on Friday, March 18th 2015 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Dr. David Whitehouse PhD, author and broadcaster, whose lecture is entitled: “Astronomy in the Media” If your 2015-2016 subscriptions have not yet been paid, your membership has lapsed. If you wish to continue your membership, please contact the Treasurer, Chris Banks, ASAP. Adult Annual Subscription is  £15.00 Junior Members Subscription (10 to 17yrs)  is £5.00…

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April 2016

Monthly Meeting: Friday 15th April, 2016

Friday, 15th April 2016 @ 18:30 - 21:00 BST
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The April 2016 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2015-16, will take place on Friday, April 15th 2015 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. David Sellers of Leeds Astronomical Society and The Society for the History of Astronomy, whose lecture is entitled: “William Gascoigne (c. 1612 - 1644) & the Telescope Micrometer” If your 2015-2016 subscriptions have not yet been paid, your membership has lapsed. If you wish to continue your membership, please contact the Treasurer,…

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May 2016

2015 – 2016 Annual General Meeting (A.G.M.), Friday 20th May, 2016

Friday, 20th May 2016 @ 18:30 - 21:00 BST
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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Please note that this event is not open to the general public without prior arrangement with the LAS Secretary. The first part of the AGM is the business of the Society for the past year, but following tea/coffee we will have the following short presentations by society members. Speaker Title To be confirmed To be confirmed To be confirmed To be confirmed To be confirmed To be confirmed LAS Members are requested to attend, but if this is not possible,…

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September 2016

Monthly Meeting (Presidential Address), Friday, 16th September, 2016

Friday, 16th September 2016 @ 19:00 - 21:00 BST
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The first Monthly Meeting of the 2016 - 2017 (135th) session will be held on Friday, September 16th from 19:00 to 21:30. This meeting is our Presidential Address, and as such our speaker is LAS President Mr. Steve Southern, whose lecture is entitled: “What has Astronomy ever done for you?” There will also be a Welcome Buffet. Those attending by car should note that building work is being done on Wolstenholme Square - the site where the nightclubs Cream (Nation)…

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October 2016

Monthly Meeting: Friday 21st October, 2016

Friday, 21st October 2016 @ 18:30 - 21:00 BST
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The October 2016 (William Lassell Memorial Lecture) monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2016-17, will take place on Friday, October 21st 2016 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Dr. Steve Barrett of the University of Liverpool, whose lecture is entitled: “What is Dark Matter? Why is it Dark? Does it Matter?” Please note that subscriptions for 2016-2017 are now overdue and should have been paid by October 1st. Adult Annual Subscription is  £15.00 Junior Members Subscription (10 to…

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November 2016

Monthly Meeting: Friday 18th November, 2016

Friday, 18th November 2016 @ 18:30 - 21:00 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The November 2016 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2016-17, will take place on Friday, November 18th 2016 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. Paul L Money FRAS FBIS, whose lecture is entitled: “Into the Darkness, but shining a light” - The New Horizons mission to Pluto and beyond Subscriptions for 2016-2017 are now overdue and should have been paid by October 1st. Adult Annual Subscription is  £15.00 Junior Members Subscription (10 to 17yrs)  is £5.00 Please contact…

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December 2016

Monthly Meeting: Friday 9th December, 2016

Friday, 9th December 2016 @ 18:30 - 21:00 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The December 2016 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2016-17, will take place on Friday, December 9th 2016 from 7pm. Please note that this is the 2nd Friday of the month, not the 3rd Friday. This month will see a series of presentations from our very own members, with a break for Free tea/coffee and Christmas light refreshments. The proposed agenda is below – the order of the talks may change on the night. We will begin with Society…

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January 2017

Monthly Meeting: Friday 20th January, 2017

Friday, 20th January 2017 @ 18:30 - 21:00 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The January 2017 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2016-17, will take place on Friday, January 20th 2017 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Melanie Davies FRAS, the founder of Creative Space, Hastings, whose lecture is entitled: “The Pleiades” – covering the mythology to modern-day science Subscriptions for 2016-2017 are now overdue and should have been paid by October 1st. Adult Annual Subscription is  £15.00 Junior Members Subscription (10 to 17yrs)  is £5.00 Please contact the Treasurer if you…

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February 2017

Monthly Meeting: Friday 24th February, 2017

Friday, 24th February 2017 @ 19:00 - 21:00 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The February 2017 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2016-17, will take place on Friday, February 24th 2017 from 7pm. Please note that this is the 4th Friday of the month, not the 3rd Friday. Our guest speaker this month is Dr. Allan Chapman FRAS, whose lecture is entitled: “The 'Ferret of Comets'; Charles Messier and Astronomy in 18th century France” Subscriptions for 2016-2017 are now overdue and should have been paid by October 1st. Adult Annual Subscription is…

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March 2017

Monthly Meeting: Friday 17th March, 2017

Friday, 17th March 2017 @ 18:30 - 21:00 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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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 was published in 1915. In over a century it has not failed a single time despite hundreds of tests and experiments. One of the most…

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April 2017

Monthly Meeting: Friday 21st April, 2017

Friday, 21st April 2017 @ 18:30 - 21:00 BST
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The April 2017 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for session 2016-17, will take place on Friday, April 21st 2017 from 7pm. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. Martin Lunn MBE FRAS, whose lecture is entitled: “Telstar” Subscriptions for 2016-2017 are now overdue and should have been paid by October 1st. Adult Annual Subscription is  £15.00 Junior Members Subscription (10 to 17yrs)  is £5.00 Please contact the Treasurer if you wish to become a member. The LAS e-newsletter is now included in…

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May 2017

2016 – 2017 Annual General Meeting (A.G.M.), Friday 19th May, 2017

Friday, 19th May 2017 @ 18:30 - 21:00 BST
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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Please note that this event is not open to the general public without prior arrangement with the LAS Secretary. The first part of the AGM is the business of the Society for the past year, but following tea/coffee we will have the following short presentations by society members. Speaker Title To be confirmed To be confirmed To be confirmed To be confirmed To be confirmed To be confirmed LAS Members are requested to attend, but if this is not possible,…

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September 2017

Monthly Meeting (Presidential Address), Friday, 15th September, 2017

Friday, 15th September 2017 @ 19:00 - 21:00 BST
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The first Monthly Meeting of the 2017 - 2018 (136th) session will be held on Friday, September 15th from 19:00 to 21:30. This meeting is our Presidential Address, and as such our speaker is LAS President Mr. Steve Southern, whose lecture is entitled: “My top 10 astronomical objects to Observe” There will also be a Welcome Buffet. If your 2016-2017 subscriptions have not yet been paid, your membership has lapsed. Please contact the Treasurer if you wish to become a…

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October 2017

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 20th October, 2017

Friday, 20th October 2017 @ 19:00 - 21:00 BST
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The October 2017 (William Lassell Memorial Lecture) monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2017 - 2018 (136th) session will be held on Friday, October 20th from 19:00 to 21:30. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. Paul L Money FRAS FBIS, whose lecture is entitled: “Triumphs of Voyager : Journey to Jupiter, Splendours of Saturn” In 1977 NASA launched two spacecraft to explore the outer solar system; the Voyager Mission. This year is the 40th anniversary of their…

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November 2017

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 17th November, 2017

Friday, 17th November 2017 @ 19:00 - 21:00 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The November 2017 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2017 - 2018 (136th) session will be held on Friday, November 17th from 19:00 to 21:30. Our guest speaker this month is Dr. Julian Onions of the University of Nottingham, whose lecture about metallicity in stars is entitled: “Metal Detecting” What are metals to an astronomer, how do they get made, and what can they tell us about the history of the universe in terms of stars and galaxies?…

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December 2017

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 8th December, 2017

Friday, 8th December 2017 @ 19:00 - 21:00 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The December 2017 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2017 - 2018 (136th) session will be held on Friday, December 8th from 19:00 to 21:30. Please note that this is the 2nd Friday of the month, not the 3rd Friday This month will see a series of presentations from our very own members, with a break for Free tea/coffee and Christmas light refreshments. The proposed agenda is below – the order of the talks may change on the…

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January 2018

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 19th January, 2018

Friday, 19th January 2018 @ 19:00 - 21:00 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The January 2018 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2017 - 2018 (136th) session will be held on Friday, January 19th from 19:00 to 21:30. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. Mark Townley of Brierley Hill Solar, whose lecture is entitled: “Our Local Star” Mark Townley gives an overview of the Sun, what can be seen on it and how to see and image it in a range of wavelengths. How does the Sun impact on society…

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February 2018

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 16th February, 2018

Friday, 16th February 2018 @ 19:00 - 21:00 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The February 2018 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2017 - 2018 (136th) session will be held on Friday, February 16th from 19:00 to 21:30. Our guest speaker this month is Prof. Ian Robson (BSc, Phd, FRAS, CPhys, FInstP) whose lecture is entitled: “The Discovery of Quasars” Quasars are the most powerful bodies in the Universe and we now know that they are the extreme of Active Galaxies, powered by a supermassive black hole at their centre. However,…

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March 2018

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 16th March, 2018

Friday, 16th March 2018 @ 19:00 - 21:00 UTC+0
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The March 2018 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2017 - 2018 (136th) session will be held on Friday, March 16th from 19:00 to 21:30. Our guest speaker for this Friday’s monthly meeting has changed. My apologies for the short notice however ill health has befallen Dr. Katherine Joy and unfortunately she won’t be able to attend. In her place, Mr. Russell Parry has generously agreed to fill the spot and will be speaking for us about the…

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April 2018

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 20th April, 2018

Friday, 20th April 2018 @ 19:00 - 21:00 BST
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The April 2018 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2017 - 2018 (136th) session will be held on Friday, April 20th from 19:00 to 21:30. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. Paul L Money FRAS FBIS, whose lecture is entitled: “Triumphs of Voyager : Where no probe has gone before” This is the second part of a two-part lecture; the first part took place at our October 2017 meeting. In this instalment, we cast an eye to…

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May 2018

2017 – 2018 Annual General Meeting (A.G.M.): Friday, 18th May, 2018

Friday, 18th May 2018 @ 19:00 - 21:00 BST
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The May 2018 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2017 - 2018 (136th) session is our Annual General Meeting and will be held on Friday, May 18th from 19:00 to 21:30. Please note that this event is not open to the general public without prior arrangement with the LAS Secretary. The first part of the AGM is the business of the Society for the past year, but following tea/coffee we will have the following short presentations by society…

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September 2018

Monthly Meeting (Presidential Address), Friday, 21st September, 2018

Friday, 21st September 2018 @ 19:00 - 21:00 BST
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The first Monthly Meeting of the 2018 - 2019 session will be held on Friday, September 21st from 19:00 to 21:00. This meeting is our Presidential Address, and as such our speaker is LAS President Mr. Steve Southern, whose lecture is entitled: “My top 10 astronomical objects to Observe” There will also be a Welcome Buffet. Subscriptions for the current session 2018-2019 are now due and should be paid by October 1st 2018. If your 2017-2018 subscriptions have not yet…

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October 2018

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 19th October, 2018

Friday, 19th October 2018 @ 19:00 - 21:00 BST
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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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 You Sleep: Modern Methods of Detecting & Analysing Meteors” Mr. Stewart will talk about how meteor observations can be aided with the use of computers…

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November 2018

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 16th November, 2018

Friday, 16th November 2018 @ 19:00 - 21:00 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The November 2018 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2018 - 2019 (137th) session will be held on Friday, November 16th from 19:00 to 21:00. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. Peter Williamson FRAS, whose lecture is entitled: “Remote Telescopes for Education & Public Access” Mr. Williamson will talk to members about the various remote telescopes around the world which allow non-academics such as amateur astronomers to book time and take images themselves. Subscriptions for the current…

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December 2018

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 7th December, 2018

Friday, 7th December 2018 @ 19:00 - 21:00 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The December 2018 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2018 - 2019 (137th) session will be held on Friday, December 7th from 19:00 to 21:00. Please note that this is the 1st Friday of the month, not the 3rd Friday. This month will see a series of presentations from our own members, with a break for Free tea/coffee and Christmas light refreshments. The proposed agenda is below – the order of the talks may change on the night.…

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January 2019

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 18th January, 2019

Friday, 18th January 2019 @ 19:00 - 21:00 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The January 2019 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2018 - 2019 (137th) session will be held on Friday, January 18th from 19:00 to 21:00. Our guest speaker this month is Dr. Steve Barrett, Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Physics at the University of Liverpool, whose lecture is entitled: “Legacy of the Hubble Space Telescope” A brief history of the Hubble Space Telescope and a description of its legacy in terms of its scientific contributions to our understanding…

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February 2019

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 15th February, 2019

Friday, 15th February 2019 @ 19:00 - 21:00 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The February 2019 (Jeremiah Horrocks Memorial Lecture) monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2018 - 2019 (137th) session will be held on Friday, February 15th from 19:00 to 21:00. Our guest speaker this month is Dr. Allan Chapman FRAS, whose lecture is entitled: “Islands in the Sky; Edwin Hubble, the Galaxies, and the 'Star' of Mt. Wilson” Dr. Chapman will talk about the impact of one of the greatest discoveries of the early 20th Century - the size…

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March 2019

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 22nd March, 2019

Friday, 22nd March 2019 @ 19:00 - 21:00 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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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 Liverpool and Manchester, whose lecture is entitled: “The Square Kilometre Array: Astronomy at Scale” Dr. Lyon will talk about his work helping to design the…

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April 2019

Monthly Meeting: Friday, 26th April, 2019

Friday, 26th April 2019 @ 19:00 - 21:00 BST
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The April 2019 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2018 - 2019 (137th) session will be held on Friday, April 26th from 19:00 to 21:00. Please note that this is the 4th Friday of the month, not the 3rd Friday. This lecture is expected to be attended by more people than usual due to how well known the guest speaker is. For this reason, the event will be ticketed (details of how to book will be posted closer…

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May 2019

2018 – 2019 Annual General Meeting (A.G.M.): Friday, 17th May, 2019

Friday, 17th May 2019 @ 19:00 - 21:00 BST
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The May 2019 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2018 - 2019 (137th) session is our Annual General Meeting and will be held on Friday, May 17th from 19:00 to 21:00. Please note that this event is not open to the general public without prior arrangement with the LAS Secretary. The first part of the AGM is the business of the Society for the past year, but following tea/coffee we will have the following short presentations by society…

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September 2019

Monthly Meeting (Presidential Address): Mr. Gerard Gilligan – “Bidston Observatory & The Death of an Astronomer”

Friday, 20th September 2019 @ 19:00 - 21:00 BST
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The first Monthly Meeting of the 2019 - 2020 session will be held on Friday, September 20th from 19:00 to 21:00. This meeting is our Presidential Address, however LAS President Mr. Steve Southern will be unable to attend so the meeting will be presented by Chairman of The Society for the History of Astronomy and former LAS President Mr. Gerard Gilligan, with a lecture entitled: “Bidston Observatory & The Death of an Astronomer” There will also be a Welcome Buffet.…

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October 2019

Monthly Meeting (William Lassell Memorial Lecture): Ms. Melanie Davies FRAS – “Titan: A candidate for evolution?”

Friday, 18th October 2019 @ 19:00 - 21:00 BST
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The October 2019 (William Lassell Memorial Lecture) monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2019 - 2020 (138th) session will be held on Friday, October 18th from 19:00 to 21:00. Our guest speaker this month is Ms. Melanie Davies from Creative Space - a Community Interest Company delivering astronomy outreach and public engagement to all ages and abilities. From mobile planetarium shows to free astronomy events, they've got space covered in a fun and creative way, and her lecture…

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November 2019

Monthly Meeting: Dr. Steve Barrett – “Fiat Lux”

Friday, 15th November 2019 @ 19:00 - 21:00 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The November 2019 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2019 - 2020 (138th) session will be held on Friday, November 15th from 19:00 to 21:00. Our guest speaker this month is Dr. Steve Barrett, Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Physics at the University of Liverpool, whose lecture is entitled: “Fiat Lux” A talk on the nature of light with measurements of the speed of light and the wavelength of light, and demonstrations of splitting light into…

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December 2019

Monthly Meeting: Members’ Talks

Friday, 13th December 2019 @ 19:00 - 21:00 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The December 2019 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2019 - 2020 (138th) session will be held on Friday, December 13th from 19:00 to 21:00. Please note that this is the 2nd Friday of the month, not the 3rd Friday. This month will see a series of presentations from our own members, with a break for Free tea/coffee and Christmas light refreshments. The proposed agenda is below – the order of the talks may change on the night.…

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January 2020

Monthly Meeting: Mr. Russell Parry – “Safe Food Production from the Space Race”

Friday, 17th January 2020 @ 19:00 - 21:00 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The January 2020 monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2019 - 2020 (138th) session will be held on Friday, January 17th from 19:00 to 21:00. Our guest speaker this month is Mr. Russell Parry, whose lecture is entitled: “Safe Food Production from the Space Race” Subscriptions for the current session 2019-2020 are now overdue and should have been paid by October 1st. If your subscription is not paid by the end of January, your membership rights (including voting)…

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February 2020

Monthly Meeting (Jeremiah Horrocks Memorial Lecture): Professor Andy Newsam – “Art & Astronomy: Universal Appeal”

Friday, 21st February 2020 @ 19:00 - 21:00 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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The February 2020 (Jeremiah Horrocks Memorial Lecture) monthly meeting of Liverpool Astronomical Society for the 2019 - 2020 (138th) session will be held on Friday, February 21st from 19:00 to 21:00. Our guest speaker this month is Professor Andy Newsam of Liverpool John Moores University, whose lecture is entitled: “Art & Astronomy: Universal Appeal” For centuries science and art went hand-in-hand, but more recently they seem to have diverged into two distinct "cultures". However, they still have much to gain…

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March 2020

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

Friday, 20th March 2020 @ 19:00 - 21:00 GMT
The Quaker Meeting House in Liverpool City Centre, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane
Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BT United Kingdom
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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 and Computing at the University of Central Lancashire, Director of the Jermiah Horrocks Institute and President of the UK Society for Popular Astronomy. Professor Ward-Thompson's…

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