| 400 Years of Astronomy on Merseyside
Dark Skies. (CfDS)
A web site for those who are concerned about light pollution. What is
being done to combat it, and what you can do to help.
These pages hold a wealth of information, not only about the Society
but also many photographs taken by members, projects, and observing
advice. The site is now maintained by Geoff Pilkington. Simply the
Best Astro Society :-)
21 - 28 Sepember 96. was a celebration of astronomy,
organised by a committee of amateur and professional astronomers. It
does not take place regularly, but is timed to mark astronomically
significant events. The theme for NAW '96 was the 150th anniversary of
the discovery of the planet Neptune.
North West Group of
was formed in October 1993 to strengthen communication between
astronomical societies in the north-west and to identify ways in which
expertise within the local societies could be shared.
1799 - 1880. Discovered Triton a satellite of Neptune, plus other
discoveries including Ariel & Umbriel Moons of Uranus. Also famous
for his 24-inch telescope.
Prestwich Music Club
This club closed just after it to celebrated it's 60th year of
providing first class musical performances. It provided a platform for
very talented young musicians.
Astronomical Society. (RAS)
Founded in 1820. The Society's aims are "the encouragement and
promotion of astronomy and geophysics." The main functions are to
publish the results of astronomical and geophysical research, to
maintain as complete a library as possible in these subjects and to
hold meetings, in London and elsewhere, at which astronomical and
geophysical matters can be discussed.
Popular Astronomy (SPA)
Starstruck? then the SPA is for you! All the fun
of astronomy at a price you can afford!
Star Watch UK
is a project to observe and record the brightness of the sky from all
parts of the UK. It is an opportunity for everyone, experienced
astronomer or the youngest school child, to take part in a nationwide