Weather links

The LAS and the LASSA (Liverpool Astronomical Society Sidewalk Astronomers)

LAS (Liverpool Astronomical Society)
New LASSA wiki

LASSA (Liverpool Astronomical Society Sidewalk Astronomers)
LASSA (Dave Owens LASSA report site)

LAS Members web sites

Rob Johnson's web site:
Ian Bakers wiki pages:

Other local Astronomical Societies

Llandrillo AS
Chester AS
NWGAS (North West Group of Astronomical Societies)
AC (Astronomy Centre)

Educational groups

Faulkes Telescope projects (Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network)

Observational Information/Support

International Virtual Observatory Alliance

NGC catalogue
NGC bug list
Sky View
Sky Map
Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams (CBAT)
List of Recent Supernovae
Supernovae links


ACP Observatory Control Software
Cartes Du Ciel Sky Charts
Links to lots of Astronomy software

Automated/Robotic telescopes

ATM stuff
Ben Davies ATM links:
NEWT Telescope design software:
Aberrator star testing software:
Ronchi testing for windows:
ATM mirror maths:
Focult test analysis:

Telescope making and CCD's

BBAstro Designs (Scope.exe)
Sidereal Technology (Servo drive)
StarlightXpress (CCD cameras)
Beacon Hill Telescopes
Oldham Optics


Vacuum Coatings


SATISLOH (Cerium etc)
T.E Hughes
AALCO (Aluminium supplies)
Formes Alutek (Aluminium fabricators)
BSL (bearings etc)
Glass suppliers

Specialized Glass, Unit 3 Collins Industrial Estate, Merton Bank Rd, St. Helens, Merseyside WA9 1HY Tel: 01744 453493

Glass cutting__