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NSO News

The following articles relate to developments at the NSO and Liverpool Telescope during 2012, but also includes a few astronomy-related news items that we think may be of interest to schools.

Is there another Earth just 12 light-years away?

20th December 2012

Geminid meteor shower set for a good show on 13th December

12th December 2012

A very sad day for UK astronomy

10th December 2012

Image of the Month - November 2012

6th December 2012

The Night Sky in December 2012

1st December 2012

Could this be the most distant galaxy ever discovered?

18th November 2012

Image of the Month - October 2012

12th November 2012

Andy's Astro Tour stops off in Cornwall

8th November 2012

The Night Sky in November 2012

1st November 2012

Image of the Month - September 2012

12th October 2012

The Night Sky in October 2012

1st October 2012

Interview with a NASA Astronaut - we need your questions !

25th September 2012

Fireball seen in UK skies - meteor or space junk ?

22nd September 2012

Image of the Month - August 2012

10th September 2012

The Night Sky in September 2012

1st September 2012

The world has lost a true icon of space exploration

25th August 2012

Perseid meteor shower peaks on 11th / 12th August

9th August 2012

Image of the Month - July 2012

8th August 2012

NASA's Curiosity rover arrives safely on Mars

6th August 2012

The Night Sky in August 2012

1st August 2012

The NSO Director (Andy Newsam) is made a Professor

1st August 2012

The Big Bang North West 2012

20th July 2012

Work Experience Week at the ARI

16th July 2012

Hubble Space Telescope discovers a fifth moon orbiting Pluto

12th July 2012

Image of the Month - June 2012

8th July 2012

The Night Sky in July 2012

1st July 2012

LRO spacecraft reveals inside of Shackleton Crater

25th June 2012

Image of the Month - May 2012

10th June 2012

The Night Sky in June 2012

1st June 2012

New version of LTImage now available

25th May 2012

Countdown to the Venus transit on 6th June

18th May 2012

New LT support building opened on 3rd May

16th May 2012

Image of the Month - April 2012

9th May 2012

The Night Sky in May 2012

1st May 2012

Lyrid Meteor Shower : 21st - 22nd April

18th April 2012

Image of the Month - March 2012

5th April 2012

The Night Sky in April 2012

1st April 2012

Cassini Spacecraft makes low fly past of Saturn moon

27th March 2012

NSO students actively helping to track Near Earth Objects

19th March 2012

Visit by former NASA Astronaut, Professor David Hilmers

15th March 2012

Mars passes close to aphelic opposition

3rd March 2012

Image of the Month - February 2012

2nd March 2012

The Night Sky in March 2012

1st March 2012

NSO students are stars of the Sky at Night

25th February 2012

50th Anniversary of the first NASA astronaut to orbit Earth

20th February 2012

Image of the Month - January 2012

3rd February 2012

The Night Sky in February 2012

1st February 2012

Biggest solar storm in a decade creates spectacular aurorae over the UK

25th January 2012

NSO Astronomers take centre stage on the BBC Stargazing Ferry

17th January 2012

Image of the Month - December 2011

10th January 2012

The Night Sky in January 2012

1st January 2012

ATTENTION

Please note that over the weekend of the 26-29th May 2017 we will be switching over to our brand new website - during this time there may be periods where the site is difficult to access, it will not be possible to register with the website, and users will be unable to request observations from the telescope. Please bear with us during this time. All should be back up and running by the 30th May 2017.