Fernley Observatory Heritage Group – Trip to Liverpool Planetarium
Saturday, 2nd March 11:00 – 15:30

Title: From Earth to the universe @1:30 pm
Description: Uncover the theories of ancient astronomers and learn all about today’s grandest telescopes

Venue Enquiries: 0151 478 4393

Tickets £3 must be purchased 15 minutes prior to show

Train from Southport 11:45 am (you must be at Southport station no later than 11:35 am)
Arrive Liverpool 12:30
Walk to Museum go to top floor cafe 12:45 have coffee / snack
Buy tickets for show which starts 1:30 pm

Contact: Graham 07970 040237 or email

Southport Astronomical Society – Observatory Open Day Events

March 17th (Sunday) – Vernal Equinox (20th Mar).

April 21st (Easter Sunday) – Lyrid Meteor Shower (22nd Apr).

May 26th (Sunday) – 150th Anniversary of the Cooke Telescope.

June 22nd (Saturday) – Summer Solstice.

July 20th (Saturday) – Apollo 11 (The Eagle Landed).

August 25th (Sunday) – Southport AS formed in Aug 1927.

September 22nd (Sunday) – Autumnal Equinox (23rd Sep).

October 27th (Sunday) – Uranus at Opposition.

November 10th (Sunday) – Transit of Mercury (11th Nov).

December 1st (Sunday) – Jeremiah Horrocks: Transit of Venus.

December 22nd (Sunday) – Winter Solstice.

Note: Where dates are not actual they are shown in brackets.

The observatory opens at 10.30 am and closes at 17.00 (16.00 Oct to Dec)

Please be aware that occasionally changes may be necessary due to weather, illness, park management requirements, etc. Should changes be made, a notification will be displayed on this page. For further information please contact