External Group Links

For children and beginners, the first five links provide a simple introduction to astronomy and observing.

Science Kids: Space Facts.

Astronomy: Computer Software Games for Kids

Home Science: Backyard Astronomy Basics

Guide to Backyard Astronomy

Constellations Mythology

Astronomy Guide with many embedded links.

Links to Astronomy news, Astronomical images, Astro education resources.


Southport U3A Astronomy Group U3A group run by our member Bob Mount

Liverpool World Museum Planetarium

Fernley Heritage Observatory Group.(FOHG)

Southport Scientific Society (SSS)

Southport Philosophy in Pubs Lecture Group (PIPS)

Society for the History of Astronomy (SHA)

Royal Astronomical Society (RAS)

British Astronomical Association (BAA)

Federation of Astronomical Societies (FAS)

For UK Astronomy events visit Go Stargazing

Contact details for UK Astronomy Societies Astronomy Clubs in the UK

North West Group of Astronomical Societies (NWGAS) websites:-

Liverpool Astronomical Society,,  Preston & District Astronomical Society, Blackpool & District Astronomical SocietyFurness & South Lakes Astronomical SocietyEarby Astronomical SocietyBolton Astronomical SocietySalford Astronomical Society, Manchester Astronomical SocietyAltrincham & District Astronomical SocietyMacclesfield Astronomical SocietyChester Astronomical Society, Mid-Cheshire Astronomical GroupSouth Cheshire Astronomical Society and North Wales Astronomy Society.