For children and beginners, the first five links provide a simple introduction to astronomy and observing.
Live sky Guide to the Solar System and the night sky
Astronomy Guide Includes many embedded links.
The Cosmos Provides numerous links to topics on astronomy.
Time and date.com/astronomy – Sun, Moon, Solar & Lunar Eclipses & phases (all set for Liverpool), the sky tonight – planets their distance size & brightness and planet size & order); Equinox & Solstice (set for Liverpool); and when can you see meteor showers (set for Liverpool). By clicking the various links on different pages you can find all the key information you need.
Southport U3A Astronomy Group. U3A group run by our member Bob Mount
Liverpool World Museum Planetarium
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 Society, Furness & South Lakes Astronomical Society, Earby Astronomical Society, Bolton Astronomical Society, Salford Astronomical Society, Manchester Astronomical Society, Altrincham & District Astronomical Society, Macclesfield Astronomical Society, Chester Astronomical Society, Mid-Cheshire Astronomical Group, South Cheshire Astronomical Society and North Wales Astronomy Society.