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Prof Martin Hardcastle Hatfield, Hertfordshire Up to 100 Miles of Hatfield

Various topics around black holes, Active galaxies, Radio astronomy
X-ray astronomy, Cosmic rays, High-energy astrophysics in general.

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Tel. 01707 286409

Prof James Hough

Welwyn Garden City Hertfordshire

Up to 50 Miles of Welwyn

What astronomy can tell us about the origins of life on Earth
Comets and the Rosetta Mission
Are we alone?

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Tel. 01438 714876

Dr Marc Sarzi

Hatfield Hertfordshire

Up to 50 Miles of Hatfield

Lecture topics are extensive

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Tel. 07811 152531

Roger Pickard Leominster Hertfordshire Up to 100 Miles of Leominster

Variable stars and stellar evolution

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Tel 01568 708136

Mike Foulkes
Hertfordshire Up to 100 Miles of Herts

The Moon
Planets and Eclipses

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Dr Mike Leggett
FRAS FBIS

Milton Keynes

Up to 100 miles of Milton Keynes

Lecture topics are very extensive

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Tel. 01908 503692

Andrew Green BSc(Hons) FRAS, FBIS
Cambridge Anywhere in the UK

Details are extensive

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Tel 01223 440593

Mob 0774 7484975

George Sallit Reading, Berkshire 100 Miles of Reading

Lecture topics include:
General Astronomy, particularly amateur CCD Imaging

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Tel 01189 744392

William Joyce Brighton
East Sussex
Anywhere in the UK

Many topics

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Tel 01273 552195

Paul Whiting FRAS CSci Felixstowe, Suffolk Up to 100 Miles of Felixstowe

Lecture topics are extensive

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Tel 01394 273507
Dr Nigel
Bannister
Leicester Anywhere in the UK

JUICE: ESA's mission to Jupiter, A history of trajectories.
Apollo 13: What Saved The Mission?

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Prof. Martin Barstow
Leicester Up to 100 MIles of Leicester

Extra-terrestrial life. UV astronomy.
White dwarfs and the interstellar medium.

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Tel 0116 252 3492


Rosie Johnson

Leicester Up to 100 Miles of Leicester

Lecture topics are extensive

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Tel  0116 223 1302

Prof Nial Tanvir Leicester Up to 100 Miles of Leicester

Exploring the distant universe with gamma-ray bursts. The Big Bang. Compact binary mergers: SGRBs, kilonovae and gravitational waves.

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Tel 07980 136499


Dr Ian Whittaker

Nottingham Anywhere in the UK

How does our Sun work. How does our Sun affect the Earth
Predicting and observing space weather. What do we know about Venus/Mars. History of rocketry and human spaceflight.

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Nigel Bradbury Matlock, Derbyshire Anywhere in the UK

Lectures on the Northern Lights Experiences

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Tel 0781 864 9608

Michael Poxon Norfolk Up to 100 Miles of Gt Plumstead

variable stars, star formation, young variable stars, binocular astronomy

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Tel 01603 716826

Mike Frost

Rubgy, Warwickshire

Up to 100 Miles of Rugby

Lecture topics are extensive

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Dr Rene Breton Manchester Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics are extensive

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Tel 0161 2754195

Stephen Tonkin
Hampshire Anywhere
in the UK

Astrocrud: Complementary & Alternative Astronomy. Are We Alone? The Star of Bethlehem. Ten Ways the Universe Tries to Kill You. Binocular Astronomy. Time and Calendars. Star Myths.

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Tel 01425 650713

Jerry Stone
Welwyn
Hertfordshire
Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics are very extensive

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Tel 01438 712000

James Fradgley Wimborne
Dorset
Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics are extensive.

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Tel 01202 885661

Dave Eagle Northampton Anywhere in the UK

Finding your way around the sky.
Practical Astronomical Observing.
Astrophotography and Space flight.

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Prof Brad Gibson Hull Anywhere in the UK

How Astronomers Control Your Life, Building the Universe Inside a Computer, If Aliens Exist, Where Should We Be Looking To Find Them?

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Tel 01482 465105

Dr Rhodri
Evans
Cardiff 350 Miles of Cardiff

Looking beyond visible light, The accidental discovery of the oldest light, Astronomy from a Boeing 747, How the Andromeda nebula became a galaxy

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Tel. 07749 837178

Dr Pauline Norris Newtown, Powys
Wales
Anywhere in the UK

The Ancient Egyptians and their Astronomy

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Neil Phillipson Dorking Surrey Up to 150 Miles of Dorking

Lecture topics are extensive

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Tel 01306 886758

Peter Bull MBE FRAS Bromley, Kent Anywhere in the UK and Overseas

Lectures on 'A Window Through The Universe
An overview of Cosmology and the theories of how the Universe works'

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Tel 020 8460 9638

Prof Ian Robson Preston Anywhere in the UK

Supercool Astronomy. Active Galaxies and Supermassive Black Holes
Discovery of Quasars. Discovery of the Cosmic Background Radiation
Confessions of an Astronomer.

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Prof Martin Hendry Glasgow Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics are extensive

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Tel 0141 330 5685
Melanie Davies Hastings Anywhere in the UK

Astronomy and planetary science.

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Tel 01424 420968
Kevin Manning Sarasota, FL 34236 USA Anywhere in the UK & Overseas

The lecture topics are extensive

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Tel. 001-941-631-921-9716