Bristol and adjoining areas
Astronomical Speakers and Lecturers

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Dr Elizabeth Pearson
Bristol Up to 50 Miles of Bristol

The Chelyabinsk Meteor, Proxima b, A very brief history of rovers and landers

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Tel 07837 181562
Dr Tim Wetherell Minehead, Somerset Up to 25 Miles of Minehead

Lecture topics are extensive

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Tel 01643 224118

Christopher Starr FRAS MBIS

Wells, Somerset

Up to 80 Miles of Wells

Lecture topics are very extensive

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Tel. 01749 677972

Bud Martin Budzynski Yeovil, Somerset Up to 70 Miles of Yeovil

Lecture topics are extensive

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Tel 07715 842801

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 Jane Clark Newport, Monmouthshire Up to 150 Miles of Newport

Solar System (for adults)
How to measure orbits for yourself (For those with at least A-level maths)
Where is the Universe? (for children)

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Tel 07766 464429

Dr Pauline Norris Newtown, Powys
Wales
Anywhere in the UK

The Ancient Egyptians and their Astronomy

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Dr Rene Breton Manchester Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics are extensive

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Tel 0161 2754195

Neil Phillipson Dorking Surrey Up to 150 Miles of Dorking

Lecture topics are extensive

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Tel 01306 886758

William Joyce Brighton
East Sussex
Anywhere in the UK

Many topics

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Tel 01273 552195

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

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


Gary Poyner

Birmingham Up to 100 Miles of Birmingham

Variable Stars - How and why they vary
An introduction to Variable Star Observing Cataclysmic Variable Stars How to observe and record Variable Stars Historical Novae.

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Tel 0121 605 3716

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

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Tel 01223 440593

Mob 0774 7484975

Mike Foulkes
Hertfordshire Up to 100 Miles of Herts

The Moon
Planets and Eclipses

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Stephen Tonkin

Fordingbridge
Hampshire
Anywhere in the UK Astrocrud: Complementary & Alternative Astronomy How Old Is It?
Are We Alone?
The Star of Bethlehem
Ten Ways the Universe Tries to Kill You
Binocular Astronomy
Time and Calendars
Star Myths (astronomical story-telling)

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Tel 01425 650713

Jerry Stone
Welwyn
Hertfordshire
Anywhere in the UK

Colonies in Space, The Earth In Space, How We Reached The Moon, Is Pluto A Planet, Let's Go To Mars, Life in the Universe, The Next 50 Years In Space,The Race Into Space, Starry, Starry Night - An Introduction to the Universe, Time And Space, Visiting the Lord of the Rings, The Way To The Stars, We're All Going to Die, Would You Believe " We Put A Man On The Moon", The Day They Launched A Woodpecker An alternative history of space exploration!

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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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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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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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Melanie Davies Hastings Anywhere in the UK

Astronomy and planetary science.

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Tel 01424 420968
Nigel Bradbury Matlock, Derbyshire Anywhere in the UK

Lectures on the Northern Lights Experiences

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Tel 0781 864 9608

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

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
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