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

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Tel 01223 440593

Mob 0774 7484975

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 Martin 
Braddock
Nottinghamshire Grid Refs:
F8, G8, H8,
F9, G9, H9,
F10, G10,
H10, F11,
G11, H11

Lecture topics are very extensie

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Tel 07748 761258

Dr Sarah 
Bosman
London Anywhere in the UK

Cosmology, Cosmological simulations on supercomputers, the lives of galaxies, Quasars, Dark Matter, the most distant objects

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Tel 07412 652063

Jack Martin Rayleigh, Essex Up to 50 Miles of Rayleigh

Astronomical Spectroscopy

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Tel 07484 119847

William Joyce Brighton
East Sussex
Anywhere in the UK

Many topics

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Tel 01273 552195

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

George Sallit Reading, Berkshire 100 Miles of Reading

Lecture topics include:
General Astronomy, particularly amateur CCD Imaging

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Tel 01189 744392

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

Lecture topics are extensive

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Tel 01394 273507
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
Nik Szymanek
Essex Up to 100 Miles of Essex

Photographing the Night Sky. Introduction to astronomical image processing. The Travelling Astrophotographer. Introduction to Astrophotography

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Tel 07722 855720

Keith Townsend FRAS

Deeping St James
Lincolnshire

Up to 50 Miles of Deeping St James

The Sun. Voyager. Curiosity. Seasonal Skies. Astro Imaging. Space Mssion Top 10. Rosetta. The ISS.

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Tel. 07904 865111

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 Ann Bonnell Leicester Up to 100 Miles of Leicester

Lecture topics are extensive

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Tel. 01162 394481

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

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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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Gary Poyner

Birmingham Anywhere in the UK

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

Mike Frost

Rubgy, Warwickshire

Up to 100 Miles of Rugby

Lecture topics are extensive

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Nigel Ball Nantwich, Cheshire Anywhere in the UK

Nightscape Photography

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Tel 07771 570086

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

Nigel Bradbury Matlock, Derbyshire Anywhere in the UK

Lectures on the Northern Lights Experiences

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Tel 0781 864 9608

Rod Hine Bradford
West York's
Up to 120 Miles of Bradford

A wide range of astronomy talks

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Tel 07973 841375

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

Dr Rene Breton Manchester Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics are extensive

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Tel 0161 2754195

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

Prof Martin Hendry Glasgow Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics are extensive

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Tel 0141 330 5685
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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Prof Ian Robson Preston, Lancashire 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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Robert Ince Preston, Lancashire Anywhere in the UK

Astrophotography, citizen science, astronomy introduction, light pollution, astronomy tourism.

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Tel 07511 403702

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

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Tel. 001-941-631-921-9716