Warwickshire
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Mike Frost

Rubgy, Warwickshire

Up to 100 Miles of Rugby

Lecture topics are extensive

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Melissa Gillone Stratford upon Avon Up to 30 miles of Stratford upon Avon

I work on galaxies, but I will be happy to prepare talks for your needs (cosmology, stellar evolution).

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Tel 07552 841868

Alan Ledbury Walsall Up to 50 Miles
Grid Refs: 10F,10G,11F,11G

Astronomy for Kids (or non astro adults)

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Tel 01922 632624

John McEvoy East Hunsbury, Northamptonshire Up to 45 Miles of East Hunsbury. Grid Refs:
G10, G11, H10, H11

Asteroids, meteorites and comets. Cosmology.
Anatomy of the Milky Way. Inner and Outer planets.
Solar system moons.

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Tel 07775 592392

Roger Pickard Leominster Herefordshire Grid Refs: F10,F11,G10,G11

Variable stars and stellar evolution

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Tel 01568 708136

Nigel Ball Nantwich, Cheshire Anywhere in the UK

Nightscape Photography

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Tel 07771 570086

Pete Williamson FRAS Whittington, Shropshire Up to 600 Miles of Whittington and into Ireland

Astronomy & Telescopes for Beginners, Introduction to The Sun (Beginners), How the Sun Works (Beginners), Imaging The Sun, Remote Imaging and Public Access Telescopes Life of Stars

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Tel 01691 653394

Kevin John Kilburn Leek, Staffordshire Up to 125 miles of Leek. Grid Refs: 
F9, F10, G9, G10

Lecture topics are numerous

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Tel 01782 551476

Timothy Treadwell Stafford Up to 80 miles of Stafford.
Grid Refs: F9, F10, G9, G10

Astronomy Adventures and Vacations.
Video Astronomy
You can do Cosmonaut Training at GCTC.
Astronomy Vacations in Hawaii

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Tel 01785 244349

Owen Brazell Oxon, Oxfordshire Up to 100 Miles of Oxon

Observing Planetary Nebula, Observing Galaxy Clusters and
Dark nebulae

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Martin Griffiths Bridgend,
South Wales
Up to 300 Miles of Bridgend

Lectures include: Cosmology, Astrobiology, Stellar Physics, Catastrophism, Observing the Sky, History of Astronomy.

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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

Mr Hugh Allen Oakhill,
Somerset
Up to 100 Miles of Oakhill

Spectroscopy: Cracking starlight's hidden code.

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Tel 07891 582213

Anthony Jennings Middleton, Manchester Up to 50 Miles of Middleton

3D Photography And Its Applications In Astronomy

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Tel 07517 031352

Dr Rene Breton Manchester Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics are extensive

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Tel 0161 2754195


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

Prof Andrew Blain Leicester Up to 50 Miles

Galaxy evolution, infrared astrophysics.

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Tel 07852 711626

Dr Jonathan
Nichols
Leicester Grid Refs: G10,G11,H10,H11

The NASA Juno mission to Jupiter
Alien auroras: the search for auroras from exoplanets Lots in Space: space science and auroras Lots in Space KS2

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Tel 01162 525049

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

Nigel Bradbury Matlock, Derbyshire Anywhere in the UK

Lectures on the Northern Lights Experiences

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Tel 0781 864 9608

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

George Sallit Reading, Berkshire 100 Miles of Reading

Lecture topics include:
General Astronomy, particularly amateur CCD Imaging

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Tel 01189 744392

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

Peter Jenkins Nottinghamshire Grid Refs:
E9,F9,G9,
H9,E10,F10,
G10,H10,I10,
F11,G11,H11,
I11,J11
Astrophotography – From DSLR to Narrowband
Astrophotography - Capture and Processing Deep Sky Images Processing Deep Sky Images
Glitches and Gremlins (What can go wrong!)

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Tel 01623 451090

Dr Martin 
Braddock
Nottinghamshire Grid Refs:
F6, G6, H6,
I6, F7, G7,
H7, I7, F8,
G8, H8, I8,
F9, G9, H9,
I9, F10, G10,
H10, I10, F11,
G11, H11, I11

Lecture topics are very extensie

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Tel 07748 761258

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

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Tel 01223 440593

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Bill Barton FRAS Ipswich Anywhere in the UK History of Astronomy and other topics

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Dr Dimitris
Stamatelos
Preston, Lancashire Up to 50 Miles
Grid Refs:
F8 F9 F10
G8 G9 G10

Exoplanets: Searching for new worlds

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Tel. 01772 896418

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

Roy Gunson Bolton-Upon-Dearne Up to 100 Miles

Talks include: Kuiper Belt, Martian Moons, The First Astrophotographer, The Uncertainty of Mr Heisenberg, Venus, When World's Collide and Pickering's Harem.

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Tel 07980 422269

Melanie Davies Hastings Anywhere in the UK

Astronomy and planetary science.

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Tel 01424 420968
Dr Pauline Norris Newtown, Powys
Wales
Anywhere in the UK

The Ancient Egyptians and their Astronomy

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Stephen Tonkin
Hampshire Up to 100 mIles of Fordingbridge, Hampshire

Remote Lectures given by 'Zoom' if required.

Topics covered: Ten Ways the universe Tries to Kill You. Two Eyes are Better than One. Pseudoastronomy #1: Charlatans and Frauds. Pseudoastronomy #2: Planet X, Zetans and Lost Civilisations. Pseudoastronomy #3: Hollow Moon and Flat Earth. How Old is It? Are we Alone? The Star of Bethlehem. Time and Calendars. And Yet It Moves. Journey Into Space. Star Myths (astronomical story-telling).

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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

Prof Brad Gibson Hull Anywhere in the UK

Are We Alone in the Universe, How the Universe Will End, Wonders of the Universe, How Astronomers Control Your Life, Building a Universe Inside a Computer

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Tel 01482 465105

Dr Peter Grimley London Anywhere in the UK

Big telescopes, galaxies, the violent Universe and astronomical rings and discs.

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Tel 07738 227477

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

Sam Walton Dorking, Surrey Anywhere in the UK.
Grid Refs: F10,F11,F12,F13,
G8,G9,G10,G11,G12,G13
,H10,H11,H12,H13,I12,I13

Space Weather - Protecting the Earth from the ravages of the Sun

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Tel 07788 971465

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

William Joyce Brighton
East Sussex
Anywhere in the UK

Many topics

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Tel 01273 552195

James Fradgley Wimborne
Dorset
Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics are extensive.

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Tel 01202 885661


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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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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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 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

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Tel. 001-941-631-921-9716