Astro Speakers Scotland North

Below is a list of the Astro Speakers and Lecturers who are registered with us. Click on the 'more details' link against each speaker to expand the information.
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Nigel Ball Nantwich, Cheshire Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics include Nightscape Photography, Photographing the Northern Lights and Deep Sky Astrophotography

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Tel 07771 570086

Dr Nigel
Bannister
Leicester Anywhere in the UK

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

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Bill Barton FRAS Ipswich Anywhere in the UK Lecture topics include the History of Astronomy, Accidental Death of an Astronomer: Mary Ward (1827-1869) and Mandolins & Meteors: Fiammetta Wilson (1864-1920)

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Dr Sarah 
Bosman
London Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics include Cosmology, Cosmological simulations on supercomputers, the lives of galaxies and Quasars

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Tel 07412 652063

Nigel Bradbury Matlock, Derbyshire Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics include two talks on the Northern LIghts Experiences

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Tel 0781 864 9608

Dr Rene Breton Manchester Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics include Testing relativity and gravity with pulsars, the transient sky and gravitational waves.

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Tel 0161 2754195

Tim Browett

Aberdeen

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Lecture topics include Solar observing, The scale of the Solar System and Small Solar System Bodies.

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

Lecture topics include 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 Jane Clark Newport, Monmouthshire Anywhere in the UK and Ireland. Also worldwide by Zoom, Teams or Skype

Lecture topics include: Measuring Solar System Orbits for Yourself, The Orbit of Mars and the History Bios of Tycho, Kepler, Newton Galaxy.

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Tel 07766 464429

Dave Eagle Northampton Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics include Finding your way around the sky, Practical Astronomical Observing and Astrophotography and Space flight

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Prof Brad Gibson Hull Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics include Are we alone in the universe, How the universe will end and building a universe in a computer

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Tel 01482 465105

Peter Goodhew London Anywhere in the UK

Talks can be given in person and by Zoom, lecture topics include Planetary Nebulae, Deep Sky Photography, Remote and Robotic Observatories
Amater Research and Discovery.

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Tel 07710 820738

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

Lecture topics include In Search of the Aurora, Terrestrial and Extra-Terrestrial impacts and The Apollo Missions

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Tel 01223 440593

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Dr Peter Grimley London Anywhere in the UK

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

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Tel 07738 227477

Prof Martin Hendry Glasgow Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics include A wide range of talks in the general area of cosmology astrophysics and gravitational-wave astronomy.

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Tel 01413 305685

Robert Ince Preston, Lancashire Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics include Astrophotography, citizen science and astronomy tourism.

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Tel 07511 403702

William Joyce Brighton
East Sussex
Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics include Astronomy, Astrophysics, Astrobiology and Planetary Science

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Gary Poyner

Birmingham Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics include Variable Stars, An introduction to Variable Star Observing and how to observe and record Variable Stars Historical Novae.

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Tel 0121 605 3716

Prof Ian Robson Preston, Lancashire Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics include Supercool Astronomy, Active Galaxies and Supermassive Black Holes

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Richard Shaw Coatbridge,
Lanarkshire.
Scotland
Will travel anywhere in the British Isles

Lecture topics are numerous

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Jerry Stone
Welwyn
Hertfordshire
Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics are very extensive but include How We Reached The Moon, Is Pluto A Planet and Let's Go To Mars

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Tel 01438 712000

Sam Walton Dorking, Surrey Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics include Space Weather,
Protecting the Earth from the ravages of the Sun and The Van Allen Radiation Belts

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Dr Ian Whittaker

Nottingham Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics include How does our Sun work, How does our Sun affect the Earth and Predicting and observing space weather.

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Pete Williamson FRAS Whittington, Shropshire Anywhere in the UK and Ireland

Lecture topics include Astronomy & Telescopes for Beginners,
Introduction to The Sun and How the Sun Works

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Tel 01691 653394

Mazin Younis Altrincham, Cheshire Anywhere in the UK

Lecture topics include Searching for Clear Dark sites
Site-testing for Observatories
Astrophotography
General Astronomy

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Tel 07811 188624