Category | The Society for Popular Astronomy

By Peter Grego, Alastair McBeath, Ian Morison, and Robin Scagell on October 3, 2009 in

Date: October 3, 2009 Title: Red Fireballs, Quiet Quakes and Heat Haze Podcaster: Peter Grego, Alastair McBeath, Ian Morison, Robin Scagell. Organization: Society for Popular Astronomy. www.popastro.com Description: Contributions from several section directors and advisers from the Society for Popular Astronomy, which was set up in 1953 to help beginners to astronomy of all ages. […]

By Robin Scagell on June 24, 2009 in
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Date: June 24, 2009 Title: Telescopes for Schools Podcaster: The Society for Popular Astronomy Organization: The Society for Popular Astronomy Description: To celebrate the International Year of Astronomy, the Society for Popular Astronomy in the UK thought it would be a great idea to be able to give free telescopes to schools throughout the UK. […]

By Robin Scagell on May 4, 2009 in
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Date: May 4, 2009 Title: Don’t Forget your Binoculars Podcaster: Robin Scagell Organization: None Description: Almost every amateur astronomer has binoculars, and many people advise you to buy binoculars before bothering with a telescope. But is this the best advice, and will you ever be happy without a telescope? Robin is the author of ‘Stargazing […]