About Astrojohn

I am a science geek! Interests Astronomy, Skiing, Philosophy, basically any form of technology including writing automation software for my observatory. I will also share this with others using the same EQMOD/Astroart tool set.

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Outreach

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics)

I am now a STEM Ambassador for the Gloucestershire area and have undertaken eight events so far.  I

School science weeks

Astronomy lectures to youth groups

Lectures

I am undertaking some evening lectures:

  • Variable stars, how and why to measure them
  • Cosmology Group – What do we know about the big bang?
  • U3A – Big bang -Theory from Observation
  • How do they get those lovely images of deep space?

Writing

Writing technical articles:

  •  How to get really flat flats!
  •  Joined up astronomy – Some of the issues encountered connecting astrophotography equipment together.
  •  Writing a fiction book – don’t hold your breath!!