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.


KS2-3 Space Teaching Resource. Used in Science week.

I have updated the link to download Celestia software.. Sorry I had not noticed they had changed web site!

KS2-3 Teaching notes Teachers notes on the setup of the planetarium software. (1347 downloads)

KS2-3 Second show notes Teachers Notes for the second Planetarium show KS2-3 (1463 downloads)

Teachers Notes Teachers Notes KS2 (1352 downloads)

Setup Celestia Notes Setup Notes for the KS2 Space resource (1560 downloads)

Celestia Software Download https://celestiaproject.space/download.html

Outer planets script for Celestia Celestia Scripts Outer Planets. (1655 downloads)

Inner planets script for Celestia Celestia Scripts KS2 Inner Planets (1691 downloads)

Python 3 Pro control of Scripts & Batches for AA8.

This is the tool set for enabling complex script control of AA8. Used in our latest projects. We have an automated pipeline for collection of time series data for our binary systems under study by the Altair Research Group.

You must have a fully functional Python3 package. Contact me by email..

If you need to automate your telescope system or produce an image pipeline to measure stars or undertake all types of documentation of your astronomy activities get in touch: John Mallett FRAS john@astro.me.uk