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Talk by Stephen Tonkin, Two Eyes are Better than One

Wednesday 28th October – Monthly meeting.

A talk by Stephen Tonkin on binocular astronomy. Two Eyes are Better than One.

Steve Tonkin has been an amateur astronomer since childhood and now spends most of his time doing astronomical outreach; he leads public observing sessions at BBC Stargazing Live events. He has taught astronomy to adults and children for over 35 years and has authored many articles and several books on practical aspects of astronomy. He writes equipment reviews and a monthly Binocular Tour for BBC Sky at Night magazine. Steve is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, a past-chairman of the Wessex Astronomical Society and a founder member of Fordingbridge Astronomers.

Bath Astronomers monthly meeting for all members and new comers to meet up, enjoy perhaps a new topic and a cup of tea and a biscuit. Held on the last Wednesday of every month at the Herschel Museum of Astronomy, 19 New King Street.

The format is open and comprises an update for the month and a talk on an astronomy topic within the reach of amateurs.

All visitors welcome and there is a charge of £5. Reduced to £2 for juniors, students or William Herschel Society members. Bath Astronomers members get free entry.

Picture: Stephen Tonkin

Date: Wednesday, 28 October 2020
Commences at 7:30PM and due to end by 9:00PM
Anticipated duration of the event is 1.5 hours

Venue:
Herschel Museum of Astronomy
19 New King Street
Bath
BA1 2BL
United Kingdom

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