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History of Astronomy Talk: ‘Through a Glass Clearly’

March 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Great Equatorial Telescope

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Tony Sizer, will be giving a talk entitled, ‘Through a Glass Clearly’ where he will take us through the history of the refracting telescope from 1608 until 1900. Tony is a former teacher of Chemistry, Science and Astronomy at Warwick School and Chigwell School and is currently one of the Astronomers at the Royal Observatory.

Tony’s professional background is as follows:

MA (Cantab) Cert. Ed. (Cantab)

Teacher of Chemistry, Science and Astronomy at Warwick School and Chigwell School 1969 – 2000.

ROG Astronomer (and holder of previous titles) 1974 – present.

GCSE and O level Astronomy tutor at various times since 1972.

WEA tutor in Astronomy 2001 – present.

GCSE Astronomy advisor to SPA.

 

THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO MEMBERS OF THE FLAMSTEED ASTRONOMY SOCIETY ONLY.

Please do not book a place on this event if you are not a member of the society. Your booking will be cancelled if your name does not appear on our membership database.

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Date:
March 19
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue

Royal Observatory Greenwich
Blackheath Avenue
Greenwich, Greater London SE10 8XJ
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