Summer Sky

Society Meeting

Thursday, 24th May 2018 (19:45 - 22:00)

Venue: Meeting Room, Swinton Bottom Club (Formerly Swinton WMC)

The viewing opportunities of the Summer Sky.

Speaker: Andrew Kirton-Vaughan

Andrew studied a Masters in Materials & Engineering Science at St John’s College, Oxford University and a MSc in Materials and Manufacturing Management at Sheffield Hallam University. 

He Worked for Tata Steel (formerly British Steel / Corus) for 13 years including 5yrs at Technical Manager of the Aldwarke Steelplant in Rotherham. He is now Technical Director of an Iron and a Steel Foundry in Derbyshire.

He got his first telescope last February, a 5” Newtonian which I only had for 6 weeks before upgrading to a 10” and now uses a 12” Dobsonian to visually observe deep sky objects as well as several smaller telescopes for astrophotography.

His main interest is space flight & astrophotography, particularly globular clusters.

Learn more about Andrew Kirton-Vaughan

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