Officers of the society

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President
Andrew Coates


Prof Andrew Coates

Andrew is a leading planetary scientist at University College London’s Mullard Space Science Laboratory.


Vice President
Stephen Serjeant

Prof. Stephen Serjeant

Stephen is a cosmologist at the Open University and is very keen on communicating astronomy to the public, such as through his brilliant 60-Second Adventures in Astronomy‘ animation series. 


Vice President
Robin Scagell


Robin Scagell

Robin has been a member almost since he first learned to walk. He is well known for producing some of the most useful guide books to astronomy you will find.
Email: robin@popastro.com


Secretary
Guy Fennimore

Guy Fennimore

Guy is our super-efficient Secretary who ensures that everything runs as smoothly as possible, and keeps everyone else in order.

36 Fairway, Keyworth, Nottingham NG12 5DU. Email: secretary@popastro.com


Membership Secretary
Graham Jones

Graham Jones

Graham took over in 2018 and is responsible for keeping our membership lists up to date.

Email: membership@popastro.com


Treasurer
Dusko Novakovic

Dusko Novakovic

Dusko’s job really counts!

Email: treasurer@popastro.com


Publicity Officer
Robin Scagell


Robin Scagell

Robin doubles up as Publicity Officer when he’s not Vice Presidenting
Email: publicity@popastro.com


Robin Scagell
Popular Astronomy Editor

Robin Scagell

Robin is currently Acting Editor 

Email: editor@popastro.com


Webmasters

Paul Sutherland, Robin Scagell

What’s the saying – jack of all trades, webmaster of none? We keep the pages going, write features and news stories, create artworks….

Email: webmaster@popastro.com


Council members
Ian Robson

Prof. Ian Robson

Ian, a leading light in UK professional astronomy, joined the society when he was a teenager, and remains an enthusiastic supporter.


Margaret Penston

Dr. Margaret Penston MBE

Margaret used to study stars at the Royal Greenwich Observatory, and is now a tutor for the Open University. 


Paul Sutherland

Paul Sutherland

Paul is a prolific freelance writer based in Kent who also runs the Skymania astronomy news website. 


Cath Adams

Cath is a keen amateur astronomer based in Shropshire. As well as being Merchandise Manager she is also secretary of her local astronomical society in Wolverhampton.


Osnat Katz

Osnat is currently working for her doctorate at Mullard Space Science Laboratory