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
Lucie

Prof. Lucie Green

A solar physicist who has been a presenter on The Sky at Night and is the Chief Stargazer of the SPA. This was actually the wording of a question on Mastermind recently!


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


Michael Barratt

Michael is a lifelong amateur astronomer who writes regular astronomy columns for his local magazines.
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.


Rachael Wood

Rachael is a primary school teacher in Doncaster and writes for our Young Stargazers.