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Professional Astronomers May Have The Best Equipment, But We Amateurs Have More Eyes.19980104

`Professional astronomers may have the best equipment, but we amateurs have more eyes.' Phil Smith celebrates the triumphs, enthusiasms and frustrations of the amateur astronomer.

Programme Catalogue - Details: Amateur Astronomers19960221

Producer: R.PRINCE

Next in series: 1

Description

"Professional astronomers may have the best equipment, but we amateurs have more eyes." Phil SMITH celebrates the triumphs, enthusiasms and frutrations of the amateur astronomer.

Produced by Ruth PRINCE.

Subject Categories

science programmes (genre)

amateurs

astronomers

Broadcast history

21 Feb 1996 20:30-21:00 (RADIO 4)

04 Jan 1998 22:45-23:15 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Phil Smith

Ruth Prince (Producer)

George Alcock (Speaker)

Brian Marsden (Speaker)

Ken Sheldon (Speaker)

Christine Sheldon (Speaker)

Linda B (Bacup Astronomy Centre visitor) (Speaker)

David Levy (astronomer (spkr)) (Speaker)

John Keegan (Bacup Astronomy Centre visitor) (Speaker)

Christopher Mead (Taunton School (spkr)) (Speaker)

Guy Hurst (amateur astronomer (spkr)) (Speaker)

Trevor Hill (Taunton School (spkr)) (Speaker)

Denis Buczynski (Speaker)

Simonian B (Bacup Astronomy Centre visitor) (Speaker)

Matthew Taylor (Taunton School (spkr)) (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-12-19.