Outreach

Map of the UK. Google 2012.
This list complements the outreach map, which is a searchable tool for looking for astronomers and geophysicists willing to do outreach. This list may not be as up to date as the outreach map. If you would like to be added to this list please get in…
Lunar eclipse January 31 2018 California Alfredo Garcia Jr
Overnight on the 27-28th July 2018, skywatchers across the UK will be able to see a total eclipse of the Moon. This spectacular event is easy to see and also fairly rare, with the next chance to catch one from the UK not until January 2019. A total…
Tracey Caldwell Dyson in the Cupola of the ISS
Contents Introduction Astronomy as a hobby Getting to know the night sky Buying a telescope Astronomy as a career Resource List: Planispheres Suggested Reading Software Societies Astronomical Holidays Distance Learning courses Introduction This…
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Using JWST science to survey public engagement activity, inspire amateur astronomers and showcase UK involvement to the public. Astroboost phase one is now complete and ready for launch! Follow the links at the bottom of this article to view the…
Here is a useful presentation by Dr Helen Klus, assistant editor for MNRAS and Social Media RAS, about being autistic.  
An astronomer showing a child where to look through a telescope; using the eyepiece.
Scopes4SEN is a registered charity located in Tissington, Derbyshire. They work to provide free telescopes and other astronomy tools and materials for special educational needs schools and hospitals around the UK. They would be happy to hear from…
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    SSVI activity with students in Belgium. Credit: SSVI The Belgian initiative Sterren Schitteren voor Iedereen (SSVI) and Universe Awareness (UNAWE) are giving away 10 Bresser Refractor telescopes signed by astronauts to support astronomy…
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  Fun Palaces 2018 event - Make Space! @RAS Free and open to all! Come and Make Space! with us at the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS), a Fun Palaces event of 2018, where we will don our space hats and contemplate comets, make Moon craters and scale…
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This  resource  pack  includes  a collection of websites,  documents  and  activities  to  help  young  astronomers  and  leaders  of  STEM  clubs  and  extra-curricular  groups  to  gain  experience  and  knowledge  of  aspects  of  astronomy,  …
Electronic newsletters available from other sources astro-ph Astronomy e-print archive at Los Alamos (Southampton mirror). Active Galaxies Newsletter Electronic Active Galaxies Newsletter. AGB Newsletter Electronic publication covering stellar…