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I have been a continuous member of the BAA since 1972 and since retiring as director of the Computing Section I have spent my time on a large number of astronomy-related projects.

I continue with archiving astronomy material and have completed digitising all BAA Journals since 1890 and the Circulars.

I'm currently working on the Lunar Section Circulars, The Moon and the Variable Star Section reports.

Recently completed are the Memoirs using Richard McKim's amazing collection. I've also digitised works by Elger, Peek, Lenham and Waterfield - what amazing artists these people were.

I am also occupied advising people and companies on eclipse tours, and have led many such tours. I have now been to 16 total solar eclipses and  visit local astronomy groups giving eclipse-related talks. I have written several books and publications on eclipses.

Currently I only get out my telescopes when something special occurs, or to show visitors what modern equipment is capable of.

Local society membership: Open University Astronomy Club, Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society

2017 Sep 27

18:46 UTC

Recently come back from my 16th total solar eclipse. Now preparing for 2019!

I've posted 3 of the dozens of images I took.

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