kernow astronomers

Key Member Contact Details  
Mark Godwin: Mark is relatively new to the club but his enthusiasm to learn, help out and then organise has led to his election as club chairman. He now has the task of keeping the more mature members in order as well as directing and developing the club's future. Mark Godwin

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Frank Johns: Frank is a dedicated CCD Astrophotographer using webcams,  DSLR's and  CCD astronomical cameras. He is also continually looking develop his knowledge of all aspects of astronomy, having recently started looking at spectroscopy and meteor detection.

frank johns

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Stewart Poyner:  I am interested in all aspects of astronomy but especially on size differences, from quarks to the super massive stars, and the vast distances that make up the cosmos. Oh and I count money.

Stewart Poyner


Phil Brotherwood: Phil is the website editor and keen astrophotographer. He is interested in all areas of astronomy and is willing to get involved with all club activities. Current challenges include attempting to photograph all the Messier 100 and Lunar 100 objects.

phil brotherwood

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Glynn Bennallick: Glynn is the club publicity officer, drawing on his many years of design work to enhance and promote the club's image. He is also a keen photographer, specialising in the more artistic elements of night sky photography, largely without the aid of a telescope. glynn bennallick
Mike Thompson: Mike acts as the club's liason between Kernow Astronomers and other local astronomy groups. As a semi-retired teacher, Mike has a thorough understanding of the more scientific elements of astronomy and is always happy to explain such topics as optics or radio astronomy.

mike thompson

Single Adult Membership £25.00
Family Membership £35.00
Single visit to any Club Meeting for Non Members £2.00


If you would like to join the club, click here for a membership form.


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Club Constitution

On the 21, October 2005, the Club formalised its own Constitution and Rules.