Stargazers pp 217-217 | Cite as

Teaching Astronomy and the Vital Role of the True Amateur

  • H. Robert Mills
Conference paper


This contribution summarized the situation in the United Kingdom where there are 5 organisations that are concerned with astronomical observation, but where there are hopes that a single unifying committee may be formed. Practical work for pupils was essential and many examples of simple equipment and practical applications were shown.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Robert Mills
    • 1
  1. 1.Firsdown, Salisbury, Wilts.UK

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