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John Axtell FRAS, a long standing member of GAS, has been involved with Brooklands Radio, a local DAB and internet station since early in 2017. The show, “Stars Over Surrey” came about after he initially contacted them for some publicity for one of GAS’ outreach events at Newlands Corner, from there as they say ” he has never looked back”.
John now has a regular 40 min monthly programme which is broadcast on the first Friday of the month at 7:20 pm. It is repeated on the following Monday at 11:00 pm and then added to the podcast list on their website (as linked above). John’s last show with Brooklands Radio will be at the beginning of July 2022. Congratulations on a great series.
The programme covers spaceflight & astronomical news that has caught John’s eye during the last month. He then goes onto his constellation of the month, finishing off with what’s to be seen in the night sky for the coming month, along with local news from other Astronomical Societies. It will also include updates on star parties, where you may well find him amongst the telescopes.
The programme is supported by a set of slides and a constellation of the month video and these too can be found on the Brooklands website.
It’s a splendid way to spend 40 mins so do tune in.