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Dr John Mason MBE

Find out more about of Astronomy expert Dr John  Mason

Our astronomy expert Dr John Mason is an applied physicist by profession and has been actively involved in science for over 30 years, with astronomy, astrophysics and space technology as his main areas of expertise. He is currently Principal Lecturer at the South Downs Planetarium and Science Centre in Chichester and a frequent broadcaster on radio and television, appeareing many times with Sir Patrick Moore on BBC TV's The Sky at Night.

For over 30 years he has been leading overseas expeditions to observe and record natural phenomena such as annular and total solar eclipses, the polar aurora and major meteor showers to destinations as diverse as Alaska, Australia, Chile, China, Egypt, Hawaii, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Libya, Mongolia, Palau, Scandinavia, Siberia, South Africa, Venezuela and Zimbabwe.

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