by on Aug.12, 2009, under Talks

I am willing to attend local clubs and other organisations to give talks and presentations on the subjects of Astronomy, Space flight, Wildlife and Photography.
Within about 2 hours of my location in Northamptonshire.

These are not just static presentations, they include images, video and sound. True multi-media productions.

I have presented to local business and social groups as well as schools and youth organisations.
I have a Post Graduate Certificate in Education adapting my presentations to suit any audience.

How about arranging star party for your group?
We will stand out under the sky where I can point out some of our wonderful heavenly objects and show you them through a portable telescope.
If it’s cloudy I have plenty of presentations showing the night sky in all its glory.

My current presentations include:

Rosetta & Philae. From Concept to Reality.
Looking at the Rosetta Mission, capturing the excitement of November 12th when Philae “landed” on the comet and all the latest results from Comet 67P.

Hitch-Hiking on a Ray of Light: A Whistle-Stop Tour of the Universe.
A journey out from the Earth out to the very edge of our observable universe, visiting objects of interest along the way.
What better excuse excuse to show some wonderful images?

Comets, Enigmatic and Beautiful Visitors.
A look at comets in history and now all the hype has died along with the comet, what did we learn from Comet ISON?

Piazzi Smyth and his High Altitude Tenerife Observatory.
The changing life of Piazzi Smyth and his trip to Tenerife to study the night sky.

In the Footsteps of Piazzi Smyth: Amateur Observing in Tenerife.
My adventures as an amateur in Tenerife imaging the sky, following in the footsteps of Piazzi Smyth. 

The Voyager Missions: From Earth to Eternity.
A look at the spectacular Voyager Missions and the wonderful pictures and science they sent back from the outer planets and beyond.

How to Get Started in Astronomy (The Painless Way).
Practical advice on starting out in astronomy and some of the pitfalls to avoid.

The History of Manned Spaceflight (The Space Race).
Man’s first steps into space with the culmination of the Apollo Lunar Landings.

Whales, Wildlife & The Quest for the Green Flash.
An extraordinary and unforgettable trip to Baja California Whale watching and touching.

Galapagos – In the Footsteps of Charles Darwin.
The wildlife and landscape of The Galapagos Islands.

The Cape Crusaders.
The American Manned Space Program, from Mercury to The Space Shuttle.

The Apollo Lunar Missions.
The history of the development of the Apollo Lunar Landings.

Mars: The Red Planet.
Past Observations and Robot Missions investigating the nature of The Red Planet.

The Great Apollo Lunar Hoax (Did they really land on the Moon?).
Investigating the evidence given to show why the Apollo Astronauts didn’t visit the Moon.

Basic DSLR Astrophotography.
Demonstration of easy beginners astrophotography and some simple image processing.

Digitally Enhancing Astronomical Images.
Taking astrophotography a little further, using a driven telescope and more advanced image processing techniques.

The History of Astrophotography.
Looking at the advances of  astrophotography from early pioneers to the advances of CCD imaging.

Please contact me for further information or to arrange your talk. 


Dave Eagle.

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