16 relations: Ashtead, Astronomer, British Astronomical Association, England, Headley, Surrey, International Astronomical Union, Jackson-Gwilt Medal, Jupiter, Kibworth, Leicestershire, Mars, Meteorology, Royal Astronomical Society, Somerset, Taunton, William Herbert Steavenson.
Ashtead is a village in the Metropolitan Green Belt of Surrey, England and has a railway station on secondary routes to Horsham and Guildford, formerly the Portsmouth Main Line.
An astronomer is a scientist in the field of astronomy who concentrates their studies on a specific question or field outside the scope of Earth.
The British Astronomical Association (BAA) was formed in 1890 as a national body to support the UK's amateur astronomers.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Headley is a village and civil parish in the North Downs in Surrey, England.
The International Astronomical Union (IAU; Union astronomique internationale, UAI) is an international association of professional astronomers, at the PhD level and beyond, active in professional research and education in astronomy.
The Jackson-Gwilt Medal is an award that has been issued by the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) since 1897.
Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and the largest in the Solar System.
Kibworth is an area of the Harborough district of Leicestershire, England, that contains two civil parishes—the villages of Kibworth Beauchamp and Kibworth Harcourt.
Leicestershire (abbreviation Leics.) is a landlocked county in the English Midlands.
Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second-smallest planet in the Solar System after Mercury.
Meteorology is a branch of the atmospheric sciences which includes atmospheric chemistry and atmospheric physics, with a major focus on weather forecasting.
The Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) is a learned society that began as the Astronomical Society of London in 1820 to support astronomical research (mainly carried on at the time by 'gentleman astronomers' rather than professionals).
Somerset (or archaically, Somersetshire) is a county in South West England which borders Gloucestershire and Bristol to the north, Wiltshire to the east, Dorset to the south-east and Devon to the south-west.
Taunton is a large regional town in Somerset, England.
William Herbert Steavenson FRAS (26 April 1894 – 23 September 1975) was an English amateur astronomer.