BBC Sky at Night Magazine virtual lectures
How to use a telescope like a pro
About the speaker
Tom Kerss is an astronomer, astrophotographer and author of several Collins guides to observing, including Collins Stargazing: Beginners Guide to Astronomy.
A former astronomer at the Royal Observatory Greenwich, where he devised and presented planetarium shows for the Peter Harrison Planetarium, Tom now presents a weekly podcast called Star Signs on what you can see in the night sky.
An experienced amateur astronomer and equipment consultant, Tom is an organising member of London’s Baker Street Irregular Astronomers, and pre-lockdown helped set up and run regular public observing sessions in Regent’s Park, bringing his passion for the night sky to many newcomers and beginners in astronomy.