Hi! My name is Mike Frost. I live in Warwickshire, England. For my day job, I am a systems engineer working in the steel industry .

In my spare time, I am an astronomer. I chase eclipses and I visit astronomical sites worldwide. The picture below is of me standing in the Tswaing Meteor Crater, which is 40km north of Pretoria, South Africa.


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I am a member of Coventry and Warwickshire Astronomy Society ,  The Society for the History of Astronomy ,

The British Astronomical Association   and  The Royal Astronomical Society.

I also write articles and give talks to societies around the UK (and beyond!).

These are the talks which I give:-

The Green Flash
The Arms of Buddha
Camera Obscuras
How to Lose Weight
Isaac Newton and the Surrey Pumas
Norman Lockyer
Jeremiah Horrocks - A Very Curious Astronomer
Jeremiah Horrocks, Samuel Foster, Nathaniel Nye - A Detective Story
Jeremiah Horrocks and New England
A Warwickshire Eclipse
Beneath the Shadow of the Moon
The Accidental Death of an Anarchist
The Rector of South Kilworth
Two Northamptonshire Astronomers
Drawing The Line
The Yerkes Observatory
An Arctic Eclipse

Interested? Email me! Use the email facility at the page end.

Check out My Publications

Here are some links to my favourite places on the web:-

Coventry & Warwickshre Astronomical Society

Society for the History of Astronomy | Shedding light on the History of Astronomy

British Astronomical Association - Home

The Royal Astronomical Society

CfDS - The Commission for Dark Skies. An Anti Light Pollution Organisation.

The Astronomy Centre, Todmorden

Astronomy Now On-Line

A Green Flash Page

The Tswaing/Soutpan Meteor Crater

In April 2009, I entered the NESTA Famelab science communication competition

(Brief) Appearance in Famelab (50s into video)

In April 2010, I became director of the Historical Section of the British Astronomical Association

British Astronomical Association - Historical Section

Click here to view an interview I gave to the BAA about my role as Section Director

Let me know what you think about my page. Send mail by clicking here.

Last updated: 11 April 2016

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