Year 13 student, Charles Powell, becomes a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society!

Posted: 26 May 2017

Charles has been a member of the Norman Lockyer Observatory in Sidmouth since 2008, working predominantly in the Lockyer Technology Centre. Using radio astronomy they are able to detect meteors, as well as tracking VLF radio signals and downloading data with CubeSats and weather satellites.

Many applications to become a fellow are made each year, however backed by the chairman of the Observatory, David Strange, for the many talks that Charles has contributed too on Quantum Mechanics and the Sun, the Council electors and Observatory society granted Charles the honorific postnomen ‘FRAS’.

Since this announcement, Charles has had a chapter of his EMC report published in WGN, the Journal of the International Meteor Organisation.

A huge congratulations to Charles!

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