Theft of the Night - Fighting Light Pollution & Protecting Remote Observing

Tim at telescope

Open to Public

Type: General Meetings

Keywords: Parker Solar Probe Sun Nasa

Held on: Jun 16, 2021 (Wed) at 06:30 PM to Jun 16, 2021 (Wed) at 08:00 PM

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Speaker: Tim Hunter

Event Coordinator: Aaron Yoon (he/him)

 

SAS presents Tim Hunter: Theft of the Night-fighting light pollution & Remote observatory operation

Since 1986, Tim Hunter has been interested in the growing problem of light pollution.  In 1987, he and Dr. David Crawford founded the International Dark-Sky Association, Inc. (IDA).  IDA is a nonprofit corporation devoted to promoting quality outdoor lighting and combatting the effects of light pollution. Since 2007, he has written a weekly “Sky Spy” column for the Caliente Section of the Arizona Daily Star

Members log in for link at 6:30 PM. Public log in at 7:00 PM at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88363092216.

Questions? outreach@seattleastro.org

 

 

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Tim B. Hunter, M.D., MSC. Bio

Tim Hunter has been an amateur astronomer since 1950, and he is the owner of two observatories, the 3towers Observatory and the Grasslands Observatory (http://www.3towers.com).  

He has been the President of the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association, Inc. (TAAA) and a member of the TAAA since 1975.  He is also the immediate past Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Planetary Science Institute (PSI).

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