In our first episode of the Night Sky Tourist podcast, Ted Blank, a NASA Solar System Ambassador, shares how he got involved with astronomy and dark sky preservation and encourages young people to chase after the stars, whether in their backyard or as a career. Ted will be featured in our Q&A segments in future episodes and I wanted everyone to get to know him right from the beginning.
The last segment of the show is a tour across the night sky for the next two weeks. We’ll spend some extra time getting to know Jupiter, that super bright “star” you’ve seen in the night sky all summer.
CLICK HERE to listen to Episode 1: Ted Blank, NASA Solar System Ambassador
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- Fountain Hills Dark Sky Association
- International Dark Sky Discovery Center
- Fountain Hills Astronomy Club
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