I can answer most any astronomy or astronomical question, having been in the hobby for over 50 years now, and current owner of a 30 inch portable truss Newtonian telescope, one of the largest in the Eastern USA. I use a 6 inch f4 Antares Newtonian finderscope on the back of the 30 inch mirror box. No astrology questions please, or questions about alleged UFO identifications.
Taught astronomy at the University level for 13 years as an adjunct instructor. Lifelong experience in hobby and subject for over 50 years now.
President, Erie County Mobile Observers Group, Erie PA for over 15 years. Also Allexperts.com in catagory of astronomy for over 8 years.
Astronomy Technology Today; also wrote the "Over Erie Skies" articles for our local newspaper for over 10 years.
BS, Metallurgical Engineering, Grove City College, PA Master's degree, Gannon University, Erie, PA USA Also USAF Pilot, 20 years, retired.
Awards and Honors
Discoverer of the mini-coathanger asterism up in Ursa Minor, also the mini-dipper asterism in the bowl of the Little Dipper.