Podcaster: Tony Darnell
Title: Software Skills For A Job in Professional Astronomy, Plus Space News!
Organization: Deep Astronomy
Link : https://deepastronomy.space
Got a great question from Space Junk Podcast Listener who wants to write software in a professional astronomy setting. Since that’s what I spent my career doing, I thought I’d share my advice. We’ll also go over some space news while we’re at it!
Bio: Tony Darnell is the owner of Deep Astronomy website and a host for the same hangout channel in Youtube. He has worked in the field of astronomy all my life, his first job was at a school district planetarium in Boulder, Colorado. With the exception of a stint in the Army in the 1980’s he heas worked in many aspects of astronomical research.
Most of his time has been spent writing software to retrieve, process and analyze data taken from telescopes. He has worked with data from some of the world’s largest ground-based and space-based telescopes: from the four meter Blanco telescope in Chile to the Hubble Space Telescope.
Astronomy education has always been his passion and he has written articles for DeepAstronomy.space website and produce astronomy videos for YouTube on the DeepAstronomy channel.
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