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Bryan Shumaker


Ambassador Since 2012

Boyne City, Michigan 49712
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Biographical Information:


Photo of Ambassador Bryan Shumaker Bryan Shumaker is a newly retired physician and an avid amateur astronomer who is getting more active since he finally has the time to do so! In his earlier days he ran a university observatory and taught physics and astronomy for a brief time. He has built several telescopes, including a large reflector, a 5" refractor, and numerous accessory items for astronomy. He had articles published in Astronomy, Popular Science, and Sky and Telescope magazines, but mostly enjoys showing people the wonders of the night sky and how to use simple viewing aids such as binoculars and small telescopes. He also enjoys presenting information on new space missions, probes, and astronomy research in general.


Past events hosted by this Ambassador:

Night Sky overview and Astrophotography
Charlevoix Art Museum

The Solar System
Ebeneezer Christian School

Venus Transit
Headlands, Northern MI

What's New at NASA
Kalkaska Memorial Eden Center

What's Up in the Night Sky
Friends of the Onaway Library


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