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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:

Boyne City Middle School

Hubble and Basic Astrophotography
church meeting room

Beginning Astronomy: How to buy a telescope
Raven Hill Discovery Center

The Dark Skies Above Us
Roberts Restaurant-Rotary

Look Up! What' sin the Sky?
weekly newspaper column


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