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Greg Shanos


Ambassador Since 2001

Longboat Key, Florida 34228
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Biographical Information:


Photo of Ambassador Greg Shanos Dr. Shanos is a consultant pharmacist by profession and NASA/JPL Ambassador by passion. He has lectured extensively on various astronomical topics. Dr. Shanos has submitted observation data on meteors, comets and grazing occultations that have been published by the International Meteor Association, International Occultation Timing Association and Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. He has also participated in distributive computing projects such as SETI@home and Stardust@home. An avid meteorite collector, Dr. Shanos has published several articles regarding the significance of organic compounds in meteorites. An avid eclipse chaser, Greg has witnessed nine total solar eclipses, two annular and the entire transit of Venus from Greece. Recent advances in digital technology have led Dr. Shanos into planetary and deep sky astrophotography.


Past events hosted by this Ambassador:

100 Hours of Astronomy
GWIZ Handson Childrens Museum

Bedout: A Possible Impact Crater For The Permian Triassic Extinction?
Pallasite Press

Dino Debate- ET Extinction of the Dinosaurs
GWIZ, The Hands on Museum

A New Dawn- Vesta & the HED Association- Confirmed
Local Group of Deep Sky Observer

The Extraterrestrial Extinction of the Dinosaurs
Tampa Bay Mineral & Science Club


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