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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:

Sci-Fi Night with Telescopic Observing
Pinellas Science Center

Side Walk Astronomy at GWIZ
GWIZ Science Museum of Sarasota

R-Spec Real Time Spectroscopy for the Amateur Astronomer
Pinellas Science Center

SciFi Night
Pinellas Science Center

Transit of Venus- the event videos
St Petersburg Astronomy Club


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