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Wilgus Burton


Ambassador Since 2005

Richardson, Texas 75081
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Biographical Information:


Photo of Ambassador Wilgus Burton Wilgus comes to the Astronomical field with a degree in Astronomy (B.S.) from The Ohio State University. He has been interested in the Astronomical realm and space exploration since he was in Elementary school (2nd grade). Wilgus has been a Teacher in Texas (TX certified in Mathematics & Physics) and Planetarium Director for The Science Place (1992-1997) and the Garland ISD (1997 - present). He also has been a member of the Texas Astronomical Society since 1981. Through the Texas Astronomical Society he have aided in public observing sessions, both organizing and participating. As a Teacher and Planetarium Director, Wilgus has reached a large number of students, Teachers, and families with timely information about the active field of space exploration and the discoveries of that exploration. His current memberships include: American Astronomical Society, International Planetarium Society, Texas Astronomical Society, Planetary Society, SouthWestern Association of Planetariums, Rocky Mountain Planetarium Association, Great Lakes Planetarium Association and the Amateur Radio Relay League.


Past events hosted by this Ambassador:

Hubble Review
Richardson Wireless Klub

Intro to Radio Astronomy
Richardson Wireless Klub

Winston Science
Science Fest

Solar System Update
Science Olympiad

Sky view
Winston School


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