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A Universe of Images

Southern Arizona is home to some of the best-known astrophotographers, and part of the reason is the local effort to keep skies darker than many other metropolitan areas.

Southern Arizona is a hotbed for astronomy which is good for the economy, for education, and for scientists, among others. We have some of the best-known photographers in this field, and part of the reason is the local effort to keep skies darker than many other metropolitan areas.

Mike Weasner is the chair of the Oracle Dark Skies Committee and is a retired astrophysicist. He is also involved in educational programs and is an active member of the astronomy community.

El Sur de Arizona es un hervidero para la astronomía, lo cual es bueno para la economía, la educación, y para los científicos entre otras razones. Tenemos algunos de los fotógrafos más conocidos de este ámbito porque hay en esfuerzo local para mantener cielos oscuros que en otras áreas metropolitanas.

Mike Weasner preside el Comité de Cielos Oscuros de Oracle y es un astrofísico retirado. Él también está involucrado en programas educativos y es un miembro activo de la comunidad astronómica.

Producer: Tony Paniagua
Videographer: Sandra Westdahl, Tony DiRusso
Editor: Sandra Westdahl

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