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Astro Brief: Amateur Astronomers

Non-Professional astronomers continue to contribute to astronomical discoveries.

Astronomy may seem like a remote science, but there's something for everyone to get involved in. Join us this week as Mike discusses how amateur astronomers have been contributing to astronomy research and discoveries. For more information, check out

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Astro Brief is a collaboration between KSMU, the Missouri Space Grant, and MSU's Department of Physics, Astronomy and Materials Science. Hosted by Dr. Mike Reed, Astro Brief focuses on astronomical events, the field of astronomy, and astronomy-related guests. It airs Thursdays at 9:45 am on KSMU.

Distinguished Professor of the Missouri State University Department of Physics, Astronomy and Materials Science.