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Mars looks intense tonight. Like it's upset about something.
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Planet of war but then it could be the weather. Earth on the other hand looks ill in other ways.
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The Hertzsprung Russell Diagram is the "Rosetta Stone" of stellar astronomy and it's simple, very simple. So to put it simply, it's just a graph that plots lots of stars' luminosities against their...
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The Hertzsprung Russell Diagram is the "Rosetta Stone" of stellar astronomy and it's simple, very simple. So to put it simply, it's just a graph that plots lots of stars' luminosities against their...
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The Spanel Planetarium and new projector are at this moment being officially dedicated in a special VIP ceremony. More images to follow.
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Observers in the Pacific Northwest will miss the first half of the eclipse.
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Women.....Good Reason for evolution ;-)
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Tiny sandwiches with the crust cut off! That's just how big today is at Spanel Planetarium.
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Why do people insist on cutting off the best part of their bread??
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Hi. My name is Brad and I'm an astroholic. Carpe Noctem.
Introduction
Brad Snowder is an astronomer and a graduate of WWU with a bachelor of science degree in Physics with minors in astronomy and math, and with a master's degree in Science Education. He holds the Astronomical League's certificates for the Herschel 400 (cert. #89) and the Messier (cert. #737) deep sky observing programs.

Brad is an astronomy instructor at WWU and Whatcom Community College. In the past he has also taught astronomy courses for Skagit Valley College and for Northwest Indian College.

Being part Choctaw Indian, Brad has long had a special interest in preserving American Indian and other cultural starlore.
 
Brad has managed the WWU Planetarium since 1995.

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I can moonwalk backwards.
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    B.S. Physics
  • WWU
    MEd. Science Education
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Western Washington University Planetarium
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