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11. Skywatching in NYC with John Bills
11. Skywatching in NYC with John Bills

For our last episode of the season and our first post-pandemic in-person interview, Irene and Stan together speak with John Bills, Chairman of the AAA, about the technology of and his experience in observing from the heart of the city that never sleeps. And we announce the winner of the last Listener Challenge of the season.

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AAASky is the Amateur Astronomers Association‘s podcast for astronomy fans in New York City and beyond. Join co-hosts Maggie and Stanley as they interview club members, prominent scientists, and personalities on the New York astronomical scene. Topics range from current space missions, night sky observing, astrophotography, cosmological research—plus AAA news and messages. Join us every other week to find out what’s happening above, with AAASky.

Maggie Machinsky


Stanley Fertig



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