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Astronomer, Professor Fred Watson

July 22nd, 2015

Episode 122 of 224 episodes

Fred Watson is an astronomer, science writer, science teacher and communicator. He is also the Astronomer in Charge of the Australian Observatory at Coonabarabran. As well as that role, Fred is now also the Head of Lighting and Environment at the Australian Observatory at Coonabaran, working closely with the community to preserve the dark skies in that area. He also writes an astronomy column in each issue of the Australian Geographic journal.