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I am a software engineer at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Maryland. We provide support to the NASA Hubble Space Telescope and James Webb Space Telescope projects.


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reviewed Close How do we determine something is “x” light years away?
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reviewed Leave Open What is the name of that which exists beyond the Universe?
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reviewed Reviewed Is it Possible for Planetary Bodies To Exist In Close Proximity Without Adverse Effects?
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reviewed Close Was the progress of astronomy in the 1800s surprisingly slow, and if so why?
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on What's the likelihood of the existence of unknown elements in the Solar System?
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reviewed Reject suggested edit on Why does Jupiter have so many moons?
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on sun tag wiki excerpt
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on earth tag wiki excerpt
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revised Burning Out Stars
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awarded  Custodian
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reviewed Reviewed Escaping a black hole
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reviewed Reviewed Is Mars visible from naked-eye from Michigan (47N, 88W) these days?
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reviewed Reject suggested edit on Did big bang happen only one time or it might happen again somewhere million time away from our observable universe?
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on One year on the sun
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reviewed Close How many planets do on average different star types support?
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reviewed Reviewed Is there a ceiling for stable L4 or L5 masses?
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reviewed No Action Needed Why are orbits elliptical instead of circular?
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reviewed Leave Open What study profiles could land me the job of Astronomer?
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comment Did we ever actually see the earth revolving around the sun? Is the geocentric model completely disproved?
Please remember that comments should be civil and constructive and that extended conversations should be moved to chat.
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comment What study profiles could land me the job of Astronomer?
@MBR - Yes, to get a PhD, you first need the masters, but the OP is asking what he needs to work as an astronomer. Working as an astronomer requires a PhD, and so the answer should make that crucial point quite clear.