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I have been guest speaker at a number of local astronomy clubs. I have also been the lead volunteer in the RTMC Astronomy Expo Beginner's Corner. Below are some of the topics I have prepared presentations ready to give to interested audiences. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
|Dark in the Desert--
An expedition to the 2006 Egyptian Solar Eclipse by the Riverside Astronomical Society
|Eclipse Hibrido De Panama--
A Cenral American Adventure
Images and tales of backpacking through Central America in search of the April, 2005 hybrid eclipse.
An introduction to the allure of Astronomy as a Hobby
|What Should I Buy First
What a Beginner needs to get started, and what to avoid.
|Building Your Own Telescope
How and why (or why not) to make your own telescope.
|Can I Take a Picture of That?
Introduction to the concepts of astrophotography.
|The Transit of Venus,...
and Why We Do Astronomy
Historical Background, and highlights of a trip to Greece to see the Transit of Venus in June of 2004.