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Ray Sanders

High school STEM teacher

Ray Sanders studied astrophysics at Arizona State University’s School of Earth and Space Exploration. He currently researches eclipsing binary stars, and teaches High School STEM classes.

Latest Articles

Night Sky Guide for Summer 2012

This summer should provide great opportunities for stargazers to view planets, meteor showers, the transit of Venus, and for some, the annular solar eclipse. Check out these highlights of what you can look forward to this summer.

Make an Impact with Yuri's Night 2012!

Yuri's Night events combine space-themed partying with education and outreach.

What's Up in the Winter Sky

The warm days and cool evenings of fall are giving way to cold days and colder nights. For many amateur astronomers, observing during winter is a bit of a challenge - clouds, dew, ice, and of course, the cold.