Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Meet Gary Hug, the backyard astronomer


The small shed behind Gary Hug's home in Topeka, Kansas looks like an ordinary barn. But at night, the structure becomes an observatory, which he built himself. Gary has so far discovered 294 asteroids (according to Wikipedia) and has tracked countless others. Check out this interview from Great Big Story, a YouTube channel dedicated to the "untold, overlooked and flat-out amazing."

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