Rod Cortright is an amateur astronomer and astrophotographer, who with his wife Michelle, reside just north of Boyne City, Michigan. In that location he has constructed a small observatory, from which he photographs deep sky objects both within and outside of our galaxy. He is a founding member and vice president of the Northern Michigan Astronomy Club. He has made a numerous presentations on astronomy subjects and has authored numerous articles for local newspapers. He also conducts public observing sessions at his observatory and at other locations in the area.
Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:
Chandra X-Ray Space Telescope Headlands International Dark Sky Park
Nightime Observing Session Headlands International Dark Sky Park
Northern Michigan Astronomy Club Wildwood Observatory
Nighttime Observing Observing Session Headlands International Dark Sky Park
The Launch of the Parker Solar Probe. NASA's Newest Mission to Our Sun. Wildwood Observatory