Lynn van Rooijen-McCullough has had a life-long interest in astronomy and been an active amateur astronomer for 20 years. In 2010, she completed a Master of Science (Astronomy) degree with Swinburne University of Technology and is continuing her studies. Her special areas of interest are variable stars, exoplanet research and photometry. She is also an experienced astrophotographer.
Lynn is currently chairman of the Royal Netherlands Association for Meteorology and Astronomy (KNVWS) Gooi & Vechtstreek and its observatory, a member of the Dutch Astrophotography Working Group, moderator of a number of Astronomy-related newsgroups and a project supervisor for Swinburne’s SAO program. She is happy to share her knowledge and enthusiasm for astronomy and space exploration with US citizens in the Benelux in particular, and also with students and residents of the Benelux in general. During parts of the year, she is also available for activities in Antalya, Turkey.
Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:
Kepler: Past, Present, Future Alberdink Thijm College
Night of the Night Visitor's Center Naturemonuments
(Partial) Solar Eclipse 2011 Elementary School de Wierwinde
New Horizons: Mission to Pluto and Beyond Natuurmonumenten Visitors Center
A Nursery Full of Stars (2) Natuurmonumenten Visitor Center