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University of Alberta observatory domes


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Updated March 14, 2011

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If there are aspects of this project that you enjoyed, here are some career paths that may be of interest to you.

Career Comments Academic requirements
Radio technologist    
Radio astronomer    
Electrical engineer    
Science teacher    

Even if you plan to do something else as a career but are interested in doing this kind of science as a hobby, either now or in the future, you can find out more about radio, radio astronomy and optical astronomy below. This information is provided as a reference only. Sky Scan does not necessarily endorse any of the organizations listed.

Hobby Comments Associations
Amateur radio astronomer    
Amateur radio operator (Ham radio)    
Amateur astronomer    
Model rocketry    

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Edmonton Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Department of Physics (University of Alberta)

and the

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