Comments for: Steuben Institute showcasing Hampden astronomer’s hunt for exploding stars

Posted Dec. 05, 2012, at 3 p.m.
Last modified Dec. 05, 2012, at 3:24 p.m.

STEUBEN | You could say that Doug Rich of Hampden has spent most of his professional life studying the sky. A retired air traffic controller, Rich is also an accomplished amateur astronomer. Over the last nine years of stargazing, he has discovered 22 previously undetected supernovae — exploding stars …

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  • Anonymous

    Awesome hobby! There are actually many places in Maine where there is little light pollution.

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