LAS Meeting May 17 - SkySafari - Past, Present and Future by Bill Tschumy

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Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 7:00pm
SkySafari is the most popular mobile astronomy app among amateur astronomers.  Hear one of the creators, Bill Tschumy, tell you about the app’s history, current status  and where it is headed in the future.
 
Bio:  Bill has been an avid amateur astronomer for the past 45 years and a software engineer for 37.  Eight years ago he was fortunate to be able to combine his programming skills and love of astronomy to help create astronomy software for iOS, Android and Mac.  Bill co-wrote the award winning SkySafari, StarSeek, Stella Access, Pluto Safari, Eclipse Safari, and Satellite Safari.  He has also co-written SkyWeek, Jupiter's Moons and Saturn's Moon which are currently marketed by Sky & Telescope.
 
The meeting will be at the IHOP Restaurant, 2040 Ken Pratt Boulevard, Longmont, Please join us for  for coffee, dinner or just desert around 6 pm; The general meeting and presentation will begin at 7 pm.