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NASA accolade for amateur astronomer

Tuesday 13th September 2011
Solar explorer: Andy Devey.
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A solar explorer who captured close-up snaps of the sun has had them featured on a NASA website.

 

Retired Andy Devey has been an amateur astronomer for about six years and said the peak of his stargazing was seeing his own photos of the sun published on the NASA space weather website.

 

Other sun shots he's taken have made the front cover of the British Astronomical year book for 2011.

 

Andy, 55, uses a host of telescopes and cameras to capture the images - and all from his back garden in Darton.

 

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