Mike Hotka

MIKE HOTKA is an amateur astronomer, a software systems engineer in the aerospace industry and an author. He has a BA degree in Computer Science and Physics, a MS degree in Computer Science and a second MS degree in Mission Operations and Space Management. His book, Exploring Amateur Astronomy – Goal Oriented Observing, describes a hands-on approach to observational astronomy. Mike wrote this book because of his love of astronomy and his desire to share his knowledge of observing celestial objects with others. Mike is working on a second book which will be published in another year.