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Chat Transcript w/AAVSO President Dr. Mario Motta

Update: The chat is over, but a transcript of the chat is available here.

Long time amateur, AAVSO member and cardiologist Dr. Mario Motta will join us for a special "meet the president" chat on December 1, 2011 at 8pm EST (-5UT). Mario recently began his term as the new AAVSO president.

Click here to learn how to join our chat room.

In addition to his medical work, Mario has been very active in developing dark skies legislation in both the state of Massaschusetts and now at the federal level. He also has helped organize star parties all over the world and is currently teaching an astronomy course for non-science majors at Tufts University.

Join the chat to ask questions about the AAVSO, offer your comments and ideas for the future, to discuss any of his past experiences and expertise or just to talk about anything related to variable stars.

Here is an article about Mario and his home observatory from the New York Times in 2007.

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