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B.P. Snowder

Brad Snowder Brad Snowder is a graduate of WWU with a bachelor of science degree in Physics with minors in astronomy and math, and with a master's degree in Science Education. He holds the Astronomical League's certificates for the Herschel 400 (cert. #89) and the Messier (cert. #737) deep sky observing programs.

Brad is an astronomy instructor at WWU and Whatcom Community College. In the past he has also taught astronomy courses for Skagit Valley College and for Northwest Indian College.

Being part Choctaw Indian, Brad has long had a special interest in preserving American Indian and other cultural starlore.

Brad has managed Western's planetarium since 1995. He currently designs and maintains these webpages as well as many other websites. Some of Brad's work can be seen displayed in our art gallery. View other examples of Brad's web work and photography at

Follow Brad on Google Plus or on Twitter @Skywise88.

Daystar; an original oil; painted and donated to the Planetarium by Brad

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