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Directory of Ambassadors: John Hoot
John Hoot
John E. Hoot
Member Since 2001

San Clemente, California


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Biographical Information:

John E. Hoot is a graduate of the University of Michigan with a BS in Electrical Engineering and a BS in Computer Engineering. He is the founder and retired CEO of a business that specializes in embedded systems and instrumentation development. John is currently an observational astronomer, operating four robotic observatories on two continents, doing astrometry, photometry, and spectroscopy. He is the designer of several commercial astronomical CCD cameras, autoguiders, telescope controls, weather satellite telemetry decoders and image processing products.

In addition to his other activities, John provides instrumentation engineering and training services to Mount Wilson Institute and is the member of several professional organizations.

Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:

Imaging Genesis
Orange County Astronmers Meeting

Research For Amateur Astronomys
Riverside Astronomical Society Meeting

Explore The Stars
Palomar Observatory Campground

Uncool Imaging
South Bay Astronomy Club

OPTAS Newletter
Oceanside Photo & Telescope Astronomical Society Newletter

Past Events Collaborated On By This Ambassador:

JPL Open House
Jet Propulsion Laboratory

JPL Open House
Jet Propulsion Laboratory

JPL Open House
Jet Propulsion Laboratory

JPL Open House
Jet Propulsion Laboratory

JPL Open House
Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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Last Updated: 29 Aug 2017