Dean Regas

Astronomer
Science Communicator
AstroTour Guide


 

Dean has been the Astronomer for the Cincinnati Observatory since 2000. He is a renowned educator, a national popularizer of astronomy and an expert in observational astronomy.

At the Cincinnati Observatory, he has developed his skills as a dynamic writer and public speaker who brings the complicated field of astronomy down to Earth for students of all ages.

Dean is also the co-host of Star Gazers, a new twist on an iconic backyard astronomy program which airs on over 100 PBS stations around the world.

 Photo by Keith Allen

Photo by Keith Allen

 
 
 

Dean has written over 120 astronomy articles for the Cincinnati Enquirer, blogs for the Huffington Post and is regularly featured on television and radio. Since 2012 Dean has been a frequent guest on National Public Radio’s Science Friday with Ira Flatow, and this year he began an astronomy podcast with Anna Hehman called "Looking Up!"  

 
 
 

At the Cincinnati Observatory, he has developed his skills as a dynamic writer and public speaker who brings the complicated field of astronomy down to Earth for students of all ages.He is the author of the books "Facts From Space!" hit the shelves in October 2016 and "100 Things to See in the Night Sky" came out this November. Dean is a Contributing Editor to Sky and Telescope Magazine and a contributor to Astronomy Magazine, where he won 2008 “Out-of-this-World” Award for astronomy education.

 

 
 

 

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