Dr. Mike Inglis

Astronomer. Academic. Author.







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Dr Mike Inglis is a well-known and
respected astronomer on both sides
of the Atlantic and has a life-long passion for the promotion and teaching of astronomy and astrophysics. He completed postdoctoral work at the University of Hertfordshire and Warwick University (both in the UK) and at Princeton University (USA), and has used some of the world’s largest telescopes in Australia, Tenerife and La Palma.

Dr Mike Inglis is Professor of Astronomy & Astrophysics at Suffolk College, part of the State University of New York. He was promoted to Full Professor in 2014.

He is currently working a new project in conjunction with other astronomers around the world, to find and catalogue the faintest objects visible to the naked eye.

The above image was taken by Mike during Christmas 2017, and shows the Moon above St. Albans Abbey. Click on Abbey for larger image.

As an author, Dr Mike Inglis has written numerous astronomy books both for the amateur astronomer, such as his two volume - Astronomy Of The Milky Way, and for the astrophysics student, such as Astrophysics Is Easy. Additionally, he has had many articles published in popular astronomy magazines, as well as in research-level journals.

He is currently researching material for future publications.

Recent News

Mike has had a CD of music dedicated to him by the musician Steve Roach, who is a several times Grammy nominee composer and performer of ambient and electronic music. The dedication reads "Deep Sky Immersion is dedicated to Astronomer Mike Inglis whose most recent book Astronomy of the Milky Way - The Observer's Guide to the Southern Sky, presents his dedication and solitary passion to map out the realms often taken for granted in our daily life. Thank you Mike!"

Mike has been invited to join the European Astronomical Society, Europe's premier organization for professional astronomers.

New Book:

Astronomy of the Milky Way: The Southern Sky.

The book is an updated and revised edition of Mike's classic text, and remains the most comprehensive book on the subject.

Available from Amazon and all good book shops.

Plus: Dr Mike Inglis is currently planning a book for 2021, which will be an expanded 3rd edition of his book on Astrophysics

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New book: Astronomy of the Milky Way: Volume 2 - The Southern Sky. This 2nd edition of Mike's classic guide to observing the Milky Way in the Southern Hemisphere updates all of the science with new findings from the astrophysics field, as well as featuring a larger format with entirely re-drawn star charts along with an increased number of images. It updates and improves upon the 1st edition to remain the most comperhensive book on the subject. Volume 1 - The Northern Sky was published in 2017.

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