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 is of the famous Dumbell planetary nebula, Messier 27, obtained by Mike using the new observatory at Mike's college.

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 collating material for revised editions of his classic two-volumes book on the Astronomy of the Milky Way

Recent News

Dr Mike Inglis has just had a new book published - Patrick Moore's Observer's Year, as well as preparing to update his two volume work on the Milky Way

Dr Mike Inglis participated at the prestigous "Science Teachers of New York State's (STANYS) conference held at Brookhaven Laboratory in the Spring of 2016.

He used the conference to present his latest initiative, 'Stars For Schools', whereby local senior high school students and thier teachers will be given the opportunity to use the new observatory at Mike's college.

New Book:

Patrick Moore's Observer's Year: 366 Nights of the Universe.

The book is an updated and revised edition of the classic text by one of the world's most famous astronomers - Sir Patrick Moore.

Available from Amazon and all good book shops.

Plus: Dr Mike Inglis has signed contratcs to update and revise his unique and famous two-volume work on the Astronomy of the Milky Way. Volume one will be published in late 2016, with volume two a year later.

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New book: Patrick Moore's Observer's Year: 366 Nights of the Universe. This new edition of a classic text by Britain's most famous astronomer, Sir Patrick Moore, is a night-by-night account of what is visible in the sky for the years 2015 - 2020. This 3rd edition includes Sir Patrick's original text but revises its time-sensitive material as well as including information covering the latest research and observational results.

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