Justine A. Whitman

Justine Whitman
Astronomer


Staff Member:
2006-present


Favorite Quote:
"Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind."
- Albert Einstein, 1941



Favorite Vehicle:
Hubble Space Telescope
The HST has given us remarkable views of space unlike any possible before, giving us a new understanding of the universe around us.

Biography: Justine Whitman is a retired astronomer who spent most of her career studying the characteristics of binary star systems as well as planets and other bodies within our local solar system. She worked closely with physicists, geologists, engineers, and other researchers to take advantage of advancements in telescope technology and improve observations of stars, planets, and other distant objects. Justine is now a part-time astronomy teacher who enjoys amateur stargazing with her husband, two children, and three grandchildren.

Professional Interests: Interferometry, radio telescopes, spectroscopy, planetary geology, computer programming.

Personal Interests: Amateur astronomy, history, geology, photography, painting, religious studies.

Selected Memberships:

  • American Astronomical Society
  • Astronomical Society of the Pacific
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