Tupper Lake, NY, provides one of the best destinations for stargazing in the U.S. East. The combination of low-light pollution, low humidity and high altitude provide nearly ideal conditions for night sky viewing. “Class 4 Bortle skies. A roll off roof observatory housing four permanently mounted telescopes.”
Claudia Crowley proofs and helps edit all EarthSky website material. She says working for EarthSky is the most exciting job she's had except one other - which was editing space shuttle documentation at NASA JSC. After writing and editing manuals for Dell and other major companies, she moved to the technical support side during the wild early days of the Internet, and served as general manager at a small wireless ISP. Claudia is a space enthusiast and fan of science.