Antiparos Observatory is located in Antiparos, Cyclades, Greece, on an island southeast of Athens. The observatory is owned and run by Stefanos Tsigkrimanis and located on his rooftop. Stefanos puts his 30 years of experience to use, guiding visitors across the sky on his personal telescopes. Light pollution is minimal in Antiparos in the Aegean Sea. Please note, the observatory is closed in winter.
Deborah Byrd created the EarthSky radio series in 1991 and founded EarthSky.org in 1994. Today, she serves as Editor-in-Chief of this website. She has won a galaxy of awards from the broadcasting and science communities, including having an asteroid named 3505 Byrd in her honor. A science communicator and educator since 1976, Byrd believes in science as a force for good in the world and a vital tool for the 21st century. "Being an EarthSky editor is like hosting a big global party for cool nature-lovers," she says.