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Astrophotography takes a giant leap forward in the Mountain State


I’m thrilled to share a remarkable development from the Mountain State that embodies the spirit of astrophotographers coming together to inspire, educate, and capture the night sky’s beauty. The West Virginia Astrophotography Association (WVAA), a new nonprofit organization, has recently emerged on the scene, and I couldn’t be prouder to be part of this journey alongside fellow enthusiasts such as, (President of KVAS) William Brown, Abraham Jones of DIY NASA, Coal miner/nightscape image specialist Dave Green, the “Astro Seabee” Bill Stewart, astrophotographer Jason Young, astrophotographer Brian Hill  and a few other seasoned professionals. Together, we’ve forged the first and only official nonprofit Astrophotography organization on the East Coast.

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