30
Jan
2012

Special Thanks to the AAVSO!

The American Meteor Society is pleased to accept a commemorative plaque celebrating our centennial from the American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO) . Special thanks from the AMS to AAVSO director Arne Henden and all AAVSO members.

Here is a photo of the plaque.

The AMS and the AAVSO were both founded in 1911 and celebrated their 100th anniversary last year.

About Mike Hankey

Mike Hankey is a software developer, entrepreneur, amateur astronomer, astrophotographer, meteor observer and meteorite hunter. Mike's enthusiasm for meteors led him to the American Meteor Society where he volunteered his time and the services of his software development company to redesign the AMS website and fireball reporting tool. In 2011 Mike was awarded the society's C.P. Olivier award for his work. In 2012 Mike was promoted to the role of Operations Manager. Mike and his company continue to maintain and enhance the AMS website and fireball reporting tools. You can see Mike's photography work and read more of his posts on his astronomy blog: MikesAstroPhotos.com. Mike can be contacted at mike.hankey [AT] gmail.com

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