Tucson Festival of Books

Tim Hunter


Tim B. Hunter is the author of "The Sky at Night." He is also a professor emeritus in the Department of Medical Imaging at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and has been the author of the Sky Spy column in the Arizona Daily Star for more than 15 years. An amateur astronomer since 1950, he is a member of the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association and co-founder of the International Dark-Sky Association, a nonprofit recognized as the leading advocate for protecting the nighttime environment from light pollution. Hunter is the author of several books in the medical field and has received multiple awards for his work addressing light pollution.

Arizona author

Communities: Arizona Author, Tucsonan, Military Veteran


Scheduled events:
Those Starry Skies
Join authors Lindy Elkins-Tanton and Tim Hunter as they sit down with UArizona's Space Institute Director Timothy Swindle to discuss what drew them to learning about planets, stars and the vastness of space.

Science City - Main Stage (Seats 195)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 5, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Science / Medicine / Technology
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Science City (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelists: Lindy Elkins-Tanton, Tim Hunter
Moderator: Timothy Swindle

Book:
The Sky at Night
Easy Enjoyment from Your Backyard
Science / Medicine / Technology
University of Arizona Press
January 2023
ISBN 9780816548125
208 pages