Gilclark

1989 EC. Discovered 1989 Mar. 4 by E. F. Helin at Palomar.

Named in honor of Gilbert A. Clark, creator of Telescopes in Education, the first opportunity for students in classrooms to operate a research-grade telescope in real time. Since TIE saw first light in 1994, several thousand students and their teachers have observed using the 0.6-m reflector on Mount Wilson, thereby providing inspiration in astronomy, science and critical thinking. With untiring leadership, Clark reassembled and automated a telescope others thought unusable, and he created a team of volunteers, sponsors and staff to keep it operating for students everywhere. Now ready to expand to other telescopes around the world, the educational inspiration of TIE

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has reached and connected students in inner cities, rural communities and eight different countries. (M 31024)

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