The AstroTours are proudly organized and operated by volunteer graduate students of the University of Toronto Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics. Our executive team for the 2018–2019 AstroTour season is:
Directors – Alysa Obertas and Abhinav Jindal
Personnel Manager – Colleen Gilhuly
Filmographer &ndash Harrison Winch
Photographer – Bo Peng
Planetarium Director – Martine Lokken
Telescope Director – Jason Leung
Interactive Media Director – Thierry Serafin Nadeau
Refreshments Director – Hannah Dykaar
Webmaster – Jason Leung
Telescope and Planetarium Specialist – Michael Williams
Special Events Directors – Miranda Herman and Ryan McKinven
In addition, we count on volunteers drawn from our fellow astronomy graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and undergraduates to operate the telescopes and run planetarium shows every month.
Our events are funded by the generous support of the Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics, the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics. Our special events are funded by the Department, the Dunlap and the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics.