Phil Harrington is an adjunct professor at Suffolk County Community College, where he teaches courses in stellar and planetary astronomy. He is a founding member of the Westport (CT) Astronomical Society and a former staff member of New York City's Hayden Planetarium and instructor at the Vanderbilt Planetarium in Centerport, New York. His books include Touring the Universe Through Binoculars, Eclipse, and Star Ware. Phil is also a contributing editor for Astronomy magazine, where he has published more than 200 articles since 1988. Phil frequently reviews telescopes, binoculars, and other astronomical equipment, as well as writes the magazine's monthly "Binocular Universe" column.
This program is part of SCRLC's Moon Mondays: Get Ready for the Great 2024 Total Eclipse, which is supported in part by the American Astronomical Society's Jay M. Pasachoff Solar Eclipse Mini-Grants Program.