Abubaker Shekhani is an artist by birth, Amateur Astronomer by passion, Software Programmer by profession.
He loves to photograph the Planets, Galaxies and objects in the night sky. He has 10 years of experience in Practical Amateur Astronomy and teaching Practical Astronomy to all kinds of people and age groups.
He founded Pakistan’s first university-level Astronomy club at SZABIST in 2008. Later he co-founded Karachi Astronomers Society in 2008 and served in different roles such as Speaker, Trainer, General Secretary, Treasurer and Event manager. Recently, he was invited as a Guest Speaker at TEDx Institute of Space Technology (IST) to share his work in the field of IT, software and at the same time contributing towards arts and science such as Bonsai and Astronomy.
He maintains Astronomy blog at http://www.abubakershekhani.com/blogs/category/astronomy/
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