Lee Spitler


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I get excited about pursuing creative ways to view the universe using new technology. I have set up the Huntsman Telescope, which uses off-the-shelf Canon telephoto lenses plus cameras that use the same technology as mobile phones. You can follow our Huntsman project on Twitter and Facebook.

This expanded into space, with my efforts to launch a similar single lens system into space with the Australian Space Eye. We've merged this effort into the SkyHopper Space Telescope mission.

External positions

Steering committee Frontier Development Lab Australia / New Zealand

2020 → …

Astronomy Australian Ltd. Optical Telescope Advisory Committee, Australia Astronomy Limited


Member of International Space Science Institute International Team


Elected Council Member, Astronomical Society of Australia

1 Jul 201329 Jun 2017


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