Amar Sharma


An amateur astronomer for last 15 years, one who chose to make his profession popularizing astronomy and making the society look up at the night sky, without becoming a professional astronomer. An experienced observational astronomer, Amar is also: an invigorated communicator; expressive writer; author of the upcoming deepest book on amateur astronomy; comet historian; ccd camera imager; astrosketcher; dark sky conservator; pioneer of astronomy tourism in India; and more. World renowned comet hunter David Levy honoured him with his own asteroid discovery as "380607 Sharma"!