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Greg Quicke
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Outback astronomer Greg Quicke grew up in Southern Western Australia. After working on cattle stations and sleeping outside in a swag, he became fascinated with the stars and planets. Greg bought a book on astronomy, then saved up for his first second-hand telescope.
Now he runs astronomy tours from Broome and goes by the nickname 'Space Gandalf’.
After appearing on the ABC’s Stargazing Live he became an overnight celebrity. He also starred in A Stargazer’s Guide to the Cosmos in which he took viewers on the ultimate guided tour of the southern sky, revealing unseen connections between the everyday world around us and the stars above.

Books by Greg Quicke

Is the Moon Upside Down?

Prepare to feel more in awe of the universe than ever before.

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