You are inquisitive and outward-looking, with a burning curiosity for the universe and what might be out there. You are drawn to the idea of space exploration and the possibility that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the cosmos. These passions make you a great candidate for a career in astronomy.Astronomers
study space and try to find out what’s happening beyond the realm of our little blue planet. Some astronomers are interested in celestial bodies (like planets and moons), whereas others focus on phenomena (like black holes and supernovas). An astronomer might work in a university, an observatory, or a computer lab.
Pursuing a career in astronomy will allow you to indulge your desire to know more about space and what might be hidden in its furthest reaches.
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