Scott and Rebecca Carnahan

Scott and Rebecca Carnahan

Telescopes:  Meade 4.5-inch AZ Newtonian reflector, 
Celestron FirstScope, Zhumell 20x80 binoculars

Area(s) of special interest:  Exoplanets, Dogs, Jesus

AAS:  Are you a seasoned amateur astronomer or just getting into the hobby? 

Scott:  I have a little experience. 
Rebecca: Just getting into the hobby. 

AAS:  What was your first experience that attracted you to astronomy? 

Scott: Taking astronomy in high school and being in the astronomy club.
Rebecca: My husband. 

AAS:  Tell us a little about your family members; spouse? kids? siblings? significant other? 

Scott & Rebecca:  We have an Italian Greyhound named Zero. 

AAS:  Can you tell us a little about your formal education? 

Scott: I am in the Aerospace program right now and in AFROTC. 
Rebecca: I am in Human Development and Family Studies with a Concentration in Infancy and Preschool. 

AAS:  Do you have any pets? What kind?  How Many? 

Scott & Rebecca: Just Zero. 

AAS:  Where do you work? If you're retired, what was your occupation?   If you're still in school, have you chosen a career? 

Scott: I will work for the Air Force after school. 
Rebecca: I don't know.

AAS:  Besides astronomy, what other hobbies do you enjoy? 

Scott: Running with Zero, going to the dog park. 
Rebecca:  TV, crossstiching

AAS:  What was your first or favorite car? 
Scott: 1999 Nissan Maxima. 
Rebecca: 1996 Maroon Buick Regal Custom. 

AAS:  What was your first or most interesting job? 

Scott: Golf Course Maintenance. 
Rebecca: Baby Sitting. 

AAS:  Tell us about your favorite vacation. 

Scott: Our Honeymoon.
Rebecca: Ft. Meyer's Florida. 

AAS:  Have you ever lived in some other part of the U.S. or another country?  Where?  When? 

Scott:  Born and raised in Lincoln, IL. Lived in Arkansas for high school. Now we're here. 
Rebecca: Chicago, IL. Kalamazoo, MI. Then Champaign, IL until moving here.