Santa Fe area resident Thomas Ashcraft is a naturalist, artist and citizen scientist. Self taught in multiple disciplines, he built an observatory in the backyard of his home south of Eldorado and observes the skies and outer space with a wide array of equipment, then shares his data and findings with others in the research community.

Read more on Ashcraft and his research here:

https://sfnm.co/citizen-scientist

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