Andrew Planck has been an enthusiastic astronomer for over 50 years, leading groups of all sizes in his quest and passion to see, identify and record features on the Moon. What’s Hot on the Moon Tonight is the result.
Andrew Planck wears many hats. He has been an enthusiastic astronomer for over 50 years, is an accomplished musician, loves cooking, and has an aptitude for foreign languages.
His diverse musical skills include the piano, autoharp, didgeridoo, musical spoons, alphorn, karaoke singing, and Highland bagpipe. Andrew was the Pipe Major of the award winning City of Denver Bagpipe Band for 12 years.
Retiring from teaching French to middle school children, he was a recipient of the Young Educator Award given by the Colorado Congress of Foreign Language Teachers. With his love of learning, he holds double B.A. degrees in French and English Literature. Using a scholarship he won from the University of Colorado, Denver, he spent a year studying in France.
Andrew has two married daughters, Sarah and Stefanie. Andrew is also a member of Mensa and lives with his wife, Susan, in Boulder, Colorado. What’s Hot on the Moon Tonight is his first book.