User:Matthew B. Ota

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Matthew Ota is an amateur astronomer who lives in Long Beach, California.

He is a standing member and former board officer of the Orange County Astronomers, a non-profit amateur astronomy organization based in Orange County, California.

He was a former volunteer telescope operator at the Mount Wilson Observatory from 2001-2009 with the Telescopes In Education Foundation and the Mount Wilson Observatory.

From 2004 to 2008 he participated as a volunteer in the Cassini Huygens mission to Saturn with JPL’s Saturn Observation Campaign outreach program.

He has held a lifelong interest in the space program and has collected a substantial library of books on the topics of space exploration and astronomy.