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What's the best thing about being an astronomer?

What are some of the benefits to this career?

Definitely the very best thing about being an astronomer is doing what you love for a living. It's very satisfying to solve a problem, or to discover something that nobody ever knew before. Some other nice things are being self-directed in pursuing the research that most interests you, and frequent travel to conferences, meetings, and observatories.

January 2002, Britt Scharringhausen (more by Britt Scharringhausen) (Like this Answer)

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