A Sidewalk Astronomer

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"A film about Astronomy, Cosmology, & John Dobson."
  • TV-G
  • 2004
  • 1 hr 19 min
  • 8.5  (41)
  • 60

A Sidewalk Astronomer is a documentary film about Jon Dobson, an 89-year-old former monk and amateur stargazer. He likes to poke fun at the world and teach anyone in sight. He walks the streets and promotes an awareness of the night sky through his form of sidewalk astronomy. The film promotes Dobson’s unique views on cosmology and religion, often tying the two together. Dobson wanders streets, state parks, history museums and planetariums on his quest to demystify the night sky. His film has been celebrated by critics. Dobson is the co-founder of Sidewalk Astronomers, a popular amateur cosmology club.

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A Sidewalk Astronomer is a documentary film about Jon Dobson, an 89-year-old former monk and amateur stargazer. He likes to poke fun at the world and teach anyone in sight. He walks the streets and promotes an awareness of the night sky through his form of sidewalk astronomy. The film promotes Dobson’s unique views on cosmology and religion, often tying the two together.

Dobson wanders streets, state parks, history museums and planetariums on his quest to demystify the night sky. His film has been celebrated by critics. Dobson is the co-founder of Sidewalk Astronomers, a popular amateur cosmology club.

  • Release Date
    2004
  • MPAA Rating
    TV-G
  • Runtime
    1 hr 19 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    8.5  (41)
  • Metascore
    60