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Nalayini Brito


Nalayini Brito holds a Master of Science degree in astronomy from Swinburne University in Australia, is a Director of the International Dark Sky Association and the Vice President of the Royal Astronomical Society of New Zealand.

Observing the wonders of the universe through astronomical equipment and naked eye astronomy offered by dark skies remain favourite aspects of astronomy for Nalayini and she was instrumental in the successful effort to establish Aotea / Great Barrier Island as an international IDA accredited Sanctuary. She also co-leads the promotion of New Zealand’s journey to become a dark sky nation. She has spoken at Dark Sky conferences & workshops around the world.

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