Jason Hissong has been an amateur astronomer for over 30 years. Jason is involved in many areas of the hobby which include deep sky observing, amateur telescope making, astroimaging, and public outreach. He is very involved in the Columbus Astronomical Society which includes being president twice as well as other officer positions. When not observing, Jason enjoys amateur radio, model trains, history, collecting old books, and writing music. His day jobs include a Product Information Management Consultant and Worship Leader for a local Methodist Church.