From pipes to planets: plumber wins astronomy medal

By Sophia McCaughan
Updated April 1 2024 - 12:10pm, first published 12:06pm
Every clear night Rod Stubbings is in the observatory in his garden, gazing at hundreds of stars. (HANDOUT/ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA)
Every clear night Rod Stubbings is in the observatory in his garden, gazing at hundreds of stars. (HANDOUT/ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA)

A stargazing plumber from regional Victoria has won a prestigious astronomy medal.

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