DSBK consists of undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate student volunteers at the University of Virginia, led by Astronomy Department Faculty member Kelsey Johnson and supported by faculty and staff in the Astronomy Department at the University of Virginia. If you have questions or wish to volunteer, please contact us.


Back Row: Nick Troup, Allison Matthews, Matt Pryal, Andrew Burkhardt, Robby Wilson, Lauren Bittle, Brian Prager, Hannah Lewis, Ariel Firebaugh
Front Row: Whitney Richardson, Chris Hayes, Sandy Liss, Yiqing Song, Shunlate McNair


Although this organization has members who are University of Virginia students and may have University employees associated or engaged in its activities and affairs, the organization is not a part of or an agency of the University. It is a separate and independent organization, which is responsible for and manages its own activities and affairs. The University does not direct, supervise or control the organization and is not responsible for the organization’s contracts, acts or omissions.