Astronomer studies, researches, and analyzes celestial phenomena. Develops methodologies to solve problems in physics and mathematics. Being an Astronomer may require an advanced degree and at least 2-4 years of direct experience in the field. A Ph. Additionally, Astronomer d is required for research and development positions. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on limited experiences and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.