Daily Archives: April 3, 2017

From the Director

      by Rex Parker, PhD director@princetonastronomy.org New Season Begins at AAAP’s Washington Crossing Observatory. The late winter surge that Punxsutawney Phil warned about made our preparations for the new season at Washington Crossing a little harder. But we’re … Continue reading

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From the Assistant Director

by Larry Kane, Assistant Director There are a couple of issues that needed to be brought to your attention: I wanted to provide the AAAP membership an update on the planned trip to view the total solar eclipse on August … Continue reading

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‘The Glass Universe’- April 11, 2017 Lecture

by Ira Polans, Program Chair The April AAAP meeting is on the 11th at 7:30PM in Peyton Hall on the Princeton University campus. The talk is by author Dava Sobel, author of “Longitude”, on her latest book “The Glass Universe”. … Continue reading

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Outreach Report

by David Letcher, Outreach Chair The weather has been a “thorn in our sides” during this winter and early spring season of 2017. A star party at one of our regular schools, the Stuart Country Day School was scheduled in … Continue reading

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Treasurer’s Report

by Michael Mitrano, Treasurer At this point in our fiscal year, which will end on June 30, we have just hit the 100-member mark. Dues revenue at this point is up about 14% from a year ago. Total revenue for … Continue reading

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Member Resolutions for Astronomy 2017

by Rex Parker, Director Here’s a synopsis of resolutions offered by members during the January meeting at Peyton Hall, shortly after the start of the new year. Encouraging and provocative! • Do not let every clear sky night go unobserved … Continue reading

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