Monthly Archives: December 2017

November 14, 2017 Meeting Minutes

by Jim Poinsett, Secretary After the presentation and the break Rex called the meeting to order. Rex talked about light pollution and how LED lights blue shift and cause problems for viewing and astrophotography. He stressed the need to influence … Continue reading

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November 6, 2017 Board Meeting Minutes

by Jim Poinsett, Secretary Minutes of the November 2017 Board Meeting of the AAAP The meeting was called to order at 7:30 The first topic of the evening was about making the outreach chairperson and observatory chairperson positions members of … Continue reading

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Skynet exposed

by Ted Frimet dare you seize the galaxy? Hello Everyone, I am new to Skynet and am trying to get started.  I have watched the videos but am confused on a couple things and would appreciate any advice. For my first … Continue reading

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Voyagers on a Grand Tour

by Prasad Ganti For forty years, they have been traveling towards the outer solar system and beyond. They are the twin space probes Voyager 1 and Voyager 2. Fueled by nuclear energy in the form of plutonium based thermal generators, … Continue reading

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Snippets

compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan A Nearby Earth-Size Planet May Have Conditions for Life There’s a new place to look for life in the universe. Astronomers announced on Wednesday the discovery of an Earth-size planet around a small red … Continue reading

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