Monthly Archives: October 2019

From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org Speakers for Astronomy Our guest speaker at the October 8 meeting will be John Church, PhD. John is a former Director and longtime member of AAAP. See Ira’s article below for information … Continue reading

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From the Program Chair

by Ira Polans The October meeting of the AAAP will be held on the 8th at 7:30 PM in the auditorium of Peyton Hall on the Princeton University campus. The talk is When Ireland Was the Center of the Universe … Continue reading

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Outreach Blotter

by GeneAllen Our meeting schedule resumed in September and the Observatory will be closing at the end of October. The Outreach season should be ramping down, but it really is not. We still have three or maybe four for this … Continue reading

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Minutes of the September 19, 2019 AAAP General Meeting

by John Miller, Secretary Director Rex Parker opened the meeting at 7:30 p.m. AAAP overview and upcoming events schedule were discussed. Program Chair Ira Polans then introduced the guest lecturer. Prior to the AAAP progress meeting, member Jeff Pinyan presented … Continue reading

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Outreach at Jenny Jump

by Theodore R. Frimet star party for two Awesome is our outreach from AAAP. Gene led the way, this past year, with receiving event after event. Everyone, it seems, except yours truly, volunteered to be on or off site, and … Continue reading

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India’s Moon Crash

by Prasad Ganti Millions of people across India watched the live coverage of the intended soft landing of the Vikram lander near the South pole of the moon on 7th September. It was past midnight. Things really went very well … Continue reading

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The Earthworm

by Theodore R. Frimet primordial astrochemistry These biological organisms that we inhabit are not quite what they appear to be. Your host body is not here to manifest your mind, or your brain. 57 percent of your humanity is composed … Continue reading

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Snippets

compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Kirkcudbright school’s conversion to dark sky center begins Work has started to convert an old school in southern Scotland into a dark sky visitor center. The £2.5m project at the former Johnston Primary in … Continue reading

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