Monthly Archives: January 2020

From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org Video Astronomy for AAAP Members Many of us have had the experience of showing the planets, sun, and deep sky to the public using telescopes. Children and adults alike can be inspired … Continue reading

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From the Program Chair

by Ira Polans, Program Chair Hope you and your families had a happy holiday season! Featured Speaker The January meeting of the AAAP will be held on the 14th at 7:30 PM in the auditorium of Peyton Hall on the … Continue reading

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Minutes of the December 10, 2019 AAAP General Meeting

by John Miller, Secretary ● Director Rex Parker opened the meeting, 7:30PM. He reviewed several current items on the club’s agenda (Space X satellite petition; newly-purchased equipment and the upcoming field trip to the Info Age Learning Center – Wall … Continue reading

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Sharing the Sky, January—March 2020

by Jeffrey Pinyan In an effort to remain an active participant in the AAAP while I adjust to fatherhood, I’ve decided to pen a series of informative and educational notices about selected upcoming astronomical events. I call it “Sharing the … Continue reading

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Do the Dew

by Theodore R Frimet the dragons breath A few months ago I gave a partial reference to the oft-used phrase, “water, water, everywhere, and not a drop to drink”. (1) This Saturday morn, instead of watering at the mouth, and … Continue reading

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Lead, Follow, or Color me.

by Theodore R Frimet do crayons come in low albedo? Dear Mr. Elon Musk, As there is no doubt that you are very tired. I will put my bottom line up front. Please contact a local Coating provider. Elon Musk, … Continue reading

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Let’s go out on a limb

by Theodore R Frimet and try not to hang ourselves with the truth Space Force. Federal Employees get paid leave. Compromise. Whatever. Don’t attribute any of this to the current administration. We are ready to hand them their hats. Let’s … Continue reading

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