Daily Archives: February 2, 2020

From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org What’s Happening in AAAP This month’s lecture on Feb 11 at Peyton Hall will deepen our look at our own favorite star, the sun, from the incredibly close perspective of NASA’s Parker … Continue reading

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From the Program Chair

by Ira Polans, Program Chair Featured Speaker The February meeting of the AAAP will be held on the 11th at 7:30 PM in the auditorium of Peyton Hall on the Princeton University campus. The talk is on Parker Solar Probe’s … Continue reading

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Minutes of the January 14, 2020 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 (Keyholder and Member observatory training). It was announced that member Ted Frimet has volunteered as co-editor of Sidereal Times, taking … Continue reading

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Let’s be naughty!

by Theodore R Frimet look under the bonnet Thank you all for allowing me to step up to the plate and learn how to co-edit Sidereal Times. From studying the banner pages, I’ve identified many good souls that have contributed … Continue reading

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Orion the Hunter

by Theodore R Frimet neither slumber nor sleep The night sky is truly wonderful. I find it sometimes hard to explain. I have been searching for an explanation ever since. What, you ask? Orion the Hunter appears on his side, … Continue reading

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Permit the Hermit

by Theodore R Frimet pay to view Recently, a member forwarded a link to an online article detailing New York States Stargazing Permit programs. Clearly for 2020, the Empire State has gone above and beyond. The permit for the hermit, … Continue reading

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Snippets

compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Sun’s surface seen in remarkable new detail Behold the Sun’s convulsing surface at a level of detail never seen before. The Daniel K Inouye Solar Telescope on Hawaii has released pictures that show features … Continue reading

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