Author Archives: ST Editors

From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director New Tech for AAAP. “Electronic Assisted Astronomy” (EAA) has reached new levels of performance capability, enabling one to see the deep sky like never before in small and medium sized telescopes even in … Continue reading

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From the Program Chair

By Ira Polans The April meeting will be held on the 10th at 7:30PM in Peyton Hall, in the auditorium (Room 145), on the Princeton University campus. Featured Speaker: The talk is by Princeton University Professor Frans Pretorius regarding the … Continue reading

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March 13, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Minutes of the March 2018 Meeting of the Amateur Astronomers Association of Princeton Meeting called to order at 7:30 Jim Fling has volunteered to head the Nominating Committee to put together a slate of nominees for the board of directors … Continue reading

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March 26, 2018 Board Meeting Minutes

Minutes of the March 26, 2018 meeting of the AAAP Board of Directors Meeting started and Rex welcomed and thanked all 14 members and board members present. Nominations update – Nominations chairman, Jim Fling, announced all current board members have … Continue reading

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go fly a kite

by Ted Frimet “you’re a good man, charlie brown” Last month, I looked at the astrophotography image, produced by AAAP Club Director Rex Parker, of a blue comet. And was somewhat jealous of what he had accomplished. Well, maybe not … Continue reading

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Dr. Stephen Hawking

by Prasad Ganti Dr. Stephen Hawking, world’s most famous contemporary physicist, passed away recently. He belongs to the pantheon of legends like Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein. He contributed significantly to our increased understanding of the Universe. Having read about … Continue reading

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Snippets

compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan In her orbit Nathalie Cabrol was 5 when she saw the first moon landing on television. Pointing at Neil Armstrong, she told her mother that this was what she wanted to do. Even before … Continue reading

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