Category Archives: August 2012

From the Director

Ludovico D’Angelo, Director I hope everyone is having a bearable summer with this heat. As a result, there hasn’t been much opportunity to get out and do some observing. The heat haze is a real downer, but I hope that … Continue reading

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From the Program Chair

Kate Otto, Program Chair Our monthly lectures will resume on September 11, 2012 at 8:00 pm in Peyton Hall with a lecture from AAAP’s friend, Prof. David Spergel, Chair of the Princeton’s Department of Astrophysical Sciences. Prof. Spergel’s talk is … Continue reading

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From the Outreach Chair

David Letcher, Outreach Chair On Sunday August 12, the D & R Greenway Organization and AAAP are hosting a ‘Perseid Meteor Shower party’ at a recently acquired preserve known as the Cider Mill Grasslands Preserve in E. Amwell Township, Hunterdon County. … Continue reading

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Treasurer’s Report

Michael Mitrano, Treasurer The AAAP’s fiscal year ends on June 30, and this represents my fifth year-end report to members. Again this year showed a surplus and our financial position remains very strong. A fiscal year 2012 income statement and … Continue reading

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July 17, 2012 AAAP Board Meeting Minutes

by Michael Wright, Secretary Board meeting was attended by: Ludy D’Angelo, Director Jeff Bernardis, Assistant Director Michael Mitrano, Treasurer Michael Wright, Secretary William Murray Ira Polans John Church Surabhi Agarwal Saul Moroz Program Chair, Kate Otto Director Ludy D’Angelo called … Continue reading

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Transit of Venus Open House Draws Crowd

Pictures by Surabhi Agarwal

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