Category Archives: December 2010

From the Director

by Ludovico D’Angelo, Director AAAP December! Another month upon us, and another month of busy amateur astronomy activities if one has the wherewithal in New Jersey to get outside, stay warm, and do some observing. The major event of the … Continue reading

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December Meeting

by John Church, Program Chair Our speakers for the December 14th meeting will be Profs. Bob Vanderbei and J. Richard Gott, III of Princeton University, discussing the topic of “Sizing Up The Universe.” This is the title of their just-published … Continue reading

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Treasurer’s Report

by Michael Mitrano, Treasurer Dues for the current fiscal year are continuing to come in.  To date we have 59 paid members for FY 2011, totaling $2,340 in dues compared to $3,560 for all of last year and $4,147 for … Continue reading

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From the Program Chair

by John Church, Program Chair In November we were treated to a fine presentation given by astrophotographer Jerry Lodriguss, featuring photos that he has produced over the years using advanced CCD and editing techniques.  The art of astrophotography has certainly … Continue reading

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November 2010 Meeting Minutes

by Larry Kane, Secretary Director Ludy D’Angelo called the meeting to order Lunar Eclipse Event Bill Murray announced that on the early morning of December 21, there will be a significant total lunar eclipse.  A discussion was held whether the … Continue reading

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Minimum of Algol by CCD Photometry

by Rex Parker, AAAP Variable stars are not getting the attention they deserve in the AAAP these days!  Deep sky objects, planets & exo-planets, and intergalactic large scale structure are the hot topics.  Even double stars get more telescope time … Continue reading

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