Category Archives: February 2012

From the Director

by Ludovico D’Angelo, Director AAA We had a very productive Board of Trustee’s meeting on January 25th. Thanks to all that attended. It was crowded, but I was very pleased to have so much input into the club’s future. On … Continue reading

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From the Program Chair

Ken Levy, Program Chair Many thanks to Dr. Michael Shara who provided a fascinating talk on the structure and evolution of novae and supernovae as well as a focus on his current exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History, … Continue reading

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From the Outreach Chair

by David Letcher, Outreach Chair So far this 2012 season has seen us scheduled for three star parties. January 26th was to be our first of the season at Antheil School in Ewing, NJ, but very cloudy weather put a … Continue reading

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January 10, 2012 AAAP Meeting

Larry Kane, Secretary The meeting was called to order by Director Ludy D’Angelo. Director: Ludy announced that the person who was trying for a grant to provide observing sessions at Ronald McDonalds house did not get it, but was still … Continue reading

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January 25, 2012 AAAP Board of Trustee’s Meeting

Larry Kane, Secretary The meeting was called to order by Director Ludy D’Angelo. Director: Ludy noted how much of the media reacted to the last, uneventful, coronal mass ejection. Ludy suggested that we could use a public outreach in Princeton … Continue reading

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Treasurer’s Report

by Michael Mitrano, Treasurer Membership for the current fiscal year is now up to 72, which is 6 members ahead of the same time last year but a way to go from our recent-year final count of close to 90. … Continue reading

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RAS Lectures on Astronomy

The Rutgers Astronomical Society is hosting Rutgers’ physics and astronomy faculty members and several others for weekly lectures. The talks are scheduled on Thursday evenings from 8:00 – 9:00 PM in the Physics Lecture Hall on Busch Campus. The event … Continue reading

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The Ordeal of Guillaume Le Gentil

by Michael Wright, Co-Editor Does this scenario sound familiar? You buy a new piece of gear; say an eyepiece that you are dying to try out on your favorite deep sky object. It arrives in the mail on a weekday … Continue reading

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