Category Archives: January 2011

From the Director

By Ludovico D’Angelo, Director Happy New Year! To everyone in AAAP, I am wishing you a grand new year and clear skies! I hope everyone has dug out of the great storm of 2010. I was in Minnesota where there … Continue reading

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From the Program Chair

By John Church, Program Chair Our very successful and well-attended December 14th meeting featured Prof. (and AAAP member) Bob Vanderbei  and Prof. J. Richard Gott of Princeton University discussing their new National Geographic book, “Sizing Up the Universe.” The book … Continue reading

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December 2010 Meeting Minutes

By Larry Kane, Secretary 1.      Director Ludy D’Angelo called the meeting to order and announced that he has received two emails from people who want to donate an 8” telescope and other astronomy related equipment to the AAAP.  Ludy will … Continue reading

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Treasurer’s Report

By Michael Mitrano, Treasurer As the calendar year (but not our fiscal year) draws to a close, the AAAP is in solid financial shape.  We have at this point 64 paid members — two more than at the same time … Continue reading

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Opportunity Rover Snaps Gorgeous Panoramas of Santa Maria Crater and Intrepid Crater

By Ken Kremer The Opportunity rover is sending back a multitude of awesome views of Santa Maria Crater since arriving at the western edge on Dec. 15 (Sol 2450).   This intermediate stop on the rover’s 19 km long journey from … Continue reading

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December 21, 2010 Lunar Eclipse

by Ken Kramer Further details in my story online at Universe Today: http://www.universetoday.com/81923/red-moon-red-planet/

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