Category Archives: January 2014

From the Director

by Jeff Bernardis So comet ISON has come and gone with a lot less fanfare than had been anticipated – at least by me.  There was a fear that perihelion would consume so much of the comet that it would … Continue reading

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From the Outreach Chair

by David Letcher, Outreach Coordinator AAAP has been invited to take part in a “Hands-on-Science Night” on Thursday evening, January 23 at Antheil Elementary School in Ewing Township. The school is about a 25 minute drive south of Princeton.  If the skies are clear … Continue reading

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Derrick Pitts to Speak at January 14 Meeting

Our next meeting will be on January 14, 2014.  Derrick Pitts, Chief Astronomer and Planetarium Director at The Franklin Institute, will be returning to present a talk entitled “TMT and the Galileoscope: Big Scope for Big Work, Small Scopes for the … Continue reading

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2014 Astronomical Calendar

by Michael Wright Psychics are making their predictions for 2014, so I thought “Why can’t I?” With some help from NASA, I generated my astronomical predictions for the year and created the 2014 Astronomical Calendar.  These predictions are based on science … Continue reading

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Reminiscences of STS-1

by David Kaplan Employed at CBS Television for 40 years put me a somewhat privileged position of occasionally being an eyewitness to history. Whether it was working at a national political convention or an inauguration, the Special Events Unit, which … Continue reading

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Social Media and Asteroids?

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