Category Archives: May 2012

From the Director

Ludovico D’Angelo, Director Since the last meeting, several things have occurred that are noteworthy to report. The first is that Baldpate Mountain will not suit for the Transit of Venus viewing. We are looking at alternative sites, but more than … Continue reading

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From the Program Chair

Ken Levy, Program Chair Many thanks to our April lecturer, Professor Gregory Matloff, for his talk on Biosphere Extension. Our 2011-2012 Peyton Hall lecture season concludes with a real cosmic bang – a definite not to be missed lecture by … Continue reading

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From the Outreach Chair

David Letcher, Outreach Chair Director D’Angelo reports that “we had a good crowd at the Super Science Day” during which the following members volunteered to help out: David Kaplan, Ludy, Michael Wright, Pat and Mary Hays, Victor Davis, and Larry … Continue reading

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Treasurer’s Report

Michael Mitrano, Treasurer As of April 27, there has been little financial activity during the past month.  Our member count now stands at 90, and our year-to-date surplus is about $1,700.  On a cumulative basis, our surplus remains about $22,500.

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April 10, 2012 AAAP Meeting Minutes

by Larry Kane, Secretary The meeting was called to order by Director Ludy D’Angelo. AAAP Board Elections: Ludy announced the nominees for the Board of Directors for the 2012-2013 year. They are: a.   Director                      Ludy D’Angelo b.   Assistant Director     Jeff Bernardis c.   … Continue reading

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First Ever ISS Sighting & Star Party at AAAP Monthly Meeting

by Dr. Ken Kremer April was a great month for overhead viewing of the International Space Station all across the US and in our astronomy club’s hometown of Princeton. Coincidentally, there was an ISS over flight set for the evening … Continue reading

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