Category Archives: May 2014

From the Director

By Jeff Bernardis, Director It’s hard to believe that we are already at the end of the club year.  It seems like just yesterday that we were celebrating our 50th anniversary over at the IAS. We are now entering into … Continue reading

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The Dark Side Of The Universe

by Surabhi Agarwal What is the Universe made of? Observations suggest surprising results: not only most of the matter in the Universe is dark and unconventional but, more surprisingly, the major component of the Universe may be in the form … Continue reading

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Treasurer’s Report

by Michael Mitrano, Treasurer New memberships and continued renewals have brought the AAAP member count to 97 for the fiscal year to date.  Dues income, however, is slightly below the level of a year ago. Monthly expenses continue to be … Continue reading

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News Flash!!

by John A. Church Here is a news flash, hot off the wires! On Saturday April 26, Rex Parker, Jeff Bernardis, Dave Skitt and the writer successfully replaced the existing Paramount mount on the Hasting-Byrne refractor at Washington Crossing with … Continue reading

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Minutes of April 8, 2014 AAAP Meeting

By Michael Wright, Secretary Director Jeff Bernardis opened the meeting. He awarded new keyholder Lee Sandburg with his key. Jeff introduced the nominations committee, Jim McHenry and John Giles. Jim announced the following slate of candidates for the 2014-15 Board … Continue reading

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Snippets

compiled by Surabhi Agarwal Hubble view: A hungry starburst galaxy Source: NASA; Published: Friday, May 2, 2014 in Science Daily A new Hubble picture is the sharpest ever image of the core of spiral galaxy Messier 61. Taken using the … Continue reading

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