Category Archives: November 2014

Treasurer’s Report

by Michael Mitrano, Treasurer At this point in our fiscal year, which will end on June 30, we have just hit the 100-member mark. Dues revenue at this point is up about 14% from a year ago. Total revenue for … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, PhD, Director Mt Lemmon Adventures.  I’ve been reflecting on my recent trip to Tucson for the astronomy imaging workshop “Making Every Pixel Count”, run by Adam Block at the Univ. of Arizona’s Steward Observatory … Continue reading

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Fourth Dimension Astroimaging…My Personal Journey Through the Cosmos

Steve Mazlin, MD Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 7:30 p.m in Peyton Hall Astrophotography was revolutionized by digital techniques over the past 20 years. Steve Mazlin will explain some of the basics of data acquisition and processing while giving a … Continue reading

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From the Assistant Director

by Larry Kane, Assistant Director After a report was made by the committee that investigated the purchase and installation of a video system for the observatory, a motion was made to the Board of Directors to approve the expenditure of … Continue reading

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History of the Hastings-Byrne 6-1/4 Inch Refractor

by John Church As many current AAAP members may not be fully acquainted with the story of our fine 6-1/4 inch refractor, this history is presented so that the club may make an informed decision about its future use. Also … Continue reading

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Treasurer’s Report

by Michael Mitrano, Treasurer Thus far in our fiscal year, 25 members have renewed by paying their dues.  This is about 40% fewer than had renewed at the same time a year ago.  Please get those checks in! All expenses … Continue reading

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