Category Archives: September 2013

From the Director – Welcome to the 51st Year of the AAAP

by Jeff Bernardis, Director In addition to the tremendous slate of speakers that we will have at our monthly meetings, there are several other exciting things going on. I’d like to get more people involved in these activities because there … Continue reading

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Appropriation for the New Observatory

by Michael Wright, Secretary At the July 9, 2013 Board meeting, the Board unanimously approved the following motion: The Board of Trustees recommends that $12,000 of AAAP’s reserves be appropriated for construction of the new observatory structure at Washington-Crossing State … Continue reading

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Jersey StarQuest 2013

by Michael Wright, Secretary Again this year, Chef Ludy D’Angelo will be catering sumptuous breakfast and dinner on Saturday. Already over twenty members and guests are registered. Don’t miss out on a great weekend of observing and camaraderie. More information … Continue reading

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The Quest to Understand the Sun and the Space Weather It Produces

by Michael Wright, Secretary Our monthly lectures will resume on September 10, 2013 with a lecture by Clayton E. Myers of Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory entitled “The Quest to Understand the Sun and the Space Weather It Produces.” The lecture … Continue reading

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Construction of our Universe

by S. Prasad Ganti The greatest achievement of Cosmology in the last hundred years has been the Big Bang theory. How it was formulated and how it was proved. For most of the time human beings spent on the Earth, … Continue reading

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Daystar

by John A. Church Whenever I have trouble getting to sleep, which sometimes happens to people as they get older, I just think about the sun. I first learned interesting things about the sun from The Beginner’s Star-Book. a delightful … Continue reading

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