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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director New Tech for AAAP. “Electronic Assisted Astronomy” (EAA) has reached new levels of performance capability, enabling one to see the deep sky like never before in small and medium sized telescopes even in … Continue reading

Posted in April 2018, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director Outcome of Voting Last Month. The Amendment and Expenditure both were approved by membership last month, as reflected in the minutes (in this issue). Thanks to all of you who participated. We’re now … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director Two proposals for vote at Feb 13 meeting. Last year we didn’t hold the Feb meeting because it would be on Valentine’s Day! This time around you have no such excuse (!) so … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director Proposed Amendment to AAAP Constitution.  The Constitution and By-laws of AAAP have provided a solid framework establishing the purpose and structure of our organization that has lasted 55 years.  We’ve been able to … Continue reading

Posted in January 2018, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director So Many Reasons to Keep Looking Up.  As the year 2017 winds down and the holiday spirit ascends, we can all share some satisfaction at an exciting event-filled year in our organization. I … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director Dark Skies, Our Eyes, and Outdoor Lighting. Nearly three-fourths of all Americans reside under skies where the Milky Way is not visible. It’s natural as we age to lose some night sky acuity, … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director A Perfect StarQuest Weekend in Hope NJ. The 23 AAAP members who convened at the Hope Conference and Renewal Center in northern NJ Sept 22-23 had a truly stellar weekend with warm weather … Continue reading

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