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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org Virtually Like the Professionals. While COVID has wiped out a lot of ground-based astronomy around the world, astronomers are ahead of the curve in virtual and robotic technologies. Astronomy and all the … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org Zoom AAAP Meetings for May 12 and June 09. We hope that you are well and keeping your sense of humor and perspective despite the social and personal challenges of COVID. As … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org Astronomy in the Time of Coronavirus AAAP’s operations at both Peyton Hall on campus and the Observatory at Washington Crossing State Park are closed until the coronavirus crisis normalizes and group gatherings … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org Spring Comes to AAAP Beware the Ides of March? The words invoke a sense of unseen danger even today. Back in the latter days of the Roman Republic, Julius Caesar (in 44 … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org What’s Happening in AAAP This month’s lecture on Feb 11 at Peyton Hall will deepen our look at our own favorite star, the sun, from the incredibly close perspective of NASA’s Parker … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org Video Astronomy for AAAP Members Many of us have had the experience of showing the planets, sun, and deep sky to the public using telescopes. Children and adults alike can be inspired … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org Transits and much more Last meeting of the year coming up at Peyton Hall. See Ira’s section for more about the next guest speaker. It’s been another year of great presentations and … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org November 12 Meeting I’m back in Jersey after an exhilarating African safari last month, and am looking forward to seeing a good turnout at Peyton Hall Nov 12 for the presentation by … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org Speakers for Astronomy Our guest speaker at the October 8 meeting will be John Church, PhD. John is a former Director and longtime member of AAAP. See Ira’s article below for information … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org New Season Begins Sept 10. A very big thanks go to the Dept of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University, for their support and especially the provision of Peyton Hall auditorium for our meetings … Continue reading

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