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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director Hands-On Astronomy at AAAP. The upgrades continue at the Observatory in Washington Crossing State Park. Thanks to Observatory Chairs Dave and Jennifer Skitt, who have been spearheading the improvements and getting things ready … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director AAAP ends observatory operation at UACNJ. For the past year and longer, we have been considering the fate of our club’s observatory at the United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey observatory site at … Continue reading

Posted in February 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director Help Make 2017 a Great Year for Astronomy! To help improve members’ direct access to astronomy, we’ve been updating and improving the hardware and software at our observatory at Washington Crossing State Park, … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director Reflecting over the past year in AAAP. As we head toward solstice and the conclusion of 2016 a look into the mirror seems appropriate. It’s been an honor for me to continue to … Continue reading

Posted in December 2016, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | 1 Comment

From the Director

        by Rex Parker, Director November 8 Meeting. This is a pretty important date, and to help you get through it we’ve arranged for a high-impact speaker for the AAAP guest lecture at Peyton Hall Nov 8 … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director October 11 Meeting. Hope to see you at Peyton Hall auditorium on the Princeton Campus for our next meeting (7:30 pm Oct 11). Please see Ira’s article in this edition of S.T. for … Continue reading

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From the Director

        by Rex Parker, Director director@princetonastronomy.org Return to Peyton Hall! Monthly meetings begin Sept 13 (7:30 pm). A very big THANK YOU to the University and Dept of Astrophysical Sciences for the opportunity to use Peyton Hall … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director New Telescope for the Observatory. After the vote at the June meeting the new telescope acquisition proposal was approved by the membership (34 “yes” votes). For the record, the previously stated need for … Continue reading

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