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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

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

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

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

From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director Another Season for AAAP Our intrepid member “Totality Group” has returned from Oregon, the partial eclipse was seen by >300 people here at AAAP’s Washington Crossing Observatory, and September’s cooler weather has arrived … Continue reading

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

From the Director

      by Rex Parker, PhD director@princetonastronomy.org Skynet Update – Remote Imaging for Members AAAP is sponsoring member access to remote astro-imaging through UNC-Chapel Hill’s Skynet robotic telescope network. The telescopes are located all over the world, typically are … Continue reading

Posted in Mid-summer 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director Remote Astro-Imaging Proposal for Members Are you ready to move beyond the eyepiece and start doing astrophotography yourself? Would you like to be able to take awe-inspiring astro-images that impress your family and … Continue reading

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

From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director May 9 meeting – election of officers. We’ve come around in our orbit to the point when we elect officers again for the next season of AAAP. Or re-elect, because each of your … Continue reading

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

From the Director

      by Rex Parker, PhD director@princetonastronomy.org New Season Begins at AAAP’s Washington Crossing Observatory. The late winter surge that Punxsutawney Phil warned about made our preparations for the new season at Washington Crossing a little harder. But we’re … Continue reading

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