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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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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org AAAP Member Survey Summer 2019. There were 78 responses to the survey sent a month ago (out of 100 total members). The Board will be reviewing the results and using them in … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org June 11 Meeting (7:30pm) – at the NJ State Museum Planetarium. We’ve come to the last meeting of our “academic” season, to be held at the NJ State Museum Planetarium in Trenton. … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org May 14 Meeting – Election of Officers. Once again we’ve come around in our orbit to the election point for the Board of Trustees. Actually it’s the re-election point, since each of … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org From Stone to Star. The relationship of stars to common earthly things is closer than one might think. Advances in astrophysics over the past century have revised the story of geology by … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director Seeing the “Invisible” Deep Sky. Lest you despair that the famed Messier objects are forever lost in the glare of skyglow in central New Jersey, consider this. It was Alfred Lord Tennyson who … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director Open space, dark skies, and the stars. According to a recent study of satellite-based luminance measurements across the globe (Falchi et al., Sci Adv 2016, The new world atlas of artificial night sky … Continue reading

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