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go fly a kite

by Ted Frimet “you’re a good man, charlie brown” Last month, I looked at the astrophotography image, produced by AAAP Club Director Rex Parker, of a blue comet. And was somewhat jealous of what he had accomplished. Well, maybe not … Continue reading

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

if a tree falls in the forest

and you’re on the wrong side of the park… by Ted Frimet An additional observers account of AAAP outreach at the Sacred Heart: Materials brought to site included: 8” Meade SCT (15 year old scope, alt-az in equatorial mount equivalent … Continue reading

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

Ice Cream Has No Bones

Feynman was here. by Ted Frimet A pleasant lecture was had by all, at last Tuesday’s meeting in Princeton. Paul Halpern was informative, and entertaining as he discussed his book on Richard Feynman. And then I stepped into the trap … Continue reading

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

Poohs’ Hunney Pot

asteroid velocity reprise by Ted Frimet I attended a presentation on asteroid occultation and IOTA, hosted at Montclair State University, by NJAG member Albert Carcich. I found Alberts lecture and slide presentation on measuring asteroid size and shape to be … Continue reading

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

How to haul tail

by Theodore R. Frimet baby its cold outside Before our end of season, our Observatory Chair hosted a couple of school aged teenagers that needed to make celestial observations on a particular Friday night. Skipping ahead from the experiences of … Continue reading

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

Bare Naked Ladies

castor and pollux exposed by Ted Frimet No, we haven’t changed the sex of our favored Gemini twins. This title has been haunting my mind, for a few days now. The Father of Advertising, David Mackenzie Ogilvy bombards my mind … Continue reading

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

no more buwwets

by Ted Frimet how much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood ? I bring you tidings of a final essay, as I have spent all of my Shekels from 2017. And have no coin left … Continue reading

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