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From the Assistant Director

by Larry Kane, Assistant Director As some of you may know, the last five months have been, health-wise, somewhat tough going for me. While I am confident that I can carry out existing and future projects for the AAAP, I … Continue reading

Posted in Mid-summer 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | 2 Comments

From the Assistant Director

by Larry Kane, Assistant Director I have two brief items of import to the AAAP membership that need updating. The first is the status of our group purchase of AAAP logo shirts and hats. At this writing, the order is … Continue reading

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

From the Assistant Director

by Larry Kane, Assistant Director There are a couple of issues that needed to be brought to your attention: I wanted to provide the AAAP membership an update on the planned trip to view the total solar eclipse on August … Continue reading

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

From the Assistant Director

by Larry Kane, Assistant Director  I wanted to give everyone an update on the AAAP Solar Eclipse trip to Oregon in August. While most of the available lodging within driving range of our observing position is taken, I have managed … Continue reading

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

From the Assistant Director

by Larry Kane I am starting the logistical work to put together an AAAP trip to view the total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017.   While it seems to be an event far into the future, if we wait too … Continue reading

Posted in October 2016, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

From the Assistant Director

by Larry Kane After a discussion with Director Rex Parker, he and I concluded that we want to invite our membership to a relaxed evening at the Gravity Hill Farm in Titusville. While much has to be planned and confirmed, … Continue reading

Posted in September 2016, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Director’s Report

by Assistant Director Larry Kane This month I am filling in for our Director, Rex Parker, as he is off exploring the natural wonders of New Zealand.  No doubt, he is more interested in the ecology and grandeur of this … Continue reading

Posted in March 2016, Sidereal Times | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

From the Assistant Director

by Larry Kane, Assistant Director May saw the AAAP table turn up at two events. At the first event, Super Science Saturday in Trenton, our club was represented by Gene Ramsey, Jennifer and Dave Skitt and myself, as custodian of … Continue reading

Posted in June 2015, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

From the Assistant Director

by Larry Kane, Assistant Director On Sunday, April 26, the AAAP was very well received by the public attending the 45th annual Princeton Communiversity Day. Representing our group of astronomers were Gene Ramsey, John Church, Jim Poinsett, Wasi Rahman, my wife … Continue reading

Posted in May 2015, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

From the Assistant Director

by Larry Kane, Assistant Director  On, Sunday, February 22, the Washington Crossing Park Association successfully pulled off its first major event.  It was held to celebrate the birthday of George Washington.  Over eighty people attended the event to hear three … Continue reading

Posted in March 2015, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

From the Assistant Director

by Larry Kane, Assistant Director After a report was made by the committee that investigated the purchase and installation of a video system for the observatory, a motion was made to the Board of Directors to approve the expenditure of … Continue reading

Posted in November 2014, Sidereal Times | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Observatory Video Project

By Larry Kane, Assistant Director Following up on a suggestion from Director Rex Parker, a group of members met at the observatory on Wednesday, September 17 to discuss the possibility of adding video viewing.  Several configurations of video equipment and … Continue reading

Posted in October 2014, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment