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From the Outreach Chair

by David Letcher, Outreach Chair The mulled wine was delicious and the more we drank, the more double stars we saw. Thanks go to member-volunteers Freddy Missel, Michael Wright, Jeff Bernardis, Dave and Jen Skitt and your truly for hosting … Continue reading

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From the Outreach Chair

by David Letcher,¬†Outreach Chair We at AAAP are becoming quite popular in the world of star parties. Our first star party was held on Saturday evening, September 20th. Volunteers Gaspar Bakos and Habib Ahson led the show. According to Gaspar … Continue reading

Posted in October 2014 | Tagged , | Leave a comment

From the Outreach Chair

by David Letcher,¬†Outreach Chair Super Science Saturday on May 3, 2014 saw some of our members showing the sun and its spots to the public on a rather cloudy day. The early part of the day lent itself to good … Continue reading

Posted in June 2014 | Tagged , | Leave a comment

From the Outreach Chair

by David Letcher, Outreach Chair We are looking at star parties that have been arranged for May and October.¬† In May, we will participate in “Super Science Saturday” which will occur during the day of May 3rd. As usual, volunteers … Continue reading

Posted in March 2014 | Tagged , | Leave a comment

From the Outreach Chair

by David Letcher, Outreach Chair Another successful star party was held last week during the evening of January 23rd. It was a well-attended science night at Antheil Elementary School in Ewing Township. As it was extremely cold that night, we … Continue reading

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From the Outreach Chair

by David Letcher, Outreach Chair Well, star party season has started with our usual visits. Monday evening, October 28 saw us at the Linwood Middle School in North Brunswick showing Ms. McCarthy’s astronomy class a few sky objects. Unfortunately, there … Continue reading

Posted in November 2013, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

From the Outreach Coordinator

David Letcher, Outreach Coordinator Ms. Stephanie Williams of the Newell Elementary School in Allentown, NJ has invited us to participate in their science night on Friday, November 15, 2013. This is one of our regular star parties. We have been … Continue reading

Posted in October 2013, Sidereal Times | Tagged | Leave a comment

From the Outreach Coordinator

David Letcher, Outreach Coordinator Mr. Jay Watson of the D & R Greenway Land Trust has invited us to join them during the evening of August 12 to view the meteor shower. Last August about a half-dozen of us brought … Continue reading

Posted in Mid-Summer 2013, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

From the Outreach Chair

by David Letcher, Outreach Chair We have two invitations for which we can do our usual star parties. From Elena Nickerson at the Stuart Country Day School: Once again, I would like to arrange a night of star gazing for … Continue reading

Posted in April 2013, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

From the Outreach Chair

by David Letcher, Outreach Chair Hello Everyone, The following are the current outreach opportunities for us. Let me know if you can participate in any or all events. On March 17, Sunday at 3:00 p.m., a film called The City … Continue reading

Posted in March 2013, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

From the Outreach Chair

David Letcher, Outreach Chair Community outreach opportunity: On Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM AAAP Members are invited to set up their telescopes on the playground and share their expertise at Mill Lake School’s annual Astronomy Night. … Continue reading

Posted in February 2013, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

From the Outreach Chair

David Letcher, Outreach Chair The evening of Nov. 28th saw a group of AAAP members hosting a star party at the Millstone River School in Plainsboro, NJ. We had clear skies with a bright full moon. Jupiter was prominent too … Continue reading

Posted in December 2012, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment