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Minutes of the January 10, 2017 AAAP Meeting

by James Poinsett, Secretary Minutes of the January 2017 meeting of the AAAP • The meeting was called to order at 7:30 • Rex briefly listed some objective for the club for 2017     o Continuation of the outstanding lectures … Continue reading

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Minutes of the December 13, 2016 AAAP Meeting

by James Poinsett, Secretary Minutes of the December 2016 Meeting of the AAAP • Director Rex called the meeting to order • Ira introduced the speaker for the evening, Dr. Eric Gawiser from Rutgers University. His lecture was titled “The … Continue reading

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Minutes of the November 8, 2016 Meeting of the AAAP

by James Poinsett, Secretary • Rex called the meeting to order and outlined the agenda for the evening. He also read a letter to the club from Gene Ramsey’s widow. • After the lecture StarQuest 2016 was discussed. There were … Continue reading

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Minutes of the October 11, 2016 AAAP Meeting

by James Poinsett, Secretary Rex called the meeting to order and gave a brief outline of the night agenda The lecture was by Steven K. Korotky titled “Restoration of the 6 ½ inch Prin telescope of the Daniel Schanck Observatory.” … Continue reading

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Minutes of the September 13, 2016 AAAP Meeting

by James Poinsett, Secretary Minutes of the September 2016 Meeting of the AAAP Club director, Rex Parker, called the meeting to order and reviewed the club happenings since May of last year. The May 9th Mercury Transit The new telescope … Continue reading

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Minutes of the June 14, 2016 AAAP Meeting

by James Poinsett, Secretary Rex called the meeting to order. Gene introduced the newest keyholder, Tim Donney. John announced that Sky and Telescope has accepted the story about viewing the Mercury Transit through the Hastings/Byrne refractor, the third century that … Continue reading

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The Astonishing Diversity of Planetary Systems

by Ira Polans, Acting Program Chair The next AAAP meeting will be on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in Bowen Hall (see Princeton campus maps for building and parking locations). Our guest speaker Tim Morton is an Associate … Continue reading

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Fourth Dimension Astroimaging…My Personal Journey Through the Cosmos

Steve Mazlin, MD Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 7:30 p.m in Peyton Hall Astrophotography was revolutionized by digital techniques over the past 20 years. Steve Mazlin will explain some of the basics of data acquisition and processing while giving a … Continue reading

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Save These Dates!

Next Meeting – June 10, 2014 The June meeting will be our annual  trip to the planetarium at the NJ State Museum in Trenton.  Bill Murray, AAAP member and staff member at the Planetarium, will present one of two new … Continue reading

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What Went Bang in the Night?

by Michael Wright Serendipitously, Prof. Craig Wheeler of the University of Texas will be in Princeton on Tuesday, February 11 and has agreed to speak to AAAP about the current supernova in M82.  AAAP is jointly sponsoring this meeting with … Continue reading

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Minutes of the April 9, 2013 Meeting

by Michael Wright, Secretary Director Ludy D’Angelo called the meeting to order.  He welcomed everyone to the meeting and encouraged members to stay for the business meeting after the lecture to discuss and vote on a Board recommendation to approve … Continue reading

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