by Dave Skitt let there be light Let there be light! And it was good. You may believe from the title that I will be writing about the beginning of the universe, some formula for the speed of light or … Continue reading
by Dave and Jennifer Skitt The cold weather has set in but that doesn’t mean the observatory can’t be used to catch that elusive asteroid or your favorite winter galaxy or star cluster. Here are a few considerations to keep … Continue reading
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by Rex A Parker What a day to remember! While we await some exciting stories from the AAAP Totality Group (have heard it was fantastic in Oregon), we’d like to acknowledge the GREAT job and big effort by AAAP members … Continue reading
By Michael Mitrano, Treasurer (Photo credits: David Skitt) On the weekend of March 19, 2016, Gene Allen, John Delaney, Dave Skitt and I rebuilt the south gable end of the Washington Crossing Observatory’s roof. Where once there was the flap … Continue reading
by Rex Parker, Director Upcoming events and ideas for AAAP members Night-sky refresher at Planetarium Changing of equipment at the Observatory Software tools for your consideration A Rare Opportunity for AAAP Members ONLY Night-sky refresher at the … Continue reading
Photos by John Miller On Nov. 22, 2015, a keyholder team swapped the donated C-14 for the club’s old C-14 at the club’s observatory at Washington Crossing Park. See more photos at AAAP’s Flickr site
by Michael Mitrano The roof repair team had a productive day and a half this weekend (10/31 and 11/115) at the observatory. Many layers of old roofing, the plywood roof deck, a rotted rafter, and all of the exterior trim … Continue reading