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Outreach Report

by David Letcher, Outreach Chair The weather has been a “thorn in our sides” during this winter and early spring season of 2017. A star party at one of our regular schools, the Stuart Country Day School was scheduled in … Continue reading

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Outreach Report

by David Letcher, Outreach Chair AAAP participated in a number of star parties held at local elementary schools this past academic year, which a few of our members made possible. Last November we visited the Newell school in Allentown, NJ, and … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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 Director

by Jeff Bernardis So comet ISON has come and gone with a lot less fanfare than had been anticipated – at least by me.  There was a fear that perihelion would consume so much of the comet that it would … Continue reading

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From the Outreach Chair

by David Letcher, Outreach Coordinator AAAP has been invited to take part in a “Hands-on-Science Night” on Thursday evening, January 23 at Antheil Elementary School in Ewing Township. The school is about a 25 minute drive south of Princeton.  If the skies are clear … 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

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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

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