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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org From Stone to Star. The relationship of stars to common earthly things is closer than one might think. Advances in astrophysics over the past century have revised the story of geology by … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director Seeing the “Invisible” Deep Sky. Lest you despair that the famed Messier objects are forever lost in the glare of skyglow in central New Jersey, consider this. It was Alfred Lord Tennyson who … Continue reading

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      by Rex Parker, Director Open space, dark skies, and the stars. According to a recent study of satellite-based luminance measurements across the globe (Falchi et al., Sci Adv 2016, The new world atlas of artificial night sky … Continue reading

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      by Rex Parker, Director Eyes and Instruments on Solar System Astronomy in 2019. A wonderful way to receive the new year’s promise of discovery is to get outside and engage in astronomy during these cold winter nights. … Continue reading

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      by Rex Parker, Director See you in the New Year – the December 11 meeting is cancelled. Time seems more precious than ever as the year winds down, so you’re getting an evening back on your calendar! … Continue reading

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      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org November 13 Meeting – “glass universe meets high tech”. Hope to see you at Peyton Hall auditorium on the Princeton Campus on Tues, Nov 13 at 7:30pm. We’ll pick up where Dava … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org October 9 Meeting – “It’s Elemental, My Dear Watson”! Hope to see you at Peyton Hall auditorium on the Princeton Campus for our next meeting (Tuesday, Oct 9 at 7:30pm). Please see … Continue reading

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      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org New Season Begins Sept 11. AAAP will resume regular monthly meetings on Tuesday Sept 11 (7:30 pm) at Peyton Hall, home of Princeton University Dept of Astrophysical Sciences. Several new members have … Continue reading

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