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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director Two proposals for vote at Feb 13 meeting. Last year we didn’t hold the Feb meeting because it would be on Valentine’s Day! This time around you have no such excuse (!) so … Continue reading

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Comet 2016 R2 (PANSTARRS)

by Rex Parker A group of AAAP members met at the Observatory Jan 19 to seek comet 2016 R2 with the Mallincam/5″refractor. They succeeded in this challenge – which took some skill as the comet was very faint, TheSkyX reporting … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director Proposed Amendment to AAAP Constitution.  The Constitution and By-laws of AAAP have provided a solid framework establishing the purpose and structure of our organization that has lasted 55 years.  We’ve been able to … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director So Many Reasons to Keep Looking Up.  As the year 2017 winds down and the holiday spirit ascends, we can all share some satisfaction at an exciting event-filled year in our organization. I … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director Dark Skies, Our Eyes, and Outdoor Lighting. Nearly three-fourths of all Americans reside under skies where the Milky Way is not visible. It’s natural as we age to lose some night sky acuity, … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director A Perfect StarQuest Weekend in Hope NJ. The 23 AAAP members who convened at the Hope Conference and Renewal Center in northern NJ Sept 22-23 had a truly stellar weekend with warm weather … Continue reading

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From the Program Chair

By Ira Polans The October AAAP meeting is on the 10th at 7:30PM in Peyton Hall on the Princeton University campus. The presentation will be divided into two 30 minute parts. The first part is “The AAAP’s 2017 Total Solar … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Director Another Season for AAAP Our intrepid member “Totality Group” has returned from Oregon, the partial eclipse was seen by >300 people here at AAAP’s Washington Crossing Observatory, and September’s cooler weather has arrived … Continue reading

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