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From the Program Chair

By Ira Polans The November AAAP meeting will be held on the 14th at 7:30PM in Peyton Hall on the Princeton University campus. The talk is by James Chen on his book “Astronomy for Older Eyes”. This month we are … 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 Program Chair

By Ira Polans The September AAAP meeting is on the 12th at 7:30PM in Peyton Hall on the Princeton University campus. The talk is on the “Strange New Worlds” of exoplanets by Dr. Josh Winn, Princeton University. Did you know … Continue reading

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First Time Experiencing a Total Solar Eclipse

by Ira Polans Although I’ve been an amateur astronomer for most of my life, I’ve never had a chance to observe a total solar eclipse before. When some of us decided to go to Oregon to see the eclipse, I … Continue reading

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From the Program Chair

By Ira Polans The June meeting of the AAAP, and our last until next September, will take place on June 13th at the Planetarium of the New Jersey State Museum in Trenton. The meeting starts at 7:30 PM. In addition … Continue reading

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From the Program Chair

By Ira Polans The May AAAP meeting is on the 9th at 7:30PM in Peyton Hall on the Princeton University campus. The talk is on “Dense Gas in Distant Dusty Galaxies” by Dr. Andrew Baker of Rutgers University. To understand … Continue reading

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‘The Glass Universe’- April 11, 2017 Lecture

by Ira Polans, Program Chair The April AAAP meeting is on the 11th at 7:30PM in Peyton Hall on the Princeton University campus. The talk is by author Dava Sobel, author of “Longitude”, on her latest book “The Glass Universe”. … Continue reading

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