Monthly Archives: January 2013

From the Program Chair

Kate Otto, Program Chair Does it really matter when the AAAP Club was founded? What really matters is that AAAP is a great club for amateur astronomers. For fifty years, AAAP members have enjoyed sharing their enthusiasm for astronomy. We … Continue reading

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December 11, 2012 AAAP Meeting Minutes

by Michael Wright, Secretary The meeting was called to order by Director Ludy D’Angelo. He welcomed everyone to the meeting and announced that the club has Astronomy magazine’s 2013 Deep Sky Mysteries calendars on sale and speaker Ken Kremer will … Continue reading

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Treasurer’s Report

Michael Mitrano, Treasurer Member renewals are coming in slowly and we are now at 60 members for the fiscal year that will end on June 30, 2013. Recent expenses included power washing and painting of the Washington Crossing Observatory rails … Continue reading

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Orion advancing toward 2014 Liftoff

by Dr. Ken Kremer NASA is making steady progress toward liftoff of the inaugural space-bound Orion crew capsule. The agency aims for a Florida blastoff of the Exploration Flight Test-1 mission (EFT-1) in September 2014 atop a Delta 4 Heavy … Continue reading

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Snippets

compiled by Michael Wright, Secretary Apollo 17 Celebration Moon Zoo (http://www.moonzoo.org) is celebrating humanity’s final trip to the Moon, Apollo17. They are showing images of the Apollo 17 landing site, taken by NASA’s amazing Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) in which the … Continue reading

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