Monthly Archives: September 2019

From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org New Season Begins Sept 10. A very big thanks go to the Dept of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University, for their support and especially the provision of Peyton Hall auditorium for our meetings … Continue reading

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From the Program Chair

by Ira Polans The first meeting of the season will be held on September 10 at 7:30 PM in the auditorium of Peyton Hall on the Princeton University campus. The talk is on the “Engineering the Measurement of the Hubble … Continue reading

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Outreach Blotter

by Gene Allen, Outreach Chair The support our member have given for the summer push has been great, and now it is winding down, with only a few presentations remaining. At 7 pm on Wednesday, September 4, Victor Davis will … Continue reading

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Minutes of the August 8, 2019 AAAP Board Meeting

by John Miller, Secretary Rex Parker called meeting to order at 7:30 PM AAAP online member survey synopsis was reviewed. Member participation at the observatory, percentage of member scope owners/regular users, AAAP name change (Board decided to keep “Amateur,” rather … Continue reading

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NJAA’s 3rd Annual Open House and Astronomy Flea-market

by Michael Franzyshen, New Jersey Astronomical Association The New Jersey Astronomical Association’s (NJAA) 3rd Annual Open House and Astronomy Flea-market is on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at their observatory in High Bridge, NJ. Hours are: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. … Continue reading

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Simple Astrophotography

by Larry Kane I took this picture with my cell phone, hand held with lots of light pollution nearby. It is touched up a bit with Photo Shop. I wanted the members to see that astrophotography can be achieved with … Continue reading

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