Monthly Archives: November 2020

From the Director

The Solstice Cometh                                                                            … Continue reading

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From the Program Director

by Ira Polans The December meeting will be held on the 8th at 7:30 PM. (See Joining the Meeting with Zoom below for details). This meeting is open to AAAP members and the general public. Due to the number of … Continue reading

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Comet C/2020 M3 Atlas on 11-13-20

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We have a telescope for sale!

Club Member Ron Mittelstaedt is selling his telescope! It is a great opportunity to get this one and enjoy the enchanting starry night sky. And what’s more, Ron will help you set it up, give you hands on instructions, and … Continue reading

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Snippets

compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Jupiter, Saturn Will Look Like Double Planet Just after sunset on the evening of December 21,  2020,  Jupiter and Saturn will appear closer together in Earth’s night sky than they have been since the Middle Ages, offering … Continue reading

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From the Director

Be thankful for computerized star charts We’ll illuminate the history of celestial cartography at our next meeting via Zoom on Nov 10 at 7:30 (see Ira’s section below about the guest speaker and Zoom link). The premise that we stand … Continue reading

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From the Program Director

by Ira Polans The November meeting will be held on the 10th at 7:30 PM. (See Joining the Meeting with Zoom below for details). This meeting is open to AAAP members and the general public. Due to the number of … Continue reading

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Minutes of the October 6, 2020 AAAP Board of Trustees meeting (virtual)

by John Miller, Secretary ● Rex Parker opened the Zoom meeting at 7:00 P.M. ● Rex and David Skitt indicated that the previous plan of opening the Washington Crossing Observatory to six people inside the building had failed to consistently … Continue reading

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Robert Vanderbei’s Mars Photo

Bob Vanderbei is a professor in the Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering at Princeton University. He is an amazing astro-photographer and a club member.  His photo of Mars below taken at 3:15 a.m. on October 6 makes you … Continue reading

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