Daily Archives: September 3, 2021

From The Director

by Rex Parker, PhD  director@princetonastronomy.org New Season Starting, Campus Return Delayed.  The highly anticipated new season of monthly AAAP meetings will begin on Tuesday September 14 (7:30pm).  Guest lecturers from near and distant locales will again be the theme this year as we … Continue reading

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From the Program Chair

by Victor Davis The September 2021 meeting of the AAAP will take place (virtually) on Tuesday, September 14th at 7:30 PM. (See How to Join the September Meeting below for details). This meeting is open to AAAP members and the general public. … Continue reading

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From the Treasurer

by Michael Mitrano The income statement and balance sheet below show the AAAP’s financial results for the fiscal year that ended on June 30, 2021, and our financial position at the beginning and the end of the year. The AAAP … Continue reading

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Snippets

compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Fastest Orbiting Asteroid Found In Our Solar SystemA newly discovered asteroid is sticking close to our sun — much closer than our own planet Earth. The asteroid, called 2021 PH27, completes an orbit around the sun every … Continue reading

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Book Review: 110 Things To See With A Telescope

By Lisa Ann Fanning OFFICIAL REVIEW OF 110 THINGS TO SEE WITH A TELESCOPE  ️️️️️ Must have for your Astronomy library! John A. Read has done it again!  His writing style demystifies astronomy, which can be such an intimidating topic, … Continue reading

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RASC Halifax Member John A Read Releases Guide to Observing Messier Catalog

By Lisa Ann Fanning Three years in the making, and 110 Messier objects later, 2020 RASC Simon Newcomb Award Recipient and RASC Halifax Centre member John A. Read has published his 12th non-fiction title, and it is a must have … Continue reading

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Book Review: The God Equation by Michio Kaku

by Prasad Ganti “The God Equation” is a recent book written by Michio Kaku, the popular Physicist and String theorist. This book comes on top of several other popular ones he wrote earlier. It emphasizes on the holy grail of … Continue reading

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