Daily Archives: January 1, 2023

From The Director

by Rex Parker, PhD director@princetonastronomers.org Denizens of Planet Earth Declare a New Year!There are good reasons to have a little more hope this new year than the last few. The best development for AAAP in 2022 came late in the … Continue reading

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From the Program Chair

By Victor Davis The January meeting of the AAAP will take place virtually only (via Zoom) on Tuesday, January 10th at 7:30 PM. As usual, the meeting is open to AAAP members and the public. Please take note that due … Continue reading

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Minutes of the December 13, 2022, AAAP Members General Meeting (hybrid)

by Gene Allen, Secretary Assistant Director Larry Kane convened the meeting at 1933 in the Peyton Hall auditorium and on Zoom and YouTube. We continue to work out the technical details to make our meetings hybrid by transmitting the in-person … Continue reading

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The Rise of The Twin

Artemis, the twin sister of Apollo, rises after five decades. The recent Artemis mission is NASA’s attempt to send astronauts back to the moon after a lapse of five decades. Continue reading

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The Dark Side of Astro Imaging

by Bill Murray My first foray into the “dark side” of astroimaging … The image of the North America Nebula (NGC 7000) and the Pelican Nebula (IC 5070) below, was taken at my home in MA in September with my … Continue reading

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Checking the Dark Side with Bill’s Co-ordinates

by Rex A. Parker I was curious about how wide, so I put Bill’s specs into TheSkyX along with the club’s C14/ASI294 and my AGO12.5”/ASI071.  The latter are those two tiny purple rectangles in the middle, Bill’s FoV is the … Continue reading

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Christmas Present

by Bill Murray Here’s another Christmas present for AAAP astro imagers – The image below is of the Veil Nebula (NGC 6992-5 on the left and NGC 6960 on the right with Pickering’s Triangular Whip, NGC 6979, in the middle) … Continue reading

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From the Lens of Lisa

by Lisa Ann Fanning Having survived this December’s popular games of “cloud dodging” and “schedule Tetris,” I’m happy to share these photos which sum up December 2022!   I hope everyone is having a great holiday season! Sending wishes for … Continue reading

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