Author Archives: ST Editors

From The Director

by Rex Parker, PhD director@princetonastronomy.org Happy New Year!  Let us renew our hope for the new year and commit to connecting with other members of the amateur astronomy community and AAAP especially.  I look forward to seeing you in the upcoming Zoom … Continue reading

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From the Program Chair

By Victor Davis The January, 2022 meeting of the AAAP will take place (virtually) on Tuesday, January 11th at 7:30 PM. (See How to Join the January Meeting below for details). This meeting is open to AAAP members and the … Continue reading

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Minutes of the December 14th, 2021 AAAP Members General Meeting (online)

by Gene Allen, Secretary The meeting was convened on Zoom by Director Dr. Rex Parker at 1930 with the agenda for the evening. Program Chair Victor Davis introduced featured speaker Dr. Joleen Carlberg who presented “The Fiery Fate of Exoplanets” … Continue reading

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Secretary’s Scribblings

by Gene Allen, Secretary As the recently appointed Secretary of the AAAP, I have been deeply immersed in learning how to accomplish the duties of the position and tweaking the tools to better fit my use. There has been a … Continue reading

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James Webb Telescope

by S. Prasad Ganti It was the most awaited event – launch of the James Webb telescope into space on Christmas day 2021. In development for close to two decades and a hefty price tag of $10 billion. It is … Continue reading

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Madhup Rathi’s Amazing Images

Check out Madhup’s amazing images of the deep sky. The beauty of these pictures leaves one thirsting for more of them.

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From the lens of Lisa

by Lisa Ann Fanning “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” I feel like this sums up the last 2 years and Comet Leonard too!  I’ve attempted to view the comet 9x and only had success … Continue reading

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New Jersey State Planetarium – Sky Views December

Our member Bill Murray showing the December skies at the New Jersey State Planetarium where he is the Planetarium Technician.

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Snippets

compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Metal Planet Orbits Its Star Every 7.7 HoursAstronomers engaged in the sport of hunting exoplanets, or planets around other star systems have spotted a tiny world designated GJ 367 b with about half the … Continue reading

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