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From the Director

Ancient astronomy comes to lifeWe’ll immerse ourselves in the history of astronomy from the ancient Greek perspective when we meet again via Zoom on Oct 13 at 7:30 (see Ira’s section below for info on the guest speaker and Zoom … Continue reading

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From the Program Director

by Ira Polans The October meeting is on the 13th at 7:30 PM via Zoom (See Using Zoom below for details). This meeting is open to AAAP members, UACNJ, and the general public. Due to the number of possible attendees … Continue reading

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Meeting of the AAAP Fund-Raising Committee

by Larry Kane, Assistant Director The first on-line meeting of this committee will be held on Wednesday evening, October14 at 7:30 PM. This will be a “Zoom” meeting that I will set up and host. If you are interested in … Continue reading

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Minutes of the September 9, 2020 AAAP General Meeting (virtual / online)

by John Miller, Secretary This was the first AAAP for the club’s new 2020 – 2021 year. Again, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this meeting was virtual using the Zoom interface. Approximately 60 participants were logged in during the first … Continue reading

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Minutes of the September 1, 2020 AAAP Board of Trustees Meeting (virtual / online)

by John Miller, Secretary ● Rex Parker opened the Zoom meeting at 7:30 P.M. ● There was a brief review of the May and June 2020 online general meetings. Both        were reported to have gone well with members. Rex … Continue reading

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Through Freddy Missel’s wonderful lens

Falcon Heavy, shutter (1/4000 sec), f/5, 200mm, ISO 100 Falcon Heavy Booster, shutter (1/4000 sec), f/5, 200mm, ISO 100 SolarProbe, Nikon D7000, shutter (10 minutes), f/14, 11mm, ISO 100 SpaceX Starlink, shutter (15 minutes), f/6.3, 11mm SpaceX Dragon Resupply, shutter … Continue reading

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Snippets

compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan  Super telescope’s giant camera spies broccoli                               How do you test the new sensor for the world’s largest digital camera? You … Continue reading

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