Author Archives: ST Editors

From The Director

by Rex Parker, PhD director@princetonastronomers.org 60th Anniversary of AAAP!  This fall marks the 60th year that AAAP has been an astronomy club.  Yes, back in the fall of 1962, in the early years of the space race, AAAP filed for … Continue reading

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From the Program Chair

By Victor Davis Welcome back from summer hiatus!  Though we’re still Zooming, we’re kicking off the 2022-2023 academic year with a “double header;” two AAAP members each giving approximately half-hour talks. Michael DiMario tells the story of how a group … Continue reading

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AAAP Merchandise

by Richard Sherman The AAAP store now has NEW merchandise that features our “Anniversary Edition” logo celebrating AAAP’s 60 years. Check it out at : https://aaap1962.logosoftwear.com/.  The password is SiderealTimes.   The items with the new anniversary logo will have ” **Anniversary … Continue reading

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In Search for Ideas to Celebrate the Club’s 60th Anniversary

by Surabhi Agarwal This year our club completes 60 years of its formation. In the years following its formation, it steadily established itself as one of the premier astronomy clubs of our times. The club has been instrumental in promoting … Continue reading

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The Southern Skies

by S. Prasad Ganti Some stars, constellations and galaxies are visible from the northern hemisphere which are not visible or barely visible from the southern hemisphere. Likewise, some stars, constellations and galaxies are unique to the skies as seen from … Continue reading

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A New Book From Freelance Writer, Obaidur Rahman

The Mystery of Time Travel Abstract Time is a simple word, though it remains truly the most mysterious and vicious phenomena where every living and non-living ones are its victim. This antediluvian force of nature shows no mercy as it … Continue reading

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Greetings from new member, Bill Makoski.

My daughter gifted me this membership on Father’s Day.  I look forward to the lectures starting in September.  I also hope to come out to Washington Crossings Park for a Friday night gazing.  The one good Friday night this summer … Continue reading

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Club Member Dennis Jamison’s Note

(In his own words) I wanted to let my fellow members know that I’ve moved away from NJ after a brief stay of only 14 months!  The reason is that my son got his dream job but it’s in Denver. … Continue reading

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Snippets

compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Webb Telescope Sees a Carbon Dioxide Atmosphere Way Out There The James Webb Space Telescope is having a fantastic rookie season.On Thursday a team of astrophysicists using the new telescope to probe exoplanets added … Continue reading

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