Category Archives: April 2022

From The Director

by Rex Parker, PhD director@princetonastronomers.org Spring Events — Back to (Nearly) Normal.  COVID restrictions have been lifted in NJ state parks, though individuals going to the AAAP Observatory are urged to remain careful especially with the public, and recognize that … Continue reading

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From the Program Chair

By Victor Davis The April, 2022 meeting of the AAAP will take place (virtually) on Tuesday, April 12th at 7:30 PM. (See How to Join the April Meeting below for details). This meeting is open to AAAP members and the … Continue reading

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AAAP Telescope Loaner Program

The AAAP Telescope Loaner Program is about to become real! David Skitt has been pulling together and fortifying the various sets of equipment into kits, and in collaboration with feedback from the membership, the loaner program facilitator, Todd Reichart, has … Continue reading

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AAAP Merchandise

by Rich Sherman The new AAAP merchandise store is up and running and several members are already sporting their new AAAP gear.  Take a moment to check out the hats, mugs, and apparel at:  https://aaap1962.logosoftwear.com/. The password is SiderealTimes. Note that … Continue reading

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Minutes of the March 8, 2022, 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. Latest from NJDEP/WCSP is nothing further. Observatory carpet needs to be replaced and we are seeking someone … Continue reading

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Minutes of the Board of Trustees, March 1, 2022, AAAP 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. Officers also in attendance were Treasurer Michel Mitrano, Program Chair Victor Davis, Outreach Chair Bill Murray, Observatory … Continue reading

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Introducing New Member Joe Felker

I am a retired Electrical Engineer.  I received a BEE from Villanova University and a MSEE from Stevens Institute of Technology.  My wife and I have lived in Hillsborough for almost 30 years where we raised two sons who are … Continue reading

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The Sun Scientist

by S. Prasad Ganti My tribute to Dr. Eugene Parker, who passed away a few days back. He was a pioneer in the studies of the Sun. His ideas were rejected initially and later gained strength on the finding of … Continue reading

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