Category Archives: March 2022

From The Director

by Rex Parker, PhD director@princetonastronomers.org The Sun Strikes Back.  In the book of unintended consequences, a whole new chapter is being written on satellite constellations. These small but numerous low orbit communication satellites are intended to bring fast internet to … Continue reading

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From the Program Chair

By Victor Davis The March, 2022 meeting of the AAAP will take place (virtually) on Tuesday, March 8th at 7:30 PM. (See How to Join the March Meeting below for details). This meeting is open to AAAP members and the … Continue reading

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Minutes of the February 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. He reported that Some 21 members had participated in the latest “Astrovideo Live! Winter Session” involving half … Continue reading

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Introducing new member Ashok Shah

(In his own words) Hi everyone! I recently joined as a new member of AAAP and I am excited to be part of it. A bit about me: My wife and I have been residents of Flemington NJ for over … Continue reading

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Johnson Space Center

by S. Prasad Ganti On a recent trip to Houston, Texas to attend a friend’s daughter’s wedding, I took the opportunity to visit the Johnson Space Center. It was a good tour of the facility with some space exhibits and … Continue reading

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From The Lens of Lisa

by Lisa Fanning Beauty in the sky The moon throughout the day 2/11 “Lighting the way” – Having some fun with the moon at the end of a fun day. The Sandy Hook Lighthouse is the oldest lighthouse in America … Continue reading

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Morning View from Joanna’s Window

by Joanna Hertz Planet Venus is greeting me every morning, weather permitting. To make sure that I don’t miss her brilliant presence, I leave the window blinds up and ready for the morning ritual. These two pictures were taken on … Continue reading

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Snippets

compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Iris: Student-built robot rover on track to explore the MoonWilliam “Red” Whittaker may not be a household name, but he should be. The robotics professor has been leading the development of a tiny wheeled … Continue reading

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