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Minutes of the April 12, 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 noted that this marks two years of Zoomed meetings. His desktop computer failure disappointingly followed closely … 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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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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Minutes of the January 11th, 2022, AAAP Members General Meeting (online)

The meeting was convened on Zoom by Director Dr. Rex Parker at 1930 with the agenda for the evening. At 1945 Program Chair Victor Davis introduced featured speaker Dr. Robert Williams who presented “Observing Galaxy Formation with the Hubble Space … 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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We Wait

by Gene Allen In early 2020 Celestron introduced a line of low-end telescopes which include some very high-end technology. They did themselves and their customers a great disservice by re-using the StarSense label, because this new tech is orders of … Continue reading

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