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Minutes of the January 10, 2023, AAAP Members General Meeting (hybrid)

by Gene Allen, Secretary Director Rex Parker convened the meeting at 1930 on Zoom due to the Peyton Hall auditorium being closed for an audio/video upgrade. After a brief introduction listing the threat to the historic Holmdel Horn, the Rocket … Continue reading

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Minutes of the Board of Trustees Meeting, January 24, 2023,

by Gene Allen, Secretary The meeting was convened on Zoom by Director Rex Parker at 1930 with the agenda for the evening. Officers also in attendance were Program Chair Victor Davis, Outreach Chair Bill Murray, Observatory Co-Chairs Dave & Jen … Continue reading

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Minutes of the December 13, 2022, AAAP Members General Meeting (hybrid)

by Gene Allen, Secretary Assistant Director Larry Kane convened the meeting at 1933 in the Peyton Hall auditorium and on Zoom and YouTube. We continue to work out the technical details to make our meetings hybrid by transmitting the in-person … Continue reading

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Minutes of the November 08, 2022, AAAP Members General Meeting (hybrid)

by Gene Allen, Secretary Director Rex Parker convened the meeting at 1937 in the Peyton Hall auditorium and on Zoom. We are thrilled to have been invited back to the Princeton University campus for the first time since the pandemic. … Continue reading

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Minutes of the October 11, 2022, AAAP Members General Meeting (online)

by Gene Allen, Secretary The meeting was convened on Zoom by Director Rex Parker at 1929. He briefly described his agenda items: Program Chair Victor Davis introduced Speaker Dr. Avi Loeb at 2034 and he began his talk, “The Galileo … Continue reading

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Drowning In Light Pollution

by Gene Allen I live in an old folks home. Well, not really. It’s an “active adult living community” built by K Hovnanian in the early 2000s. It is riddled with obscene street lamps and blinding bollard post lights along … Continue reading

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Minutes of the September 13, 2022, AAAP Members General Meeting (online)

by Gene Allen, Secretary The meeting was convened on Zoom by Director Rex Parker at 1930. Twenty-three people were logged on at the start. He briefly described his four agenda items: Program Chair Victor Davis introduced Speaker/Member Dr. Michael DiMario … Continue reading

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I Tried!

by Gene Allen Well, I did try to capture it on June 18. It was a fulfilling view: all the visible planets spread – in order – across more than half of the span of the brightening dawn. I walked … Continue reading

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