Tag Archives: eclipse

The Cycle of Eclipses

by John Church Many of my fellow AAAP members will have heard of the “saros”: the 18 years, 11 and one-third day cycle when eclipses of the sun and moon recur with nearly the same circumstances. To be more precise, … Continue reading

Posted in October 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

From Hendersonville, Tennessee

by James Poinsett, Secretary The AAAP was represented in Hendersonville, Tennessee, a little north of Nashville. I set up my telescope and over 100 people, mostly kids, came up to look through it at the eclipse. Great clear skies, what … Continue reading

Posted in September 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

From the Assistant Director

by Larry Kane, Assistant Director As some of you may know, the last five months have been, health-wise, somewhat tough going for me. While I am confident that I can carry out existing and future projects for the AAAP, I … Continue reading

Posted in Mid-summer 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | 2 Comments

From the Assistant Director

by Larry Kane, Assistant Director I have two brief items of import to the AAAP membership that need updating. The first is the status of our group purchase of AAAP logo shirts and hats. At this writing, the order is … Continue reading

Posted in June 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

From the Assistant Director

by Larry Kane, Assistant Director There are a couple of issues that needed to be brought to your attention: I wanted to provide the AAAP membership an update on the planned trip to view the total solar eclipse on August … Continue reading

Posted in April 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment