Observatory will be open for public nights beginning Friday June 11.
June 8 Meeting via Zoom. We hope to see you on June 8 for the presentation by Dr. Anna Schauer, NASA Hubble Fellow from the University of Texas, who will join us from Austin. See Program Chair Victor Davis’s section … Continue reading
by Dave Skitt, Observatory Chairperson As of this moment, the Labor Day Solar Observing Session hosted by AAAP and Wayne Henderek at the WCSP Nature Center is still scheduled to take place either Saturday or Monday afternoon. This is a call … Continue reading
by Dave Skitt, Observatory Chairperson The State of New Jersey closed our public state park buildings. This is part of the COVID 19 virus response. AAAP delayed the opening of our observatory for Friday Night Public Observing for your safety. This delay will remain in effect until … Continue reading
by Gene Allen, Outreach Chair Have you been enjoying the wonderful speakers but feeling uncomfortable or intimidated about visiting the Observatory? Not worth making the drive or staying up late to look at dim fuzzies? Time to shake that off … Continue reading
by Dave Skitt let there be light Let there be light! And it was good. You may believe from the title that I will be writing about the beginning of the universe, some formula for the speed of light or … Continue reading
by Dave and Jennifer Skitt The cold weather has set in but that doesn’t mean the observatory can’t be used to catch that elusive asteroid or your favorite winter galaxy or star cluster. Here are a few considerations to keep … Continue reading
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by Rex A Parker What a day to remember! While we await some exciting stories from the AAAP Totality Group (have heard it was fantastic in Oregon), we’d like to acknowledge the GREAT job and big effort by AAAP members … Continue reading
By Michael Mitrano, Treasurer (Photo credits: David Skitt) On the weekend of March 19, 2016, Gene Allen, John Delaney, Dave Skitt and I rebuilt the south gable end of the Washington Crossing Observatory’s roof. Where once there was the flap … Continue reading
by Rex Parker, Director Upcoming events and ideas for AAAP members Night-sky refresher at Planetarium Changing of equipment at the Observatory Software tools for your consideration A Rare Opportunity for AAAP Members ONLY Night-sky refresher at the … Continue reading