Tag Archives: observatory

From the Director

Astronomy in Summertime.  The AAAP Observatory at Washington Crossing State Park is up and running and ready for members to see the stars!  We are still limited by the state to having  no more than 12 people in the building … Continue reading

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Observatory will be open for public nights beginning Friday June 11.

Posted in June 2021, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

From the Director

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

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From The Observatory

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

Posted in September 2020, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Observatory Public Nights Postponed. Our Skies Remain Open

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

Posted in April 2020, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Member Night at Simpson Observatory!

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

Posted in June 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

let there be light

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

Posted in June 2018, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment