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The First Public Night Without Gene

by Kevin Mooney When Gene Ramsey was asked why he preferred to view an astronomical object through a telescope eyepiece as opposed to the computer screen, he would respond by saying “there was no substitute for having the light from … Continue reading

Posted in October 2016, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Gene Ramsey

AAAP members share a deep sense of loss for the death on September 9, 2016 of our esteemed astronomer and friend, Gene Ramsey. Gene was AAAP’s long-time Observatory co-chair, one of our most expert observers, and a wizard at dreaming … Continue reading

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Twenty Years of Astronomy Tips and Tricks

by Michael Wright Members are in for treat at the next club meeting on Feb. 10, 2015. Observatory Chair and mentor to many, Gene Ramsey, will share tips and tricks that he has learned from 20 years of observing at our … Continue reading

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Imaging the Universe

by Surabhi Agarwal, Co-editor Spring is finally here. Amateur astronomers can now rejoice in the fact that they can look up at the sky without being part of the film “Frozen”. It is time to take out your cameras and … Continue reading

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Keyholder Duty Assignments

by Gene Ramsey, Observatory Chair Team 1 – April 5, May 17, June 28, Aug. 9, Sep. 20 Team 2 – April 12, May 24, July 5, Aug. 16, Sep, 27 Team 3 – April 19, May 31, July 12, … Continue reading

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