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Sunny Solar Observing Success! – May 29, 2022

by Dave Skitt, Observatory Chair After several weeks of rains outs on public Friday nights and scheduled members nights, AAAP finally got a break with its Solar Observing event hosted at our observatory in Washington Crossing State Park. The skies … Continue reading

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by John A. Church Whenever I have trouble getting to sleep, which sometimes happens to people as they get older, I just think about the sun. I first learned interesting things about the sun from The Beginner’s Star-Book. a delightful … Continue reading

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Venus and the Sun

Bob Vanderbei took pictures of the Sun and Venus on the same day (May 19, just two weeks before the transit) using the same equipment (Canon DSLR on 3.5″ Questar) and combined them into this montage in which Venus is … Continue reading

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