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Vanderbei did it again!

Here’s the picture of the Andromeda Galaxy that Bob Vanderbie took during the AstroVideo Live event on November 22, 2022. Telescope:   10” Ritchey-Chretien Camera:      ZWO ASI2400MC-Pro Image Capture Software:   SharpCap Exposures:   30 seconds automatically aligned/stacked and … Continue reading

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From the author of  “Sizing Up The Universe”

Bob Vanderbei did it again! Take a look at his haunting pictures of the Dumbbell and the Crescent Nebulae below. Prof. Bob Vanderbei and Prof. Michael Strauss will be on hand at the November meeting to sign copies of “Welcome … Continue reading

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From the Program Chair

By Victor Davis The June 14, 2022 meeting of the AAAP will be an experiment combining in-person and virtual elements into a hybrid meeting.  The intention is to meet the needs of members eager to resume commiserating in person and … Continue reading

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From the Program Chair

By Victor Davis The May 2022 meeting of the AAAP will take place (virtually) on Tuesday, May 10th at 7:30 PM. (See How to Join the May Meeting below for details). This meeting is open to AAAP members and the … Continue reading

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Comet Leonard on the morning of December 3, 2021

Straight from the oven, baked by our own esteemed member Prof. Robert Vanderbei, Princeton University.

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Lunar Eclipse — November 19, 2021

by Robert Vanderbei I’m teaching a Freshman Seminar this fall called Sizing Up The Universe. There are 12 students in the class. A few weeks before the eclipse, I told my students that the eclipse was an upcoming event and … Continue reading

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Bob Vanderbie’s Lucky Shot!

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Get Together of Jupiter and Saturn Families, 2020

by Robert Vanderbei The conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn will take place in the late afternoon and early evening of Monday, December 21.  On that day, the Sun will set at 4:35pm.At that time, Jupiter and Saturn will be low … Continue reading

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