The January 2019 meeting of the AAAP will be held on the 8th at 7:30PM in the auditorium (Room 145) of Peyton Hall on the Princeton University campus. |
This month’s featured talk is by Frank Reed on “Celestial Navigation: History and Future”.
Before the featured talk member Jeff Pinyan will give a 10 minute talk on the 342nd anniversary of the determination of the speed of light by Danish astronomer Ole Rømer.
One of the purposes of the AAAP is to educate the public about the wonders of the universe over our heads through our lecture series and outreach
Our astronomers setup telescopes for public use at Communiversity in Princeton, Super Science Saturday at the NJ State Museum in Trenton and at various public events around Mercer County.
We will bring telescopes to your school or educational event to show and explain objects in the night sky like the Moon, constellations, planets, nebulae and galaxies.
Come visit the Universe at our state-of-the-art astronomical observatory located
near Pennington, NJ just minutes from I-95.
AAAP astronomers will show you galaxies, planets, ghostly nebulae, spectacular globular clusters and jewel-box, open star clusters. Using our research-grade Celestron 14-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope mounted on a Paramount Robotic Mount and our historic 6.25-inch Hasting-Byrne refractor scope. You will see the night sky like never before.
We've installed a video camera so everyone can see astronomical objects on an LCD screen. View deep sky objects on a large LCD screen.
Sidereal Times is the official newsletter of AAAP since 1962. |
Published in blog form now, it is the best source of current news about club activities. In addition, we publish essays, gear evaluations, astrophotographs, book and movie reviews, poetry, travelogues and technical articles related to our hobby.
AAAP plans to post on this website soon our archive of all issues going back to the club's founding. We hope to complete this project soon.