First Serious Star-Hop

The trip to Fahnestock was a good excuse to repair my new 12.5″ f/5 Portaball telescope.  I had had a search going on eBay for

AAA President Message – April

Dear Members, As our club continues in its traditions and mission—approaching 91 years—we see ourselves adapting to a changing environment. It is a natural process.

Sky at Fahnestock

I had a great time going to Fahnestock State Park on a Saturday night, March 17. I picked up Ed Rojas and spent a good

What’s Up in the April Sky

April’s Evening Planets Bright Venus will be up between Pisces the fish and Taurus the Bull until around 9 PM. Jupiter will be in Libra the

What is a Pioneer Works?

If you happen to scroll through the list of observing locations on the AAA website, you might happen to notice that we regularly observe at

A Game Changer

“Wow! Is that it?” On the evening of February 5, we squinted at launch pad 39A some 11 miles away brightly lit against the pitch-blackness

AAA President Message – March

Hello AAA Members, Standing on the sidewalk, I can see Spring’s doorstep. The temperatures are warming, Leo and Cancer rise not long past sunset. As