A Rising Star Reveals Pluto

What exactly is a rising star? Well, by whichever definition you choose, Briley Lewis certainly fits the bill. A senior at Columbia College, recipient of

Book Review: Glass Universe by Dava Sobel

Glass Universe by Dava Sobel tells the story of a group of women—collectively nicknamed the Harvard Computers—who under the directorships of Edward C. Pickering at


After a series of cloudy and often rainy days washing out observing and night photography there was a brief break forecast for the third week

How the Herdsman Lost his Club

With spring ending and summer just around the corner, let us look at an often-forgotten little constellation and the curious tale of how the herdsman

The AAA Annual Meeting

The AAA annual meeting was held on May 16 at Maxwell’s Bar and Restaurant in TriBeCa. We had a good turnout of 75 members at

AAA President Message – June

Hi AAA’ers, Throughout May our outdoor activities suffered due to poor weather conditions, but we remain hopeful that June will be filled with many more

AAA Events on the Horizon

June dates of upcoming AAA events (non-AAA) noted below June 01/Friday Observing, Carl Schurz Park session; begins at sunset Observing, Lincoln Center, Manhattan; begins at

AAA Events on the Horizon

May dates of upcoming AAA events (non-AAA) noted below May 01/Tuesday Observing, High Line, Manhattan; begins at sunset 04/Friday AAA Lecture, Charles Liu, “The End