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AAI People
HST Research Project AAI members get research time on Hubble Space Telescope. 35K
Senior QO Award Senior Qualified Observer certificate awarded to George Helmke. 67K
Pete Serrada Pete Serrada's observatory in Maine. 116K
Ernie Rossi's September Star Party Ernie Rossi's 9/29 - 9/30 Star Party in the Catskills. Menu

Sperry Observatory
Sperry Observatory Building William Miller Sperry Observatory Building. 35K
24-Inch Telescope Pictures of the 24-inch reflector telescope. 69K
Eyepiece End of the 24-Inch The 24-inch telescope viewed from the eyepiece end. 56K
Objective End of the 24-Inch The 24-inch telescope viewed from the objective end. 74K
The 24-Inch Mirror Close-up view of the 24-inch mirror. 60K
Anita at Sales Desk Anita Glick at our Sales & Promotion Desk. 64K
Brian at Sales Desk Brian McGuiness at our Sales & Promotion Desk. 84K
Computer Room Picture of our Computer Room. 60K
The Library Picture of our Library. 86K
George in the Shop George Helmke working on the 10-inch Dobsonian. 208K
Jeremy in the Shop Jeremy Carlo helping George Helmke in the shop. 77K
George and Vince in the Classroom George Chaplenko and Vince Henderson in the classroom. 75K
Meeting in the Classroom A meeting of the minds in the classroom. 77K

Special Events
60th Anniversary AAI Celebrates Its 60th Anniversary 11/15/1009. Album
50th Anniversary AAI Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary 11/13/99. Menu
Cranford Street Fair Cranford Street Fair & Craft Show October 17, 2010. Album
JACS 2002 Jersey Astro Conference & Showcase 11/03/02. Menu
John Glenn in NYC Ticker tape parade in NYC for John Glenn 11/16/98. 75K
Michio Kaku Theoretical physicist and author is guest speaker at JACS 11/07/98. 92K
David Malin Lecture Renowned astro photographer speaks to NJ amateurs 08/09/98. 120K
Weasners Visit Mike and Laurraine Weasner visit Sperry Observatory on August 15, 2001. 96K
Venus Transit Transit of Venus June 8, 2004. menu
Witzgalls' 2005 and 2006 Stellafane Conventions Witzgalls' 2005 and 2006 Stellafane Conventions. menu
2010 and 2011 Stellafane Conventions 2010 and 2011 Stellafane Conventions menu
Mars Madness 2010 Al Witzgall presents Mars Madness. 543K
Mars Madness 2010 Al Witzgall presents to SRO crowd. 450K
Rutgers Geology Day 2011 Group visit to Geology Museum at Rutgers for Open House on January 29, 2011. menu
World Science Festival 2011 Science of the Sun at the World Science Festival on Governors Island, New York June 4, 2011. menu
Westfield Day Care Center Kindergarten Class Visits Westfield Day Care Center kindergarten class visits March 2010, April 2011, and March 2012. menu
Move On Mars Event A full house at Sperry! The public comes for lectures and observation of Mars on March 10, 2012. menu
Visit to the Big Horn Antenna Used in the Discovery of the CMB
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Prompted by a very excellent presentation by Dr. Michele Limon of Columbia University at the April 20, 2012 General Membership Meeting, Helder Jacinto made several "pilgrimages" to view the historic antenna that was used by Dr. Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson in the discovery of the Cosmic Microwave Background radiation. menu


Local Imaging
Local Imaging A collection of astro images created by members of AAI. Captions for each image indicate time and date of capture, image capture devices, and, where applicable, type of image processing. Album


Sidewalk Astronomy
Celestron C8 Telescope Celestron C8 "Go To" SCT acquired for sidewalk astronomy events. Album

Jenny Jump Project
Construction of Shed Members constructing shed at Jenny Jump site for a future telescope. 500K
First Light of Celestron 14" First Light celebration for Celestron CM-1400 SCT telescope. 300K
Celestron 14" at Jenny Jump
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Celestron CM-1400 SCT telescope unveiled at Jenny Jump (photo 1). 159K
Celestron 14" at Jenny Jump
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Celestron CM-1400 SCT telescope unveiled at Jenny Jump (photo 2). 62K
Celestron 14" at Jenny Jump
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Celestron CM-1400 SCT telescope unveiled at Jenny Jump (photo 3). 159K

Solar System Objects
Straight Wall CCD image of the Straight Wall on the Moon. 21K
Crater Plato CCD image of Crater Plato on the Moon. 10K
The Moon - March 14, 2000 Recent images of the Moon taken with a digital camera. 300K
The Moon - May 11, 2000 The Mount Piton area of the Moon taken with a digital camera. 100K
Mercury, Venus & Jupiter Alignment Corel painting of planet alignments as observed on 2/20/99. 8K
Mars CCD Images CCD images of Mars taken 5/20/99 and 4/25/99. 7K
Shoemaker-Levy Impacts on Jupiter CCD image of Jupiter showing Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 Impacts. 4K
Europa Transits Across Jupiter CCD image of Jupiter showing the moon Europa transiting the planet. 8K
Color Image of Jupiter CCD image of Jupiter in color. 3K
Saturn at Opposition CCD image of Saturn just 5 days before opposition. 5K
Color Image of Saturn CCD image of Saturn in color. 12K
August 1999 Total Solar Eclipse Photos of the August 11, 1999 Total Solar Eclipse. 45K
Sunset over Monmouth Beach, NJ Photo of the sunset taken from Monmouth Beach, NJ. 60K
Sunspots in June, 2001 The active Sun by Mike Luciuk 31K
Lunar Montage Annotated montage of the lunar terminator (6-day-old Moon) by Clif Ashcraft. 286K
Lunar Montage Annotated montage of the lunar terminator (8-day-old Moon) by Clif Ashcraft. 330K
Mars Annotated image of Mars by Clif Ashcraft. 31K
Mars Mars: August 16 and 18, 2003 by Clif Ashcraft. 62K
Mars Mars Draws Near by Clif Ashcraft. 79K
Mars Annotated image of Mars September 6, 2005 by Clif Ashcraft. 19K
Aurora Borealis Aurora Borealis over Jonesport, Maine in October, 1999 by Bill Plaskon. 17K
The Active Sun Sun spot group by Hank Adams. 9K
WebCam Sun 1 WebCam Sun in Hydrogen-Alpha Light by Dr. Clif Ashcraft 87K
WebCam Sun 2 WebCam Sun in Hydrogen-Alpha Light by Dr. Dale Gary 53K
Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, Venus to Scale Four planets taken at the same scale with ToUcam by Clif Ashcraft. 42K
Surface Marking on Ganymede Photos of Ganymede taken by Clif Ashcraft with Stary Night Pro simulation for comparison. 110K
Comet Machholz December 2004 CCD image of Comet Machholz imaged by Hank Adams 67K
Comet Machholz January 2005 Digital SLR image of Comet Machholz imaged by Ed Carlos 180K
Comet 9P/Tempel 1 A pre-impact image of 9P by Clif Ashcraft 44K
Titan on Monitor at Keck Photo of monitor showing image of Titan taken by Alan Midkiff during behind-the-scenes tour of Keck Observatories. 65K
Keck II 36-Segment Primary The Keck II 36-segment 10-meter primary mirror taken by Alan Midkiff during behind-the-scenes tour of Keck Observatories. 101K
Lunar Images ST8 CCD Lunar images captured by Hank Adams. menu

WebCamming the Solar System
WebCamming the Solar System
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Solar System objects recorded in digital video files. The best frames from video are selected, stacked, and combined to improve the signal-to-noise ratio. The result is presented as a single image. menu

Deep Sky Objects
M57 Ring Nebula CCD images of the M57 Ring Nebula and IC1296. 17K
M27 Dumbbell Nebula CCD image of the M27 Dumbbell Nebula in Vulpecula. 16K
M13 Hercules Cluster CCD image of the M13 globular cluster in Hercules. 79K
M1 Crab Nebula CCD image of the M1 Crab Nebula in Taurus. 9K
M3 Globular Cluster CCD image of the M3 globular cluster in Canes Venatici. 17K
M37 Open Cluster CCD image of the M37 open cluster in Auriga. 35K
M42 Great Nebula CCD image of the M42 Great Nebula in Orion. 13K
M42 Great Nebula in Color
CCD image of M42 in color taken by Hank Adams from West Orange NJ 58K
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy CCD image of the M51 Whirlpool Galaxy in Canes Venatici by Wayne Zuhl. 8K
M51 Whirlpool Galaxy (2)
CCD image of the M51 Whirlpool Galaxy in Canes Venatici by Hank Adams. 22K
Southern Milky Way Sagittarius and Scutum from Socorro County, New Mexico by Cesare Cirillo 38K
Cygnus Star Cloud Milky Way including Cygnus Star Cloud and North America Nebula from Socorro County, New Mexico by Cesare Cirillo 42K
Deep Sky in Video Camera Ed Carlos has captured some deep sky objects in a SAC8 CCD camera. menu
Deep Sky in Digital SLR Camera Nikon D70 SLR deep sky objects images captured by Ed Carlos. menu


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