Regarding "join the NSN through the AAAP," in other words in order to obtain a NSN Username and Password through the AAAP, one must first become an AAAP Member, by submitting the New Member Application, dues, and follow the process as outlined by the Executive Committee in 2013.
Existing members who's names appear on the AAAP Membership Directory, need only request entry to NSN and verify membership by name on AAAP Membership Directory or validation by AAAP Treasurer or AAAP Memberhsip Secretary.
January General Membership Meeting - Members and Invited Guests Only
January brings the annual "Planetarium Show," Friday, January 10, 2014, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM at Carnegie Science Center.
Public AAAP Meetings resume in February 2014, continued:
Dr. Stephen Kane, California Institute of Technology, Habitable Zones and Exoplanets – Remote Presentation, at Carnegie Science Center, Bayer Auditorium
George Guzik, AAAP Member, AAAP Past President, Trip to Chile, at Allegheny Observatory
Dr. James LoPresto, Professor Emeritus, Edinboro and Kitt Peak Observatory, The Solar Magnetic Cycle, at Carnegie Science Center, Bayer Auditorium
Tom Field – Remote Presentation, Contributing Editor, S&T, Amateur Astro-Spectrometry, at Carnegie Science Center, Bayer Auditorium
For detailed information on the featured presentations please contact, Terry Trees, VicePresident@3ap.org.
• Atmospheric • Galaxy • Nebula • Stellar (Clusters, Constellations, Doubles, Star Trails, Etc.) • Lunar / Planetary / Solar
If you have a question on the suitability of an image for a particular category please reach out to us.Images containing more than one image type (galaxy with an open cluster pairing) are up to the photographer to decide which category is most appropriate.
The Kevin Brunelle Photography Contest is open to all active AAAP Members
All images entered should concern areas of interest to the AAAP
Remote imaging is allowed provided the equipment is owned and setup by the astrophotographer
The image must be the sole work of the contestant and may not be a collaborative work
All images submitted must have been captured after the deadline for the November 8th 2013 KJB Contest and must be submitted on or before November 1st 2013
No more than 5 entries per category per person (25 images maximum per person)
Starting in 2013 we ask that contestants please hold back on posting any images to the Yahoo group or bringing attention to any images that will be entered in the contest for a period of 2 months leading up to the contest.
Directions for submission:
Please submit images to nmbrandt@... or billsnyder51@... on or before November 1st.Compressed image file formats like JPEG are preferred but all formats will be accepted.Please break up your submissions into several emails to decrease your chances of a single large email not going through.Please include with each image, either in the email or as the file name, what you would like the image to be called and in what category you would like to submit it in.
A CD or USB thumb drive can also be mailed to Nathan at: Nathan Brandt, KJB Photography Contest, 2520 Campmeeting Rd., Sewickley, PA 15143. Please be sure to postmark by Oct 29th to ensure delivery by Nov 1st.
First place winners in all categories will have their images printed (with your name in the bottom right corner), framed, and hung in both Wagman and Mingo Observatories in recognition of your photographic accomplishments.
By entering the Kevin J. Brunelle Photography contest, you retain the rights to your works while granting the AAAP the right to copy, distribute, display, and perform your copyrighted work – and derivative works based upon it – provided AAAP credits the copyright holder.Examples would include but are not limited to public display at AAAP facilities, public star parties, and club meetings in digital and print media.