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Youth Activities Committee, Leonids, and Auroras

AAAA supports Astronomical League and reports on Member Activities

December 17, 2000 -- By decreasing light pollution and getting youth involved in the hobby/profession of astronomy, we will help ensure the future of astronomy, as we know it. The Astronomical League is sponsoring the Youth Activities Committee to help in this area. The American Association of Amateur Astronomers is supporting the YAC and its members in their goals.

http://www.astromax.org/yac.htm

This yearís Leonid meteor shower was the greatest meteor experience and one of the best astronomical events I have ever witnessed. Photos and Observing Report by AAAA Member Ron Zincone.

http://www.astromax.org/leonid2000-rz.htm

It titled this article "The aurora no one else saw" for a special reason: no one else saw it. Most likely someone else saw it, but no one I knew saw it. Moral of the story: if you think it might possibly kinda look like aurora, take a picture. Observing Report by AAAA Member Brenda Culbertson.

http://www.astromax.org/bc-aurora2.htm

Keeping Telescope Optics Clean - Download our PDF file: Cleaning Procedures for Telescope Mirrors

http://www.astromax.org/aa01faq8.htm

Book Recommendations for Young Astronomerfs by Brenda Culbertson. Itís not too late to get that last minute Christmas book from Amazon.com.

http://www.astromax.org/aa01faq7.htm


The American Association of Amateur Astronomers has had an active presence in the amateur astronomy community since 1996. As the AAAA continues to grow and expand, it is having a wider and wider influence among amateur astronomers, and continues to refine the use of the internet as a tool to promote amateur astronomy to the widest possible audience. Through the medium of its own web page, an online store devoted to carefully chosen astronomy merchandise, our own quarterly newsletter, reciprocal links with other astronomy web sites, the creative use of online resources such as eGroups, Listbot and banner advertising, affiliate programs such as Amazon.com, and partnerships with well recognized astronomy organizations such as Sky Publishing, Kalmbach Publishing, Bushnell Sports Optics and the Astronomical League, the American Association of Amateur Astronomers has become an important source of astronomy information on the World Wide Web.

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AAAA Press Release - Partial Solar Eclipse of December 25, 2000
AAAA Press Release - Youth Activities, Auroras and Leonids2
AAAA Press Release - Keeping Telescope Optics Clean
AAAA Press Release - Thanks for Visiting the AAAA Web Site
AAAA Press Release - AAAA Expands Constellation Home Page
AAAA Press Release - October Star Parties
AAAA Press Release - Lake Whitney Star Party, August 2000
AAAA Press Release - AAAA Creates Online Newsletter Archive
AAAA Press Release - AAAA Provides a Wide Range of Resources for Amateur Astronomers
AAAA Press Release - 2001 Messier Marathon
AAAA Press Release - AAAA Members Earn AL Observing Certificates during Year 2000
AAAA Press Release - AAAA  Members Photograph December Eclipse
AAAA Press Release - AAAA March Newsletter: Photos of Last December's Eclipse
AAAA Press Release - AAAA March 2002 Newsletter: Comet Ikeya-Zhang (C2002/C1)
AAAA Press Release - Ad Astra Astronomy Convention
AAAA Press Release -TSP 2003 Photos
AAAA Press Release - May Trsansit of Mercury and Lunar Eclipse
AAAA Press Release - Eugene Lanning's Project Jupiter
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