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Cordinates: 37o 16' 04" N, 79o 56' 26"W
Altitude is about 1050 feet (320 meters)

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MONTHLY ZOOM MEETING: Monday, October 19th, 7:30 p.m.  Trish Cerulli is the Science Educator with the University of Lynchburg’s Belk Observatory, where she first began as a volunteer docent in 2010.  She earned two degrees in chemistry, a B.S. from the University of Mary Washington in 2008 and an M.S. from the University of Virginia in 2014.  In graduate school, her coursework and research focused on astrochemistry, investigating the presence of chemicals and reactions within astronomical ices, both experimentally and observationally.  Ms. Cerulli is our featured speaker for the October 19th meeting and will present “An Introduction to Astrochemistry,” along with comments on opportunities for RVAS members at the Belk Observatory.  Invitations and instructions for signing in will be emailed to members.


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