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

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MONTHLY MEETING: Monday, August 17th, 7:30 p.m., Classroom A, 3rd

floor, Center on Church, Down-town Roanoke. Join us for another evening of varied

activities. RVAS President Dan Chrisman will present part two of his gleanings from July’s

Astronomical League Convention, while AL President and RVAS member John Goss will share

his expectations for what the coming year holds in store for the League. Rounding out the

even-ing we have a short video of Charlie Rose’s 60 Minutes interview of Neil Degrasse Tyson,

our monthly What’s Up program and reports from members on their recent observing and

other astronomical activities.

Click here for directions to meeting site.