Roanoke Valley Astronomical Society
M31 Andromeda page background photo by Clem Elechi
Roanoke coordinates: 37o 16' 04" N, 79o 56' 26"WAltitude is about 1050 feet (320
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MONTHLY MEETING: Annual Picnic and Star Party for RVAS
Members and Their Families, Saturday, October 1st, 3:00 p.m. Until
???, Claytor Nature Study Center, Bedford, VA. It’s our annual Society
bash for our members and their families, which takes the place of our regular
monthly meeting. (Monthly meetings resume Monday, November 21st.) The
Society is providing the burgers and hot dogs and the fixin’s, along with
beverages and the tableware. Members are asked to bring a salad, side dish or
dessert, and serving utensils. We’ll have door prizes, maybe a game or
program, and solar and night sky observing, weather permitting. It’s an
afternoon and evening of food, fun and friends. Don’t miss it!
Registration is now open for the Virginia Association of Astronomical Societies 40th
annual conference on the campus of Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia.
Click here to go to the VAAS 2016 web page.