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: JJanuary 16th, 7:30 p.m., Classroom A, 3rd floor,
Center on Church, Downtown Roanoke. Start 2017 off cheerily by attending
the RVAS’s first meeting of the New Year. Featured for the evening will be our own
Michael Good, who’ll be speaking on laser ranging the moon and satellites and other
applications, including his work while at Goddard Space Flight Center. As an added
bonus, he’ll share with us Dr. Clay Sherrod’s “secret potion” for the care of telescope
optics. We’ll also have our “What’s Up?” and “Where’s That?” short programs, along
with timely information and updates. Join us for the fun!
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