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MONTHLY MEETING: Monday, February 19th, 7:30 p.m., Classroom A, 3rd floor, Center on Church, Downtown

Roanoke. This month’s meeting program features our own Vice President, John Wenskovitch. John’s pursuing his PhD at Virginia Tech in a subfield of computer science devoted to communicating visually the vast amounts of data various disciplines collect. Witty, articulate and engaging, John will introduce how astronomers and computer scientists are collaborating to create the images, interactive tools and animations that make today’s burgeoning astronomical knowledge accessible. Make plans to join us on the 19th for John’s talk, and for our monthly What’s Up review, observing and outreach reports and other updates and announcements!

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

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by  Clem Elechi

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