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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: 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!

Click here for directions to meeting site.