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

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MONTHLY MEETING: Monday, February 18th, 7:30 p.m., Classroom B, 3rd floor, Center on Church, Downtown Roanoke.  Imagine yourself a stargazer in the Middle Ages.  What might you be thinking as you look up into the night sky?  At our February monthly meeting, our own Todd Atkins, pastor of Roanoke’s Belmont Presbyterian Church, will explore this question through the lens of C.S. Lewis’ thought and writings.  Todd’s talk, entitled “There is No Such Thing as Space,” will reveal Lewis as one the brilliant minds of the 20th Century; that most of his writings were influenced by the astronomy, cosmology  and mythology of the Medieval world; and that these influences remain relevant today.  Be sure to join us for Todd’s stimulating and informative talk, and our other regular monthly activities!