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MONTHLY MEETING: Monday, August 20th, 7:30 p.m.,

Classroom A, 3rd floor, Center on Church, Downtown Roanoke. This month, John Goss, Dan Chrisman, Ray Bradley and Frank Baratta team up to pre-sent a bevy of activities for our meeting. John and Dan will offer photos and commentary on the 2018 As-tronomical League convention, AlCon. Ray will show and lead group discussions on two NASA Hubblecasts, one exploring M57, the Ring Nebula, the other exploring globular clusters. Meanwhile, Frank will deliver our What’s Up for September. We’ll also have time for observing and outreach reports, Society business items and more. Mark your calendar for the 20th and plan to join us for an interesting and fun gathering!


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M31 Andromeda  background photo

by  Clem Elechi


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

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Background Image of M31

By Clem Elechi