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2017 RVAS PICNIC and STAR PARTY: Saturday, October 14th, 2:30 p.m., Apple Ridge Farm, Copper Hill, VA.  Our annual gathering for members and their families.  It’s an afternoon and evening of food, fun and friends; solar and night sky observing; door prizes; and who knows what else!  The burgers, hot dogs, beverages and tableware are provided by the club.  Everyone is asked to bring a side dish, salad or dessert.  See elsewhere in this issue for additional details, including how to sign up.  Our regular monthly meetings, which are open to the public, resume on Monday, November 20th, at 7:30 p.m. in Classroom A, 3rd floor, Center on Church, 20 E. Church Avenue, in downtown Roanoke.

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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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M31 Andromeda  background photo

by  Clem Elechi


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