Roanoke Valley Astronomical Society
MONTHLY MEETING: March 20th, 7:30 p.m., Classroom A, 3rd floor,
Center on Church, Downtown Roanoke. Is it time for your scheduled vision
exam? No, not for your eyes—for your telescope! Getting the best views from
your telescope begins with ensuring its optics are properly aligned. Fortunately,
doing so can cost nothing but a bit of time before each observing opportunity.
For our March meeting we’re featuring “Collimation and Star Testing,” presented
by RVAS Past President Frank Baratta. Chock full of useful information about
these basic observer’s skills, even old hands at them may glean a new trick or
two. Be sure to join us!
Click here for directions to meeting site.
Roanoke coordinates: 37o 16' 04" N, 79o 56' 26"WAltitude is about 1050 feet (320
Click here for your coordinates
Click here for Roanoke weather
Click here for CAHAS
clear sky chart
The Virginia Association of Astronomical Societies annual meeting and conference
will be hosted by:
The BACK BAY
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA