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Welcome


MONTHLY MEETING: February 20th, 7:30 p.m., Classroom A, 3rd floor,

Center on Church, Downtown Roanoke.  This month the Society welcomes


Colonel Gregory Topasna, PhD, of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at


the Virginia Military Institute, as our featured speaker, and for the 25th


Anniversary of his last appearance at a monthly meeting!  Professor Topasna will


highlight his academic journey from Virginia Tech undergrad to PhD, his current


research and interest in polarimetry, and how amateurs can become involved in


and contribute to this field of astrophysics.  Make plans to join us for this


special evening!

Click here for directions to meeting site.


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

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2017

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VAAS

Conference

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The Virginia Association of Astronomical Societies annual meeting and conference will be hosted by:

SAVE

THE

DATE

The BACK BAY

AMATEUR ASTRONOMERS

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA

www.bckbayastronomy.org/vaas