Roanoke Valley Astronomical Society

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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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MONTHLY MEETING: Annual Picnic and Star Party for RVAS

Members and Their Families, Saturday, October 1st, 3:00 p.m. Until

???, Claytor Nature Study Center, Bedford, VA.  It’s our annual Society

bash for our members and their families, which takes the place of our regular

monthly meeting.  (Monthly meetings resume Monday, November 21st.)  The

Society is providing the burgers and hot dogs and the fixin’s, along with

beverages and the tableware.  Members are asked to bring a salad, side dish or

dessert, and serving utensils.  We’ll have door prizes, maybe a game or

program, and solar and night sky observing, weather permitting.  It’s an

afternoon and evening of food, fun and friends.  Don’t miss it!

Registration is now open for the Virginia Association of Astronomical Societies 40th annual conference on the campus of Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia.

Click here to go to the VAAS 2016  web page.