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MONTHLY MEETING: “Summer Solstice ‘Ice Cream’ Social,” Monday, June 18th, 7:30 p.m., Classroom B (Note Change), 3rd floor, Center on Church, Downtown Roanoke. Join us for an evening of friends, fun and cooling treats! It’s our annual Summer Solstice “Ice Cream” Social. The RVAS is providing the ice cream, but mem-bers are welcome to bring a favorite topping to share. Along with electing our officers for 2018-2019, there’ll be a variety of activities, including ample “Open Mic” time to show-and-tell your latest astro-acquisition, photos, reads, trip or whatever. Mark the date and time—June 18th, 7:30 p.m.—on your calendar. We’ll see you at our regular meeting place. If you need directions, visit

RVAS WEEKEND OBSERVING OPPORTUNITIES: RVAS members observe from various sites. Cahas Knob

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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