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

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MONTHLY MEETING: Monday, May 20th, 7:30 p.m., Classroom B, 3rd floor, Center on Church, Downtown Roanoke. In the words of our featured speaker, “No one can explain why gravity is so important in the universe, so unrelenting, and so much weaker than the other forces.” At our May meeting, fellow RVAS member Al Durham will present “The Universal Motion Theory—An Experiment in Thought,” his view on how gravitation is produced on a subatomic basis. With discussion and white board, he’ll explain his thinking and welcome questions and feedback on his concept. Along with this featured program we’ll have our regular line up of announcements and updates, observing reports, monthly short programs, and other activities. Make plans to join us on the 20th.

RVAS Page Banner : The Horsehead and Flame Nebula in Orion

By Clem Elechi