Roanoke Valley



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

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e: bring your own food, beverages, cups and utensils; folding chairs; and eat in family groups.  Masks will be worn whenever social distancing cannot be maintained outdoors or in the observatory. There will be do

RVAS 2023 Picnic and Star Party: Saturday, September 23rd, 4:00 p.m. to 10 p.m., Apple Ridge Farm, Copper Hill (Rain Date: Saturday, September 30th). Our annual event for RVAS members and their families. (Takes the place of the September monthly meeting.) Tailgate Style Picnic” – Bring your own food, beverages (no alcohol, please) and other dinner needs. Bring your own folding chairs, if desired. Door prizes, silent auction, giveaways and evening observing at ARF observatory! Members are welcome to bring their own scopes. See elsewhere in this issue for additional information, directions and ARF map. Mark your calendar and be sure to join in the fun! The next regular monthly meeting is October 16th