RVAS WEEKEND OBSERVING OPPORTUNITIES: RVAS members observe from various sites, with
Cahas Knob Overlook, at milepost 139 on the Blue Ridge Parkway, being our traditional
location. For updates on members’ observing plans, log onto the RVAS Yahoo Group
(RVAS members only) and/or call the RVAS Message Line, 540-774-5651, about an hour
before sunset on the indicated dates.
-- Friday and Saturday, July 26th and 27th. Sunset is at 8:33 p.m. Astronomical
twilight ends at 10:17 p.m. The Moon rises at 2:04 and 2:45 a.m., respectively.
-- Future Weekend Observing Opportunities: August 2nd and 3rd; 23rd and 24th; and
30th and 31st.
ROANOKE CITY PARKS and RECREATION PUBLIC STARGAZE: Saturday, July 27th, 9:15 p.m.,
Cahas Knob Overlook, milepost 139, Blue Ridge Parkway. Nonmembers must register
with Parks & Rec. at 540-853-2236. Members can call 540-774-5651 for information.
(Next session: August 24th, 8:30 p.m., Cahas Knob Overlook.)