Roanoke Valley Astronomical Society
WEEKEND OBSERVING OPPORTUNITIES: The following information on Fridays and Saturdays that may be suitable for observing is provided as a courtesy to RVAS members and other readers. The RVAS assumes no responsibility for the health and safety of anyone venturing out to stargaze, and cautions all who may do so to observe appropriate COVID-19 health and safety precautions.
-- Friday and Saturday, August 19th and 20th. Sunset is at 8:06 p.m. Astronomical twilight ends at 9:41 p.m. The Moon sets at 12:34 and 1:13 a.m., respectively.
-- Friday and Saturday, August 26th and 27th. Sunset is at 7:57 p.m. Astronomical twilight ends at 9:29 p.m. The Moon sets at 8:04 and 8:31 p.m., respectively.
-- Future Weekend Observing Opportunities: September 16th and 17th; 23rd and 24th.