Roanoke Valley Astronomical Society

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

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ANNUAL RVAS PICNIC AND STAR PARTY:  Saturday, October 10th, 3:00 p.m., Apple Ridge Farm, Copper Hill, VA.  Our annual bash for RVAS members and their families, which takes the place of our regular monthly meeting!  It’s an afternoon and evening of food, fun and friends, with prize drawings and solar viewing and stargazing, weather permitting.  Bring a covered dish, salad or dessert for our table.  Burgers, hot dogs, and beverages provided by the RVAS.  There’s still time for members to sign up.  Call the Message Line, 540-774-5651; provide your name, phone number, number of adults, teens and children coming and the food item(s) you’re bringing.