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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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MONTHLY MEETING: May 16th, 7:30 p.m., Classroom A, 3rd floor, Center on Church, Downtown Roanoke.  May’s monthly meeting features “Why Binoculars?” a talk by our own Michael Good.  RVAS Immediate Past President, avid astrophotographer and veteran stargazer, Michael will share his experiences with binoculars, their uses and technicalities and why he feels these often-neglected instruments are a wise investment for every amateur.  Along with our feature program, we’ll have updates on Society elections and 2016 VAAS preparations, observing reports, What’s Up and other activities and announcements.  Join us for an interesting, informative and entertaining evening!

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