Roanoke Valley Astronomical Society

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M31 Andromeda page background photo by  Clem Elechi


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

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MONTHLY MEETING: Monday, March 16th, 7:30 p.m., Classroom A, 3rd floor, Center on Church, Downtown Roanoke. Guest speaker Dr. James Morris is featured this evening. A physician and painter, Dr. Morris has reproduced Vermeer’s famous The Astronomer, and will discuss its astronomical elements. In addition, our own Dr. Clem Elechi will talk about his astrophotography techniques. Also planned are this month’s What’s Up segment and possibly an-other short subject.

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