Richmond Astronomical Society

VAAS 2010 – Mark Your Calendar – October 9!

Sep 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Events

The annual meeting of the Virginia Association of Astronomical Societies will be held this year on the campus of Roanoke College in the Colket Center (221 College Lane, Salem, VA) on October 9 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM with evening observing opportunities.  More information is at:

http://www.rvasclub.org/vaas/index.htm
The agenda includes the following speakers:

  • Dr. Steve Majeweski, UVA:  Hierarchical Formation of Galaxies
  • Ted Forte, Back Bay Amateur Astronomers:  Observing the Relics of Dying Stars
  • Dr. Matt Fleenor, Roanoke College:  Star Formation
  • Dr. John Simonetti, VA Tech:  Search for Extra-Spacial Dimensions
  • Dr. Jim Thieman, NASA:  The Radio Jove Project

And lots of great door prizes and evening observing!

Please join us at the meeting if you can.  The Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia are beautiful this time of year.

Jim Browder
Richmond Astronomical Society

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