Skynet Tonight!


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SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Summer Solstice: Native American Site Alignment” and “Tour of the Constellation Libra”

Net Control: Carolyn KC5OZT

Afterglow Movie at 10:30: “2010: The Year We Make Contact”

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.

** Live Stream **

Audio Stream: http://pokeys.doomdns.com:8000
Yahoo Groups: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/skynet
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/groups/306498286059167/

Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Links to tonight’s Sky Net:

Discussion topic of the evening.

“Summer Solstice: Native American Site Alignments”

Photo #1 Bighorn Medicine Wheel
https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/13307200_14174821182…

Photo #2 Fajada Butte
https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/13342998_14174821082…

Photo #3 Fajada Butte Diagram of Spirals
https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/13343004_14174821116…

Photo #4 Monks Mound in Cahokia
https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/13336051_14174821449…

In the sky this evening

Big Dipper and Polaris
http://en.es-static.us/…/Big_Dipper_to_Polaris_Abhijit_Juve…

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Skymap – Constellation Libra
https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/13335583_14174799949…

Photo #1 Methuselah HD 140283
https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/13393904_14174799982…

Photo #2 Barred Spiral Galaxy (NGC 5792)
https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/13339567_14174800049…

Recent Astronomical discoveries

How Comets Break Up, Make Up
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2016/…/160601141522.htm

A New Einstein Ring: Distant Galaxy Lensed by Gravity
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2016/…/160602083727.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

Pluto: https://www.nasa.gov/…/nh-mckinnon_etal_nature_cover_trimme…
Surveyor 1: https://www.nasa.gov/…/files/thumbnails/image/pia02976_0.jpg
Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

ISS
http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx…

June 13
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

Tiangong 1
http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx…

June 11
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

June 13
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

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