Skynet “Soviet Space” and “Tour of the Constellation Serpens Caput


SKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Soviet Space”  and “Tour of the Constellation Serpens Caput” 

Net Control: Billye KF5PDS

Tonight’s Afterglow Movie: “Cat-women on the Moon”

2-Meter Repeater W5FC:  146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –

Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.

Video Stream:

Audio Stream:

Yahoo Groups:


Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Include Links relating (or not relating to Saturday topics)

Discussion topic of the evening.

Soviet Space (Part 3)

What you can see in the sky this evening…

South, June 2016 Evenings

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic. 

Skymap Serpens Cauda

Skymap Caput

Photo #1 Globular Cluster (M5/NGC 5904)

Photo #2 Eagle Nebula (M16)

Photo #3 Pillars of Creation

Photo #4 Seyferts-Sextet

Photo #5 Red Square Nebula

Photo #6 Hoags Object

Photo #7 Blinking Galaxy (NGC 6118)



Astronomical Discoveries

The universe: Learning about the future from the distant past

Space Exploration

Curiosity finds unusual mineral

Kepler finds youngest exoplanet

Space history, including first crewed private spaceflight (SpaceShipOne) and landing of first Skylab crew


Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

All times are “local” (Dallas) time.


June 26th

June 29th

June 30th

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