Skynet Tonight! Total Eclipse of 2017 & Constellation Cygnus the Swan 9PM CT


7357-eclipse_5f00_ianwardlawSKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “The Total Solar Eclipse of 2017” and “Tour of the Constellation Cynus the Swan”

Net Control: Kelley K5KTX

Afterglow Movie at 10:30: Teenagers from Outer Space!

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.
Video Stream:  http://www.ustream.tv/channel/skynet2
Audio Stream: http://pokeys.doomdns.com:8000
Yahoo Groups: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/skynet
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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Links to tonight’s Sky Net:
Discussion topic of the evening.

The Great Solar Eclipse of 2017

Michael Bakich’s 2017 Total Solar Eclipse podcast: iTunes or http://www.fpsci.com/podcasts.html

An Observer’s Guide to Viewing the Eclipse: http://www.nsta.org/…/f…/solarscience/SolarScienceInsert.pdf

Very cool Google interactive map of the 2017 eclipse: http://xjubier.free.fr/…/solar_…/TSE_2017_GoogleMapFull.html

General info: http://www.eclipse2017.org/eclipse2017_main.htm

In the sky this week

Sky Tonight (Jupiter, Regulus, Mercury, and Venus) 30 Minutes After Sunset
http://en.es-static.us/…/2016-july-16-mercury-venus-regulus…

3D Model of Mercury, Venus, and Earth Orbital Regression
http://en.es-static.us/…/venus-mercury-7-16-2016-Guy-Ottewe…

South, Nightfall
http://en.es-static.us/…/2016-july-14-mars-saturn-antares-s…

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Skymap Constellation Cygnus the Swan
https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/13726709_14661356167…

Photo #1 Fireworks Galaxy
https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/13654167_14661356200…

Photo #2 North American Nebula
https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/13781687_14661356567…

Photo #3 Pelican Nebula (IC-5070)
https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/13707737_14661356634…

Photo #4 Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888)
https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/13718661_14661356267…

Photo #5 Veil Nebula Cygnus Loop
https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/13716100_14661356700…

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Stellar Outburst Brings Water Snow line Around a Young Star Into View
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2016/…/160713143015.htm

Dark Energy Measured with Record-Breaking Map of 1.2 Million Galaxies
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2016/…/160714110751.htm

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