DARC Skynet this evening, American Astronomer Priscilla Bok & Constellation Capricornus 9PM CT


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SKYNET!!!! Saturday 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “American Astronomer Priscilla Bok” and “Tour of the Constellation Capricornus”
Net Control: Carolyn KC5OZT

Afterglow Movie at 10:30: The Andromeda Strain
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
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.

We will be discussing famed American astronomer, Priscilla Bok.

Photo #1
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Photo #2
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Photo #3
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Photo #4
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In the sky this evening

West, 40 Minutes After Sunset
http://en.es-static.us/…/2016-sept-4-5-6-venus-jupiter-spic…

Southwest, September 2016 Evenings
http://en.es-static.us/…/2016-sept-mars-saturn-antares-scor…

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Tonight’s constellation is Capricornus

Constellation Capricornus
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14192548_15199258980…

Photo #1 Globular Cluster (M30/NGC 7099)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14232623_15199260313…

Photo #2 Giant Behemoth Galaxy (NGC 6907)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14233060_15199260780…

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Images from Sun’s Edge Reveal Origins of Solar Wind
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2016/…/160901152106.htm
Space Exploration and Space History

Upcoming launch of OSIRIS-REx

Space history, including launch of the Van Allen Probes

OSIRIS-REx images:
Spacecraft:  https://www.nasa.gov/…/ima…/ksc-20160521-ph_dng0001_0066.jpg
Solar arrays: https://www.nasa.gov/…/t…/image/28382751724_da7382964b_o.jpg
Artist concept: https://www.nasa.gov/…/…/files/thumbnails/image/16-019_0.png
OSIRIS-REx launch preparations: https://www.nasa.gov/…/t…/image/29287671261_67307e2065_o.jpg
Ready to launch: https://www.nasa.gov/…/t…/image/28743113254_bcce2fe640_o.jpg
Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

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

Sept 4
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

North Korean Satellite

Sept 6
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

Sept 10
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

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

Sept 5
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

Sept 8
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

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