Skynet Tonight! Stafford Air & Space Museum & Constellation Aquarius 9PM CT 9/10/2016


stafford-rm-2SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Summer Space Camp: Stafford Air/Space Museum” and “Tour of the Constellation Aquarius”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX

Afterglow Movie at 10:30: Star Trek: The Motion Picture

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Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.
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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Links to tonight’s Sky Net:

Discussion topic of the evening.

Entrance of Stafford Air and Space Museum
https://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com/…/an-f-104-starfighter.jpg

General Thomas P. Stafford (ASTP)
http://www.okhistory.org/imag…/kids/spacethumbs/image017.png

Stafford Air & Space Museum (30 Second Video)
https://youtu.be/ye31VdlSQns

Apollo CM Boilerplate
http://staffordmuseum.com/…/2013/07/Apollo-Boilerplate-1.jpg

ASTP McCall
http://www.nasa.gov/…/…/images/430583main_mccall01_full.jpg…

Titan II ICBM
http://www.okhistory.org/…/his…/winniestravels/stafford1.jpg

Museum Space Section
http://staffordmuseum.com/…/uploa…/2013/07/stafford-rm-2.jpg

AMU Artist Rendition
https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/…/12437339693_88e003d4f6_b.jpg

Gemini 1/2 Scale
http://farm9.static.flickr.com/80…/8339894192_885433a368.jpg

Also on display, 1/2 scale Gemini capsule and Apollo Lunar Module.
https://airandspace.si.edu/…/collec…/full/A19750597000d1.JPG

Leonov In-Flight Garment
http://staffordmuseum.org/…/Leonov-FLOWN-ASTP-in-flight-gar…

Space Race Models
http://staffordmuseum.com/…/07/Rockets-of-the-Space-Race-2.…

Mig-21R
http://staffordmuseum.com/…/07/MiG-21R-Fishbed-Fighter-1.jpg

Museum
https://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com/…/explore-over-an-acre.jpg

What can you see in the sky over the next couple of weeks?
�Constellation Orion
http://www.solarsystemquick.com/…/orion-constellation-new-2…

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Tonight’s Constellation Aquarius

Constellation Aquarius “The Water Bearer”
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14316909_15290961371…
Photo #1 Globular Cluster (M2/NGC 7089)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/13244633_15290961637…

Photo #2 Globular Cluster (M72/NGC 6981)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14212186_15290961604…

Photo #3 Asterism of Four Stars (M73/NGC 6994)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14291780_15290961804…

Photo #4 Saturn Nebula (NGC 7009)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14316934_15290962137…

Photo #5 Helix Nebula (NGC 7293)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14238219_15290961171…

Photo #6 Atoms for Peace Galaxy (NGC 7252)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14203204_15290961271…

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Hubble Discovers Rare Fossil Relic of Early Milky Way
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2016/…/160907112347.htm

Ripples in Fabric of Time? Hundreds of Undiscovered Black Holes
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2016/…/160907215155.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

Launch of OSIRIS-Rex
Juno returns first images of Jupiter’s north pole
Landing of ISS crew
Space history, including: Galileo’s 2nd flyby of Jupiter’s moon Ganymede; and first broadcast of Star Trek

Media links:

OSIRIS-REx launch:
o  https://www.nasa.gov/…/files/thumbnails/image/lift_off-2.jpg
o  https://www.nasa.gov/…/t…/image/28928192294_39afbc0b8f_o.jpg
North pole of Jupiter:
o  https://www.nasa.gov/…/pia21030_main_2_north_polar_full-dis…
o  https://www.nasa.gov/…/pia21031_3_figa_npoleterminatorview2…
Signals from Jupiter: https://youtu.be/slE2i0O0pDY
Infrared light from Jupiter: https://youtu.be/i9TtSCkoERw
Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

All times are “local” (Dallas) time.

OTV 4
http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx…

Sept 18th
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

North Korean Satellite
http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx…

Sept 14th
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

Sept 15th
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

Sept 19th
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

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