Fomalhaut: The Loneliest Star & Constellation Piscis 9PM CT 10/1/2016


SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT 10/1/2016

Saturday’s Topic: “Fomalhaut: The Loneliest Star” and “Tour of the Constellation Piscis Austrinus”

Net Control: Carolyn KC5OZT

 

Afterglow Movie at 10:30: Journey to the Far Side of the Sun

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.

The Loneliest Star (Fomalhaut)

Skymap Constellation Piscis (Fomalhaut Focus)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14449032_15569169543…

Comparison of Fomalhaut System to Earth Solar System
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14440877_15569169143…

Fomalhaut and Fomalhaut b Planet Identification
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14462982_15569169243…

Fomalhaut Star System (Artist’s Conception)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14448763_15569169210…

What can you see in the sky over the next couple of weeks?

Photo of Big Dipper
http://en.es-static.us/…/big-dipper-10-10-2015-Kurt-Zeppete…

Big Bear Constellation
http://en.es-static.us/upl/2012/10/Big_Bear_600.jpg

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Piscis Austrinus Skymap
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14523028_15569082610…

Photo #1 Fomalhaut & Fomalhaut-B
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14517383_15569082143…

Photo #2 Hickson Compact Group 90
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14441006_15569082176…

Photo #3 Spiral Galaxy (NGC 7314)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14519924_15569082110…

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Miss Brenda WB5OZL

NASA’s Fermi Finds Record-Breaking Binary in Galaxy Next Door
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2016/…/160929220132.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

Water plumes on Europa
Curiosity studies chemistry on Mars
Rosetta mission ends
Space history, including the launch of Dawn
Europa plumes: https://www.nasa.gov/…/europa02-photoa-plumes1042x1042-1609…
Chemistry on Mars: https://www.nasa.gov/…/i…/atmosphere_contributions_final.png
Rosetta’s last images: http://www.esa.int/…/Comet_landing_site_node_full_image_2.j…
Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

All times are “local” (Dallas) time.

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

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

Oct 7
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

Tiangong 2
http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx…

Oct 9
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

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

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

Oct 2
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

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

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