Skynet “The Mysterious Quindar Tones & Constellation Perseus 10/29/16 9PM CT


maxresdefaultSKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “The Mysterious Quindar Tones” and “Tour of the Constellation Perseus”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX 
Afterglow Movie: “War of the Worlds” (1953)

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.
Video Stream:  http://www.ustream.tv/channel/skynet2
& Facebook “DARC Skynet Astronomy Net”
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.

Cool Stuff on line this week:

Include Links relating (or not relating to Saturday topics)

Discussion topic of the evening.

The Mysterious Quindar Tones

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

Southwest, 70 Minutes After Sunset
http://en.es-static.us/…/2016-oct-29-venus-saturn-antares-n…

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Skymap Constellation Perseus
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14907009_15941576672…

Photo #1 Open Cluster (M34/NGC 1039)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14670663_15941575839…

Photo #2 Little Dumbbell Nebula (M27/NGC 6853)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14925293_15941575406…

Photo #3 Perseus Cluster
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14925411_15941576339…

Photo #4 Double Cluster (NGC 869 & NGC 884)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14906940_15941575439…

Photo #5 Reflection Nebula (NGC 1333)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14650280_15941576006…

Photo #6 California Nebula (NGC 1499)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14915364_15941575339…

Photo #7 Perseus A (NGC 1275)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14925709_15941575872…

Recent Astronomical Discoveries

Insights into Giants Impacts on Moon, Earth and Mars
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2016/…/161027141000.htm

NASA Missions Harvest a Passel of “Pumpkin” Stars
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2016/…/161028115029.htm

Space Exploration.

New images from Pluto: it’s complicated
New images from Ceres: it’s a head scratcher
Space history, including launches of LADEE, Space Shuttle Atlantis STS-106 and STS-115, and GRAIL.

Pluto (Sputnik Planum): http://www.nasa.gov/…/thumbnails/image/nh-spherical-mosaic-…
Pluto (Sputnik Planum): http://www.nasa.gov/…/thumbnails/image/nh-surface-features-…
Pluto: http://www.nasa.gov/…/thu…/image/nh-chaos-region-9-10-15.jpg
Charon: http://www.nasa.gov/…/thumbnails/image/nh-charon_9-10-15.jpg
Ceres: http://www.nasa.gov/…/d…/files/thumbnails/image/pia19889.jpg

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