Skynet-Astronomer Percival Lowell & Tour of the Constellation Cetus the Whale 9PM CT 11-4-16


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Saturday’s Topic: “Astronomer Percival Lowell” and “Tour of the Constellation Cetus”

Net Control: Carolyn KC5OZT

Afterglow Movie: “Logan’s Run” (1975)

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.

Percival Lowell

Percival Lowell 1
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14937180_16032398897…

Schiaparelli Map of Mars
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14991881_16032398363…

Channels on Mars
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14907112_16032398463…

Lowell at Clark Telescope
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14908397_16032398630…

Percival Lowell 2
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14938265_16032398797…

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Cetus the Whale
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14937361_16032141697…

Photo #1 Barred Spiral Galaxy (M77/NGC 1068)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14947671_16032141797…

Photo #2 Edge On Spiral Galaxy (NGC 1055)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14962536_16032142063…

Photo #3 Barred Spiral Galaxy (NGC 1073)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14910343_16032142530…

Photo #4 Intermediate Spiral Galaxy (NGC 1087)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14910407_16032142130…

Photo #5 Dwarf Spiral Galaxy (NGC 247)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14632901_16032142297…

Photo #6 Irregular Dwarf Galaxy (IC 1613)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14991911_16032141830…

Omicron Cet–a
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14937295_16032142663…

Omicron Cet–b
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14962742_16032142730…

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Miss Brenda WB5OZL

Pillars of Cosmic Destruction: Colorful Carina Nebula Blasted by Brilliant Nearby Stars
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2016/…/161102084710.htm

Crack Discovered in Earth’s Magnetic Shield
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2016/…/161103125930.htm

Space Exploration

Meteorite on Mars: https://www.nasa.gov/…/…/files/thumbnails/image/pia21134.jpg
James Webb Space Telescope test: https://www.nasa.gov/…/thumbn…/image/image1coctestimage3.jpg

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