Skynet “2017 Eclipse: What to See at Totality” & Constellation Camelopardalis 11/19/16 9PM CT


total-solar-elipse-diamondringSKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “
2017 Total Solar Eclipse: How Will the Sun Appear During Totality?” and “Tour of the Constellation Camelopardalis”

Net Control: Kelley K5KTX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: “Van Helsing”

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
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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion topic of the evening.

2017 Total Solar Eclipse: How Will the Sun Appear During Totality?

Xavier Jubier’s interactive map of 2017 eclipse
http://xjubier.free.fr/…/solar_…/TSE_2017_GoogleMapFull.html

Example of Baily’s Beads:
http://www.mreclipse.com/SEph…/TSE2006/image/T06-1089-2w.JPG

Sequence of Baily’s Beads
http://www.eclipsetours.com/wp-content/…/2012/01/pierre2.jpg

Example of Diamond Ring
https://66.media.tumblr.com/…/tumblr_mlydsnw4Sv1qbn5m1o1_12…

H-alpha view of prominences and filaments
http://www.universetoday.com/wp-cont…/…/2012/08/filament.jpg

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

Ursa Major
http://en.es-static.us/upl/2014/11/UrsaMajorCC.jpg
A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.
Constellation Camelopardalis

Skymap – Constellation Camelopardalis
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/15036707_16214589212…

Photo #1 Kembles Cascade (Asterism)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/15037270_16214589345…

Photo #2 Intermediate Spiral Galaxy (NGC 2403)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/15135802_16214591878…

Photo #3 Barred Irregular Galaxy (NGC 2366)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/15109453_16214591745…

Photo #4 Dwarf Irregular Galaxy (NGC 1569)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/15078739_16214591378…

Photo #5 Intermediate Spiral Galaxy (IC 342)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/15036595_16214589112…

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Scientists Discover a Nearby ‘Super-Earth’
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2016/…/161116102103.htm

Bright Radio Bursts Probe Universe’s Hidden Matter
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2016/…/161117144842.htm

Space Exploration & Space History

Launch of new crew to the ISS
https://www.nasa.gov/…/full_width/public/thumbnails/image/1…
GOES-R weather satellite launch
http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/…/6480f708-ba8a-4892-8…
Space history
Harry Ross’ 1948 paper on a space station and lunar landings
http://67.media.tumblr.com/…/tumblr_mw7jk9S2G01rvtk1ao1_128…
Mariner 9 enters orbit around Mars
http://pdxretro.com/…/uplo…/2011/11/mariner9_orbit_thumb.jpg
Launch of Skylab 3 and MAVEN
https://rlv.zcache.com.au/skylab_3_launch_poster-r1bf4b4b87…
http://www.space.com/…/or…/maven-launch-close-low-angle.jpg…:*
Surveyor 6 takeoff from Moon
http://lroc.sese.asu.edu/news/uploads/hopdiagram.jpg
Landing of Apollo 12 on Moon
http://www.hq.nasa.gov/…/…/History/alsj/a12/AS12-48-7099.jpg
Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
ISS
http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx…

Nov. 20th
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

Nov. 21st
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

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

Nov. 24th
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

Nov. 25th
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

Nov. 26th
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

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