Skynet “Soviet Space History Continues” & Pleiades Star Cluster 11/26/16 9PM CT


voskhod-2_leonovSKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Soviet Space History Continues” and “Tour of the Pleiades Star Cluster”

Net Control: Billye KF5PDS

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: “Arrival” 2016

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.

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

Andromeda Galaxy
http://en.es-static.us/upl/2010/11/andromeda_galaxy_400.jpg
A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

The Pleiades Star Cluster

Photo #1 Pleiades With Labels
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/15178110_16329719933…

Photo #2 Merope Nebula
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/15241215_16329719967…

Photo #3 Pleiades X-Ray
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/15135728_16329720333…

Photo #4 Pleiades Infrared
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/15230675_16329720200…

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Large Number of Dwarf Galaxies in the Early Universe
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2016/…/161121161915.htm

Record-Breaking Faint Satellite Galaxy of the Milky Way Discovered
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2016/…/161121155920.htm

Space Exploration & History

Saturn Rings animated gif of ring labels: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/…/20161122/rings_diagram_discovery_…
Video of mission finale preview (with music): https://youtu.be/gj8l2f9prYk…
Best images from Cassini through the years: https://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/galleries/hall-of-fame/
MRO image of Mars’ Utopia Planitia: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/…/imag…/largesize/PIA21136_hires.jpg
Margaret Hamilton: https://www.nasa.gov/…/thumbna…/image/margaret_hamilton5.jpg
Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
ISS
http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx…

Nov. 29
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

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

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

Dec. 4
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

Tiangong 1
http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx…

Dec. 5
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

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

Nov. 28
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

Nov. 30
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

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