Skynet: What Astronomical Do-Dad Do YOU want for Xmas? & Taurus the Bull 12-3-16 9PM CT



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

Saturday’s Topic: “What Astronomical Do-dad Do YOU Want for Christmas” and “Tour of the Constellation Taurus the Bull”

Net Control: Carolyn KC5OZT

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
Slaughterhouse-Five

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.

Discussion topic of the evening.

What’s on your Christmas Astronomy List? Books, optics, filters, cameras, and astronomy “must haves” in our open discussion of Skynet!

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

Southwest, One Hour After Sunset
http://en.es-static.us/…/12/2016-dec-10-mars-venus-mercury.…
A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Skymap Taurus the Bull
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/15319064_16435999956…

Photo #1 T-Tauri Variable Star & Reflection Nebula (NGC 1555)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/15230722_16435999656…

Photo #2 Crab Nebula (M1)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/15350598_16435999589…

Photo #3 Hyades Star Cluster (Merlotte 25)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/15326455_16435999089…

Photo #4 Colliding Galaxies (NGC 1409 & NGC 1410)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/15350614_16435999123…

Photo #5 Crystal Ball Nebula (NGC 1514)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/15285056_16435999156…

Pleiades Open Star Cluster (M45)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/15284885_16435999523…

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Astronomers Watch Star Clusters Spewing Out Dust
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2016/…/161201115505.htm

Climate Cycles May Explain How Running Water Carved Mars’ Surface Features
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2016/…/161201164256.htm

Space Exploration

Russian Cargo Resupply Launch
http://spaceflight101.com/…/…/12/Cym9TdWXUAQGKyX-475×512.jpg

TGO Partially Filled in Crater
http://spaceflight101.com/…/uplo…/2016/11/Mars_close-up1.jpg
Cygnus Departs ISS
http://spaceflight101.com/…/2016/11/31183260775_54d3be88e1_…
On Orbit Cygnus
http://spaceflight101.com/…/upl…/2016/11/Cxypdt9XEAA9YII.jpg

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