Skynet 1-21-17 “Eclipse 2017: Filters & Eye Safety” & “Lepus the Hare” 9PM CT


total-solar-elipse-diamondringSKYNET!!!!  Jan 21, 2017 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Eclipse 2017: Filters and Eye Safety” and “Tour of the Constellation Lepus the Hare”

Net Control: Kelly K5KTX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“The Arrival”

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.
Video Stream: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/skynet2
& Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/groups/306498286059167/
Audio Stream: http://pokeys.doomdns.com:8000
Yahoo Groups: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/skynet
Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion topic of the evening.

“The 2017 Total Solar Eclipse – Filters and Eye Safety”

Eclipse shades (paper): http://stjosepheclipse.com/images/eyes04c.jpg
Eclipse shades (plastic): http://stjosepheclipse.com/images/eyes03b.jpg
Welder’s glass: http://stjosepheclipse.com/images/eyes01.jpg
Welder’s goggles: http://stjosepheclipse.com/images/eyes05b.jpg
Pinhole viewer: http://www.t-g.com/photos/22/11/56/2211564-L.jpg

One page handout: https://eclipse.aas.org/…/AAS-Solar-Eclipse-Safety-v160824.…

10-page technical document: https://eclipse.aas.org/…/AAS-Chou-Solar-Eclipse-Eye-Safety…

Eclipse glasses instructions (especially page 6 where it specifies when to use and not use the glasses): http://www.eclipse2017.org/…/eclipse%20glasses%20instructio…

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

Andromeda Star Hopping
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16265460_17414490725…
A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Lepus the Hare

Skymap
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16113933_17414641725…

R Leporis Photo
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16114258_17414642658…

R Lep “a”
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16174964_17414642192…

R Lep “b”
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16114719_17414642458…

RX Lep “ab”
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16195930_17414643358…

Globular Cluster (M79/NGC 1904
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16195642_17414641792…

Spirograph Nebula (IC 418)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16195701_17414642025…

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Galaxy Murder Mystery
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2017/…/170116160620.htm

Astronomer Searches for Signs of Life on Wolf 1061 Exoplanet
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2017/…/170119161546.htm

Space Exploration & Space History

Mars mud image 1: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/…/imag…/largesize/PIA21261_hires.jpg
Mars mud image 2: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/…/imag…/largesize/PIA21262_hires.jpg
Mars mud image 3: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/…/imag…/largesize/PIA21263_hires.jpg

Cernan image: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/s71-51308.jpg
Cernan in Lunar Module: https://www.nasa.gov/…/f…/thumbnails/image/eugene_cernan.jpg
Cernan on Moon with American flag: https://www.nasa.gov/…/…/thumbnails/image/as17-134-20387.jpg
Cernan and Evans in Apollo 17: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/as17-162-24053.jpg
Apollo 17 crew: https://www.nasa.gov/…/files/…/206714main_72-H-1209_full.jpg
Blue Marble: https://www.nasa.gov/…/…/thumbnails/image/earth_missions.jpg
Cernan recent image: https://www.nasa.gov/…/images/348776main_newseumCernan-01_f…

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days
ISS
http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx…

Jan 27
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

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

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

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

North Korean Satellite
http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx…

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

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