Skynet 2-4-17 Skynet: Amateur Radio & Radio Astronomy” and “Tour of the Constellation Canis Major” 9PM CT


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SKYNET!!!! Feb 4, 2017 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT
Saturday’s Topic: “Amateur Radio and Radio Astronomy” and “Tour of the Constellation Canis Major”
Net Control: Carolyn KC5OZT

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“The Final Countdown”

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.

Amateur Radio and Radio Astronomy

Photo #1 Guglielmo Marconi
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16386968_17612500239…

Picture #2 Karl Jansky
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16507933_17612500272…

Picture #3 Grote Reber
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16508375_17612500205…

Photo #4 Reber and His Antenna
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16386884_17612500739…

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

South, Evening
http://en.es-static.us/…/2017-feb-4-5-6-moon-orion-taurus.j…
A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.
�Canis Major

Skymap Constellation Canis Major
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16406449_17612552072…

Photo #1 Sirius-A & Sirius-B
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16508059_17612553172…

Photo # 2 Tau Canis Majoris Cluster (NGC 2362)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16427408_17612553972…
Photo #3 Open Cluster (M41/NGC 2287)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16508383_17612552205…

Photo #4 Thor’s Helmet (NGC 2359)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16508969_17612552872…

Photo #5 Colliding Galaxies (NGC 2207 & IC 2163)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16388281_17612552239…

Photo #5a Colliding Galaxies (NGC 2207 & IC 2163)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16427247_17612552472…

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Evidence of 2 Billion Years of Volcanic Activity on Mars
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2017/…/170202090848.htm

Tail of Stray Black Hole Hiding in the Milky Way
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2017/…/170202085708.htm

Space Exploration

New Horizons path: https://www.nasa.gov/…/…/thumbnails/image/nh-path-to-kbo.jpg
Saturn’s rings (taken 12/18/16): https://www.nasa.gov/…/thu…/image/pia21060_figa_1041_new.jpg
Saturn’s rings (taken 12/18/16): https://www.nasa.gov/…/f…/thumbnails/image/pia21057_figa.png
Saturn’s rings (taken 12/18/16): http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/…/imag…/largesize/PIA21058_hires.jpg

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
OTV 4
http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx…

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

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

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

Tiangong 2

http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx…
Feb 11
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

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

Feb 6
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

Feb 10
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

Feb 11
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

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