Skynet 3-11-17 Michelson & Morley Experiment / Tour of the Constellation Leo 9PM CT


michelson_morleySKYNET!!!! Saturday Mar-11-2017 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT
Topic: “Michelson and Morley Experiment” and “Tour of the Constellation Leo”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX & Mike KG5P


Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: “Planet of the Apes” (1968)
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.

Mike KG5P will be discussing the Michaelson and Morley Experiment.

A scientific experiment to find the presence and properties of as substance called aether, a substance believed to fill empty space. The experiment was done by Albert Michaelson and Edward Morley in 1887.

Luminiferous Aether
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16810819_10203040896…

Michelson and Morley Experiment Schematic
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16808579_10203040896…

Measuring Device
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16831340_10203040895…

Michelson and Morley Experiment (Photo)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16810939_10203040896…

Fabry-Perot Interference Fringes
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/16809383_10203040899…

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

Photo Full Moon
http://en.es-static.us/…/moon-3-10-2017-Ray-Mandra-Mount-As…

Full Moon Close-up
http://en.es-static.us/…/moon-3-10-2017-Meaux-France-LaLune…

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Skymap Leo the Lion Constellation
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17200868_18077836125…

Photo #1 Barred Spiral Galaxy (M95/NGÇ 3351)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17103424_18077835192…

Photo #2 Intermediate Spiral Galaxy (M96/NGC 3368)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17190789_18077835592…

Photo #3 Elliptical Galaxy (M105/NGC 3379)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17103326_18077835225…

Photo #4 Leo 1 Group
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17201437_18077835292…

Photo #5 Elliptical Galaxy (NGC 3384)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17155796_18077835759…

Photo #6 Field Barred Spiral Galaxy (NGC 2903)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/14717138_18077836359…

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Ancient Stardust Sheds Light on the First Stars
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2017/…/170308081041.htm

Hubble Dates Black Hole’s Last Big Meal
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2017/…/170309132748.htm

Space Exploration & Space History

Europa: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/…/ima…/largesize/PIA19048_hires.jpg
Center of Occator Crater on Ceres: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/…/ima…/largesize/PIA20355_hires.jpg
Saturn’s Moon Pan: https://www.nasa.gov/…/files/thum…/image/3_n1867604488_1.jpg
Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

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

March 14
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

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

March 13
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

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

March 15
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

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