Skynet 3/18/17 Total Solar Eclipse Part 9: How to Rehearse for the Eclipse & Tour of Constellation Leo (Part 2) 9PM CT


7357-eclipse_5f00_ianwardlawSKYNET!!!! March 18, 2017 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Total Solar Eclipse Part 9: How to Rehearse for the Eclipse and Eclipse Science Projects” and “Tour of the Constellation Leo (Part 2)”

Net Control: Kelley K5KTX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
Assignment: Outer Space

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.

“Total Solar Eclipse Part 9: How to Rehearse for the Eclipse and Eclipse Science Projects”

Seasons: http://stjosepheclipse.com/images/earth_orbitSMALL.jpg

Interesting Links to Eclipse Experiments

Measuring Starlight Deflection Experiment: http://www.skyandtelescope.com/…/uploads/Bruns-SAS2016-pape…
Eclipse Edge Determination Experiment: http://www.eclipsetours.com/eclipse-edge-2017/
HamSCI: http://www.hamsci.org/node/122
CalAcademy Life Responds: https://www.calacademy.org/citizen-scien…/solar-eclipse-2017
Eclipse MegaMovie: https://eclipsemega.movie/
Citizen CATE: https://sites.google.com/site/citizencateexperiment/home
NASA Eclipse Ballooning Project: http://eclipse.montana.edu/
Eclipse Activities: https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/activities

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

http://www.earthsky.org/tonight
West, 40 Minutes After Sunset
http://en.es-static.us/…/2017-march-18-mercury-venus-mars.j…
Southeast, March 2017 Evenings
http://en.es-static.us/…/march-2017-jupiter-spica-corvus.jpg
South, Predawn/Dawn Sky
http://en.es-static.us/…/2017-march-18-19-20-moon-antares-s…
A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Leo (Part 2)

Skymap – Constellation Leo
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17361750_18175185116…

Photo #1 Intermediate Spiral Galaxy (M65/NGC 3623)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17352482_18175184916…

Photo #2 Intermediate Spiral Galaxy (M66/NGC 3627)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17352423_18175185049…

Photo #3 Hamburger Galaxy (NGC 3628)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17362672_18175185382…

Photo #4 Lenticular Galaxy (NGC 3593)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17362831_18175185316…

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Gigantic Jupiter-Type Planet Reveals Insights into How Planets Evolve
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2017/…/170316093038.htm

Scientists Identify a Black Hole Choking on Stardust
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2017/…/170315143813.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

Titan Lakes May Fizz with Nitrogen
Titan’s northern lakes and seas: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/…/ima…/largesize/PIA21434_hires.jpg
Titan’s “Magic Islands”: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/…/ima…/largesize/PIA20021_hires.jpg

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