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:
& Facebook “DARC Skynet Astronomy Net”
Audio Stream:
Yahoo Groups:
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”


Interesting Links to Eclipse Experiments

Measuring Starlight Deflection Experiment:…/uploads/Bruns-SAS2016-pape…
Eclipse Edge Determination Experiment:
CalAcademy Life Responds:…/solar-eclipse-2017
Eclipse MegaMovie:
Citizen CATE:
NASA Eclipse Ballooning Project:
Eclipse Activities:

What can you see in the sky over the next couple of weeks?
West, 40 Minutes After Sunset…/2017-march-18-mercury-venus-mars.j…
Southeast, March 2017 Evenings…/march-2017-jupiter-spica-corvus.jpg
South, Predawn/Dawn Sky…/2017-march-18-19-20-moon-antares-s…
A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Leo (Part 2)

Skymap – Constellation Leo…/17361750_18175185116…

Photo #1 Intermediate Spiral Galaxy (M65/NGC 3623)…/17352482_18175184916…

Photo #2 Intermediate Spiral Galaxy (M66/NGC 3627)…/17352423_18175185049…

Photo #3 Hamburger Galaxy (NGC 3628)…/17362672_18175185382…

Photo #4 Lenticular Galaxy (NGC 3593)…/17362831_18175185316…

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Gigantic Jupiter-Type Planet Reveals Insights into How Planets Evolve…/2017/…/170316093038.htm

Scientists Identify a Black Hole Choking on Stardust…/2017/…/170315143813.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

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

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