Skynet 04-01-17 “The Supernova of Lupus” & Constellation Canes Venatici 9PM CT


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SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “The Supernova in Lupus” and “Tour of the Constellation Canes Venatici”

Net Control: Carolyn KC5OZT

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:

“The Philadelphia Experiment” (1984)

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.

The Supernova in Lupus

Supernova 2017cbv

http://www.skyandtelescope.com/…/NGC-5643-SN-J-Brimacombe-M…

Type Ia Supernova Explosion (Artist’s Illustration)

http://www.skyandtelescope.com/…/Supernova-Type-Ia_NASA_CXC…

Locating SN 2017cbv

http://www.skyandtelescope.com/…/u…/NGC-5643-finder-wide.jpg

March 22nd Photo of NGC 5643 and SN 2017cbv

http://www.skyandtelescope.com/…/NGC-5643-Guillermo-Abramso…

AAVSO Chart with SN 2017cbv

https://www.flickr.com/…/…/33485891432/in/dateposted-public/

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

West, One Hour After Sunset

http://en.es-static.us/…/2017-april-1-moon-mars-mercury-ald…

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Canes Venatici

Skymap Canes Venatici

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17634413_18375082896…

Photo #1 Globular Cluster (M3/NGC 5272)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17626585_18375083096…

Photo #2 Whirlpool Galaxy (M51/NGC 5194)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17626643_18375084796…

Photo #3 Sunflower Galaxy (M63/NGC 5055)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17757140_18375084429…

Photo #4 Spiral Galaxy (M94/NGC 4736)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17629998_18375083062…

Photo #5 Intermediate Spiral Galaxy (M106/NGC 4258)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17635358_18375083562…

Photo #6 Whale Galaxy (NGC 4631)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17757634_18375084629…

Photo #7 Inclined Spiral Galaxy (NGC 5033)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17632357_18375084029…

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Explaining the Accelerating Expansion of the Universe without Dark Energy

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2017/…/170330115254.htm

Satellite Galaxies at Edge of Milky Way Co-exist with Dark Matter

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2017/…/170330164959.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

Europa’s frozen surface (artist concept): https://gameon.nasa.gov/…/03/731656main_pia16826-full_full.…

Enceladus: https://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/internal_resources/385/

Cassini Grand Finale: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/…/cas…/20170329/cassini20170329.jpg

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

OTV 4

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

April 6

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

Tiangong 2

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

April 3rd

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

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