Skynet 4-15-17 Solar Eclipse Part 10: Shadow Bands & Tour of Constellation Coma Berenices 9PM CT


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SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Solar Eclipse Part 10: Shadow Bands” and “Tour of the Constellation Coma Berenices”

Net Control: Kelley K5KTX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:

The Fifth Element (1997)

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”

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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion topic of the evening.

Total Solar Eclipse (Part 10): Shadow Bands

Shadow Band Timing (Video)

https://youtu.be/1I4YNa5-nuk

Shadow Bands from Videographers

http://www.strickling.net/2k1_fls1.jpg

Shadow bands showing on the wing of a DC3 plane: http://www.math.nus.edu.sg/…/Shadow%20Bands_fi…/image002.jpg

iPhone video of shadow bands, November 2012, Australia: https://youtu.be/f_XMnU7Ad40

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

Denver’s Crammer Park Sundial

http://en.es-static.us/…/sundial-cranmer-denver-CO-sq-e1460…

South, Predawn/Dawn Sky

http://en.es-static.us/…/2017-april-15-16-17-moon-saturn-an…

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Tonight’s Constellation Coma Berenices

Constellation Coma Berenices

https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17903797_18579601608…

Photo #1 Black Eye Galaxy (M64)

https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17904446_18579601442…

Photo #2 Needle Galaxy (NGC 4565)

https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17952460_18579603008…

Photo #3 Coma Cluster of Galaxies (NGC 4911)

https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17951642_18579601475…

Photo #4 Globular Cluster (M53/NGC 5024)

https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17951998_18579601942…

Photo #5 Intermediate Spiral Galaxy (M100/NGC 4321)

https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17523315_18579602775…

Photo #6 Lenticular Galaxy and Barred Spiral (M85 & NGC 4394)

https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17862400_18579601742…

Photo #7 Unbarred Spiral Galaxy (M99/NGC 4254)

https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17903413_18579602408…

Photo #8 Intermediate Spiral Galaxy (M98)

https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17952939_18579602275…

Photo # 9 Spiral Galaxy (M88/NGC 4501)

https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/17799174_18579602142…

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Scientist Measures Brightness of Universe with NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2017/…/170411135842.htm

‘Cold’ Great Spot Discovered on Jupiter

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2017/…/170411090157.htm

Space Exploration & Space History

Narrated video about ocean worlds: https://youtu.be/gw_bX0ZQOy0

Illustration of Cassini flying through plumes on Enceladus: https://www.nasa.gov/…/thumbnai…/image/17-042_main_image.jpg

Enceladus infographic: https://www.nasa.gov/…/thumbnails/image/17-042_cassini_1.jpg

Hubble image of Europa in UV: https://www.nasa.gov/…/files/thum…/image/17-042_hubble_1.jpg

Gallileo image of Europa that shows area of plumes and associated warm region: https://www.nasa.gov/…/…/thumbnails/image/17-042_hubble2.jpg

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