Skynet 4-22-17 History of Soviet Space / Tour of Constellation Virgo 9PM CT


voskhod-2_leonovSKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “History of Soviet Space”  and “Tour of the Constellation Virgo” 

Net Control: Billye KF5PDS

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:

“Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea” (1963)

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

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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion topic of the evening.

Soviet Space Continues – History of the Manned and Unmanned Russian Space Program

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

East, One Hour Before Sunrise

http://en.es-static.us/upl/2017/04/2017-april-22-moon-and-venus.jpg

East, One Half Hour Before Sunrise

http://en.es-static.us/upl/2017/04/2017-april-22-23-24-northern-hemisphere.jpg

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Virgo

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/17952550_1871147139578127_95538154192849350_n.jpg?oh=846f90b2768a8090ea6b401d24514762&oe=597B6CC6

Photo #1 Virgo Cluster

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/18057767_1871147186244789_8762477941563982822_n.jpg?oh=af1e4f70da6fd7c7c66e988e97a09740&oe=597B5DBF

Photo #2 Elliptical Galaxy (M49/NGC 4472)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/18056854_1871146982911476_2469948881398874020_n.jpg?oh=f77213108d5aad93dab41a1d7f0a97bf&oe=59827187

Photo #3 Intermediate Barred Spiral Galaxy (M58/NGC 4579)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/17991244_1871146989578142_8756487391753651023_n.jpg?oh=c48ac4c0c67708eee42bf6accf61bf79&oe=598FD5CF

Photo #4 Elliptical Galaxy (M60 & NGC 4647)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/18033480_1871147022911472_6782045062786113115_n.jpg?oh=b734c01f7ef0e39c1b8bfb2de9f96217&oe=5975C081

Photo #5 Intermediate Barred Spiral Galaxy (M61/NGC 4303)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/18119361_1871147012911473_4835966597638756739_n.jpg?oh=947051f21d7089be2010892f99e61fe2&oe=59927230

Photo #6 Supergiant Elliptical Galaxy (M87/NGC 4486)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/18118867_1871147042911470_4152994972881439918_n.jpg?oh=c06f594eb746697ecef74039d8fdc9bf&oe=59905077

Photo #7 Sombrero Galaxy (M104/NGC 4594)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/17952579_1871147096244798_9008136337762571306_n.jpg?oh=662db1e21e6d85cb891983a0e5ace145&oe=5985A5E8

Photo #8 Eyes Galaxies (NGC 4435 & NGC 4438)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/18119055_1871146986244809_328926243200731543_n.jpg?oh=8faea4d3c0bc15aa72a0327ab6eecbef&oe=5981E9F3

Photo #9 Siamese Twins Galaxies (NGC 4567 & NGC 4568)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/18118487_1871147082911466_7493402466338903255_n.jpg?oh=6ed238a20ab9a1a687baa0d26e16ce7c&oe=598942E1

Photo #10 Quasar 3C-273

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/17990817_1871147066244801_521069874956166590_n.jpg?oh=745c87ec69f9df89bc844acbd466d967&oe=59811045

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Can We See a Singularity, the Most Extreme Object in the Universe?

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170420113758.htm

Milky Way: Dydrogen Halo Lifts the Veil of Our Galactic Home

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170418111504.htm

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

OTV 4

http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=40651&lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB

April 23

http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=40651&mjd=57867.0845336084&type=V

Tiangong 1

http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=37820&lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB

April 28th

http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=37820&mjd=57871.4515153058&type=V

May 1st

http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=37820&mjd=57875.1115249498&type=V

Envisat

http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=27386&lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB

April 23rd

http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=27386&mjd=57867.1151913274&type=V

April 26th

http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=27386&mjd=57870.1075177972&type=V

May 1st

http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=27386&mjd=57875.1176122398&type=V

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