Skynet 5-13-17 Solar Eclipse Part 11: Know Your Directions on Eclipse Day & Tour of Constellation Corona Borealis 9PM CT


solar_eclipse_1999_4_nrSKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Solar Eclipse Part 11: Know Your Directions on Eclipse Day” and “Tour of the Constellation Corona Borealis”

Net Control: Kelley K5KTX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:

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 11: Know Your Directions on Eclipse Day

HamSCI and the Solar Eclipse QSO Party: http://www.hamsci.org/basic-project/2017-total-solar-eclipse

Solar Eclipse 2017 Highway Traffic Map: https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer…

Total Solar Eclipse Forever Stamp press release: https://about.usps.com/…/national-releases/2017/pr17_020.htm

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

Northeast, Evening

http://en.es-static.us/upl/2010/02/10may28_430.jpg

Northeast, May Evenings

http://en.es-static.us/upl/2013/05/lyra_vega.jpg

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Corona Borealis

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/18446950_19085155125…

R CrB-a

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/18425216_19085155058…

T CrB–a

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/18447483_19085154925…

T CrB–b

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/18447397_19085155625…

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Surprise! When a Brown Dwarf is Actually a Planetary Mass Object

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2017/…/170509122026.htm

Primitive Atmosphere Discovered Around “Warm Neptune”

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2017/…/170511141951.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

Update on Exploration Mission 1 (EM-1)

Artist rendering of EM-1 launch: https://www.nasa.gov/…/t…/image/22365637226_4e7b086d36_k.jpg

Artist rendering of Orion: https://www.nasa.gov/…/t…/image/23128844405_6151e276cd_k.jpg

Orion spacecraft recovery practice: https://www.nasa.gov/…/…/image/29759265711_c40946f688_o.jpg…

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

Tiangong-1

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

May 14th

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

Tiangong-2

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

May 19th

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

May 20th

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

Hubble Space Telescope

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

May 17th

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

May 18th

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

May 19th

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

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