SKYNET!!!! 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
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, May Evenings
A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.
Constellation Corona Borealis
Recent Astronomical discoveries
Surprise! When a Brown Dwarf is Actually a Planetary Mass Object
Primitive Atmosphere Discovered Around “Warm Neptune”
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.
Hubble Space Telescope