Skynet 5-27-17 Soviet Space History: The Soyuz Program & Constellation Draco the Dragon 9PM CT


5556174159SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Soviet Space History: The Soyuz Program” and “Tour of the Constellation Draco the Dragon”

Net Control: Billye KF5PDS
Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“The Wizard of Mars” (1966)

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.

Soviet Space: The Soyuz Program

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

Southeast, May 2017 Evenings

http://en.es-static.us/…/2017/05/2017-may-saturn-antares.jpg

Saturn’s Rings Comparison 2012, 2013, and 2014

http://en.es-static.us/…/saturn-rings-tilt-comparison-Abhij…

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Draco the Dragon

Skymap – Draco the Dragon

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/18671090_19274017072…

Photo #1 Cat’s Eye Nebula (NGC 6543)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/18700104_19274017239…

Photo # 2 Spindle Galaxy (NGC 5866)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/18739669_19274018239…

Photo #3 Cluster of Galaxies (Abell-2218)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/18699984_19274017306…

Photo #4 Tadpole Galaxy

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/18698161_19274018506…

Photo #5 Spiral Galaxy (NGC 5879)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/18698439_19274017872…

Photo #6 Barred Spiral Galaxy (NGC 4319 & Markarian 205)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/18698318_19274017639…

Photo #7 Dwarf Spiral Galaxy (NGC 6503)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/18671273_19274018006…

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Extreme Jupiter Weather and Magnetic Fields

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2017/…/170525145844.htm

The Big Star That Couldn’t Become a Supernova

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2017/…/170525141532.htm

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

Tiangong 1

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

June 5th

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

Tiangong 2

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

June 3rd

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

June 5th

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

Hubble Space Telescope

May 31st

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

June 1st

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

June 2nd

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

June 3rd

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

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