Skynet 6-17-17 The Solar Eclipse Part 12: Weather & N. Texas Events & Constellation Ophiuchus (Part 1) 9PM CT

7357-eclipse_5f00_ianwardlawSKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “The Solar Eclipse Part 12: Weather and N. Texas Events”  and “Tour of the Constellation Ophiuchus (Part 1)” 
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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion topic of the evening.

Total Solar Eclipse: Part 12 Weather and North Texas Events

Eclipse weather resource:

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

East, Early Summer Nightfall

“Summer Triangle” Stars & Their Constellations

Constellation Cassiopeia and the Summer Triangle

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Ophiuchus (Part 1)

Note: Photos #1 and #2 will be presented next week.

Constellation Ophiuchus

Photo #3 Globular Cluster (M9/NGC 6333)

Photo #4 Globular Cluster (M10/NGC 6254)

Photo #5 Globular Cluster (M12/NGC 6218)

Photo #6 Globular Cluster (M14/NGC 6402)

Photo #7 Globular Cluster (M19/NGC 6273)

Photo #8 Globular Cluster (M62/NGC 6266)

Photo #9 Globular Cluster (M107/NGC 6171)

Photo #10 Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxy (NGC 6240)

Photo #11 Barnard-68

Photo #13 Little Ghost Nebula

Photo #14 Dark Horse Nebula

Photo #16 Snake Nebula (Barnard-72)

Photo #17 Twin Jet Nebula (M2-9)

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Jupiter is One Old-timer, Scientist Finds

Low-mass Stars Always Born with a Sibling: Many, Like Our Sun, Split Up

Space Exploration and Space History

Image of South African team capturing data on MU69:

Image of Orion Crater on Mars:

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