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)” 
Net Control: Kelley K5KTX
Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Close Encounters of the Third Kind”

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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: http://eclipsophile.com/

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

East, Early Summer Nightfall

http://en.es-static.us/upl/2013/01/summer_triangle_300.jpg

“Summer Triangle” Stars & Their Constellations

http://en.es-static.us/upl/2012/08/summer_triangle_susan_jensen_Odessa_Washington-e1343871013591.jpeg

Constellation Cassiopeia and the Summer Triangle

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/da/Milkyway_Swan_Panorama.jpg

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Ophiuchus (Part 1)

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

Constellation Ophiuchus

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/19149162_1957026044323569_1702102687882228688_n.jpg?oh=9874e1079152a438000fca81482253c9&oe=599BD74A

Photo #3 Globular Cluster (M9/NGC 6333)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/19146111_1957024324323741_357856961764788261_n.jpg?oh=55c70479d7f75371910ec18e625502b3&oe=599BE74A

Photo #4 Globular Cluster (M10/NGC 6254)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/19225348_1957024320990408_3222122105269946384_n.jpg?oh=c12757f0608843ce774feef22865900b&oe=599CAA49

Photo #5 Globular Cluster (M12/NGC 6218)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/19366300_1957024337657073_4561150436585016230_n.jpg?oh=ddd58226ceec01292b1cd5c32f4fbc96&oe=59DE807D

Photo #6 Globular Cluster (M14/NGC 6402)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/19248129_1957024357657071_3406342721972707787_n.jpg?oh=c24ba844395715df9d7407785e2d017b&oe=59CC821E

Photo #7 Globular Cluster (M19/NGC 6273)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/19224935_1957024364323737_4748392549588162475_n.jpg?oh=80f40c4c7f5512d0334145ef7854fa44&oe=59DFAE99

Photo #8 Globular Cluster (M62/NGC 6266)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/19146207_1957024370990403_5840816492269881243_n.jpg?oh=f69068fa9ae07b431cfd65992d589ab9&oe=59E8B1D3

Photo #9 Globular Cluster (M107/NGC 6171)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/19366509_1957024387657068_2743924634612904608_n.jpg?oh=4a8a12463789ac7cb81699ff589e097c&oe=59C9CB38

Photo #10 Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxy (NGC 6240)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/19113958_1957024397657067_8989976458819000794_n.jpg?oh=7c68f9b365933b2b0f565460f40a0ded&oe=599C9AB6

Photo #11 Barnard-68

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/19225665_1957024290990411_668300693720871007_n.jpg?oh=db489695728fb0c7fe661a34aba9f5f9&oe=59A09F44

Photo #13 Little Ghost Nebula

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/19247798_1957024280990412_8545224539818931119_n.jpg?oh=55ec7db50dfc1a5b290292ca1648e01f&oe=59E4BEC9

Photo #14 Dark Horse Nebula

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/19146127_1957024284323745_7311210269693256036_n.jpg?oh=af863e1ab7ab518c4a843031f7d842e2&oe=59D26698

Photo #16 Snake Nebula (Barnard-72)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/19247640_1957024420990398_8091622770526913625_n.jpg?oh=7a2bb88e1d5bf8a807386e29c30d63f7&oe=599F0446

Photo #17 Twin Jet Nebula (M2-9)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/19366288_1957024430990397_9138237242583103803_n.jpg?oh=4ad23b6522d3f95f2d69e0ae0ffd615d&oe=59DC33B8

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Jupiter is One Old-timer, Scientist Finds

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170612154220.htm

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

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170614091907.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

Image of South African team capturing data on MU69: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/nh-ostrichfarmhenrythroop.jpg

Image of Orion Crater on Mars: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/pia21708-main_sol4712_l257atc.jpg

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