Skynet 7-1-17 “Tabby’s Star” & Constellation Libra 9PM CT


landscape-1454973264-pia20053-possiblecometswarmaroundkic8462852-artistconcept-20151124SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT
Saturday’s Topic: “The Mysterious Tabby’s Star” and “Tour of the Constellation Libra”
Net Control: Miss Carolyn KC5OZT
Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Star Wars”

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.
“Tabby’s Star”
Photo #1 KIC-8462852-480
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/19702526_19780567588…
Photo #2 KIC-8462852 Plots
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/19554296_19780567722…
Photo #3 KIC-8462852-AAVSO
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/19601597_19780567622…
Photo #4 KIC-8462852 Montet-Simone 2016
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/19554943_19780567988…
What can you see in the sky over the next couple of weeks?
From EarthSky.org:
http://www.earthsky.org/tonight
Southwest, Evening

Southwest to Northwest, Summer Evenings
http://en.es-static.us/…/2015-july-big-dipper-arcturus-spic…
A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.
Tonight’s constellation is Libra
Libra Skymap
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/19601312_19780687455…
Photo #1 Methuselah-HD 140283
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/19601359_19780678388…
Photo #2 Barred Spiral Galaxy (NGC 5792)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/…/19599026_19780678422…
Recent Astronomical discoveries
Topsy-turvy Motion Creates Light Switch Effect at Uranus
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2017/…/170626093453.htm
Astronomers Detect Orbital Motion in Pair of Supermassive Black Holes
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2017/…/170627114815.htm
Space Exploration and Space History
Asteroid 2014 AA: https://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/…/PIA21712_Asteroid-2014_…
Minor Planet Center: http://www.minorplanetcenter.net/
NEO Confirmation Page: http://www.minorplanetcenter.net/…/N…/toconfirm_tabular.html
Data Available from the Minor Planet Center: http://www.minorplanetcenter.net/data
NASA’s Planetary Defense Office: https://www.nasa.gov/planetarydefense
Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
ISS
http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx…
July 3rd
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…
July 6th
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…
Tiangong 1
http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx…
July 2nd
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…
July 4th
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…
Tiangong 2
http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx…
July 10th
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

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