Skynet 7-15-17 Eclipse 13: What to Bring and Mistakes to Avoid & Cygnus the Swan 9PM CT


total-solar-elipse-diamondringSKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Total Solar Eclipse Part 13: What to Bring and Mistakes to Avoid” and “Tour of the Constellation Cygnus the Swan”

Net Control: Miss Kelley K5KTX
Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Damnation Alley” (1977)


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.

Total Solar Eclipse Part 13: What to Bring and Mistakes to Avoid.

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

South, Summer Evenings

Ophiuchus in Urania’s Mirror

Ophiuchus Sky Map

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Cygnus the Swan Skymap
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/19961188_1998339116858928_7084944988642924564_n.jpg?oh=56387c65feaa190320956081b4f25775&oe=5A0124D5

Photo #1 Fireworks Galaxy (NGC 6946)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/19990460_1998339133525593_1273901519396184789_n.jpg?oh=a9927d406779ab3692ac56c842f5a842&oe=59C4DBA7

Photo #2 North American Nebula (NGC 7000)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/20106616_1998339180192255_6903437374041790986_n.jpg?oh=45f50a937b512b5e44119da6a4b76216&oe=59C890F8

Photo #3 Pelican Nebula (IC-5070)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/19990525_1998339193525587_572925259356023474_n.jpg?oh=e81ef0cc81b1fd704554ce85b13a83e6&oe=5A09AFA6

Photo #4 Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/19905060_1998339136858926_6523127257928963409_n.jpg?oh=4a6c9f1ed7d7498dbcaddc33c4a441b5&oe=59FC16E1

Photo #5 Veil Nebula – Cygnus Loop
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/19990102_1998339190192254_3476109157402061344_n.jpg?oh=62721aeb4719d3e23419abba6d584c4b&oe=5A0DD12F

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Smallest-ever Star Discovered by Astronomers
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/07/170711220046.htm

One of the Brightest Galaxies Ever Discovered
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/07/170714140302.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

Great Red Spot 1: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/images/largesize/PIA21772_hires.jpg
Great Red Spot 2: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/images/largesize/PIA21773_hires.jpg
Great Red Spot 3: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/images/largesize/PIA21395_hires.jpg
Artist rendering of Juno flying over Jupiter: https://d2xkkdgjnsfvb0.cloudfront.net/Vault/Thumb?VaultID=507&Interlaced=1&Mode=R&ResX=750&OutputFormat=jpg&Quality=90&t=1499971729
Link to JunoCam raw images: https://www.missionjuno.swri.edu/junocam
Curiosity panorama: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/pia21716.jpg
Map of where Curosity has travelled: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/pia21720.jpg
Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
ISS
http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=25544&lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB

July 22nd
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=25544&mjd=57957.1166551827&type=V

July 23rd
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=25544&mjd=57957.4552342504&type=V

Envisat
http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=27386&lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB

July 16th
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=27386&mjd=57951.1060722338&type=V

July 19th
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=27386&mjd=57954.0983896578&type=V

July 21st
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=27386&mjd=57956.1161574586&type=V

July 24th
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=27386&mjd=57959.1084621018&type=V

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