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.
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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

Photo #1 Fireworks Galaxy (NGC 6946)

Photo #2 North American Nebula (NGC 7000)

Photo #3 Pelican Nebula (IC-5070)

Photo #4 Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888)

Photo #5 Veil Nebula – Cygnus Loop

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Smallest-ever Star Discovered by Astronomers

One of the Brightest Galaxies Ever Discovered

Space Exploration and Space History

Great Red Spot 1:
Great Red Spot 2:
Great Red Spot 3:
Artist rendering of Juno flying over Jupiter:
Link to JunoCam raw images:
Curiosity panorama:
Map of where Curosity has travelled:
Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

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