Skynet 8-19-17 “The Apoceclipse” & Constellation Aquila 9PM CT

path-760SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “The Apoceclipse” and “Tour of the Constellation Aquila”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“The Giant Claw”

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.
Video Stream:
& Facebook “DARC Skynet Astronomy Net”
Audio Stream:
Yahoo Groups:
Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion topic of the evening.

“There’s Still Time to Prepare Yourself for the Apoceclipse”

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


A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Aquila

Photo #1 Phantom Streak Nebula (NGC 6741)

Photo #2 Open Cluster (NGC 6709)

Photo #3 Open Cluster (NGC 6755)

Photo #4 Triple Cave (B143)

Photo #5 Planetary Nebula (NGC 6781)

Photo #6 Glowing Eye (NGC 6751)

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Four Earth-sized Planets Detected Orbiting the Nearest Sun-Like Star

Supermassive Black Holes Feed on Cosmic Jellyfish

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
Tiangong 1

August 24th

Hubble Space Telescope

Aug. 20th

Aug. 21st

Aug. 22nd

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