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: 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.

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

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

From EarthSky.org:
http://www.earthsky.org/tonight
Cassiopeia

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Aquila
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/20882702_2047448675281305_9199662777531931505_n.jpg?oh=8a2829df8cbfe393a6ea21c66986d0d3&oe=5A1AC97C

Photo #1 Phantom Streak Nebula (NGC 6741)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/20882514_2047448651947974_1368582427312259079_n.jpg?oh=a7d6fc37a7bbb476f39e4a43c66c7718&oe=5A32A985

Photo #2 Open Cluster (NGC 6709)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/20952916_2047448648614641_7328318878774634295_n.jpg?oh=f79ec1e59a020be21077b504bbff3b05&oe=5A394BAF

Photo #3 Open Cluster (NGC 6755)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/20914706_2047448598614646_3854382692659965287_n.jpg?oh=d30f59b0e3e88eedab02f507f1ee6c9e&oe=5A294ECC

Photo #4 Triple Cave (B143)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/20953465_2047448605281312_5717291758745873628_n.jpg?oh=26290716c6ba564dee690f60d956a05b&oe=5A388AB4

Photo #5 Planetary Nebula (NGC 6781)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/20881922_2047448608614645_1437268032727632315_n.jpg?oh=76b7badf57726dae1e15abc3c494fb98&oe=5A27082B

Photo #6 Glowing Eye (NGC 6751)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/20915094_2047448628614643_3882823522188742243_n.jpg?oh=3c8b104ed187c2b5821921b0fd94deb1&oe=5A38BEDC

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Four Earth-sized Planets Detected Orbiting the Nearest Sun-Like Star
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/08/170817095549.htm

Supermassive Black Holes Feed on Cosmic Jellyfish
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/08/170816134643.htm

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

August 24th
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=37820&mjd=57990.0925135759&type=V

Hubble Space Telescope

Aug. 20th
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=20580&mjd=57985.444707628&type=V

Aug. 21st
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=20580&mjd=57986.4376729093&type=V

Aug. 22nd
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=20580&mjd=57987.4306354361&type=V

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