Skynet 9-2-17 “The 15th Century Nova” & Constellation Sagitta 9PM CT

image_5180e-nova-scorpii-1437Saturday’s Topic: “The 15th Century Nova” and “Tour of the Constellation Sagitta”

Net Control: Miss Carolyn KC5OZT

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Dark Star” 1974

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.

The 15th Century Nova

Nova Scorpii

Artist’s Concept Drawing of Nova Scorpii

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

Southwest, September Before Dawn
A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Sagitta

Photo #1 Globular Cluster (M71/NGC 6838)

Photo #2 Necklace Nebula

Photo #3 M1-67

Photo #4 IC-4997

Photo #5 Planetary Nebula (NGC 6886)

Recent Astronomical discoveries

What Lit up the Universe? Black Hole May Have Punctured Darkened Galaxies, Allowing Light to Escape

Galaxy 5 Billion Light-years Away Shows We Live in a Magnetic Universe

Space Exploration and Space History

Artist rendering of Cassini at Saturn:
Cassini-Huygens By the Numbers:
Cassini’s Final Plunge Timeline:
Cassini Instruments On During Plunge:
Side View of Cassini’s Final Plunge:

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

Sept. 3rd

Hubble Space Telescope

Sept. 3

Sept. 6

Sept. 8