Skynet 9-9-17 “What Got You Hooked on Astronomy?” & Tour of Constellation Capricornus 9PM CT

0624-greek_2d00_amateur_2d00_astronomers_5f00_1Saturday’s Topic: “What Got You Hooked on Astronomy?” and “Tour of the Constellation Capricornus”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“The Day Mars Invaded Earth”

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.

“How I Got Hooked into Astronomy and Space?” You tell us!

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

East, One Hour Before Sunrise

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Skymap Constellation Capricornus

Photo #1 Globular Cluster (M30/NGC 7099)

Photo #2 Condor Galaxy (NGC 6907)

Recent Astronomical discoveries

“Extreme Telescopes Find the Second-fastest-spinning Pulsar

Crab Nebula in the Limelight: Unified Model for the Entire Radiation Spectrum

Space Exploration and Space History

Reconstructed view of Jupiter’s northern lights:

Juno’s Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrograph image data:

Deep Space Network Now:

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.


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