Skynet 10/21/17 Mission Control: Every Console Explained (Part 2) & Constellation Piscis Austrinus 9PM CT


SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Mission Control: Every Console Explained (Part 2)” and “Tour of the Constellation Piscis Austrinus”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“The Mole People” (1957)

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.

Apollo Flight Controller 101: Every Console Explained


Assistant Flight


Flight Director Console





Flight Operations Director


Department of Defense

Inside the Consoles

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

Southwest, One Hour after Sunset

Southeast, After Midnight

South, October Before Dawn

Tonight’s Constellation Piscis Austrinus–The Southern Fish.

Skymap Piscis Austrinus

Photo #1 Fomalhaut & Fomalhaut B

Photo #2 Hickson Compact Group 90

Photo #3 Spiral Galaxy (NGC 7314)

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Noxious Ice Cloud on Saturn’s Moon Titan

NASA’s MAVEN Mission Finds Mars Has a Twisted Magnetic Tail

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
Tiangong 2

Oct. 30th

North Korean Satellite

Oct. 23rd

Oct. 27th

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