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


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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: 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.

Apollo Flight Controller 101: Every Console Explained

INCO
https://arstechnica.com/science/2012/10/apollo-flight-controller-101-every-console-explained/4/

Assistant Flight

Flight

Flight Director Console

FAO
https://arstechnica.com/science/2012/10/apollo-flight-controller-101-every-console-explained/4/

NETWORK

ROW 4

PAO

Flight Operations Director

NASA HQ

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
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/22712299_2129636893729149_3110251149208943292_o.jpg?oh=4e4a8c75d6e16d878d94e99a65a27bce&oe=5A647D41

Photo #1 Fomalhaut & Fomalhaut B
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/22552527_2129636890395816_4652824445464381002_n.jpg?oh=5ba3f07c590ac23d56089e29d83b55de&oe=5A84C9CA

Photo #2 Hickson Compact Group 90
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/22688563_2129636883729150_4579332895501834457_n.jpg?oh=00877185bdca9d846eacb393e6f9e7a0&oe=5A661D9B

Photo #3 Spiral Galaxy (NGC 7314)
https://scontent-dft4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/22549826_2129636990395806_8224772184110752586_n.jpg?oh=7bbe640de4ccc83141eecb6cf60a344e&oe=5A74DE57

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Noxious Ice Cloud on Saturn’s Moon Titan
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/10/171019101034.htm

NASA’s MAVEN Mission Finds Mars Has a Twisted Magnetic Tail
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/10/171019181855.htm

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
Tiangong 2
http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=41765

Oct. 30th
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?&satid=41765&mjd=58057.0222111636&type=V

North Korean Satellite
http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=39026

Oct. 23rd
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?&satid=39026&mjd=58050.0260447473&type=V

Oct. 27th
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?&satid=39026&mjd=58054.0260975683&type=V

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