Skynet 11-11-17 The Skylab-Saylut Mission & Constellation Cetus the Whale 9PM CT

skylabsalyut4SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “The Skylab-Saylut Mission” and “Tour of the Constellation Cetus the Whale”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX
Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Rocketship X-M” (1950)

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.
Video Stream:
& Facebook “DARC Skynet Astronomy Net”
Audio Stream:
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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion topic of the evening.

The Skylab-Salyut Space Laboratory (from Wired Magazine)

Skylab I Mission Patch

Skylab in Orbit

Skylab-Salyut International Laboratory


Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Patch


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

East, November Mid-Evening

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Tonight’s Constellation: Cetus the Whale

Constellation Cetus the Whale

Photo #1 Barred Spiral Galaxy (M77/NGC 1068)

Photo #2 Edge-on Spiral Galaxy (NGC 1055)

Photo #3 Barred Spiral Galaxy (NGC 1073)

Photo #4 Intermediate Spiral Galaxy (NGC 1087)

Photo #5 Intermediate Spiral Galaxy (NGC 247)

Photo #6 Irregular Dwarf Galaxy (IC 1613)

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