Skynet 12-23-17 Soviet Space History & Constellation Fornax 9PM CT


5556174159SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Soviet Space History” and “Tour of the Constellation Fornax”

Net Control: Billye KF5PDS

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:

“Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure” (1989)

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

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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion topic of the evening.

Soviet Space Continued

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

West, Evening

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Fornax

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/25626958_2222348201124684_5059768047721703623_o.jpg?oh=729b5ff664ef73a2068fdcd9fe19ae5b&oe=5AB34903

Photo #1 Fornax Cluster

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/25158239_2222346777791493_5892279214111080017_n.jpg?oh=049f30469fe2b2a9c7e6c432bf1430ee&oe=5AB262C3

Photo #2 Large Elliptical Galaxy (NGC 1399)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/25594109_2222346851124819_2690636004473293384_n.jpg?oh=85461769b0cf6a2e019204fb2952521e&oe=5AC79C36

Photo #3 UDFy

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/25594026_2222346764458161_7681618830504219468_n.jpg?oh=04fa9f5933bff75207dfc790be38ad5f&oe=5AD28496

Photo #4 Barred Spiral Galaxy (NGC 1097)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/25591599_2222346767791494_8123163606834723110_n.jpg?oh=f35f9225134a7cbc76889b62e387a1d6&oe=5ABF1BC7

Photo #5 Great Barred Spiral Galaxy (NGC 1365)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/26001072_2222346837791487_5129874422273873597_n.jpg?oh=4d2fd4518ad33fbd010e2efa9e633da7&oe=5AFD53AB

Photo #6 Isolated Barred Spiral Galaxy (NGC 1398)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/25552124_2222346674458170_5514957520056487241_n.jpg?oh=8b37152d0505fef6a802a25ba214913b&oe=5AB68DA4

Photo #7 Fornax Dwarf Spheroidal

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/25660253_2222363604456477_6042723348391068361_n.jpg?oh=540bee71750a3db20b05f3d3c25baf45&oe=5AC28017

Photo #8 Globular Cluster (NGC 1049)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/25994499_2222346671124837_588207729603468940_n.jpg?oh=3c44a049361c150f2447fda7c3590102&oe=5AC4FDDC

Photo #9 Fornax-A (NGC 1316)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/25550441_2222346681124836_3500881625092268957_n.jpg?oh=70d3eb087c5e2f1abbc5135398af9396&oe=5AD23550

Photo #10 Spiral Galaxy (NGC 1350)

https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/25591680_2222346844458153_1878389799129736720_n.jpg?oh=e5d4b70ffd22b1acdab3a7263b145869&oe=5AFC559A

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Star in Constellation Pisces is “Eating” Planets

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/12/171221160737.htm

The Missing Link Between Exploding Stars, Clouds, and Climate on Earth

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/12/171219091320.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

Falcon 9 Launch Friday

Apollo 8 Crew

Earth Rise Apollo 8

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

International Space Station

Dec. 27th

http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=25544&mjd=58114.5255633999&type=V

Dec. 28th

http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=25544&mjd=58115.4892290346&type=V

Tiangong 1

http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=37820&lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB

Dec. 31st

http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=37820&mjd=58118.5336022143&type=V

North Korean Satellite

http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=39026&lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB

Dec. 26th

http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=39026&mjd=58114.0209075822&type=V

Dec. 30th

http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=39026&mjd=58118.0202828717&type=V

OTV 5 (USA 277)

http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=42932&lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB

Dec. 30th

http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=42932&mjd=58117.4991839951&type=V

 

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