Skynet 1-27-18 Soviet Space History & Constellation Lepus the Hare 9PM CT

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

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

Net Control: Billye KF5PDS

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Star Trek: The Original Series” (1966-1969)

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.
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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?

South, Evening
A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.
Constellation Lepus the Hare

Photo #2 Hinds Crimson Satar R Leporis

Photo #3 Planetary Nebula (M79/NGC 1904)

Photo #4 Spirograph Nebula (IC 418)

R Lep — a (Variable Star)

R Lep — b Variable Star

RX Lep — ab

Recent Astronomical discoveries

A New “Atmospheric Disequilibrium” Could Help Detect Life on Other Planets

Chasing Dark Matter Oldest Stars in Milky Way

Space Exploration and Space History

Christa McAuliffe:
Joe Acaba and Ricky Arnold on ISS:
Solar array test for Mars InSight mission
Artist concept of InSight on Mars:
InSight solar array test:
Microchip installation for InSight:
Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

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