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.
Video Stream: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/skynet2
& Facebook “DARC Skynet Astronomy Net”
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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
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/27164523_2272900809402756_7082338853646679972_o.jpg?oh=b20bb29893419a33659bcab28fa1e5f2&oe=5AEE3277

Photo #2 Hinds Crimson Satar R Leporis
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/27067559_2272896169403220_425946204884263668_n.jpg?oh=dacc540e9a649827dc34761561992716&oe=5B1BE7E2

Photo #3 Planetary Nebula (M79/NGC 1904)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/26994034_2272896162736554_577234345125629273_n.jpg?oh=e26af7959c080dabde9e0f6094cf749c&oe=5B1C97AC

Photo #4 Spirograph Nebula (IC 418)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/27336276_2272896166069887_231650399839828810_n.jpg?oh=2f2e0df2d71981f3bb3cbc6385c75d16&oe=5AE7C8EE

R Lep — a (Variable Star)
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/27021170_2272896226069881_4263864446756243822_o.jpg?oh=fb4e7af9ddd5e1ab40cf87d8b7b06743&oe=5B2230C6

R Lep — b Variable Star
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/19693821_2272896232736547_3594367737449000572_o.jpg?oh=3cd8e1d631452cb61eff7a7acdbd5223&oe=5AE12760

RX Lep — ab
https://scontent-dft4-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/26952610_2272896306069873_6057861197425302309_o.jpg?oh=3a04375a7e51f866968daf46429ec035&oe=5B2013C1

Recent Astronomical discoveries

A New “Atmospheric Disequilibrium” Could Help Detect Life on Other Planets
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/01/180124141603.htm

Chasing Dark Matter Oldest Stars in Milky Way
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/01/180124100330.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

Christa McAuliffe: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/s86-25196.jpg
Joe Acaba and Ricky Arnold on ISS: https://mk0spaceflightnoa02a.kinstacdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/s119e008173.jpg
Solar array test for Mars InSight mission
Artist concept of InSight on Mars: https://mars.nasa.gov/imgs/insight/insight_home_background_2400.jpg
InSight solar array test: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/images/largesize/PIA22205_hires.jpg
Microchip installation for InSight: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/pia22236-16.jpg
Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
Envisat
http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=27386&lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT

Jan. 28th
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58146.8449439536&type=V

Jan. 31st
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58149.8372345289&type=V

Feb. 3rd
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58152.8295226606&type=V

 

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