Skynet! 2-10-18 “Space Aliens! Do the Math!” & Constellation Gemini 9PM CT

211410578_orig-e1485977609246SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “How Many Space Aliens: Do The Math” and “Tour of the Constellation Gemini”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“The Time Tunnel” (2002)
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.

“How Many Space Aliens: Do The Math”

Drake Equation

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

Southeast, Predawn/Dawn Sky

Retrograde Motion of Mars in 2005

Southeast to South, Predawn/Dawn Sky

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Gemini

Photo #1 Open Clusters (M35 & NGC 2158)

Photo #2 Eskimo Nebula (NGC 2392)

Photo #3 Jellyfish Nebula (IC-443)

Photo #4 Medusa Nebula (Abell 21)

Photo #5 Planetary Nebula (NGC 2371 & NGC 2372)

Recent Astronomical discoveries

HINODE captures record-breaking solar magnetic field

Rocky or gassy? Massive, dense super-Earth planet detected

Space Exploration and Space History

MRO prepares to extend mission

MRO artist concept:

MRO orbit:

Deep Space Network Now (watch NASA communication with MRO):

Scooping the Soviets (article about Luna 9):

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