Skynet 2-17-18 JPL: Voyager Missions (Part 1) & Constellation Monoceros 9PM CT

1280px-voyager_probes_with_the_outer_worldsSKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “JPL: The Voyager Missions (Part 1)”  and “Tour of the Constellation Monoceros”

Net Control: Kelley K5KTX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:

“The Matrix” (1999)

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –

Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.

No video or audio streams tonight.  They will return next week!

Video Stream:

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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion topic of the evening.

JPL: The Voyager Missions (Part 1)

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

West, Evening Dusk×300.jpg

West, One Hour After Sunset

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Monoceros

Do to a problem with Facebook picture posting service, please use and the Skynet! notes for tonight for the correct photo URL’s and identification.

Photo 1 #V838 Monocerotis

Photo #1a V838 Monocerotis Expansion

Photo #2 Open Cluster (M50)

Photo #3 NGC 2244 and the Rosette Nebula a

Photo #4 NGC 2244 & Rosette Nebula b

Photo #5 NGC 2264-Christmas Tree Cluster & Cone Nebula

Photo #6 Cone Nebula

Photo #7 Hubble’s Variable Nebula

Photo #8 Red  Rectangle Nebula

Photo #9 Butterfly Nebula

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Rotating dusty gaseous donut around an active supermassive black hole

Hubble sees Neptune’s mysterious shrinking storm