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: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/skynet2

& Facebook “DARC Skynet Astronomy Net”

Audio Stream: http://pokeys.doomdns.com:8000

Yahoo Groups: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/skynet

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/groups/306498286059167/

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

http://en.es-static.us/upl/2018/02/2018-feb-16-17-18-young-moon-and-venus-300×300.jpg

West, One Hour After Sunset

http://en.es-static.us/upl/2018/02/2018-feb-16-17-18-young-moon-and-venus.jpg

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Monoceros

Do to a problem with Facebook picture posting service, please use w5fc.org and the Skynet! notes for tonight for the correct photo URL’s and identification.

Photo 1 #V838 Monocerotis

https://scontent-mia3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/27867263_2305958479430322_2124087184930988701_n.jpg?oh=7c0cf785c92daecc675b0cf37d2907bb&oe=5B12D561

Photo #1a V838 Monocerotis Expansion

https://scontent-mia3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/28059183_2305958382763665_1104402360526640212_n.jpg?oh=84501c1a5be6dc065ff04fe541e9212c&oe=5B08AE26

Photo #2 Open Cluster (M50)

https://scontent-mia3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/27972136_2305958302763673_5702597557460341315_n.jpg?oh=627edd122dd9cc9248682c2f64ffa8a4&oe=5B03B87C

Photo #3 NGC 2244 and the Rosette Nebula a

https://scontent-mia3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/27867009_2305958376096999_4888230852932138147_n.jpg?oh=05d5b998764feae3f79c3149b868fc0e&oe=5B037B01

Photo #4 NGC 2244 & Rosette Nebula b

https://scontent-mia3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/27867054_2305958312763672_2296076743634145022_n.jpg?oh=0d16ef0dcd6ea9ddb7adcf9e0833b3a8&oe=5B157051

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

https://scontent-mia3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/27972994_2305958316097005_8300726914929538110_n.jpg?oh=8546ea1774637a573524b174a2d9de32&oe=5B0263A1

Photo #6 Cone Nebula

https://scontent-mia3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/28055697_2305958236097013_8095363130553906845_n.jpg?oh=36e376e493ea0c27879af490f7ab5dba&oe=5B10D4E8

Photo #7 Hubble’s Variable Nebula

https://scontent-mia3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/28059325_2305958242763679_3992189780619677204_n.jpg?oh=dda4b69825ce52b0f39866e038115009&oe=5B1A12F0

Photo #8 Red  Rectangle Nebula

https://scontent-mia3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/28166331_2305958379430332_5653814775046483666_n.jpg?oh=4f88e70e9aab02a9ad0c6b2c7f23d015&oe=5B1948E6

Photo #9 Butterfly Nebula

https://scontent-mia3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/27867523_2305958239430346_3010991142135513036_n.jpg?oh=9b916fe31c5d0a03b7364437b9e7a7f7&oe=5B0D6B55

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Rotating dusty gaseous donut around an active supermassive black hole

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/02/180214093917.htm

Hubble sees Neptune’s mysterious shrinking storm

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/02/180215131148.htm

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