Skynet 2-24-18 United States National Radio Quiet Zone & Supernova’s First Light 9PM CT


green_bank_h-rgov-800width-640x426SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “United States National Radio Quiet Zone” and “Supernova’s First Light”

Net Control: Billye KF5PDS

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:

“The 4D Man” 1958

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”

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.

United States National Radio Quiet Zone

NRQZ Map

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/42/National_Radio_Quiet_Zone.svg

Warning Sign

Radio Telescope

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

South to Overhead, Evening

Winter Circle

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Supernova’s First Light

(SN) 2016gkg in Galaxy NGC 613

Photo Analysis

Recent Astronomical discoveries

On second thought, the Moon’s water may be widespread and immobile

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/02/180223122335.htm

Space Exploration and Space History
Seven Ways Mars InSight is Different

Artist concept of InSight annotated: https://mars.nasa.gov/imgs/2015/12/InSight-instruments-artist-concept-PIA17358-annotated-full.jpg

InSight’s landing site: https://mars.nasa.gov/imgs/2018/01/PIA22232-full.jpg

InSight in testing room: https://mars.nasa.gov/images/Mars-InSight-Solar-Panels-Open-pia196641-full.jpg

Interior structure of Earth, Mars, Moon: https://mars.nasa.gov/system/resources/detail_files/21411_insight-pie-charts.jpg

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

ISS

http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=25544&lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB

Feb. 25th

http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=25544&mjd=58174.5170830525&type=V

Feb. 28th

http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=25544&mjd=58177.4753651337&type=V

Tiangong 1

http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=37820&lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB

Feb. 28th

http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=37820&mjd=58178.0664604436&type=V

Envisat

http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=27386&lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB

Feb. 28th

http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=27386&mjd=58178.0952725414&type=V

Mar. 3rd

http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=27386&mjd=58181.0875418161&type=V

One thought on “Skynet 2-24-18 United States National Radio Quiet Zone & Supernova’s First Light 9PM CT

  1. […] And while amateur radio operators are pretty neat, amateur astronomers are pretty neat, too. Victor Buso of Argentina was testing his new camera setup when he caught a supernova at the moment it happened! I bet this is going to be discussed tonight on SKYNET. […]

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