Skynet 3-10-18 Trip to Houston & Constellation Lynx 9PM CT


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SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT
Saturday’s Topic: “Trip to Houston” and “Tour of the Constellation Lynx”
Net Control: Tom KE5ICX & Carolyn KC5OZT
Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
Metropolis (1927)


2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.
Youtube Live “DARC Skynet”
& 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.
Johnson Space Center Field Trip!
See “DARC Skynet” Facebook Page for latest photos
What can you see in the sky over the next couple of weeks?
Southeast to South, Before Dawn
http://en.es-static.us/…/2018-march-7-8-9-10-moon-jupiter-m…
Southeast, Before Dawn
http://en.es-static.us/…/2018-march-10-11-moon-saturn-pluto…
A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.
Constellation Lynx
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/28951784_23389947561…
Photo #1 Intergalactic Tramp (NGC 2419)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/28958735_23389947327…
Photo #2 UFO Galaxy (NGC 2683)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/28958557_23389947894…
Photo #3 Bear’s Paw (NGC 2537)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/29026369_23389947194…
Photo #4 Unbarred Spiral Galaxy (NGC 2541)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/…/29027461_23389947594…
Recent Astronomical discoveries
Hubble finds huge system of dusty material enveloping the young star HR 4796A
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2018/…/180306131757.htm
70-year-old mystery of how magnetic waves heat the Sun cracked
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releas…/2018/…/180306093302.htm
Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
You can use the http://www.heavens-above.com website to find out what’s in orbit and
where to look during fly-overs
Tom can cover this one as well, otherwise follow the instructions below…
Envisat
http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx…
March 13
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…
March 18
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx…

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