Skynet 3-17-18 Voyager Missions (Part 2) & Constellation Cancer 9PM CT


10-cool-facts-on-the-nasa-deep-space-network-voyager-tripSKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “The Voyager Missions (Part 2)” and “Tour of the Constellation Cancer”

Net Control: Kelley K5KTX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome” (1985)

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.

Live Video Streams: Facebook & Youtube – Search “DARC” & “Skynet”

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https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCishlh8WmW7OXy9Q6sxsaag

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

Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion topic of the evening.

“The Voyager Missions (Part 2)

Voyager Illustration

Voyager Grand Tour

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

South, Nightfall

Spotting Sirius

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Cancer the Crab
https://scontent-lga3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/28698830_2350345458324957_6142969852035244248_o.jpg?oh=ea6417a24d7879fde497f97b6627b2a0&oe=5B2D4925

Photo #1 The Beehive Cluster (M44)
https://scontent-lga3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/29261694_2350343778325125_3945711132210025895_n.jpg?oh=fe0c27e90228e44e431e8ecad634ee2f&oe=5B31C95B

Photo #2 Open Cluster (M67)
https://scontent-lga3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/29261694_2350343778325125_3945711132210025895_n.jpg?oh=fe0c27e90228e44e431e8ecad634ee2f&oe=5B31C95B

Photo #3 Unbarred Spiral Galaxy (NGC 2775)
https://scontent-lga3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/29313549_2350343854991784_638086347028017348_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=fcf07c6ff91694467474fdc94fb3cfb1&oe=5B314A3F

Recent Astronomical discoveries

15 new planets confirmed around cool dwarf stars
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/03/180312085057.htm

Arrested development: Hubble finds relic galaxy close to home
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/03/180312141528.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

TSIS-1 mission on the ISS
Fake news about the astronaut twin study

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

March 18th
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=58195.4954522327&type=V

March 21st
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=58198.4539014051&type=V

March 23rd
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=58201.0729776836&type=V

Tiangong 2
http://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=41765&lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB

March 25th
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=41765&mjd=58202.4274362198&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

March 19th
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=58197.0921301886&type=V

March 22nd
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=58200.0843985463&type=V

March 25th
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=58203.0766822697&type=V

 

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