Skynet 4-7-18 “Icarus, A New Star” & “Tour of Constellation Leo (Part 2) 9PM CT


1140-2001-space-odyssey-imgcache-rev278823b0c1bf72f5e081bfaa0a5af451SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Icarus, A New Star” and “Tour of the Constellation Leo (Part 2)”

Net Control: Carolyn KC5OZT

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:

“1984” (1984)

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.

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

Discussion topic of the evening

Icarus! A New Star!

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

From EarthSky.org:

http://www.earthsky.org/tonight

Southeast, Before Dawn

Skymap Leo

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/30261941_2385556754803827_8937691054760217983_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=1ccd035b28de5ed2308a360e0794e1ef&oe=5B32D97F

Photo #1 Intermediate Spiral Galaxy (M65)

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/30124904_2385556054803897_4302398778475724874_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=cb33caca61ca9092bc128e35c24aaa96&oe=5B726D5A

Photo #2 Intermediate Spiral Galaxy (M66)

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/30127375_2385556058137230_8565507219861117285_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=0e69a4c373360aaa6e1f96f928c86533&oe=5B5FE40F

Photo #3 Hamburger Galaxy (NGC 3628)

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/30127556_2385556094803893_2543007041569688344_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=384105b96f99b7232f9d9c36bc5fd61c&oe=5B28D489

Photo #4 Lenticular Spiral Galaxy(NGC 3593)

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/30221557_2385556051470564_4170340243767388339_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=d4b456539565609fdd61c8ead6bd45f1&oe=5B6B69D0

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Paucity of phosphorus hints at precarious path for extraterrestrial life

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/04/180405093310.htm

Tens of thousands of black holes may exist in Milky Way’s center

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/04/180404133532.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

‘Marsquakes’ Could Shake Up Planetary Science

Mars’ core (artist rendering): https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/pia16078-16.jpg

InSight getting ready for launch: https://mars.nasa.gov/system/resources/detail_files/21574_InterplanetaryLaunch-1280.jpg

InSight lander: https://mars.nasa.gov//imgs/insight/InSight_instrument_callouts.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

April 12

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=58221.0876833176&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

April 10

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=58219.0812350729&type=V

April 13

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=58222.0735154972&type=V

April 15

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=58224.091246638&type=V

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