Skynet 4-21-18 The Voyager Missions (Part 3) & Constellation Ursa Major 9PM CT


voyager1SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “The Voyager Missions (Part 3)” and “Tour of the Constellation Ursa Major”

Net Control: Kelley K5KTX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Starship Invasions” (1977)

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

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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion topic of the evening.

The Voyager Missions (Part 3)
Voyager Interstellar Mission, the Pale Blue Dot, and the Golden Record

Artist concept Voyager: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/pia17462_3.jpg
Voyager 1 and 2 Trajectory: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voyager_1#/media/File:Voyager_Path.svg
Voyager instruments: https://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/assets/images/instruments_3.jpg
Voyager 1 goes interstellar: https://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/jpeg/PIA17046.jpg
Heliosphere (2013): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heliosphere#/media/File:Transitional_regions.jpg
Golden Record Diagram: https://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/golden-record/golden-record-cover/
Voyager spacecraft with Golden Record: https://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/assets/images/golden-record/voyager.jpg

Websites for Voyager:

Voyager mission status: https://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/status/
DSN Now: https://eyes.nasa.gov/dsn/dsn.html
Golden Record website: https://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/golden-record/

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

Southeast to Southwest, Before Dawn

Lyrid Meteors Radiant

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Ursa Major

Constellation Ursa Major Sky Map
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/31144249_2408401652519337_7250059266823047265_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&_nc_eui2=v1%3AAeGOdpYxQ0PugeRIEMC8ZvJg-Pk6RCNwRf_juzgcgJQeNaOYKM3CkVAHkvWRs9SuUTr8eHo1U1AucJbKoS9ZRdO5vXBnW1hfx7JBVETHBplT_A&oh=a64a68ffd7b5dc418fe11c369826a7a6&oe=5B5C0AA1

Photo #1 Big Dipper Stars
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/31046366_2408399902519512_8722541120570645326_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&_nc_eui2=v1%3AAeEvaSgocXQrv4sAQHxFREJQyYZVzFs9n2ld3WPi_D9NFtAS7ngiSDhqaK-KigKUspeTc12AMS0mxyZ5Sr-cfxSH1uCEcxxgKFwByzT5vIUn3w&oh=4e23a7bd72b65ee3cb02b290635d9d6a&oe=5B6B2B69

Photo #2 Bodes Galaxy (M81)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/30706600_2408399905852845_8800336038759378256_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&_nc_eui2=v1%3AAeHHwDpRe_B0D50gYcGU5-zdgNwqizAK0itt5wbwVYGdYYb5X_Zq5nA-8ydLjDiCheMge36_Ub9CCU9kJ4neZsCX2CHETN55olupbSR3P3MrHQ&oh=1a73aaf45fb11fabac3cfe407c89f242&oe=5B4FEE7F

Photo #3 Cigar Galaxy (M82)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/30762993_2408399909186178_8448789412456163057_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&_nc_eui2=v1%3AAeHWmyx01rAhJe6bXJBF9MybM7-dKWRKggrzHuaOPRZd7kXS_yTKanSpFrc43TDrx1P653j-00Triq0Pwd5_2TlWklyNbqb8EN6WeqcZ5fWIvg&oh=0393ca0394f1e65e11afd1aec5857bcd&oe=5B53C630

Photo #4 Owl Nebula (M97)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/31091986_2408399985852837_654703330606396516_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&_nc_eui2=v1%3AAeFbfefUhhuG0mHeiD1YKXK9otyhpbVd3lM4U6CZkSkLJpZbwKcSwhA4n0YJlwDEKvLbVLO46Rf4oEbwG8gENZOcH63EertDySLHH1hsl7LsJA&oh=0f04ac2e0147a49c9d6e28ec39e5b272&oe=5B9D6054

Photo #5 Pinwheel Galaxy (M101)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/31081627_2408400039186165_7246662564861936740_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&_nc_eui2=v1%3AAeHMSexfmNqKllL-htT9_pmVAnfkudwlIy4Q_fMSdG8dvzjjgrk5vBNDbwqYS_ymNIAcUkIKx83CHx87c6jQBzWMT0UsdOFDwlNIpt7pCS1fKA&oh=727f5396843cebc0980aa1ab3e511629&oe=5B720504

Photo #6 Barred Spiral Galaxy (M108)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/31143829_2408399982519504_3876598157542242715_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&_nc_eui2=v1%3AAeFUQajoru-N3Hu6CLe5r6YawP0CExavw_CQ11JGUsztCjiWR0mcahYmh6lMELwCBv3o41O2Z8m8HBLdTDQB3FwGhrcBcyOV3qgsEYvjfQv3Bw&oh=0cf3d299be8adb97eca96786fbe003ae&oe=5B5ECA02

Photo #7 Barred Spiral Galaxy (M109)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/30728456_2408400015852834_7538177813146856230_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&_nc_eui2=v1%3AAeGvxTffArXUpFgTm2oBSouQ3kkwBH2BbE_OO6Z8nvcmLUmIKR3tYsP9aJnmqFvvasvMCZwMgM4hm6nQ_1v5m9bnKAHS2MXFQSxI3hrZIeoNbg&oh=3670a121bc7690b1c3a5db04382d393e&oe=5B9BF626

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Meteorite Diamonds Tell of a Lost Planet
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/04/180418144810.htm

Martian Moons Model Indicates Formation Following Large Impact
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/04/180418141514.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

TESS Launches to Find Exoplanets
TESS spacecraft: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/tess_with_techs_4000.jpg

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
Hubble Space Telescope

April 27
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=20580&mjd=58236.1156885358&type=V

April 28
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=20580&mjd=58237.1086328719&type=V

April 29
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=20580&mjd=58238.1014517327&type=V

April 30
http://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=20580&mjd=58239.0942662142&type=V

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