Skynet 5-19-18 JPL Missions: Magellan & Constellation Bootes 9PM CT


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

Saturday’s Topic: “JPL Missions Part 9: Magellan” and “Tour of the Constellation Bootes”

Net Control: Kelley K5KTX
Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Aliens” (1986)

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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion topic of the evening.

“The JPL Missions Part 9: Magellan”

Magellan at KSC: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/1e/Magellan_at_Kennedy_Space_Center.jpg/800px-Magellan_at_Kennedy_Space_Center.jpg

Magellan parts diagram: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/da/Magellan_diagramm.png

Magellan bus diagram: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/80/Magellan_-_spacecraft_bus.png/1024px-Magellan_-_spacecraft_bus.png

Magellan being deployed from Atlantis: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/62/Magellan_deploy.jpg/1024px-Magellan_deploy.jpg

Magellan trajectory: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/9f/Magellan_-_trajectory.png/1280px-Magellan_-_trajectory.png

Magellan mapping cycles: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/40/Magellan_-_geometry_of_the_orbit.png/1024px-Magellan_-_geometry_of_the_orbit.png

Unusual volcano on Venus: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d7/Venusvulkan_Tick-Typ.jpg/1280px-Venusvulkan_Tick-Typ.jpg

Five views of Venus from Magellan: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/a1/Magellan_Venus_globes.jpg/1024px-Magellan_Venus_globes.jpg

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

West, Nightfall

Pollux, Arcturus, Sirius, and Our Sun – Size Comparison

Geminid Meteor Shower Radiant (December)

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Bootes
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/32956648_2451278748231627_6255064170870341632_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=89b7229dda2f677397754322f3fe4f00&oe=5B8B5A97

Photo #1 How to Find Arcturus
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/32949005_2451277354898433_451219875319250944_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=69241b92a2fcbebb6933d30d9d282868&oe=5B85DC20

Photo #2 Bootes 1 Dwarf Galaxy
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/32944244_2451277361565099_2435968458014326784_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=db33dc5f8f10e0e261ac0d5ecbc99098&oe=5B769C4E

Photo #3 Globular Cluster (NGC 5466)
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/33066044_2451277368231765_7246086354973491200_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=87a1d483c86bd8b3f9d6370068e851a3&oe=5B8E1901

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Vast Ionized Hydrogen Cloud in the Whirlpool Galaxy Revealed by Ultra-Sensitive Telescope
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/05/180516144619.htm

Evidence for Stars Forming Just 250 Million Years After Big Bang
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/05/180516131214.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

New research from old Galileo data for Europa plumes
Artist render of Jupiter and Europa with Galileo: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/images/europa/20180514/PIA21922-16.jpg

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

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

May 21st
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=25544&mjd=58260.1011241614&type=V

May 23rd
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=25544&mjd=58261.403504725&type=V

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

May 22nd
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=41765&mjd=58261.0867891831&type=V

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

May 23rd
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=27386&mjd=58262.084867156&type=V

May 26th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=27386&mjd=58265.0771290133&type=V

OTV 5 (USA 277)

May 28th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB&satid=42932&mjd=58266.425556087&type=V

 

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