Skynet 5-26-18 How to See the Gegenschein & Constellation Corona-Borealis 9PM CT


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SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “How to See the Gegenschein” and “Tour of the Constellation Corona-Borealis”

Net Control: Billye KF5PDS

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.

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Direct Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCishlh8WmW7OXy9Q6sxsaag

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.

How to See the Gegenschein
http://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/take-the-gegenschein-challenge101420151410/

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

Southeast, Dusk/Nightfall

Solar System Planetary Positions

South, Before Dawn

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Corona Borealis
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/33811091_2462753590417476_140638991870328832_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=05bf95acda846f2d6225bbaf0f15fbe6&oe=5B8FB450

R CrB
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/33583487_2462749450417890_1313078361173524480_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=3dc0b57f9b6daab43c1919f9514be957&oe=5B90EC12

T CrB
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/33689051_2462749433751225_9035349960752627712_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=b654f6b4c2d21718b2e15256e1ab6049&oe=5B8BAA63

TCrB
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/33597124_2462749447084557_8108078916821843968_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=cae89201be055855874e54a7435ea06e&oe=5B82B498

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Scientists Introduce Cosmochemical Model for Pluto Formation
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/05/180525095412.htm

Mars Rocks May Harbor Signs of Life from 4 Billion Years Ago
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/05/180525123212.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

Curiosity Drills Again
Drill sample: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/images/largesize/PIA22325_hires.jpg
Close up of drill sample: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/images/largesize/PIA22326_hires.jpg

Kepler Begins New Campaign
Kepler: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/images/kepler/20180523/kepler20180523.jpg

Alan Bean



Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

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

June 1st
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=58271.1427061147&type=V

June 3rd
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=58273.1268485056&type=V

June 4th
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=58274.0852847157&type=V

Envisast
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 31st
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=58270.0871316259&type=V

June 3rd
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=58273.0793891803&type=V

OTV 5 (USA 277)
https://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=42932&lat=32.78333&lng=-96.8&loc=Dallas&alt=137&tz=CST&cul=en-GB

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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