Skynet 6-2-18 “Vanishing Sunspots” & Constellation Corvus the Crow 9PM CT

why-do-sunspots-occur_137661SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Vanishing Sunspots” and “Tour of the Constellation Corvus the Crow”
Net Control: Carolyn KC5OZT

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Solo: A Star Wars Story” (2018)

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247. Search “DARC Skynet” Search “DARC Skynet” Search “KE5ICX”

Direct Video Link:

Yahoo Groups:


Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion topic of the evening.
“Vanishing Sunspots”

Sunspot Number Progression

400 Years of Sunspot Observations

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

South, Predawn/Dawn Sky

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Corvus the Crow

Photo #1 Antennae Galaxies (NGC 4038 & NGC 4039)

Photo #2 Barred Spiral Galaxy (NGC 4027)

Photo #3 Planetary Nebula (NGC 4361)

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Large Magellanic Cloud: A Crowded Neighborhood

Cosmic Collision Lights up the Darkness

Space Exploration and Space History

Dawn Mission: New Orbit, New Opportunities

CubeSats Steer Towards Mars

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

Hubble Space Telescope

June 6th

June 7th

June 8th


June 7th

June 10th