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.

Youtube.com Search “DARC Skynet”

Facebook.com Search “DARC Skynet”

Twitch.tv Search “KE5ICX”

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

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Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/groups/306498286059167/

Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion topic of the evening.
“Vanishing Sunspots”

Sunspot Number Progression
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/34483209_2473595492666619_4663979749222121472_o.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=6dae8cdee0573cd9ace68d8519a930d5&oe=5B7836B6

400 Years of Sunspot Observations
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/34274817_2473595462666622_1325044865909653504_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=71cf7d0194e07ea2b6115622e94e91cc&oe=5BB4A514

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
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/34158582_2473582396001262_230144581310611456_o.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=8190f9c5e3644809fbeed80863b695d2&oe=5B88A6C5

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

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/34340953_2473580356001466_4669879286235136000_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=c0d64b88a3c59ffa50804c4f17bb26f6&oe=5B7F9F8A

Photo #2 Barred Spiral Galaxy (NGC 4027)

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/34202923_2473580316001470_5824321763315548160_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=344b9186c63dccacb17b2d47554ec923&oe=5B86B052

Photo #3 Planetary Nebula (NGC 4361)

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/34319496_2473580309334804_5227764575566299136_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=c935d7f43e568f5f82c8402ffba7328b&oe=5BBD7DEA

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Large Magellanic Cloud: A Crowded Neighborhood
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/05/180530113141.htm

Cosmic Collision Lights up the Darkness
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/05/180531114608.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

Dawn Mission: New Orbit, New Opportunities
Ceres: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/images/largesize/PIA22476_hires.jpg

CubeSats Steer Towards Mars
MarCO: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/images/marco/20180601/marco-home.jpg

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

Hubble Space Telescope
https://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=20580&lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT

June 6th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=20580&mjd=58275.7823332372&type=V

June 7th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=20580&mjd=58276.7751608336&type=V

June 8th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=20580&mjd=58277.7679855872&type=V

Envisat
https://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=27386&lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT

June 7th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58276.8305328508&type=V

June 10th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58279.8228056921&type=V

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