Skynet! 6-16-18 “The JPL Missions: Galileo (Part 1) & Tour of Draco the Dragon 9PM CT


galileo_91SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “The JPL Missions: Galileo (Part 1)” and “Tour of the Constellation Draco the Dragon”

Net Control: Kelley K5KTX
Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“The Puppet Masters” (1994)

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 JPL Missions: Galileo (Part 1)

Galileo in clean room: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/40/Galileo_in_1983.jpg/800px-Galileo_in_1983.jpg

Galileo’s propulsion module: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c9/Galileo_propulsion_module.jpg

Galileo being deployed: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/eb/Galileo_Deployment_%28high_res%29.jpg

Galileo Mission Tours: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/71/Galileo_Europa_Mission_and_Prime_Mission_Tours.png

Spacecraft diagram: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/45/Galileo_Diagram.jpg

Europa from Galileo: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/82/PIA19048_realistic_color_Europa_mosaic.jpg/1280px-PIA19048_realistic_color_Europa_mosaic.jpg

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

West, 50 Minutes After Sunset

Earthshine Example

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Draco the Dragon
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/34728549_2484534581572710_7122424819068436480_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=4d6a449ef09141e7f6dbb6382757f40a&oe=5BAA6F2D

Photo #1 Cat’s Eye Nebula (NGC 6543)
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/34775608_2484533264906175_947338660146053120_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=6207f55d810087c62652f471c9532d3a&oe=5BB3967A

Photo #2 Spindle Galaxy (NGC 5866)
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/34794205_2484533358239499_1195506058102046720_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=91a17548534aba9e3268400f0f0b8c5d&oe=5BB91168

Photo #3 Abell-2218
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/34720369_2484533221572846_2132332111481274368_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=c5b5a4fb0d9d787b2b0d7a54716adbf0&oe=5BAC35CD

Photo #4 Tadpole Galaxy
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/34775607_2484533374906164_2785339553345437696_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=a3f27b79b7dfa9ca16fc05fe38a0cdf5&oe=5BBCF3C5

Photo #5 Spiral Galaxy (NGC 5879)
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/34826860_2484533284906173_7238289309999038464_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=75b7c02c02c0b32872e0053d085a0a4c&oe=5B7FE1E4

Photo #6 (NGC 4319 & Markarian 205)
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/34807337_2484533248239510_9123394505398026240_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=aeaecc7524c9289bd0775559ad10e2e3&oe=5BBE8FC5

Photo #7 Dwarf Spiral Galaxy (NGC 6503)
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/34885649_2484533328239502_6508510934036643840_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=e12b4f31e21e60299ebc0fb9478bd50e&oe=5BAA08E3

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Astronomers See Distant Eruption as Black Hole Destroys Star
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/06/180614213819.htm

The True Power of Solar Wind
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/06/180612105753.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

Mars: Dusty With a Chance of Dust

Dark skies over Opportunity: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/callas-1-pia22521_sky1b.png
Dust storm animation: https://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/archive/PIA22519.gif
Mars storm watch: https://mars.nasa.gov/weather/storm-watch-2018/

Curiosity Finds Ancient Organics
Methane Seasons on Mars: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/images/largesize/PIA22328_hires.jpg

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

ISS
https://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=25544&lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT

June 17th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=25544&mjd=58286.8110242942&type=V

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

June 18th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58287.8250581717&type=V

June 21st
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58290.8173284206&type=V

June 23rd
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58292.8350419504&type=V

OTV 5 (USA 277)
https://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=42932&lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT

June 20th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=42932&mjd=58289.2172837831&type=V

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