Skynet! 6-30-18 “Look at the Fine Messier You Got Us Into!” & Constellation Lyra 9PM CT


wow11SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Look at the Fine Messier You Got Us Into!” and “Tour of the Constellation Lyra”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX
Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Chappie” (2015)
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.

“Look at the Fine Messier You’ve Gotten Us Into”

5th Saturday! We’ll have an open mic discussion. This one on Messier objects! Tell us which one you like and maybe why! Or – check the link on the website – look through the list and let us know which one you particularly like. No science degree required – just the visual impact is all you need to say!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Messier_objects#Messier_objects

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

Southeast, Mid-to-Late Evening

Fourmilab Depiction of Inner Planets (June 28th)

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Lyra
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/36492383_2527981933894641_592155434681368576_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=2f683f47a92803a36fe98e69dda3791b&oe=5BE0450E

Photo #1 Globular Cluster (M56)
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/36490077_2527980847228083_7948977097496592384_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=d62264f1e718cf6175f6fe40fb28d69f&oe=5BAEE6BD

Photo #2 The Ring Nebula (M57)
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/36382073_2527980927228075_3676395707914256384_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=1ea51601e0744f07fc06d9fe7229100e&oe=5BB20930

Photo #3 Open Star Cluster (NGC 6791)
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/36409704_2527980843894750_2587959636858503168_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=3fdcdb1272ef6304a2aa72c9550f8e46&oe=5BAC7B6B

Photo #4 Irregular Galaxy (NGC 6745)
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/36384676_2527980830561418_4009320875252776960_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=a69aca97927450963cd869254f25d25f&oe=5BEA0FC2

Variable Star R LYR
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/36387683_2527980957228072_437745579364188160_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=837c7b0e4374fc7df30299a7d0307837&oe=5BABC755

Recent Astronomical discoveries

More Clues Earth-like Exoplanets are Indeed Earth-like
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/06/180628151708.htm

Milky Way is Rich in Grease-like Molecules
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/06/180627160357.htm

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
Tiangong 2
https://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=41765&lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT

July 9th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=41765&mjd=58308.7766964196&type=V

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

July 4th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=20580&mjd=58303.2301527989&type=V

July 5th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=20580&mjd=58304.2229758916&type=V

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

July 2nd
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58301.8118490044&type=V

July 4th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58303.8295512802&type=V

July 7th

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58306.8218216154&type=V

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