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. Search “DARC Skynet” Search “DARC Skynet” Search “KE5ICX”

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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!

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

Photo #1 Globular Cluster (M56)

Photo #2 The Ring Nebula (M57)

Photo #3 Open Star Cluster (NGC 6791)

Photo #4 Irregular Galaxy (NGC 6745)

Variable Star R LYR

Recent Astronomical discoveries

More Clues Earth-like Exoplanets are Indeed Earth-like

Milky Way is Rich in Grease-like Molecules

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
Tiangong 2

July 9th

Hubble Space Telescope

July 4th

July 5th


July 2nd

July 4th

July 7th