Skynet 7-7-18 The Baffling Explosion of ATLAS2018cow & Tour of Constellation Scorpius 9PM CT

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

Saturday’s Topic: “The Baffling Explosion of ATLAS 2018cow” and “Tour of the Constellation Scorpius”

Net Control: Carolyn KC5OZT

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Tribute to Harlan Ellison – Outer Limits: Demon With a Glass Hand/Soldier”
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.

The Baffling Cosmic Explosion of ATLAS 2018cow.

Photo #1 ATLAS Discovery Image

Photo #2 Mystery Explosion AAT2018cow

Photo #3 ATLAS Before Explosion

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

Overhead, Nightfall
R and T Corona Borealis
Overhead, July Evenings
A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Scorpius

Photo #1 Globular Cluster (M4)

Photo #2 Butterfly Cluster (M6)

Photo #3 Ptolemy Cluster (M7)
Photo #4 Globular Cluster (M80)

Photo #5 Cat’s Paw Nebula (NGC 6334)

Photo #6 Butterfly Nebula (NGC 6302)

Photo #7 War and Peace Nebula (NGC 6357)

Recent Astronomical discoveries

The Gaia Sausage: The major collision that changed the Milky Way galaxy

Milky Way type dust particles discovered in a galaxy 11 billion light years from Earth

Space Exploration and Space History

JWST full-scale mockup at SxSW in Austin:
JWST: sunshield
Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
Tiangong 2

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