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”
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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
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/36709407_2540810212611813_1058248713027190784_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=91c0084280877c114d97ec6ff8a01b28&oe=5BD8A2DD

Photo #2 Mystery Explosion AAT2018cow
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/36696333_2540810209278480_3045126950961020928_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=5f0fcdf939ff4141f22e8847eed45786&oe=5BA7364D

Photo #3 ATLAS Before Explosion
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/36738194_2540810179278483_8379937994332700672_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=e4abf43d55f0daa2e360d6de2307932d&oe=5BA76793

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
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/36736093_2540772002615634_8929793107864584192_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=e59db3cf44449d44c58241fa8d8ffbf1&oe=5BDD5D44

Photo #1 Globular Cluster (M4)
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/36686063_2540764792616355_6911615312941023232_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=acb92a476b389a8608a4224118cc39c2&oe=5B9DF25D

Photo #2 Butterfly Cluster (M6)
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/36683025_2540764869283014_4731858451750191104_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=d7f847a9377fe9404cee03f89ef319e0&oe=5BDC1908

Photo #3 Ptolemy Cluster (M7)
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/36726554_2540764879283013_2902557525909962752_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=b63ac37bafa874e1ed96433051ab9985&oe=5BD98A02
Photo #4 Globular Cluster (M80)
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/36778617_2540764882616346_2254327208665415680_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=c1e476949c8ad5b7d60740a097116499&oe=5BE1559F

Photo #5 Cat’s Paw Nebula (NGC 6334)
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/36703472_2540764799283021_3060255964671246336_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=4d76620e042c9a6ed4a7e5ee0977b92e&oe=5BD9BFDF

Photo #6 Butterfly Nebula (NGC 6302)
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/36710756_2540764795949688_4355710107934261248_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=75a155fd68cdd88554f607faba2ba3a2&oe=5BEADF8C

Photo #7 War and Peace Nebula (NGC 6357)
https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/36668708_2540764922616342_7762975262341332992_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=b588c505dd8cf0f78d64b1014a59c485&oe=5BDCC7F0

Recent Astronomical discoveries

The Gaia Sausage: The major collision that changed the Milky Way galaxy
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/07/180704112033.htm

Milky Way type dust particles discovered in a galaxy 11 billion light years from Earth
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/07/180703105953.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

JWST: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/styles/full_width_feature/public/thumbnails/image/otis_to_iis-1.jpg
JWST full-scale mockup at SxSW in Austin: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/styles/full_width_feature/public/images/733539main_8542011795_0c7461a8be_o-full_full.jpg
JWST: sunshield https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/styles/full_width_feature/public/sunshieldstackup-photo_3.jpg
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=58308.7768339581&type=V

July 13th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=41765&mjd=58312.2039598507&type=V

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

July 10th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58309.8140912827&type=V

July 12th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58311.8317984519&type=V

July 15th

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58314.8240678423&type=V

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