Skynet 8-4-18 “Life on Titan?” & Constellation Vulpecula 9PM CT


38531414_2608954425797391_6075217358857699328_nSKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Life on Titan?”  and “Tour of the Constellation Vulpecula” 

Net Control: Carolyn KC5OZT

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: 

“Meteor” (1979)

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.

“Life on Titan?”

Photo #1 Titan

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/38531414_2608954425797391_6075217358857699328_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=1f9ed4856975ad7da5ef5c0e9331d3db&oe=5C0A04D8

Photo #2 Possible Cryovolcano

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/38480803_2608954359130731_6396044969122988032_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=db4925805e2566a05fbc32093792c673&oe=5BCA915F

Photo #3 Possible Cryovolcano (Infrared)

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/38412100_2608954365797397_1055492722707660800_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=916543691be0c66946bc7caf2627ef19&oe=5C0092F7

Photo #4 Ligiea Mare Ocean

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/38430102_2608954449130722_2180686403782836224_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=4a857741891741a7ddeb7f17473b9898&oe=5C0FB842

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

From EarthSky.org:

http://www.earthsky.org/tonight

South the Overhead, Late Evening

http://en.es-static.us/upl/2010/08/10aug21_430.jpg

Summer Triangle Asterism

http://en.es-static.us/upl/2012/08/summer_triangle_susan_jensen_Odessa_Washington.jpeg

Summer Triangle Above Louvre Pyramid

http://en.es-static.us/upl/2012/08/Summer_Triangle_Louvre_Pyramid_VegaStar_Carpentier.jpeg

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic. 

Tonight’s constellation is Vulpecula

Constellation Vulpecula

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/38600592_2608928332466667_4372233237963997184_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=8a8dc6531fbab65b20a69d2c16ed34d1&oe=5BFFDBB3

Photo #1 Dumbbell Nebula (M27)

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/38541353_2608925692466931_6216773661253173248_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=4c450f785dcf565062649063a944c10a&oe=5C0649EE

Photo #2 Elliptical Galaxy (NGC 7052)

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/38484109_2608925612466939_7158582014134714368_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=8a93892f4493ea42276daf0d6b3b4a53&oe=5C127071

Photo #3 Reflection Nebula & Open Cluster (NGC 6820 & NGC 6823)

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/38405217_2608925632466937_4833031117986594816_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=c6ee94d6f9a00c9fe4915afea50d3dc2&oe=5C0F0105

Photo #4 Brocchi’s Cluster

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/38448253_2608925625800271_9194734174177591296_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=ef391195776c3d799b3422f67d8e5352&oe=5BFEC5F9

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Parker Solar Probe and Birth of the Solar Wind

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/07/180730132927.htm

VLC Detects Possible Extrasolar Planetary-mass Magnetic Powerhouse

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180803103336.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

Space Station Experiment Reaches Ultracold Milestone

CAL: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/images/largesize/PIA22562_hires.jpg

CAL Facility Overview: https://coldatomlab.jpl.nasa.gov/images/mission_timeline.jpg

CAL Physics Package: https://coldatomlab.jpl.nasa.gov/images/physics-package.jpg

Commercial Crew Astronaut Announcement

Commercial Crew Spacecraft: https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/43778247512_598b3a1e5e_o.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

Aug. 7th 

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=41765&mjd=58337.2197803137&type=V

Envisat

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

Aug. 6th

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58336.8130755209&type=V

Aug. 8th

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58338.8307776342&type=V

Aug. 11th

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58341.8230407648&type=V

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