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. 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.

“Life on Titan?”

Photo #1 Titan

Photo #2 Possible Cryovolcano

Photo #3 Possible Cryovolcano (Infrared)

Photo #4 Ligiea Mare Ocean

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


South the Overhead, Late Evening

Summer Triangle Asterism

Summer Triangle Above Louvre Pyramid

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic. 

Tonight’s constellation is Vulpecula

Constellation Vulpecula

Photo #1 Dumbbell Nebula (M27)

Photo #2 Elliptical Galaxy (NGC 7052)

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

Photo #4 Brocchi’s Cluster

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Parker Solar Probe and Birth of the Solar Wind

VLC Detects Possible Extrasolar Planetary-mass Magnetic Powerhouse

Space Exploration and Space History

Space Station Experiment Reaches Ultracold Milestone


CAL Facility Overview:

CAL Physics Package:

Commercial Crew Astronaut Announcement

Commercial Crew Spacecraft:

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

Tiangong 2

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