Skynet 8-11-18 So You Want to be an Astronaut” & Constellation Scutum 9PM CT


john-young-geminiSKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “So You Want to be an Astronaut”  and “Tour of the Constellation Scutum”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:

“The Indestructible Man” (1958)

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.

So, What Does It Take to Be an Astronaut?

Starliner CST-100

https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-03-at-10.52.10-AM.png

Eric Boe

https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-03-at-10.26.37-AM.png

Christopher Ferguson

https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/GettyImages-121289626.jpg

Nichole Aunapu Mann

https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-03-at-10.35.18-AM.png

Dragon

https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-03-at-10.53.56-AM.png

Crew Dragon Test-Flight Astronauts

Josh Cassada

https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-03-at-10.45.56-AM.png

Sunita Williams

https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-03-at-10.47.58-AM.png

Crew Dragon First-Mission Astronauts

Victor Glover

https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-03-at-10.54.48-AM.png

Michael Hopkins

https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-08-03-at-10.58.03-AM.png

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

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Scutum

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/38932959_2626966553996178_1954583455417237504_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=4038628803642bf9f653ad7fa3319520&oe=5BF805AB

Photo #1 Wild Duck Cluster (M11)

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/38875507_2626966207329546_1204904473042878464_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=bafe44e8b7a4a619a0e5ab07ddc6a29b&oe=5BFF8AD7

Photo #2 Open Cluster (M26)

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/38943670_2626965827329584_7696532942905933824_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=fc54bf0488d6a64c4a577b6dad2d6968&oe=5BC7F6A3

Photo #3 Planetary Nebula (IC-1295)

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/39020300_2626965617329605_597855380269170688_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=3afb5a91465c77a111754edf76cb8416&oe=5BFD99AF

Photo #4 Red Super Giant Cluster 1 (RSGC1)

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/38914438_2626965343996299_7136158114436349952_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=f4c7d042390b86a28e0001919de920b6&oe=5C0C11AC

R Scuti–a

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/38882888_2626965060662994_8572028276342521856_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=0e72bccaae58e56860f3e5eab6320e1d&oe=5BC9A21A

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Pairs of Small Colliding Galaxies May Seed Future Stars

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180809144521.htm

Ultrahot Planet Have Starlike Atmospheres

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180809144518.htm

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

ISS

https://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=25544&lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT

August 16th

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=25544&mjd=58346.8117904501&type=V

Hubble Space Telescope

https://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=20580&lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT

August 17th

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=20580&mjd=58347.7709357119&type=V

Envisat

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

August 14th

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58344.8153155036&type=V

August 17th

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58347.8075763453&type=V

August 19th

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58349.825277736&type=V

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