Skynet 8-18-18 “Top Astronomy Websites” & Constellation Sagittarius 9PM CT

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SKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Top Astronomy Websites”  and “Tour of the Constellation Sagittarius” 

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: 

“Special Bulletin” (1983)

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 10 Best Space and Astronomy Sites on the Internet – From the Astronotes Website

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

South, Dusk/Nightfall

Antares/Sun Comparison

Saturn’s Rings

Outer Gas Giants Montage

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic. 

Constellation Sagittarius

Photo #1 Pistol Star and Nebula

Photo #2 The Teapot Asterism

Photo #3 Sagittarius A

Photo #4 Lagoon Nebula (M8)

Photo #5 Omega Nebula (M17)

Photo #6 Trifid Nebula (M20/NGC 6514)

Photo #7 Sagittarius Cluster (M22)

Photo #8 Sagittarius Star Cloud (M24)

Photo #9 Globular Cluster (M54/NGC 6715)

Photo #10 Globular Cluster (M55/NGC 6809)

Photo #11 Globular Cluster (M69/NGC 6637)

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Structurally “Inside-Out” Planetary Nebula Discovered

Astronomers Observe Cosmic Steam Jets and Molecules Galore

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.


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