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.

Youtube.com Search “DARC Skynet”

Facebook.com Search “DARC Skynet”

Twitch.tv Search “KE5ICX”

Direct Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCishlh8WmW7OXy9Q6sxsaag

Yahoo Groups: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/skynet

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/groups/306498286059167/

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

http://www.armaghplanet.com/blog/the-10-best-space-and-astronomy-sites.html

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

South, Dusk/Nightfall

http://en.es-static.us/upl/2018/08/2018-august-18-19-20-moon-antares-saturn.jpg

Antares/Sun Comparison

http://en.es-static.us/upl/2009/06/red_giant_antares_arcturus_591.png

Saturn’s Rings

http://en.es-static.us/upl/2017/08/Saturn_s_rings_and_Prometheus-e1503982469751.jpg

Outer Gas Giants Montage 

http://en.es-static.us/upl/2017/08/Gas_giants_in_the_solar_system.jpg

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic. 

Constellation Sagittarius

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/39557799_2643711325655034_8994674430026186752_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=9732891539279dc5d3470849c106a098&oe=5C0F02C1

Photo #1 Pistol Star and Nebula

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/39441865_2643711085655058_1235752478645944320_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=3f81e4490577edd540a0eeed0506857c&oe=5C05B3BD

Photo #2 The Teapot Asterism

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/39390520_2643711168988383_6188913776067084288_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=47ee170b971ab34b7f4de215e7eb4ee0&oe=5BFE4404

Photo #3 Sagittarius A

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/39467112_2643711065655060_4027262525606199296_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=6122cd8f915c1dc81fe28d82c42416c2&oe=5C3A4AF5

Photo #4 Lagoon Nebula (M8)

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/39403810_2643710992321734_3302010010086670336_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=22ce1250bbffc13bbc7ffc363ab79394&oe=5C0A769E

Photo #5 Omega Nebula (M17)

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/39441118_2643711075655059_4746692873653583872_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=d2e2adc2e7c103f9fcb94c172e47d12b&oe=5BFB8F7E

Photo #6 Trifid Nebula (M20/NGC 6514)

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/39390559_2643711255655041_4105314824542486528_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=3c9e1a284bb03566ce801ddaf4aa51b5&oe=5C02DF79

Photo #7 Sagittarius Cluster (M22)

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/39391345_2643711165655050_8021298874972897280_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=cc65b4bec1f6665bd62ca43a08ff2950&oe=5BF983DE

Photo #8 Sagittarius Star Cloud (M24)

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/39333426_2643711175655049_7620471026303893504_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=dd970ff7bccdee9b1b563158c6256f4d&oe=5C10508F

Photo #9 Globular Cluster (M54/NGC 6715)

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/39543560_2643711245655042_7952118213238587392_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=c34596e9a5e1f6f5eaeb9644cce4d822&oe=5C3A69D1

Photo #10 Globular Cluster (M55/NGC 6809)

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/39388169_2643711008988399_7440349254779928576_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=1ee2f6e44f3f7e3ccc61ea89169e8177&oe=5BFFD249

Photo #11 Globular Cluster (M69/NGC 6637)

https://scontent-dfw5-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/39409074_2643711002321733_9136962547604258816_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=8c77aa18e9b6b36e88df12cef235e578&oe=5BF81A76

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Structurally “Inside-Out” Planetary Nebula Discovered

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180816101952.htm

Astronomers Observe Cosmic Steam Jets and Molecules Galore

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180817150322.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

Aug. 19th

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=25544&mjd=58349.7705286924&type=V

Aug. 23rd

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=25544&mjd=58353.2112157839&type=V

Envisat

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

Aug. 19th

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58349.8252772112&type=V

Aug. 22nd

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58352.8175411124&type=V

Aug. 25th

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58355.8098089499&type=V

Aug. 27th

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58357.8275093193&type=V

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