Skynet 9-15-18 “How Long Does it Take to Get to Mars?” & Constellation Cassiopeia 9PM CT

1200px-a_trip_to_mars_aka_himmelskibet_advertisement_1920SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “How Long Does it take to Get To Mars?” and “Tour of the Constellation Cassiopeia”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX
Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Mission Mars” (1968)
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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Yahoo Groups:
Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion topic of the evening.

How Long Does It Take to Get to Mars?

Mars and Earth Orbit Depiction

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

Southwest, Dusk/Nightfall

Arcturus, Antares and Sun Comparison

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Cassiopeia

Photo #1 Open Cluster (M52)

Photo #2 Open Cluster (M103)

Photo #3 Cassiopeia A

Photo #4 The Pacman Nebula (NGC 281)

Photo #5 White Rose Cluster (NGC 7789)

Photo #6 Owl Cluster (NGC 457)

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Astronomers Witness Birth of New Star From Stellar Explosion

Evidence of Early Planetary Shake-up

Space Exploration and Space History

Listening For Opportunity

Mysterious Solar Observatory Closure

Giant Balloon Tested By NASA

Senegal Contributes to New Horizons Mission to Ultima Thule

Buzz Aldrin Says “Goodnight” to the Moon

Space History

30 Year Old Rocket Says Goodbye This Weekend


Launch of Osiris-Rex

Launch of Viking 2

Launch of Luna 2

Launch of Gemini XI

JFK Rice University Speech

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