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”

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Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Mission Mars” (1968)
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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
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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
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Photo #1 Open Cluster (M52)
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Photo #2 Open Cluster (M103)
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Photo #3 Cassiopeia A
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Photo #4 The Pacman Nebula (NGC 281)
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Photo #5 White Rose Cluster (NGC 7789)
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Photo #6 Owl Cluster (NGC 457)
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Recent Astronomical discoveries

Astronomers Witness Birth of New Star From Stellar Explosion
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/09/180912081247.htm

Evidence of Early Planetary Shake-up
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/09/180910111235.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

Listening For Opportunity

Mysterious Solar Observatory Closure

Giant Balloon Tested By NASA
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Senegal Contributes to New Horizons Mission to Ultima Thule
https://cms.qz.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/RTR1QAUT-e1536897477667.jpg?quality=75&strip=all&w=950&h=536

Buzz Aldrin Says “Goodnight” to the Moon

Space History

30 Year Old Rocket Says Goodbye This Weekend

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Launch of Osiris-Rex


Launch of Viking 2


Launch of Luna 2


Launch of Gemini XI


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JFK Rice University Speech

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