Skynet 10-27-18 “Do You Have the Right Stuff?” & Constellation Pisces Austrinus 9PM CT


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SKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Do You Have the Right Stuff?”  and “Tour of the Constellation Pisces Austrinus”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: “The Shape of Things to Come” (1979)

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.

How to Become an Astronaut  (From Space.com)

Mercury 7 (Group 1)

http://i.ebayimg.com/images/i/300993568302-0-1/s-l1000.jpg

Teachers in Space!

http://cdn.parabolicarc.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/astroteachers1.jpg

Crew in Space

http://img.foodnetwork.com/FOOD/2011/04/29/HE_NASA-Astronauts-02_s4x3_lead.jpg

Training Neutral Buoyancy

http://www.esa.int/var/esa/storage/images/esa_multimedia/images/2014/03/andreas_spacewalk_training/14306107-1-eng-GB/Andreas_spacewalk_training_medium.jpg

Zero-G Training

http://www.spacesafetymagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/astronaut-training-parabolic-flight.jpg

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

Cassiopeia

http://en.es-static.us/upl/2009/06/Andromeda_galaxy_via_Cassiopeia.jpg

Great Square

http://en.es-static.us/upl/2009/06/Andromeda_Galaxy_via_Great_Square_Pegasus.jpg

Field View – Andromeda Galaxy

http://en.es-static.us/upl/2012/08/Andromeda_galaxy_Ted_Van_August_2012.jpeg

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Piscis Austrinus

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/44843783_2790667664292732_2008025712006529024_n.jpg?_nc_cat=101&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=bfb1705ddbd89e920feeb786a167d799&oe=5C85EBBF

Photo #1 Fomalhaut and Fomalhaut “B”

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/44884401_2790667860959379_1548494147256582144_n.jpg?_nc_cat=107&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=29227062ea86a76aabd77fe430fc91c3&oe=5C8A25DD

Photo #2 Hickson Compact Group 90

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/44900256_2790668004292698_9180119362541977600_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=3393e056d4cb316b2e653801b2e32a1b&oe=5C43E1A6

Photo #3 Spiral Galaxy (NGC 7314)

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/43654292_2790668167626015_4568322306325086208_n.jpg?_nc_cat=109&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=bcacb5ee98761b7fa436b84f66635287&oe=5C7EB851

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Superflares From young Red Dwarf Stars Imperil Planets

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/10/181018141204.htm

All in the Family: Kin of Gravitational Wave Source Discovered

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/10/181016132024.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

It’s Not a Tumor, I Mean It’s a Not a Volcanic Eruption

it’s not a tumor. I mean, it’s not a volcanic eruption

https://earthsky.org/space/mars-express-curious-elongated-cloud-arsia-mons-volcano

New Horizons PI Alan Stern confirms that they’re ready…but that the encounter with ultima thule will be full of surprises

https://www.space.com/42252-new-horizons-team-ultima-thule-flyby.html

Hubble has 3 working gyros again

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/oct/26/hubble-telescope-fixed-by-jiggling-it-around

This Week in Space History

1897 October 21 – .

 Yerkes Observatory founded. – . Nation: USA.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yerkes_Observatory

    https://www.skyandtelescope.com/astronomy-news/not-quite-closing-yerkes-observatory/

   

1968 October 22 – .

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_7

Landing of Apollo 7. Unlike the Apollo 11 astronauts, they really were carrying dangerous germs when they landed

2008 October 22 –

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandrayaan-1

Chandraayan-1 – .

India’s first lunar probe.

October 24th 1960

    Nedelin Disaster

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nedelin_catastrophe

    (see also https://gizmodo.com/5239848/how-not-to-launch-a-rocket-the-nedelin-disaster and rockets and people, volume 2, chapter 32, page 616)

October 24th 1998

    Launch of Deep Space 1

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deep_Space_1

October 24th 2007

    Launch of Chang’e 1, China’s first lunar probe

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chang%27e_1

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

All times are “local” (Dallas) time.

North Korean Satellite

https://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=39026&lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT

Oct. 29th

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=39026&mjd=58420.7597448658&type=V

Nov. 2nd

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=39026&mjd=58424.7567464338&type=V

Hubble Space Telescope

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

Oct. 28th

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=20580&mjd=58419.7578354997&type=V

Envisat

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

Oct. 29th

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58420.8020936109&type=V

Oct. 31st

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58422.8197912285&type=V

Nov. 3rd

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58425.8120438597&type=V

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