Skynet 11-10-18 “The Indian Space Program” & Constellation “Cetus, the Whale” 9PM CT


05naughty1SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “The Indian Space Program” and “Tour of the Constellation Cetus, the Whale”

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Discussion topic of the evening.

The Indian Space Program

Vikram Sarabhai

The PLSV

The GSLV

The GSLV Mk III

Aryabhata

Chandrayaan-1

Mangalyaan

What got me interested in this topic

Human Spaceflight program in planning stages!

Radar mapper, joint venture with NASA (NISAR)

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

From EarthSky.org:
http://www.earthsky.org/tonight
Southwest, Dusk/Evening

South, After Midnight

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Cetus

Constellation Cetus, the Whale

Photo #1 Barred Spiral (M77)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/45790828_2826449334047898_2477985165293387776_n.jpg?_nc_cat=111&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=22b97addf4b748337aec362ad4e3ff0e&oe=5C74824E

Photo #2 Spiral Galaxy (NGC 1055)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/45683765_2826449430714555_4056792242537365504_n.jpg?_nc_cat=111&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=af04bdb14b133607fae3b7408bdd3c0a&oe=5C69AFC9

Photo #3 Barred Spiral Galaxy (NGC 1073)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/45770690_2826449494047882_5792227572951547904_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=14392a180c5f1210813ab6f494c8e05e&oe=5C3EAE2D

Photo #4 Intermediate Spiral Galaxy (NGC 1087)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/45841139_2826449697381195_4408262979875766272_n.jpg?_nc_cat=104&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=3c615ce1e47fe85f445fe8436551e56a&oe=5C7FFBEB

Photo #5 Intermediate Spiral Galaxy (NGC 247)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/46096488_2826449907381174_4352892596503183360_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=70f11a45216435db975c1b20b9dde213&oe=5C8AB5FB

Photo #6 Irregular Dwarf Galaxy (IC 1613)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/45791223_2826450260714472_7845537040715218944_n.jpg?_nc_cat=111&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=466d9ca6984994adde6f5eff377259bf&oe=5C7F2BE9

Variable Star: Omicron Ceti — A
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/45919602_2826450474047784_340860725008269312_n.jpg?_nc_cat=103&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=be3e8983508dd1aa5dbb70f4479bce7f&oe=5C3C0E67

Variable Star: Omicron Ceti — b
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/45863297_2826450540714444_5105008912688480256_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=f04fe26af04ef3cb7e9303e1fc514f02&oe=5C4129A7

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Aging a Flock of Stars in the Wild Duck Cluster
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/11/181108134128.htm

Harvesting Renewable Energy from the Sun and Outer Space at the Same Time
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/11/181108142418.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

Space News This Week:

The Parker Solar Probe survived its first close pass by the sun!

Space-Related Birthdays This Week:

1906 November 5 –
Birth of Fred Whipple

1902 November 9 – .
Birth of Mitrofan Ivanovich Nedelin

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

1888 November 10 – .
Birth of Andrei Nikolayevich

The Week in Space History:

1981 November 4
Venera 14

2013 November 5
Mars Orbiter Spacecraft

1967 November 7
Surveyor 6

1996 November 7
Mars Global Surveyor

1968 November 8
Pioneer 9

1967 November 9
Apollo 4

2005 November 9

Venus Express

1968 November 10

Zond 6

1970 November 10
Luna 17

1997 November 10 – .
Sputnik 40

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

Nov. 17th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=25544&mjd=58439.7772821285&type=V

Tiangong 2
https://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=41765&lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT

Nov. 16th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=41765&mjd=58438.7584150819&type=V

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

Nov. 19th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=20580&mjd=58441.8141652661&type=V

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

Nov. 11th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58433.8142478199&type=V

Nov. 14th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58436.8064986114&type=V

Nov. 16th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58438.8241886265&type=V

Nov. 19th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58441.8164397458&type=V

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