Skynet 11-17-18 Cepheid Variables & Constellation Auriga 9PM CT


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SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Cepheid Variables” and “Tour of the Constellation Auriga”

Net Control: Brenda WB5OZL
Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Firefly: The Train Job” (2002 – S01E02)
2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.

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Discussion topic of the evening.

Mike KG5P

Cepheid Variables

Visual #1. Constellation Map
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/46391148_2841317035894461_2849728607830409216_n.jpg?_nc_cat=105&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=00c29e2f2637f0400f8692ad0548f708&oe=5CB162AD
Visual #2. Variable Star Table
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/46463363_2841317105894454_5108237710187823104_n.jpg?_nc_cat=104&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=51e88e6f3d9c72a61e2ecdfc4ab88c84&oe=5C8476A9
Visual #3. Henrietta Swan Leavitt
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/46482802_2841317139227784_3258400342387195904_n.jpg?_nc_cat=105&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=d6bc10a866ee5807273c37408e3fa57f&oe=5C78383E
Visual #4 HR Diagram
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/46431679_2841374635888701_6304312151376920576_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=aebe481d181e2a1f7f5becb380a9200c&oe=5C83CE3B
Visual #5 Delta Cep Pulsations
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/46383015_2841317209227777_1263991201422376960_n.jpg?_nc_cat=101&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=7a67a376ea23658165b4187529dbb414&oe=5C864B7C
What can you see in the sky over the next couple of weeks?

From EarthSky.org:
http://www.earthsky.org/tonight
East, After Midnight

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Auriga
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/46394134_2841350795891085_1501816829230710784_n.jpg?_nc_cat=105&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=314df81eb33a63b904e08d78af62129e&oe=5C7D8478

Photo #1 Open Cluster (M36)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/46404130_2841350852557746_165623654149783552_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=b84d0e3167a79413a8eb7bc61cea6786&oe=5C7BF6C4

Photo #2 Open Cluster (M37)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/46366304_2841350942557737_106037811915784192_n.jpg?_nc_cat=101&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=73074499240afb708a810a2abdf881f3&oe=5C76F1CC

Photo #3 Open Cluster (M38)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/46491864_2841351065891058_9165509438579146752_n.jpg?_nc_cat=103&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=041ae3f87359d05bfe86599c1d84f9e8&oe=5C81B921

Photo #4 Flaming Star Nebula AE Aurigae
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/46474756_2841351265891038_5598821132573605888_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=ab21aa1e9939c50ecab05d5218ad5a9a&oe=5C833338

Photo #5 IC-405 & IC-410
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/46439105_2841351455891019_3263974677361459200_n.jpg?_nc_cat=104&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=67661b0d66b3c288823d1890eccc5531&oe=5C858E7D

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Overflowing Crater Lakes Carved Canyons Across Mars
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/11/181116164505.htm

Auroras Unlock Physics of Energetic Processes in Space
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/11/181115083006.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

Recent Space News
Apparent DSN downlink from Opportunity was an error.

Soyuz-FG Booster Returns to Flight

This Week in Space History
1572 November 11th
Tyco Brahe’s Observation of a Supernova

1966 November 11th

Gemini 12 Closes Out Gemini Program

1997 November 12th
Kupon Data Relay Satellite Launched

2014 November 12th
Philae Lander Ejected From Rosetta Probe


1969 November 12h
Apollo 12 Lunar Landing


1986 November 14th
Polar Bear Communications Experiment Launched

1961 November 15th
John Houbolt Letter on Lunar Orbit Rendezvous


You can read the letter on page 55 of this document: https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19960014824.pdf
“Somewhat as a voice in the wilderness…”
1988 November 15th
Buran Spaceplane

1973 November 16th
Skylab 4


2000 November 16
Oscar 40

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
North Korean Satellite
https://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=39026&lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT

Nov. 21
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=39026&mjd=58443.7582159712&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. 19
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=20580&mjd=58441.8141667759&type=V

Nov. 23
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=20580&mjd=58445.2187062914&type=V

Nov. 24
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=20580&mjd=58446.2114713828&type=V

 

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