SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT
Saturday’s Topic: “Space Navigation by Pulsar!” and “Tour of the Constellation Eridanus”
Net Control: Brenda WB5OZL
Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“Missile to the Moon” (1958)
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.
Space Navigation! Getting From Here to Way Out There Using Pulsars!
What can you see in the sky over the next couple of weeks?
East, One Hour Before Sunrise
East, December 21, One Hour Before Sunrise
45 degrees north latitude: Mercury rises approximately 100 minutes before sunrise
A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.
Photo #1 Witch Head Nebula (IC 2118)
Photo #2 Spiral Galaxy (NGC 1187)
Photo #3 Intermediate Spiral Galaxy (NGC 1232)
Photo #4 Dwarf & Edge on Spiral Galaxies (NGC 1531 & NGC 1532)
Photo #5 Spiral Galaxy (NGC 1309)
Photo #6 Ring Galaxy (NGC 1291)
Photo #7 Spiral Galaxy (NGC 1187)
Recent Astronomical discoveries
Did Supernovae Kill Off Large Ocean Animals at Dawn of Pleistocene?
Large Population of Potential Young Planets Found in Distant Planetary Systems
Space Exploration and Space History
Space exploration news:
Voyager 2 enters interstellar space!
Also, if you want to order a related Christmas gift now, for spring delivery:
Bennu has a wet history! Water really is one of the most common and stable chemicals in the universe.
1911 December 11
Birth of Tsien Hsue-shen
1896 December 14
Birth of James H Doolitle
This week in space history:
1998 December 11
Mars Climate Orbiter
1962 December 13
1967 December 13
1962 December 14
Mariner 2 Flyby of Venus
1965 December 15
Gemini 6A & 7
Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
Hubble Space Telescope