Skynet 12-22-18 Where is All the Water on Mars? & Constellation Orion (Part 1) 9PM CT


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SKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Where is All the Water on Mars?”  and “Tour of the Constellation Orion (Part 1)”

Net Control: Tom KE5ICX

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: “The Man Who Fell to Earth” (1976)

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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion topic of the evening.

Where’s All the Water on Mars? (Space.com this week)

Water Falls on Mars (Newton Crater)

http://www.space.com/images/i/000/011/381/original/newton_crater.jpg

InSight Self-Portrait

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Corpus Christi Bay – Hurricane Harvey

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Insight Seismometer Photo

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“Astronauts” Practice on Earth

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

From EarthSky.org:

http://www.earthsky.org/tonight

East, Evening

http://en.es-static.us/upl/2018/12/2018-dec-22-capella-aldebaran-orion-night-sky.jpg

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Orion (Part  1)

Constellation Orion Skymap

https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/48418408_2914561118570052_786563117835354112_n.jpg?_nc_cat=108&_nc_ht=scontent-iad3-1.xx&oh=4c902dec78d21dece813d9157fbf2f2d&oe=5C9BC631

Photo #1 Orion’s Belt

https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/48397528_2914561188570045_4483820035957063680_n.jpg?_nc_cat=104&_nc_ht=scontent-iad3-1.xx&oh=67c5dc0cb3ad7f742259d29709f88e1a&oe=5CD10643

Photo #2 Alnilam & Reflection Nebula (NGC 1990)

https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/48407925_2914561338570030_7594279117437009920_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_ht=scontent-iad3-1.xx&oh=ffab493876e64af84b171523e6488c21&oe=5CA86901

Photo #3 Orion’s Belt & Flame Nebula

https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/48390024_2914561438570020_7126548563198214144_n.jpg?_nc_cat=100&_nc_ht=scontent-iad3-1.xx&oh=e1a2e5daafc49b4a0e10175de9aa7721&oe=5CD18C32

Photo #4 The Flame Nebula

https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/48407737_2914561595236671_8607727125383872512_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_ht=scontent-iad3-1.xx&oh=fadff035f950a7a3f9eb748a40e41d29&oe=5C9A0306

Photo #5 Horsehead Nebula (Barnard 33)

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Recent Astronomical discoveries

Getting a Glimpse Inside the Moon

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/12/181219093919.htm

Planetary Astronomers Identify Cycle of Spectacular Disturbances at Jupiter’s Equator

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/12/181219115530.htm

Space Exploration and Space History

Space Exploration News

19 December 2018

Insight’s Seismometer Placed on Martian Surface

https://mars.nasa.gov/system/news_items/main_images/8402_PIA22977_SEIS_deploy_IDC_calibrated-web.gif

20 December 2018

Soyuz MS-09 Returns from ISS

https://3c1703fe8d.site.internapcdn.net/newman/gfx/news/2018/rescuerspull.jpg

This Week in Space History

1965 December 16

Pioneer 6 Space Weather Observatory is Launched 

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b1/Pioneer-6-9.jpg

1981 December 17

Radio Sputniks: RS-3 through RS-8 Launched on a Single Rocket

https://space.skyrocket.de/img_sat/rs-3__1.jpg

17 December 1903

Wright Fly Makes First Controlled Flight

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/fe/Wright_First_Flight_1903Dec17_%28full_restore_115%29.jpg

1958 December 18

Project Score Transmits Christmas Message From Orbit

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/09/Atlas-B_with_Score_payload.jpg

21 December 1966

Luna 13 Lands on Moon

https://space.skyrocket.de/img_sat/luna_e6m__13__2.jpg

21 December 1968

Apollo 8 Orbits the Moon

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a8/NASA-Apollo8-Dec24-Earthrise.jpg

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6e/Apollo_8_Crewmembers_-_GPN-2000-001125.jpg

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/5d/The_Lunar_Farside_-_GPN-2000-001127.jpg

 Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

ISS

https://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=25544&lat=33.0437&lng=-96.9452&loc=Tom&alt=120&tz=CST

Dec. 23

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0437&lng=-96.9452&loc=Tom&alt=120&tz=CST&satid=25544&mjd=58475.5392102955&type=V

Dec. 24

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0437&lng=-96.9452&loc=Tom&alt=120&tz=CST&satid=25544&mjd=58476.5029818579&type=V

North Korean Satellite

https://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=39026&lat=33.0437&lng=-96.9452&loc=Tom&alt=120&tz=CST

Dec. 23
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0437&lng=-96.9452&loc=Tom&alt=120&tz=CST&satid=39026&mjd=58475.9996581523&type=V

Dec. 25

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0437&lng=-96.9452&loc=Tom&alt=120&tz=CST&satid=39026&mjd=58477.5271478433&type=V

Dec. 26

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0437&lng=-96.9452&loc=Tom&alt=120&tz=CST&satid=39026&mjd=58479.0132597563&type=V

Dec. 29

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0437&lng=-96.9452&loc=Tom&alt=120&tz=CST&satid=39026&mjd=58481.5236907456&type=V

Dec. 30

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0437&lng=-96.9452&loc=Tom&alt=120&tz=CST&satid=39026&mjd=58483.0097568404&type=V

Envisat

https://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=27386&lat=33.0437&lng=-96.9452&loc=Tom&alt=120&tz=CST

Dec. 23

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0437&lng=-96.9452&loc=Tom&alt=120&tz=CST&satid=27386&mjd=58476.0586192863&type=V

Dec. 26

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0437&lng=-96.9452&loc=Tom&alt=120&tz=CST&satid=27386&mjd=58479.0508608555&type=V

Dec. 28

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=33.0437&lng=-96.9452&loc=Tom&alt=120&tz=CST&satid=27386&mjd=58481.0685719778&type=V

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