Skynet 12-29-18 Oumuamua Mystery & Constellation Orion (Part 2) 9PM CT

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Saturday’s Topic: “How the Oumuamua Mystery Shook Up Search” & “Constellation Orion (Part 2)”

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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.
Discussion topic of the evening.

“How the Oumuamua Mystery Shook Up the Search for Space Aliens (By Corey S. Powell, From

Theoretical Physicist Avi Loeb

Artist’s Concept of Oumuamua

Oumuamua Size Comparison

Oumuamua Movement

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

South, Predawn/Dawn Sky
East, One Hour Before Sunrise
Quadrature Geometry
A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Orion

Photo #1 Constellation Orion – Wide Field Photo View

Photo #2 Rigel & Witch Head Nebula

Photo #3 V380 & NGC 1999

Photo #4 Orion Nebula (M42)

Photo #5 Trapezium Cluster

Photo #6 DeMairans Nebula (M43)

Photo #7 Barnard’s Loop

Recent Astronomical discoveries

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Space Exploration and Space History

Space Exploration and Space History
Space Exploration News
New Horizons Flyby
On-line Resources
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Space Related Birthdays
1910 December 24
Birth of William H. Pickering
1571 December 27
Birth of Johannes Kepler
This Week in Space History
2004 December 25
Huygens separates from the Cassini orbiter and heads toward Titan

1968 December 27
Apollo 8 Wins Race to be First Around the Moon and Back
2006 December 27
CoRoT is Launched