Skynet 1-26-19 NASA Analog Missions: Parabolic Flight & Constellation Monoceros 9PM CT


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SKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “NASA Analog Missions: Parabolic Flight”  and “Tour of the Constellation Monoceros”

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Discussion topic of the evening.

NASA Analog Missions: Parabolic Flight

Parabolic Maneuver

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reduced-gravity_aircraft#/media/File:Zero_gravity_flight_trajectory_C9-565.jpg

Early EVA Practice

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reduced-gravity_aircraft#/media/File:Mercury_Astronauts_in_Weightless_Flight_on_C-131_Aircraft_-_GPN-2002-000039.jpg

Stephen Hawking

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reduced-gravity_aircraft#/media/File:Physicist_Stephen_Hawking_in_Zero_Gravity_NASA.jpg

A300 Zero-G

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reduced-gravity_aircraft#/media/File:A300_Zero_G.jpg

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

U.S. Naval Observatory: What You Can See in the Sky This Week

http://www.usno.navy.mil/USNO/tours-events/sky-this-week/the-sky-this-week

Featured Constellation

Constellation Monoceros

https://www.facebook.com/tom.general/videos/2994494253910071/

Photo #1a – Monocerotis Expansion

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/50799455_2994494470576716_2718014794224369664_n.jpg?_nc_cat=108&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=1bb4c5f14768247edf3c159b43e0d9cb&oe=5CBE88D5

Photo #1b V838 Monocerotis Expansion

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/50995062_2994494427243387_3018576566943744000_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=2064ab19df686dfc36c28bea0e4c7b78&oe=5CC5AE3B

Photo #2 M50

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/50730862_2994494343910062_1105453586180997120_n.jpg?_nc_cat=103&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=d1c9469e9214fad71e429f354d2bd535&oe=5CB2C005

Photo #3 Rosette Nebula & NGC 2244

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/50751106_2994494417243388_4449560194233401344_n.jpg?_nc_cat=100&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=b1468cb4d4297cb2b42d54e2815a43b4&oe=5CC8981F

Photo #4 Rosette Nebula & NGC 2244

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/50775271_2994494350576728_7743017902231519232_n.jpg?_nc_cat=109&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=695a7d5fda4a2cc70a7ceca5978430a0&oe=5CC15CBB

Photo #5 NGC2264 & Christmas Tree Cluster

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/50539482_2994494360576727_7839954214590611456_n.jpg?_nc_cat=104&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=0906e685ecbd79abcb548792a4d32e9b&oe=5CB8F1E1

Photo #6 Cone Nebula

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/50560793_2994494283910068_6315796881041522688_n.jpg?_nc_cat=107&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=5b17ca7dbc7c38db37e3e421a03a8970&oe=5CF777DE

Photo #7 Hubble’s Variable Nebula

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/51328994_2994494277243402_6419073398353166336_n.jpg?_nc_cat=103&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=005eead29f218a73ab91ac731063c24a&oe=5CC833CA

Photo #8 Red Rectangle Nebula

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/50750953_2994494420576721_5462331916629835776_n.jpg?_nc_cat=108&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=d2f4fbda51f3ad4237bf3688ae6a28e7&oe=5CFD9268

Photo #9 Butterfly Nebula

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/50650236_2994494273910069_2422984767583551488_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=0c5e5d502390a84a6ba382a879b77913&oe=5CC244F1

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Where is Earth’s Submoon?

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190123153517.htm?fbclid=IwAR0jpGZsn-obYECaaOdvJlLiCJ6BuqAiRPwgdOKZEnt5FpqX7w5e4wltBew

Stellar Winds, the Source Material for the Universe, are Clumpy

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190124141600.htm?fbclid=IwAR2fVG1r-hfQZLS4DECZz-9Dax7T3NRYiVE_Xmdcv8RFDKMfUXAuFtd67mQ

Space Exploration and Space History

Tony NT5TM

Space Exploration News

A new high-resolution picture of Ultima Thule has been returned by New Horizons.

http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/Galleries/Featured-Images/pics/CA06_deconvolved.png

Scientists studying moon rocks have announced that NASA’s Apollo program has produced a new scientific discovery: the finding of a small pebble from earth.

https://3c1703fe8d.site.internapcdn.net/newman/csz/news/800/2019/moonrockreco.jpg

Space-Related Birthdays

1930 January 20; Birth of Edwin ‘Buzz’ Aldrin

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/da/Aldrin.jpg

This Week in Space History

1967 January 20: Apollo S-IVB stage for Saturn launch vehicle 503 exploded

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/54/Saturn_IB_S-IVB-206.jpg

1968 January 22: Launch of Apollo 5

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e1/Apollo_5_on_pad.jpg

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/ad/LM1_embr_original.jpg

2003 January 22: Last transmission received from Pioneer 10

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f0/An_artist%27s_impression_of_a_Pioneer_spacecraft_on_its_way_to_interstellar_space.jpg

1986 January 24: Voyager 2 makes its closest approach during its Uranus Flyby. 

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/60/Voyager_spacecraft_model.png

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/af/Uranus_Final_Image.jpg

1964 January 25: Launch of Echo 2 (1st joint US/USSR space mission?)

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/40/Echo_II.jpg

1994 January 25: Launch of Clementine 1 

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a2/Clementine_lunar.jpg

2004 January 25: Opportunity Rover Mars Landing, Beginning 15 Years on Mars

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/62/PIA07269-Mars_Rover_Opportunity-Iron_Meteorite.jpg

Opportunity discovered the first meteorite found on Mars, Heat Shield Rock.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/62/PIA07269-Mars_Rover_Opportunity-Iron_Meteorite.jpg

1962 January 26: Launch of Ranger 3

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/be/Ranger_3-4-5_Probe.jpg

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

Tiangong 2

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

Jan. 30

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=41765&mjd=58513.8136301992&type=V

Hubble Space Telescope

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

Jan. 28

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=20580&mjd=58511.8130505177&type=V

Feb. 3

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=20580&mjd=58517.2028758822&type=V

Envisat

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

Jan. 31

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58514.8106015807&type=V

Feb. 3

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58517.8028356729&type=V

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