Skynet 2-2-19 Space Disasters & Constellation Canis Major 9PM CT


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SKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Space Disasters”  and “Tour of the Constellation Canis Major”

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Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: Battle of the Worlds (1961)

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 Space Exploration Disasters: Part 1, Remembering Space Disasters

This week (would have) marked NASA’s annual Day of Remembrance
https://spacepolicyonline.com/events/nasa-day-of-remembrance-jan-31-2019/

Valentin Bondarenko
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentin_Bondarenko

Theodore Freeman
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theodore_Freeman

Elliot See
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elliot_See

Charles Bassett
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Bassett

Virgil “Gus” Grissom
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gus_Grissom

Ed White
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ed_White_(astronaut)

Roger B. Chaffee
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_B._Chaffee

Vladimir Komarov
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vladimir_Komarov

Michael J. Adams
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_J._Adams

Clifton C. Williams
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clifton_Williams

Robert Henry Lawrence Jr.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Henry_Lawrence_Jr.

Georgy Dobrovolsky
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgy_Dobrovolsky

Viktor Patsayev
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viktor_Patsayev

Vladislav Volkov
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vladislav_Volkov

Gregory Jarvis
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gregory_Jarvis

Christa McAuliffe
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christa_McAuliffe

Ronald McNair
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronald_McNair

Ellison Onizuka
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellison_Onizuka

Judith Resnik
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Judith_Resnik

Michael J. Smith
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_J._Smith_(astronaut)

Dick Scobee
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Scobee

Sergei Vozovikov
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergei_Vozovikov

Rick D. Husband
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_Husband

William C. McCool
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_C._McCool

Michael P. Anderson
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_P._Anderson

David M. Brown
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_M._Brown

Kalpana Chawla
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kalpana_Chawla

Laurel Clark
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laurel_Clark

Ilan Ramon
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ilan_Ramon

Jules F. Mier, Jr
https://azdailysun.com/jules-f-mier-jr/article_37c50990-ef07-5a0a-9503-26d484f3e13b.html

Charles Krenek
https://www.firehouse.com/lodds/news/10572383/helicopter-crash-claims-texas-firefighter

Michael Alsbury
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Alsbury

Valentin Bondarenko

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentin_Bondarenko

Apollo 1


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_1

Soyuz 1


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vladimir_Komarov
https://www.thevintagenews.com/2018/02/11/man-who-fell-from-space-2/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soyuz_1

Soyuz 11


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soyuz_11

STS-51L



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_Shuttle_Challenger_disaster
https://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?PHPSESSID=n2pbop2fh60010n76lmcnh4po7&action=dlattach;topic=8535.0;attach=25186

STS-107


“Waz Up?” (What can you see in the sky over the next couple of weeks?)

Cosmos 2227 Keplers

https://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=22285&lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT

Southeast, One Hour Before Sunrise

http://en.es-static.us/upl/2019/02/2019-feb-1-moon-saturn-venus-jupiter-antares.jpg

February New Moon
https://img.purch.com/h/1000/aHR0cDovL3d3dy5zcGFjZS5jb20vaW1hZ2VzL2kvMDAwLzA3NC83Nzkvb3JpZ2luYWwvZWFydGhzaGluZV8yMDExMjEyX2xyZy5qcGc=

Big Dipper Asterism

http://astrobob.areavoices.com/files/2018/09/Dipper-Cass-equal.jpg

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Tonight’s Constellation is Canis Major

Constellation Canis Major

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/51484481_3012856865407143_3510312423544324096_n.jpg?_nc_cat=105&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=76409efe4f4d8fe990e62c6161251ed3&oe=5CBCB9D8

Photo #1 Sirius A and Sirius B

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/51459353_3012856905407139_8592709832362950656_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=8349c6b07afc2be1dff8f0f27bcf9498&oe=5CBA3D18

Photo #2 Tau Canis Majoris Cluster (NGC 2362)

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/51533364_3012857015407128_2520962403353493504_n.jpg?_nc_cat=111&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=2506adda8152538f90ee72f83f993ed6&oe=5CE8B5F1

Photo #3 Open Cluster (M41/NGC 2287)

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/51446498_3012857172073779_80270791278592000_n.jpg?_nc_cat=104&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=bd818ace384fe3d5092195f2bdda48c2&oe=5CFCF19A

Photo #4 Thor’s Helmet (NGC 2359)

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/51049336_3012857392073757_3026116661204746240_n.jpg?_nc_cat=100&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=b75dfd1eb7a3b97cab10c57f43bc57c3&oe=5CFA42FF

Photo #5a Pair of Colliding Spiral Galaxies (NGC 2207 & IC 2163)

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/51214108_3012857558740407_1102175671435657216_n.jpg?_nc_cat=110&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=6709376a674b3fff05a8aa8c89be9291&oe=5CEB76D1

Photo #5b Pair Colliding Galaxies (NGC 2207 & IC 2163)

https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/51128943_3012857678740395_1053383253815197696_n.jpg?_nc_cat=109&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=f84f2d5c37a3d18f19047662a838abaa&oe=5CB897EA

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Missing-link in Planet Evolution Found

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190128111721.htm?fbclid=IwAR16hNbcb1QGBsLB8q1yBqHwcZM2jHyKSpuJZdVj7aKm0tOLwrvltMHK69M

Hubble Fortuitously Discovers a New Galaxy in the Cosmic Neighborhood

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190131125933.htm?fbclid=IwAR0K5P0u3E3U19betMfYNlXh7WKh4ruyuccGyHP_Dn-qLu6kLYmfVZpr9YQ

Space Exploration and Space History

This Week in Space History

1967 January 27: Apollo 204 (Apollo 1) Fire

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/11/Apollo_1%27s_Command_Module_-_GPN-2003-00057.jpg

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9b/Apollo_1_fire.jpg

1986 January 28: Challenger (STS-51-L) Disaster

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3f/Challenger_flight_51-l_crew.jpg

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e1/Booster_Rocket_Breach_-_GPN-2000-001425.jpg

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/46/Challenger_breakup.jpg

1964 January 29: Saturn-SA 5 Development Launch.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/14/Saturn_SA5_launch.jpg

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/22/Seamans%2C_von_Braun_and_President_Kennedy_at_Cape_Canaveral_-_GPN-2000-001843.jpg

1967 January 31: Funeral services for the Apollo 1 crew.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/03/Apollo1plaque.JPG

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/89/LC34plaque2.jpg

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/20/KSC_Launch_Complex_34.jpg

1964 January 30: Launch of Ranger 6

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/03/Ranger_6_lift_off_KSC-64PC-0002.jpg

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/35/1964_71390L.JPG

1971 January 31: Launch of Apollo 14.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/09/Apollo_14_Shepard.jpg

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/df/Apollo_14_Launch_-_GPN-2000-000633.jpg

1939 January 31: Birth of Mary Wallace ‘Wally’ Funk.

https://www.ninety-nines.org/userfiles/image/photo_womenpilotstoday_wallyfunk_1.jpg.pagespeed.ce.anfcx8KDTh.jpg

http://wallyfly.com/

1961 January 31: Monkeys in outer space!

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/3a/Chimpanzee_Ham_in_Biopack_Couch_-_cropped.jpg

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/88/Ham_Launch_-_GPN-2000-001007.jpg

1966 January 31: Launch of Luna 9.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e7/Luna_9_Musee_du_Bourget_P1010505.JPG

1958 February 1: Launch of Explorer 1.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/73/Explorer1.jpg

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_Shuttle_Columbia_disaster

2003 February 1: Columbia Disaster. 

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/04/Crew_of_STS-107%2C_official_photo.jpg

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

Tiangong 2

Feb. 5

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=41765&mjd=58519.2222837831&type=V

Hubble Space Telescope

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

Feb. 3

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=20580&mjd=58517.2028750908&type=V

Feb. 4

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=20580&mjd=58518.1956113163&type=V

Envisat

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

Feb. 3

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58517.8028361451&type=V

Feb. 6

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58520.7950839977&type=V

Feb. 11

https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58525.8050039179&type=V

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