Skynet 2-9-19 “STS-70 The Woodpecker Mission” & “Constellation Lynx” 9PM CT


SKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “STS-70 The Woodpecker Mission”  and “Tour of the Constellation Lynx”

Net Control: Brenda WB5OZL

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:

“Dimension 5” (1966)

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –

Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247. Search “DARC Skynet” Search “DARC Skynet” Search “KE5ICX”

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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Topics for This Evening

The Woodpecker Mission (STS-70)

STS-70 Crew

Flicker Woodpecker

STS-70 Woodpecker Patch

Don Thomas’ Website

Quantum Mechanics 4

Mike KG5P

Waz Up?

Skynet – what is in the sky tonight– February 9, 2019

Southwest, Nightfall (Moon Quarter Phase and  Mars)

Occultation of Saturn

Binoculars Variety

10X50 Binoculars Example

20X80 Binoculars with Tripod Mount×80-binoculars.jpg

Open Cluster Example (M25)

Globular Cluster Example (M80)

Hyades Open Cluster

East, One Hour After Sunset (Mercury)

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Lynx Star Map

Photo #1 NGC-2419 (Caldwell 25) Globular Cluster

Photo #2 NGC-2683 UFO Galaxy

Photo #3 NGC-2537 Bear’s Paw Blue Compact Dwarf Galaxy

Photo #4 NGC-2541 Unbarred Spiral Galaxy

Recent Astronomical discoveries

First Accurate 3D Map of the Milky Way Reveals a Warped Galaxy

Dynamic Atmospheres of Uranus, Neptune–u0w_uv62ZkMPSJKSASK-s

Space Exploration and Space History

Presented by Kelley K5KTX

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.


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Feb. 14

OTV 5 (USA 277)

Feb. 17