Skynet 3-30-19 Great Astronomy Book Series: Turn Left at Orion & Constellation Leo Minor 9PM CT


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Saturday’s Topic: The Great Astronomy Book Series: “Turn Left at Orion”

Kelley K5KTX

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Discussion topic of the evening

Discussion topic of the evening.

Kelley K5KTX

The Great Astronomy Book Series: “Turn Left at Orion”

Dan Davis
https://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/geosciences/people/_faculty/davis.php

Bro. Guy Consolmagno

Amazon Link for “Turn Left at Orion”

Waz Up?

Chaz KF5JHA

Chaz covers:
Moon Phases
Occultations
Constellation and Navigation Tips and Factoids
Sunrise and Sunset Features
Q and A

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Leo Minor
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/55826835_3143465165679645_8467695609392922624_n.jpg?_nc_cat=101&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=877dbc1751a669a734160e6aca03891f&oe=5D436079

Photo #1 Hanny’s Voorwerp
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/55627745_3143465239012971_2215035915833704448_n.jpg?_nc_cat=108&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=a2168c1d9b785d47c2b44fb22bda9a8b&oe=5D4CB5F3

Photo #2 Spiral Galaxy (NGC 3432)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/56184227_3143465352346293_1736900807615315968_n.jpg?_nc_cat=101&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=c132a7fcdc4cd2c2ab00eceac4893fff&oe=5D0CA6B9

Photo #3 Barred Spiral Galaxy (NGC-3344)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/55786303_3143465439012951_3043990236326526976_n.jpg?_nc_cat=101&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=f581de1897223b68f3d8fef323ca5e64&oe=5D0C8787

Photo #4 Intermediate Barred Spiral Galaxy (NGC 3486)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/55698632_3143465555679606_7156342695495991296_n.jpg?_nc_cat=109&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=50987d1204b5c8f91800ea92b2550f48&oe=5D042595

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Brenda WB5OZL

Saturn’s Rings Coat Tiner Moons
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/03/190328170639.htm?fbclid=IwAR1C_5U2RyiwIkQnt_8QimD-eN7IEecpdh3bxYEml1D1vjaADV3NSBwgMtQ

Rivers Raged on Mars Late into its History
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/03/190327142018.htm?fbclid=IwAR1THFvzY3mzmZwJa44O0Hux-YscYRCcpS2gTDrFX5oc3b1JE85G62KxBvM

Space Exploration and Space History

Space Exploration News

India has shot down a satellite in space, creating a serious debirs hazard

Baseball in space!
NASA celebrates Opening Day 2019

NASA has been interested in baseball from space since at least 2015
https://www.nasa.gov/content/astronaut-terry-virts-photographing-every-mlb-stadium-from-space

Mars may have more and more active groundwater than previously thought

Space-Related Birthdays

March 25th, 1928: Birth of James Arthur Jr ‘Shaky’ Lovell

This Week in Space History

March 24th, 1961: Mercury MR-BD

March 25th, 1655: Christiaan Huygens discovers Titan

1971 March 26: NASA and the USAF review design proposals, confirming the selection of an aluminum structure for the Space Shuttle

March 27th, 1968: Death of Yuri Gagarin

March 27th, 1969: Launch of Mariner 7

March 27, 1972: Launch of Venera 8

March 29th, 1807: What, another one? Olbers discovers Vesta

March 29th, 1974: Mariner 10 flies by Mercury for the first time


March 30th, 2017: First re-use of a rocket booster

Visible Satellite Passes
http://www.heavens-above.com

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

April 1
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58574.7924591159&type=V

April 3
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58576.8101312323&type=V

April 4
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58577.7846872598&type=V

April 6
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?lat=0&lng=0&loc=Unspecified&alt=0&tz=UCT&satid=27386&mjd=58579.8023657512&type=V

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