Skynet 4-6-19 “A Brief History of Anti-Satellite Weapons” & Constellation Ursa Major 9PM CT

allsatszoomoutSKYNET!!!!  9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “A Brief  History of Anti-satellite Weapons”  and “Tour of the Constellation Ursa Major”

Net Control: Tony NT5TM

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“The Champions: The Ghost House” (1968)

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.

Discussion topic of the evening.

Presentation: A Brief  History of Anti-satellite Weapons

SM-3 Test Launch

Low Earth Space Debris

ASAT Missile Launch

Bold Orion ALBM (competitor to polaris)

Thor Missile (Program 437)

Starship 5

CnAM 35181 Gradient


Debris paths:

Chinese Debris×0/

Waz Up?


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

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Ursa Major

Photo #1 Big Dipper Stars

Photo #2 Bodes Galaxy (M81)

Photo #3 Cigar Galaxy (M82)

Photo #4 Owl Nebula (M97)

Photo #5 Pinwheel Galaxy (M101)

Photo #6 Barred Spiral Galaxy (M108)

Photo #7 Barred Spiral Galaxy (M109)

Photo #8 Dwarf Galaxy (NGC 5474)