Skynet 4-13-19 “Blackbody, Planck, & Einstein Theories – Oh My!” & Constellation Canes Venatici 9PM CT


SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Blackbody, Planck, and Einstein Theories – Oh My!” and “Tour of the Constellation Canes Venatici”
Presented By: Mike KG5P

Net Control: Brenda WB5OZL

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
Visit to a Small Planet (1961)

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion topic of the evening.

“Blackbody Radiation, Quantum Hypothesis, and the Photoelectric Effect! Oh my!”
Mike KG5P

Max Planck 1858-1947

Blackbody, Wien, and Rayleigh’s Distribution Comparisons

Planck’s Handwritten Notes

Einstein’s Photoelectric Effect

Waz Up?


A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Constellation Canes Venatici

Photo #1 Globular Cluster (M3)

Photo #2 Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)

Photo #3 Sunflower Galaxy (M63)

Photo #4 Spiral Galaxy (M94)

Photo #5 Intermediate Spiral Galaxy (M106)

Photo #6 Whale Galaxy (NGC 4631)

Photo #7 Inclined Spiral Galaxy (NGC 5033)

Photo #8 Hockey Stick Nebula (NGC 4656)

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Are Brown Dwarfs Failed Stars or Super-Planets?

Space Exploration and Space History

Space Exploration News

Launch of Falcon Heavy

Beresheet crashed into the moon

NASA releases results of its Twins study

Space-Related Birthdays

April 10th, 1919: John C Houbolt, inventor of LOR

This Week in Space History

April 7th, 2001: Mars Odyssey launched

April 9th, 1959: Mercury 7 Selected

April 11th, 1970: Apollo 13 is launched

April 12th, 1961: Poyekhali! Vostok 1 is launched

April 12th, 1981: First flight of a space shuttle!

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

April 15

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