Skynet 5-18-19 : Microbots: Visions of an Interstellar Future 9PM CT


quads_combined-01-editedSKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Microbots: Visions of an Interstellar Future”

Net Control: Brenda WB5OZL

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“The Terminator” (1984)

2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.

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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion Topic of the evening
Microbots: Visions to Alpha Centauri Edges Closer

Discussion Topic of the Evening.

Microbots: Visions to Alpha Centauri Edges Closer

Starshot Group Photo (with Stephen Hawkings

Starshot Storyboard

Starshot Nanocraft (Illustration)

Laser Propulsion

Microbot Size Comparison to a U.S. Quarter

Alpha Centauri System Orbit Calculations
http://www.daviddarling.info/images2/Alpha_Centauri_B_orbit.j

Waz Up?

Chaz KF5JHA

From EarthSky.org:
http://www.earthsky.org/tonight
Chaz covers:
Moon Phases
Occultations
Constellation and Navigation Tips and Factoids
Sunrise and Sunset Features
Q and A

East, Evening

A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.

Photo #1 Constellation Ursa Major
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/60732547_3269183516441142_3382676651321065472_n.jpg?_nc_cat=109&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=5dca5c756acefcd7164ab6351ab231ce&oe=5D99E114

Photo #2 Stars Alcor and Mizar
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/60390909_3269183656441128_3774655192323063808_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=a7ed5777c7336ab6b79ec32a6a29445d&oe=5D641FCC

Photo #3 Bode’s Galaxy (M81)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/60540183_3269183789774448_4508788566339354624_n.jpg?_nc_cat=105&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=a9a9c1a24e1349390692891d1f97276b&oe=5D68EB9B

Photo #4 Cigar Galaxy (M82)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/60849663_3269183909774436_7584640828572696576_n.jpg?_nc_cat=108&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=d0af2f02aecc4c1fa784de9fa24d0720&oe=5D689158

Photo #5 Pinwheel Galaxy (M101)
https://scontent-dfw5-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/61126978_3269184059774421_2138489677244530688_n.jpg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_ht=scontent-dfw5-1.xx&oh=500a028578ec48f50ae4e587b82c25aa&oe=5D564DAA

Recent Astronomical discoveries

Shrinking Moon May Be Generating Moonquakes
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/05/190513112233.htm?fbclid=IwAR0jcAdPcvIA5gDJ4ojD0wysuRIvZazUDvMry3N09UrGYqbT7CkAtipQqys

Small, Hardy Planets Most Likely to Survive Death of Their Stars
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/05/190514115831.htm?fbclid=IwAR3a-LcLmKPjj164vT8kEGta9UNAJ4vRvWiOEu9g5LPjpm9yLWZICcbLxWQ

Space Exploration and Space History

Space Exploration News

New Horizons preliminary report on Ultima Thule has been published


Chang’e 4 has found pieces of the Moon’s Mantle


https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/05/chinas-change-4-may-have-landed-near-pieces-of-the-moons-interior/

This Week in Space History

May 14th, 1973: Skylab is launched!



May 15th, 1963. Gordo, wake up! Launch of MA-9 (Faith 7)



May 16th, 1969: Venera 5 crash-lands on Venus
May 17th, 1967: Venera 6 crash-lands on Venus

May 18th, 1969: Close, but not there yet: Apollo 10 is launched

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
ISS
https://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=25544

May 19th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?&satid=25544&mjd=58623.0914003845&type=V

Tiangong 2
https://www.heavens-above.com/PassSummary.aspx?satid=41765

May 19th
https://www.heavens-above.com/passdetails.aspx?&satid=41765&mjd=58623.1040319379&type=V

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