Skynet 6-15-19 “The Moons of Neptune” & Constellation Sagittarius 9PM CT


SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “The Moons of Neptune & Constellation Sagittarius”

Net Control: Brenda WB5OZL

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: Spaced Invaders (1990)

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Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.

Discussion Topic of the Evening

The Moons of Neptune

Number of Known Outer Planet Moons Chart

Diagram of Neptune’s irregular moons excluding Triton

The Orbit of Triton (in red)

Neptune Moon Naiad (Voyager 2)





Global Color Mosaic of Triton

NASA Image of Neptune

Time-Lapse Video Depicting Orbits of Neptune’s Moons: Triton, Proteus, Larissa, Galatea, and Despina

Hubble Space Telescope Picture of Newly Discovered Neptunian Moons

Relative Masses of Neptunian Moons Diagram

Waz Up?

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

Miss Carolyn’s Constellation of the Week


Constellation Sagittarius

Photo #2 Milky Way Arms Graphic

Photo #3 Omega (Swan) Nebula (M17)

Photo #4 Trifid Nebula (M20)

Photo #5 Lagoon Nebula (M8)

Recent Astronomical Discoveries

Table Salt Compound Spotted on Europa

Earth’s Heavy Metals Result of Supernova Explosion, Reveals

Space Exploration and Space History

This Week in Space History

June 10th, 1973: Launch of Explorer 49

June 11th, 2013: Launch of Shenzhou 10

June 12th, 1967: Launch of Venera 4

June 13th, 2012: Launch of NUSTAR

June 14th, 1963: Vostok 5
June 16th, 1963: Vostok 6

Vostok 6 (Russian: Восток-6, Orient 6 or East 6) was the first human spaceflight to carry a woman, cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, into space.

June 14th, 1967: Launch of Mariner 5

June 14th, 1975: Launch of Venera 10

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
Starlink (Leader)

June 17

June 18

Starlink (Trailer)

June 17

June 18

Tiangong 2

June 23

June 24

Hubble Space Telescope

June 15

June 16

June 17

OTV 5 (USA 277)

June 22

June 23

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