Skynet 9-7-19 “Fast Bursts from Space” & “Constellation Corona Borealis” 9PM CT

image_3484e-fast-radio-burstSKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT

Saturday’s Topic: “Fast Radio Bursts from Space” & Constellation Corona Borealis

Net Control: Bill N5BB

Afterglow Movie 10:30PM:
“The Island of Dr. Moreau” (1996)

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Discussion topic of the Evening.

Fast Radio Bursts from Space

An article from Seth Shostak (SETI Project):
Fast Radio Bursts from Space Have Baffled Scientists for Years. But an Explanation May Come Soon


Space Exploration and Space History
Space Exploration News

Chndrayaan-2’s Vikram lander has been lost on the way to the moon, but the orbiter is doing fine…and it has an exciting radar designed to measure ice in the lunar soil.

Space-Related Birthdays

September 7th, 1914: James A Van Allen

This Week in Space History

September 1st, 1979: Pioneer 11 flies by Saturn

September 3rd, 1976: Viking 2 lands on Mars

September 5th, 1977: Voyager 1 is launched
September 5th, 2001: JWST contract let to TRW for $824 million, launch in 2010

Sept 7, 2013: Lunar Atmosphere Dust and Environment Explorer (LADEE) launched
Apollo 17 Twilight Ray Sketch

September 6th, 1969: Neil on Parade

Waz Up?


Miss Carolyn’s Constellation of the Week
Corona Borealis
Photo #1 Corona Borealis: Featuring NGC 6131, Abell 2065, and Alphecca

Photo #2 NGC 6131 and NGC 6131B

Photo #3 Abell 2065

Space Launches For This Week

Sept. 10 H-2B HTV 8
Launch: 4:33PM CDT
Launch Site: Tanegashima Space Center, Japan

A Japanese H-2B rocket will launch the eighth H-2 Transfer Vehicle. The HTV serves as an automated cargo vehicle to deliver equipment and supplies to the International Space Station. Delayed from July. [July 29]

Recent Astronomical Discoveries

One Quasar, Two Quasar, Red Quasar, Blue Quasar: A Seuss-Like Space Color Mystery Explained

Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.

Sept. 13

Sept. 15

Setpt. 16

Hubble Space Telescope

Sept. 15

Sept. 16


Sept. 9

Sept. 12

OTV 5 (USA 277)

Sept. 15

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