Skynet 10-12-19 “What is Solar Minimum?” & “Is There Life on Europa?” (Part 1) 9PM CT

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Saturday’s Topic: “What is Solar Minimum?” & “Is There Life on Europa?”

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Afterglow Movie 10:30PM: “Vampires in Space” (1966)

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Discussion Topic of the Evening.

Discussion Topic of the Evening.

Solar Minimum

Solar Sunspot Number

Coronal Holes

Layers of Earth’s Upper Atmosphere

Cosmic Ray Shower

SOHO Image in UV

400 Years of Sunspot Observations

Sunspot “Butterfly” Pattern

Temperature and Solar Activity – 120 Years
Space Exploration and Space History

Space Exploration News

Space-Related Birthdays

This Week in Space History
Waz Up?


If Chaz is out, go to and read the info there.

“Is there Life on Europa?” (Part 1)
Part 2 next week: “If so, what might it be like?”

Photo #1: Europa Surface

Photo #2: Geyser Graphic

Photo #3: Europa Photo Montage

Space Launches For This Week

Date: October 17, 2019
Vehicle: SpaceX Falcon 9 | Starlink 1
Mission: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is expected to launch the second batch of approximately 60 satellites for SpaceX’s Starlink broadband network, a mission designated Starlink 1.
Launch Site: Cape Canaveral, Florida
Launch Window: TBD

Space Coast Launches

Upcoming Rocket Launch List

Launch Schedule

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Recent Astronomical Discoveries
Astronomers Discover Twenty New Saturnian Moons
Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
All times are “local” (Dallas) time.


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