A group of us will meet at White Rock Lake Park in Dallas June 5, 2016 around 10:30am for antenna test/setup and radio gobox shake down. Will try the TP Hill Pavilion first but it is sold out or in use monitor the 442.425 machine for the alternate site.
SKYNET!!!! 9PM CT – 10:30PM CT
Saturday’s Topic: “Summer Solstice: Native American Site Alignment” and “Tour of the Constellation Libra”
Net Control: Carolyn KC5OZT
Afterglow Movie at 10:30: “2010: The Year We Make Contact”
2-Meter Repeater W5FC: 146.880MHz, PL 110.9, –
Echolink: W5FC-R, node 37247.
** Live Stream **
Saturday’s DARC SkyNet is at 9PM CT.
Links to tonight’s Sky Net:
Discussion topic of the evening.
“Summer Solstice: Native American Site Alignments”
Photo #1 Bighorn Medicine Wheel
Photo #2 Fajada Butte
Photo #3 Fajada Butte Diagram of Spirals
Photo #4 Monks Mound in Cahokia
In the sky this evening
Big Dipper and Polaris
A featured constellation or object(s) or topic.
Skymap – Constellation Libra
Photo #1 Methuselah HD 140283
Photo #2 Barred Spiral Galaxy (NGC 5792)
Recent Astronomical discoveries
How Comets Break Up, Make Up
A New Einstein Ring: Distant Galaxy Lensed by Gravity
Space Exploration and Space History
Surveyor 1: https://www.nasa.gov/…/files/thumbnails/image/pia02976_0.jpg
Visible satellite passages over the next couple of days.
SkyNet is a weekly net called every Saturday night at 9PM concerning the subject of Astronomy. Our purpose is to help amateurs become more familiar with the night time and daytime sky, astronomy, and space, in general.
This net is open to all amateurs interested in this topic and we encourage your participation, comments, and suggestions for this net.
In case you missed last weeks live event you can watch the recorded event at: