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1223Re: Facies/Ain al Rami

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  • msbhavens1
    Jan 10, 2006
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      Blindfold or things hidden from view perhaps? since it is IN FRONT of
      the face? Beth

      --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, "Diana K. Rosenberg" <ye-
      stars@i...> wrote:
      >
      > Mark sent:
      >
      > > > Ceres
      > > >
      > > > *Facies (M-22 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > From the Brady star file in SF5:
      > >
      > > "All nebulas are traditionally linked to the eyes and blindness,
      > > primarily because a test of good eyesight in the Roman army was
      to be
      > > able to see that a star was not one but a cluster. This nebula is
      the
      > > eye of the most feared of all warriors - the archer. Facies is a
      > > difficult star, being either the perpetrator of violence or the
      > > victim. Whatever Facies touches will be influenced by
      ruthlessness
      > > and/or aggression."
      >
      > Facies (M22), 8 Cap 26, though important (and it's on the ecliptic)
      > is not the Archer's eye - it is in front of his face (I think of it
      > as a lens, or a sort of cloud affecting the Archer's aim).
      >
      > The eye (Ain al Rami), 12 Cap 33, also on the ecliptic, is made up
      of
      > two doubles, Nu1 and Nu2, just 5' apart; see Allen p 359; according
      > to Ptolemy's Almagest Star List, #8 of the Archer is "the nebulous
      > and double-star at the eye"
      >
      > Both have a moderately high score of blindness or eye problems.
      >
      > Love, Diana
      >
      >
      > Website: http://pw1.netcom.com/~ye-stars/
      >
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