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1225Re: Facies/Ain al Rami

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  • mahtezcatpoc
    Jan 10, 2006
      --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, "msbhavens1" <msbhavens1@y...>
      wrote:
      >
      >
      > Blindfold or things hidden from view perhaps? since it is IN FRONT
      of
      > the face? Beth

      Seeing a target to the exclusion of all else, maybe? Like an archer
      or sniper "in the zone"?

      Mark A. Holmes


      >
      > --- 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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