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3165Fixed star alignments (April 22, 2007)

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  • Mark Andrew Holmes
    Apr 22, 2007
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      As of noon CDT.


      Asterisks indicate new alignments (that weren't there
      a week ago today with a 1 00' orb).




      Jupiter



      Tso Kang (Epsilon-1 Arae)

      Korban (Zeta Arae)

      Water-Lily Nebula (IRAS 16594-4656 Arae)

      Maasym (Lambda Herculis)

      *Exclamation Mark Nebula (NGC 6309 Ophiuchi)

      Spindle Nebula (IRAS 17106-3046 Scorpii)



      Saturn



      NGC 2775 (Cancri; a galaxy)

      Outcast Star (SDSS J0907450+024507 Hydrae, a recently
      discovered star which is leaving the galaxy at a
      high rate of speed)

      Alterf (Lambda Leonis)

      NGC 2903 (Leonis; a galaxy)

      RR Pictoris (cataclysmic variable)

      Naos (Zeta Puppis)

      CP Puppis (cataclysmic variable)




      Uranus



      Honda's Star (V1500 Cygni, aka Nova Cygni 1975, a
      bright nova discovered by Japanese astronomer Minoru
      Honda)

      Moth Nebula (Sharpless 1-89 Cygni)

      Homan (Zeta Pegasi)




      Neptune



      LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)

      Nashira (Gamma Capricorni)

      Blinking Planetary (NGC 6826 Cygni)

      S Doradus (in Nubecula Major, one of the brightest
      stars known)

      Gruid (Beta Gruis)

      Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; Phoenicopterus, the
      Flamingo, is a former name for Grus the Crane)

      VW Hydri

      TY Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variables)




      Pluto



      AH Mensae (cataclysmic variable)

      Velox Barnardi (aka Barnard's Star; Munich 15040
      Ophiuchi, a nearby star)

      Sakurai's Object (V4334 Sagittarii)

      *Integral X-Ray Nova 2006 (IGR J17497-2821 Sagittarii)

      Basanismus (G Scorpii)

      Acumen (M-7 Scorpii; Ptolemy's Cluster)



      Ceres


      *Alpheratz (Alpha Andromedae)

      *OR Andromedae (cataclysmic variable)

      *Blue Snowball Nebula (NGC 7662 Andromedae)

      *Van Maanen's Star (Van Maanen 2 Piscium; a white
      dwarf and a nearby star named for its discoverer,
      Dutch-American astronomer Adriaan Van Maanen)



      Pallas



      *Skat (Delta Aquarii)

      Piazzi's Flying Star (61 Cygni)

      *Pelican Nebula (IC 5070 Cygni)

      *CC Sculptoris (cataclysmic variable)



      Juno



      Seginus (Gamma Bootis)




      Vesta



      Lucida Apodis (Alpha Apodis, the brightest star in
      Apus the Bird of Paradise)

      RR Chamaeleontis (cataclysmic variable)

      Great Attractor (Abell 3627 Trianguli Australe)




      Chiron



      Saturn Nebula (NGC 7009 Aquarii)

      Hole-In-A-Cluster (NGC 6811 Cygni)

      *Alnair (Alpha Gruis)





      North Node



      Cheeseburger Nebula (NGC 7026 Cygni)

      Baby Dumbbell Nebula (Humason 1-2 Cygni)

      The Horseshoe (Harrington STAR 28 Cygni, a small
      asterism in Cygnus)

      Achernar (Alpha Eridani)

      RU Horologii (cataclysmic variable)

      Jih (Kappa Pegasi)

      Ankaa (Alpha Phoenicis)




      South Node



      *NGC 4151 (Canum Venaticorum; a round elliptical
      galaxy with a bright core, maser with excessive
      infrared emissions, just southeast of 2 Canum
      Venaticorum)

      Ghost of Jupiter Nebula (NGC 3242 Hydrae)

      Copeland's Septet (Hickson 57 Leonis, a galaxy
      cluster)

      Mizar (Zeta Ursae Majoris)

      *Broken Engagement Ring (Harrington STAR 19 Ursae
      Majoris; a little asterism south of 43 Ursae Majoris
      between Beta Ursae Majoris [Phekda] and the fainter
      star Phi Ursae Majoris)

      Xestus (Omicron Velorum)




      More later.




      Mark A. Holmes








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