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3319Re: Fixed star alignments (July 1, 2007)

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  • mahtezcatpoc
    Jul 15, 2007
      --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, Mark Andrew Holmes
      <mahtezcatpoc@...> wrote:
      >
      > All positions as of midnight GMT in London.
      >
      >
      >
      > Asterisks indicate new alignments
      >
      >
      > Jupiter
      >
      >
      > Rastaban (aka Alwaid; Beta Draconis)
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      > Fudail (Pi Herculis)
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      > Lucida Normae (Gamma Normae)
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      > Ant Nebula (Menzel 3 Normae)
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      > RCW 103 (Normae)
      >
      > Helkath (Kappa Ophiuchi)
      >
      > *NGC 6240 (Ophiuchi; two supermassive galaxies
      > colliding)
      >
      > *Sin (Tau Scorpii)


      Chinese = heart (of the Scorpion)


      >
      > Betria (Beta Trianguli Australe)
      >
      >
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      > Saturn
      >
      >
      >
      > Cat's Eye Nebula (NGC 6543 Draconis)
      >
      > Ras Elased Borealis (Mu Leonis)
      >
      > Tania Australis (Mu Ursae Majoris)
      >
      > *Owl Nebula (M-97 Ursae Majoris)


      things going on at night or under cover of darkness (figuratively?)
      asking "who?"


      >
      >---> Pherkad (Gamma Ursae Minoris)
      >
      >---> Pherkad Minor (11 Ursae Minoris)


      young people becoming victims somehow


      >
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      >
      > Uranus
      >
      >
      >
      > Shih (Sigma Pegasi)


      Chinese = house


      >
      > Fum al Samakah (Beta Piscium)


      Arabic = muzzle of the fish


      >
      >
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      > Neptune
      >
      >
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      > LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      > Nashira (Gamma Capricorni)
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      > Blinking Planetary (NGC 6826 Cygni)
      >
      > S Doradus
      >
      > Gruid (Beta Gruis)
      >
      > Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; marking the obsolete
      > constellation Phoenicopterus the Flamingo, now known
      > as Grus the Crane)
      >
      > VW Hydri
      >
      > TY Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variables)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Pluto
      >
      >
      > Mu Arae (has exoplanets)
      >
      > Thackeray's Planetary (nebula; IC 1266 Arae)
      >
      > Al Durajah (Gamma Ophiuchi)
      >
      > RS Ophiuchi (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      > Sakurai's Object (V4334 Sagittarii)
      >
      > Pistol Star (V4647 Sagittarii)
      >
      > Integral X-Ray Nova 2006 (IGR J17497-2821 Sagittarii)
      >
      > Mouse Pulsar (G359.23-0.82 Sagittarii)
      >
      > Terzan 5 (Sagittarii; globular cluster containing the
      > pulsar Terzan 5ad [formally PSR J1748-2446ad], a
      > "millisecond pulsar" which is the fastest known
      > spinning pulsar at 716 times per second)
      >
      > Box Nebula (NGC 6445 Sagittarii)
      >
      > Silkworm Nebula (CRL 5385 Sagittarii)
      >
      > Apollyon (Iota-1 Scorpii)


      Greek = destroyer


      >
      > Girtab (Kappa Scorpii)
      >
      > Basanismus (G Scorpii)


      Greek = painful torment



      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Ceres
      >
      >
      >
      > *Adhil (Xi Andromedae)

      Arabic = the train (as in "the train of a gown"; or "the tail")


      >
      > *Adhab (Upsilon Andromedae; has exoplanets)


      Arabic = torture


      >
      > *Hamal (Alpha Arietis)


      "It causes violence, brutishness, cruelty and premeditated crime."
      (Robson)


      >
      > *Schedir (Alpha Cassiopeiae)


      taking something too seriously, or not seriously enough?


      >
      > *Phycochroma (Delta Ceti)


      Greek = seaweed-colored


      >
      > *M-77 (Ceti; maser with excessive infrared emissions,
      > close to Delta Ceti to the west in the Whale's head)


      since it's a strong infrared emitter, it probably has a more mundane
      or animal-level influence than it would if it emitted primarily on the
      other side of the visible-light band


      >
      > *Lucida Doradus (Alpha Doradus, the brightest star in
      > Dorado the Mahimahi)


      artistic appreciation



      >
      > *Azha (Eta Eridani)


      Arabic = sacrifice



      >
      > Pallas
      >
      >
      >
      > Shih (Sigma Pegasi)
      >
      > Fum al Samakah (Beta Piscium)
      >
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      >
      > Juno
      >
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      > Algorab (Delta Corvi)
      >
      > Tchang-Cha (Zeta Corvi)
      >
      > Avis Satyra (Eta Corvi)
      >
      > The Stargate (Harrington STAR 20 Corvi, a small
      > asterism)
      >
      > Sombrero Galaxy (M-104 Virginis; spiral galaxy with
      > black hole)
      >
      > NGC 4697 (galaxy with black hole)
      >
      > The Jaws (Harrington STAR 21 Virginis)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Vesta
      >
      >
      >
      > *Lucida Circini (Alpha Circini, the brightest star in
      > Circinus the Drafting Compass)
      >
      > *Yed Prior (Delta Ophiuchi)
      >
      > Yed Posterior (Epsilon Ophiuchi)
      >
      > Acrab (Beta-1 Scorpii)
      >
      > *Isidis (Delta Scorpii)
      >
      > Vrischika (Pi Scorpii)
      >
      > Fang (Rho Scorpii)
      >
      > Jabhat al Akrab (Omega-1 Scorpii)
      >
      > 18 Scorpii
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      >
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      >
      > Chiron
      >
      >
      > *Dorsum (Theta Capricorni)


      "...of unfortunate influence." (Robson)


      >
      > Saturn Nebula (NGC 7009 Aquarii)

      destructive


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


      something or somebody missing


      >
      > *Veil Nebula (NGC 6960 Cygni)


      hidden things, concealment, impaired sight


      >
      > Deneb Dulfim (Epsilon Delphini)
      >
      > Al Kaud (Eta Delphini)
      >
      > Al Amud al Salib (Iota Delphini)
      >
      > Pae Chaou (Kappa Delphini)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > North Node
      >
      >
      > Skat (Delta Aquarii)
      >
      > Sadalajir (Zeta-1 Aquarii)
      >
      > Situla (Kappa Aquarii)
      >
      > Seat (Pi Aquarii)
      >
      > North America Nebula (NGC 7000 Cygni)


      destructive


      >
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      >
      > South Node
      >
      >
      >
      > *M-105 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole
      > between 52 and 53 Leonis)



      ?


      >
      > *NGC 3377 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole
      > near 52 Leonis)



      ?


      >
      > Alioth (Epsilon Ursae Majoris)
      >
      > Coddington Nebula (IC 2574 Ursae Majoris)
      >
      >
      >


      More later.



      Mark A. Holmes
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