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6588Fixed star alignments (June 16, 2013)

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  • Mark Andrew Holmes
    Jun 21, 2013
      As of midnight GMT. Asterisks indicate alignments that weren't there a week ago today (with a
      1 00' orb).


      Jupiter


      *Galactic Anticenter (Aurigae)

      *Cassiopeia A (3C461 Cassiopeiae; Tycho's Star supernova remnant)
      (3C = Third Cambridge Catalogue of Radio Sources)

      *BY Camelopardalis (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      *Tsze (Lambda Columbae)

      *CN Orionis

      *AH Pictoris (cataclysmic variables)

      *The Diamond Ring (Harrington STAR 1 Ursae Minoris; a small asterism near Polaris)


      Saturn


      Quadrans (aka Ceginus; Phi Bootis; marks the obsolete constellation Quadrans Muralis the Mural Quadrant)

      Hallinan's Star (TVLM 513-46546 Bootis)

      Ma Ti (Lambda Centauri)

      Running Chicken Nebula (IC 2944 Centauri)
       
      Decrux (Delta Crucis)

      Kang (Kappa Virginis)

      *NGC 5674 (Virginis; galaxy with black hole)




      Uranus



      *Alderamin (Alpha Cephei)

      Deneb Algenubi (Eta Ceti)
       
      CP Lacertae
       
      DI Lacertae (cataclysmic variables)

      Bi (Chi Pegasi)




      Neptune
       
       
       
      Luyten 789-6 (EZ Aquarii; nearby star)

      Deneb (aka Deneb Adige; Alpha Cygni)

      *Egg Nebula (CRL 2688 Cygni)
      (CRL = Cambridge Research Laboratory [Infrared Survey] catalog)

      Seagull Nebula (NGC 2032 Doradus; open cluster with nebulosity)



      Pluto

       
      AM Herculis (cataclysmic variable)

      Alathfar (Mu Lyrae)

      *Umlindi Welinsizunu (Gamma Mensae)

      *AQ Mensae (cataclysmic variable)

       Nanto (Phi Sagittarii)

      Ross 154 (V1216 Sagittarii; nearby star)

      Tianbaner (Delta Scuti; variable star)



      Eris


      Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)

      Mirfak al Bintu (Eta Andromedae)

      Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)

      Acamar (Theta Eridani)




      Mark A. Holmes