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Fixed star alignments (January 5, 2014)

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



      Jupiter


      *Canopus (Alpha Carinae)

      Z Camelopardalis (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      *Mekbuda (Zeta Geminorum)

      *The Mini-Coathanger (Harrington STAR 22 Ursae Minoris; a small asterism)


      Saturn



      Marfikent (Eta Centauri)

      Southern Crab Nebula (Henize 2-104 Centauri)

      *Hammer Nebula (VRBC 5 Centauri)
      [VRBC = Van Den Bergh-Racine Catalog]

      T Coronae Borealis (cataclysmic variable)

      Brachium (Sigma Librae)

      Gliese 581 (Librae; has planets)

      Myia (Alpha Muscae)

      Diptera (Beta Muscae)

      Paparazzo (Theta Muscae)

      Chow (Beta Serpentis; in Serpens Caput)





      Uranus


      MN Draconis (cataclysmic variable)

      Horoscopium (Iota Horologii; has planets)

      Lucida Lacertae (Alpha Lacertae)

      Lacerta Lingua (Beta Lacertae)

      Algenib (Gamma Pegasi)




      Neptune
       
       
      Sadalmelek (Alpha Aquarii)

      Ancha (Theta Aquarii)

      FO Aquarii

      Nova Cygni 1920 (V476 Cygni; cataclysmic variables)

      *KL Draconis (cataclysmic variable)

      Al Lat (Phi Gruis)

      Fomalhaut (Alpha Piscis Austrini)

      Tien Kang (Delta Piscis Austrini)

      Lacaille 9352 (HD 217987 Piscis Austrini)

      NGC 7052 (Vulpeculae; edge-on galaxy with suspected black hole)




      Pluto



      *Corona Salomonis (Epsilon Coronae Australis)

      Alathfar (Mu Lyrae)

      HD 181433 (Pavonis; has planets)

      Ross 154 (V1216 Sagittarii; nearby star)

      Tianbian Secundus (Delta Scuti; archetypal Delta Scuti variable)

      Tianbian Tertius (Epsilon Scuti)




      Eris


      Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)

      Kui (Zeta Andromedae)

      Tien Ke (Theta Andromedae)

      VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)

      Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)



      Mark A. Holmes