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6677Fixed star alignments (March 9, 2014)

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  • Mark Andrew Holmes
    Mar 11, 2014
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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


      Mebsuta (Epsilon Geminorum)

      Najibah (Theta Geminorum)

      Alzirr (Xi Geminorum)

      DM Geminorum (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      R Monocerotis

      Hubble's Variable Nebula (NGC 2261 Monocerotis)

      Christmas Tree Cluster (NGC 2264 Monocerotis; open cluster with associated nebulosity, the Cone Nebula)

      Cone Nebula (H V.27 Monocerotis; makes up NGC 2264 along with the Christmas Tree Cluster)

      NGC 6251 (Ursae Minoris; elliptical galaxy with black hole)



      Saturn


      Agena (Beta Centauri)

      Sacerdotis Magni (Sigma Herculis)

      SX Herculis (cataclysmic variable)

      23 Librae (has planets)

      AP Librae (BL Lacertae object)

      Men (Alpha Lupi)

      Myiagros (Gamma Muscae)

      Gaki (Eta Muscae)

      Beelzebub (HD 115211 Muscae)

      Dark Doodad Nebula (Sandqvist 149 Muscae; dark nebula)




      Uranus


      *Deneb Algenubi (Eta Ceti)

      CP Lacertae

      *DI Lacertae (cataclysmic variables )



      Neptune
       

      Luyten 789-6 (EZ Aquarii; nearby star)

      Deneb (aka Deneb Adige; Alpha Cygni)

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

      Shefu Primus (Zeta Hydri)




      Pluto


      Nova Aquilae 1918 (V603 Aquilae; cataclysmic variable)

      Shrichakra (Gamma Coronae Australis)

      Kalachakra (Delta Coronae Australis)

      Corona Salomonis (Epsilon Coronae Australis)

      Imperator (Epsilon Pavonis)

      Ascella (Zeta Sagittarii)

      Ain Al Rami (Nu Sagittarii)

      Nunki (Sigma Sagittarii)

      Tien Pien (Beta Scuti)

      Tianbian Sextus (HD 174464 Scuti)

      Branchett's Object (NSV 24587 Scuti; variable star)

      Wild Duck Cluster (M-51 Scuti; open cluster)


      Eris


      Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)

      Kui (Zeta Andromedae)

      Tien Ke (Theta Andromedae)

      VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)

      Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)




      Mark A. Holmes