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6683Fixed star alignments (March 30, 2014)

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  • Mark Andrew Holmes
    Mar 31 1:12 AM
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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


      Al Agribah (Lambda Canis Majoris)

      Najibah (Theta Geminorum)

      Alzirr (Xi Geminorum)

      *DN Geminorum

      *BT Monocerotis (cataclysmic variables aka novae)

      *COROT-7 (Monocerotis; has planets)

      *The Arrow Head (Harrington STAR 5 Monocerotis; a small asterism)

      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)



      Saturn


      Sacerdotis Magni (Sigma Herculis)

      SX Herculis (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      23 Librae (has planets)

      AP Librae (BL Lacertae object)

      Men (Alpha Lupi)

      Gaki (Eta Muscae)

      Beelzebub (HD 115211 Muscae)

      Dark Doodad Nebula (Sandqvist 149 Muscae; dark nebula)

      Unukalhai (Alpha Serpentis; in Serpens Caput)

      Seyfert's Sextet (NGC 6027 Serpentis; galaxy in Serpens Caput)


      Uranus


      *Blue Snowball Nebula (NGC 7662 Andromedae)

      *Alderamin (Alpha Cephei)

      *Phicareus (Epsilon Cephei)

      Deneb Algenubi (Eta Ceti)

      CP Lacertae

      DI Lacertae (cataclysmic variables)

      Bi (Chi Pegasi)



      Neptune
       


      Sadalachbia (Gamma Aquarii)

      Luyten 789-6 (EZ Aquarii; nearby star)

      Deneb (aka Deneb Adige; Alpha Cygni)

      Ruchba (Omega-2 Cygni)

      *Piazzi's Flying Star (61 Cygni)

      Biham (Theta Pegasi)

      *Yu Fu (Gamma Sculptoris)




      Pluto


      Nova Aquilae 1918 (V603 Aquilae; cataclysmic variable)

      Alfecca Meridiana (Alpha Coronae Australis)

      Myrtus (Beta Coronae Australis)

      Shrichakra (Gamma Coronae Australis)

      Kalachakra (Delta 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)

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



      Eris


      Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)

      Kui (Zeta Andromedae)

      *Mirfak al Bintu (Eta Andromedae)

      Tien Ke (Theta Andromedae)

      Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)




      Mark A. Holmes