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6722Fixed star alignments (August 3, 2014)

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  • Mark Andrew Holmes
    Aug 3, 2014
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      The fixed star alignments to major planets as of midnight GMT on August 3,
      2014. Asterisks indicate alignments not in force 7 days previously.


      Jupiter



      *Al Tarf (Beta Cancri)

      Xiao Fang (Phi-1 Cancri)

      Typographica (28 Monocerotis; marks the obsolete constellation Officina Typographica, the Printing Press)

      Talitha Borealis (Iota Ursae Majoris)

      *NGC 3516 (Ursae Majoris; round galaxy near Draco border, midway between Giansar [Lambda Draconis] and 27 Ursae Majoris)

      *Hougong (4 Ursae Minoris)



      Saturn



      Guansuo Nonus (Rho Coronae Borealis; has planets)

      R Coronae Borealis

      Anopheles (Epsilon Muscae)

      *Culex (Zeta-1 Muscae)

      LX Serpentis (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      Fe Yu (Zeta Volantis)



      Uranus


      Gladius Frederici (Iota Andromedae; part of the obsolete constellation Frederici Honores (Honors of Frederick), composed of a crown, quill pen, sword and olive branch. Iota Andromedae marks the sword, therefore, Gladius  Frederici)

      Kruger 60 (DO Cephei; nearby star)

      Altawk (Theta Ceti)

      UV Ceti

      Nodus Secundus (Delta Draconis)

      Coruscatus (Nu Fornacis; an unusual color-changing star in Fornax, formerly in the obsolete constellation Machina Electrica, the Electrical Generator)

      Babcock's Star (HD 215441 Lacertae)





      Neptune


      Sadalachbia (Gamma Aquarii)

      Ruchba (Omega-2 Cygni)

      Piazzi's Flying Star (61 Cygni)

      Pelican Nebula (IC 5070 Cygni)

      Methuselah Nebula (MWP 1 Cygni)
      (MWP= Motch-Werner-Pakull. French astronomer Christian Motch, German
      astronomer Klaus Werner, and French astronomer Manfred W. Pakull, who
      discovered this nebula in 1993)

      Biham (Theta Pegasi)

      Huodiao (Beta Sculptoris)

      Yu Fu (Gamma Sculptoris)

      CC Sculptoris (cataclysmic variable)



      Pluto


      Corona Salomonis (Epsilon Coronae Australis)

      HD 181433 (Pavonis; has planets)

      Ross 154 (V1216 Sagittarii; nearby star)

      Tianbian Secundus (Delta Scuti)

      Tianbian Tertius (Epsilon Scuti)

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




      Eris


      Mirfak al Bintu (Eta Andromedae)

      Acamar (Theta Eridani)



      Mark A. Holmes