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  • msbhavens1
    Russia Backing Iran and warning other nations to back off, suggesting the cold war may return... ... federal ... plagiarism. ... after ... continue. ...
    Message 1 of 4 , May 7 11:26 AM
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      Russia Backing Iran and warning other nations to back off, suggesting
      the cold war may return...

      --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, "mahtezcatpoc"
      <mahtezcatpoc@...> wrote:
      >
      > In the news this week:
      >
      > The Kentucky Derby.
      >
      > Zacarias Moussaoui gets life in prison (and not just any prison, but
      > the federal prison system's most secure facility, the Supermax
      federal
      > prison in Florence, Colorado).
      >
      > Construction begins on the Freedom Tower in New York, which will
      > replace the fallen 1 and 2 World Trade Center (the twin towers).
      >
      > A Harvard student who publishes a teen-lit novel gets it yanked from
      > the market and loses her book deal after being accused of
      plagiarism.
      >
      > Mexico's Congress sends a drug-reform bill that would have legalized
      > small amounts of most commonly abused drugs and concentrated on
      > dealers to President Vicente Fox, who sends it back for changes
      after
      > the US raises a stink.
      >
      > Attempts to rescue two miners trapped in an Australian mine
      continue.
      >
      > As does the squabbling over Iran's nuclear program.
      >
      > After crashing his car into a security barrier near the US Capitol
      > while apparently intoxicated (with a mixture of sleep medication and
      > prescription pain medication?) late one night, US Representative
      > Patrick Kennedy, Ted Kennedy's son, checks into rehab.
      >
      > Albania takes Chinese detainees from Guant`anamo.
      >
      > A ferry crash in San Francisco.
      >
      > Bolivian President Evo Morales, having nationalized his country's
      > natural gas industry (bowing to popular demand), is now trying to
      > placate foreign corporations who fear losing their investment and
      > other South American leaders; also, he is forming an alliance with
      > Castro and Hugo Chavez.
      >
      > Peru and Venezuela exchange recalls of their ambassadors, Peru
      > complaining about Chavez meddling in its internal affairs.
      >
      > Unrest in the Solomon Islands continues.
      >
      > Gay students and their supporters, and Christian students and their
      > supporters have dueling protests in the schools in the US, the one
      > promoting the Day of Silence to advocate a safe environment in
      schools
      > for GLBT students; the other, apparently threatened by this,
      promoting
      > the (so-called) Day of Truth, which promotes the idea that
      > homosexuality is sinful.
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, "mahtezcatpoc"
      > <mahtezcatpoc@> wrote:
      > >
      > > As of noon CST.
      > >
      > > Asterisks indicate alignments that weren't there a week ago (with
      an
      > > orb of 1 00').
      > >
      > >
      > > Jupiter
      > >
      > > Zubenalgenubi (Alpha Librae)
      > >
      > > Zubenelakribi (Delta Librae)
      > >
      > > Debehogne's Object (Librae)
      > >
      > > *GY Hydrae (a cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > >
      > > Saturn
      > >
      > > Typographica (Zeta Monocerotis; marks the Unicorn's rump or the
      > > obsolete constellation Officina Typographica, the Printing office)
      > >
      > > Talitha Australis (Kappa Ursae Majoris)
      > >
      > > Altarf (Beta Cancri)
      > >
      > >
      > > Neptune
      > >
      > > Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)
      > >
      > > The Red Necked Emu (29 Cygni and other stars in Cygnus's body
      said to
      > > describe the outline of an emu)
      > >
      > > Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)
      > >
      > > HR Delphini
      > >
      > > IL Vulpeculae
      > >
      > > QU Vulpeculae
      > >
      > >
      > > Pluto
      > >
      > > Acubens (M-6 Scorpii, the Butterfly Nebula)
      > >
      > > Girtab (Kappa Scorpii)
      > >
      > > Sargas (Theta Scorpii)
      > >
      > > RS Ophiuchi
      > >
      > > Pistol Star (apparently a member of the Quintuplet Cluster [AFGL
      2004
      > > Sagittarii])
      > >
      > > Iron Star (XX Ophiuchi)
      > >
      > > Mu Arae
      > >
      > > Box Nebula (NGC 6445 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > Garden-Sprinkler Nebula (Henize 3-1475 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > Hyman's Burper (GCRT J1745-3009 Scorpii)
      > >
      > > Thackeray's Planetary (IC 1266 Arae)
      > >
      > > Mouse Pulsar (G359.23-0.82 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > Silkworm Nebula (CRL 5385 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > Galactic Center
      > >
      > > Terzan 5ad (Terzan 5ad Sagittarii, also known as PSR J1748-
      2446ad, a
      > > pulsar in the globular cluster Terzan 5)
      > >
      > >
      > > Ceres
      > >
      > > *Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)
      > >
      > > *S Doradus
      > >
      > > *The Red Necked Emu (29 Cygni and other stars in Cygnus's body
      said to
      > > describe the outline of an emu)
      > >
      > > *Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)
      > >
      > > HR Delphini
      > >
      > > QU Vulpeculae
      > >
      > >
      > > Pallas
      > >
      > > Dheneb (Zeta Aquilae)
      > >
      > > Sheliak (Beta Lyrae)
      > >
      > > Lucida Octantis (Nu Octantis)
      > >
      > > *BY Draconis (a cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > *Ring Nebula (M-57 Lyrae)
      > >
      > > *SS 433 (G Aquilae)
      > >
      > > AO Octantis
      > >
      > > HR Lyrae
      > >
      > >
      > > Juno
      > >
      > > *Sirius (Alpha Canis Majoris)
      > >
      > > *Dziban (Psi Draconis)
      > >
      > > *NGC 2304 (Geminorum, a star cluster)
      > >
      > > *The Mini-Coathanger (a tiny asterism somewhat resembling a
      coathanger
      > > in Ursa Minor, south of Epsilon Ursae Minoris)
      > >
      > > DN Geminorum
      > >
      > >
      > > Vesta
      > >
      > > *Castor (Alpha Geminorum)
      > >
      > > *Adhara (Beta Canis Majoris)
      > >
      > > *Muliphein (Gamma Canis Majoris)
      > >
      > > *Propus Borealis (Iota Geminorum)
      > >
      > > *Eskimo Nebula (NGC 2392 Geminorum)
      > >
      > > *Headphones Nebula (Jones-Emberson 1 Lyncis)
      > >
      > > *Intergalactic Wanderer (NGC 2419 Lyncis, a globular cluster)
      > >
      > > HT Camelopardalis
      > >
      > > AQ Canis Minoris
      > >
      > > Monster Nova (V838 Monocerotis)
      > >
      > >
      > > Chiron
      > >
      > > Epsilon Indi
      > >
      > > Alpha Tucanae
      > >
      > > Struve 2398 (Draconis)
      > >
      > > Tso Ke (Rho Aquilae)
      > >
      > > Chi Cygni
      > >
      > > *Markarian 409 (Aquarii; a variable galaxy)
      > >
      > > (I have "destructive" for this one)
      > >
      > > WZ Sagittae (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > (this alignment was here last week, sorry)
      > >
      > >
      > > South Node
      > >
      > > Zaniah (Eta Virginis)
      > >
      > > Black Eye Galaxy (M64 Comae Berenices)
      > >
      > > Siamese Twins (NGC 4567 Virginis)
      > >
      >
      >
      > More later.
      >
      > Mark A. Holmes
      >
    • mahtezcatpoc
      ... Yes... Mark A. Holmes
      Message 2 of 4 , May 7 12:17 PM
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        --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, "msbhavens1" <msbhavens1@...> wrote:
        >
        > Russia Backing Iran and warning other nations to back off, suggesting
        > the cold war may return...

        Yes...


        Mark A. Holmes

        >
        > --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, "mahtezcatpoc"
        > <mahtezcatpoc@> wrote:
        > >
        > > In the news this week:
        > >
        > > The Kentucky Derby.
        > >
        > > Zacarias Moussaoui gets life in prison (and not just any prison, but
        > > the federal prison system's most secure facility, the Supermax
        > federal
        > > prison in Florence, Colorado).
        > >
        > > Construction begins on the Freedom Tower in New York, which will
        > > replace the fallen 1 and 2 World Trade Center (the twin towers).
        > >
        > > A Harvard student who publishes a teen-lit novel gets it yanked from
        > > the market and loses her book deal after being accused of
        > plagiarism.
        > >
        > > Mexico's Congress sends a drug-reform bill that would have legalized
        > > small amounts of most commonly abused drugs and concentrated on
        > > dealers to President Vicente Fox, who sends it back for changes
        > after
        > > the US raises a stink.
        > >
        > > Attempts to rescue two miners trapped in an Australian mine
        > continue.
        > >
        > > As does the squabbling over Iran's nuclear program.
        > >
        > > After crashing his car into a security barrier near the US Capitol
        > > while apparently intoxicated (with a mixture of sleep medication and
        > > prescription pain medication?) late one night, US Representative
        > > Patrick Kennedy, Ted Kennedy's son, checks into rehab.
        > >
        > > Albania takes Chinese detainees from Guant`anamo.
        > >
        > > A ferry crash in San Francisco.
        > >
        > > Bolivian President Evo Morales, having nationalized his country's
        > > natural gas industry (bowing to popular demand), is now trying to
        > > placate foreign corporations who fear losing their investment and
        > > other South American leaders; also, he is forming an alliance with
        > > Castro and Hugo Chavez.
        > >
        > > Peru and Venezuela exchange recalls of their ambassadors, Peru
        > > complaining about Chavez meddling in its internal affairs.
        > >
        > > Unrest in the Solomon Islands continues.
        > >
        > > Gay students and their supporters, and Christian students and their
        > > supporters have dueling protests in the schools in the US, the one
        > > promoting the Day of Silence to advocate a safe environment in
        > schools
        > > for GLBT students; the other, apparently threatened by this,
        > promoting
        > > the (so-called) Day of Truth, which promotes the idea that
        > > homosexuality is sinful.
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, "mahtezcatpoc"
        > > <mahtezcatpoc@> wrote:
        > > >
        > > > As of noon CST.
        > > >
        > > > Asterisks indicate alignments that weren't there a week ago (with
        > an
        > > > orb of 1 00').
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > Jupiter
        > > >
        > > > Zubenalgenubi (Alpha Librae)
        > > >
        > > > Zubenelakribi (Delta Librae)
        > > >
        > > > Debehogne's Object (Librae)
        > > >
        > > > *GY Hydrae (a cataclysmic variable)
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > Saturn
        > > >
        > > > Typographica (Zeta Monocerotis; marks the Unicorn's rump or the
        > > > obsolete constellation Officina Typographica, the Printing office)
        > > >
        > > > Talitha Australis (Kappa Ursae Majoris)
        > > >
        > > > Altarf (Beta Cancri)
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > Neptune
        > > >
        > > > Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)
        > > >
        > > > The Red Necked Emu (29 Cygni and other stars in Cygnus's body
        > said to
        > > > describe the outline of an emu)
        > > >
        > > > Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)
        > > >
        > > > HR Delphini
        > > >
        > > > IL Vulpeculae
        > > >
        > > > QU Vulpeculae
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > Pluto
        > > >
        > > > Acubens (M-6 Scorpii, the Butterfly Nebula)
        > > >
        > > > Girtab (Kappa Scorpii)
        > > >
        > > > Sargas (Theta Scorpii)
        > > >
        > > > RS Ophiuchi
        > > >
        > > > Pistol Star (apparently a member of the Quintuplet Cluster [AFGL
        > 2004
        > > > Sagittarii])
        > > >
        > > > Iron Star (XX Ophiuchi)
        > > >
        > > > Mu Arae
        > > >
        > > > Box Nebula (NGC 6445 Sagittarii)
        > > >
        > > > Garden-Sprinkler Nebula (Henize 3-1475 Sagittarii)
        > > >
        > > > Hyman's Burper (GCRT J1745-3009 Scorpii)
        > > >
        > > > Thackeray's Planetary (IC 1266 Arae)
        > > >
        > > > Mouse Pulsar (G359.23-0.82 Sagittarii)
        > > >
        > > > Silkworm Nebula (CRL 5385 Sagittarii)
        > > >
        > > > Galactic Center
        > > >
        > > > Terzan 5ad (Terzan 5ad Sagittarii, also known as PSR J1748-
        > 2446ad, a
        > > > pulsar in the globular cluster Terzan 5)
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > Ceres
        > > >
        > > > *Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)
        > > >
        > > > *S Doradus
        > > >
        > > > *The Red Necked Emu (29 Cygni and other stars in Cygnus's body
        > said to
        > > > describe the outline of an emu)
        > > >
        > > > *Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)
        > > >
        > > > HR Delphini
        > > >
        > > > QU Vulpeculae
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > Pallas
        > > >
        > > > Dheneb (Zeta Aquilae)
        > > >
        > > > Sheliak (Beta Lyrae)
        > > >
        > > > Lucida Octantis (Nu Octantis)
        > > >
        > > > *BY Draconis (a cataclysmic variable)
        > > >
        > > > *Ring Nebula (M-57 Lyrae)
        > > >
        > > > *SS 433 (G Aquilae)
        > > >
        > > > AO Octantis
        > > >
        > > > HR Lyrae
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > Juno
        > > >
        > > > *Sirius (Alpha Canis Majoris)
        > > >
        > > > *Dziban (Psi Draconis)
        > > >
        > > > *NGC 2304 (Geminorum, a star cluster)
        > > >
        > > > *The Mini-Coathanger (a tiny asterism somewhat resembling a
        > coathanger
        > > > in Ursa Minor, south of Epsilon Ursae Minoris)
        > > >
        > > > DN Geminorum
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > Vesta
        > > >
        > > > *Castor (Alpha Geminorum)
        > > >
        > > > *Adhara (Beta Canis Majoris)
        > > >
        > > > *Muliphein (Gamma Canis Majoris)
        > > >
        > > > *Propus Borealis (Iota Geminorum)
        > > >
        > > > *Eskimo Nebula (NGC 2392 Geminorum)
        > > >
        > > > *Headphones Nebula (Jones-Emberson 1 Lyncis)
        > > >
        > > > *Intergalactic Wanderer (NGC 2419 Lyncis, a globular cluster)
        > > >
        > > > HT Camelopardalis
        > > >
        > > > AQ Canis Minoris
        > > >
        > > > Monster Nova (V838 Monocerotis)
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > Chiron
        > > >
        > > > Epsilon Indi
        > > >
        > > > Alpha Tucanae
        > > >
        > > > Struve 2398 (Draconis)
        > > >
        > > > Tso Ke (Rho Aquilae)
        > > >
        > > > Chi Cygni
        > > >
        > > > *Markarian 409 (Aquarii; a variable galaxy)
        > > >
        > > > (I have "destructive" for this one)
        > > >
        > > > WZ Sagittae (cataclysmic variable)
        > > >
        > > > (this alignment was here last week, sorry)
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > South Node
        > > >
        > > > Zaniah (Eta Virginis)
        > > >
        > > > Black Eye Galaxy (M64 Comae Berenices)
        > > >
        > > > Siamese Twins (NGC 4567 Virginis)
        > > >
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