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Re: Fixed star alignments (April 30, 2006)

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  • mahtezcatpoc
    ... Yes... Mark A. Holmes
    Message 1 of 4 , May 7, 2006
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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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