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Fixed star alignments (October 8, 2006)

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  • mahtezcatpoc
    As of noon CDT. Asterisks indicate alignments that weren t there this time last week (1 00 orb). Jupiter *T Coronae Borealis Zubenalschemali (Beta Librae)
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 8, 2006
      As of noon CDT.


      Asterisks indicate alignments that weren't there this time last week
      (1 00' orb).




      Jupiter



      *T Coronae Borealis

      Zubenalschemali (Beta Librae)

      *Brachium (aka Zubenalgubi; Sigma Librae)

      *Alpha Muscae

      *Chow (Beta Serpentis)

      (located in Serpens Caput; the name allegedly means "imperial dynasty"
      in Chinese)




      Saturn



      Cat's Eye Nebula (NGC 6543 Draconis)

      Raselased Borealis (Mu Leonis)

      Tania Australis (Mu Ursae Majoris)

      Pherkad Minor (Gamma-1 Ursae Minoris)

      (this alignment was in existence a week ago)

      Pherkad (Gamma-2 Ursae Minoris)

      (*not* Phekda [Gamma Ursae Majoris] like I said in the October 1
      report--sorry about that)

      *Owl Nebula (M-97 Ursae Majoris)




      Uranus


      Ekchusis (Lambda Aquarii)

      Scovil's Object (Q1991/107 Cygni)

      Nova Cygni 1992

      Head of Hydrus (Alpha Hydri)

      *WX Hydri

      VY Sculptoris (cataclysmic variables)




      Neptune


      Sualocin (Alpha Delphini)

      Rotanev (Beta Delphini)

      Aldhanab (Gamma Gruis)

      Ghost-Ring Nebula (IC 5148/5150 Gruis)

      EF Tucanae (cataclysmic variable)




      Pluto



      Choo(Alpha Arae)

      Beta Arae

      Grumium (Xi Draconis)

      *Alpha Mensae

      Shaula (Lambda Scorpii)

      Lesath (Upsilon Scorpii)

      Walnut Nebula (IRAS 17245-3951 Scorpii)




      Ceres



      AE Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)

      Armus (Eta Capricorni)

      *CH Cygni

      Cygnus X-1



      Pallas



      *Dahlgren's Star (V533 Herculis; a cataclysmic variable, named for the
      hearing-impaired Norwegian astronomer who found it in the early 1960s)

      *Kaus Borealis (Lambda Sagittarii)




      Juno



      Cor Caroli (Alpha Canum Venaticorum)

      *Copula (M-51 Canum Venaticorum, the Whirlpool Galaxy)

      *Alkes (Alpha Crateris)

      ("carrying something for somebody" according to the info coming with
      SolarFire 5)

      *T Leonis (cataclysmic variable)

      *Eight-Burst Planetary (NGC 3132 Velorum)




      Vesta


      *Asellus Primus (Theta Bootis)

      *Asellus Secundus (Iota Bootis)

      *AL Comae Berenices

      *GO Comae Berenices (cataclysmic variables)

      *The Eyes (NGC 4435/4438 Virginis)




      Chiron




      PQ Aquilae (cataclysmic variable)

      Giedi (Alpha Capricorni)

      Dabih (Beta Capricorni)

      Alshat (Nu Capricorni)

      Oculus (Pi Capricorni)

      Bos (Rho Capricorni)

      Footprint Nebula (Minkowski 1-92 Cygni)

      Campbell's Nebula (PK64+5.1 Cygni)

      Campbell's Star (HD 184738 Lyrae)




      North Node



      BL Lacertae

      Cosmic 6 Nebula (Abell 79 Lacertae)

      Matar (Eta Pegasi)

      Sadalbari (Mu Pegasi)





      South Node



      Cor Caroli (Alpha Canum Venaticorum)

      Copula (M-51 Canum Venaticorum, the Whirlpool Galaxy)

      T Leonis




      More later.



      Mark A. Holmes
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