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  • Mark Andrew Holmes
    As of noon CST. Asterisks indicate new alignments (that weren t there a week ago today). Jupiter *Kuma (Nu-1 Draconis) *Han (Zeta Ophiuchi) *Rho Ophiuchi
    Message 1 of 3 , Jan 6, 2007
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      As of noon CST.


      Asterisks indicate new alignments (that weren't there
      a week ago today).




      Jupiter



      *Kuma (Nu-1 Draconis)

      *Han (Zeta Ophiuchi)

      *Rho Ophiuchi

      *Antares (Alpha Scorpii)

      *Shark's Jaws Nebula (K 1-3 Scorpii)

      *Gatria (Gamma Trianguli Australe)




      Saturn



      *MM Hydrae (cataclysmic variable)

      Subra (Omicron Leonis)

      Peanut Nebula of Leo (CW Leonis)

      Frosty Leo Nebula (IRAS 09371+1912 Leonis)

      Lucida Pictoris (Alpha Pictoris)



      Uranus



      Ekchusis (Lambda Aquarii)

      Nova Cygni 1992 (V1974 Cygni; cataclysmic variable)

      Scovil's Object (Q1991/107 Cygni)

      Head of Hydrus (Alpha Hydri)

      VY Sculptoris (cataclysmic variable)



      Neptune



      Sualocin (Alpha Delphini)

      Aldhanab (Gamma Gruis)

      Ghost-Ring Nebula (IC 5148/5150 Gruis)

      QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)



      Pluto



      Mu Arae

      Thackeray's Planetary (IC 1266 Arae)

      *Etamin (Gamma Draconis)

      RS Ophiuchi

      Pistol Star (V4647 Sagittarii)

      Integral X-Ray Nova 2006 (IGR J17497-2821 Sagittarii)

      Mouse Pulsar (G359.23-0.82 Sagittarii)

      Box Nebula (NGC 6445 Sagittarii)

      Garden-Sprinkler Nebula (Henize 3-1475 Sagittarii)

      Silkworm Nebula (CRL 5385 Sagittarii)

      Galactic Center (Sagittarius A* Sagittarii)

      Apollyon (Iota-1 Scorpii)

      Girtab (Kappa Scorpii)

      Basanismus (G Scorpii)

      Hyman's Burper (GCRT J1745-3009 Scorpii)




      Ceres



      *Sadalmelek (Alpha Aquarii)

      *Ancha (Theta Aquarii)

      *FO Aquarii

      *Nova Cygni 1920 (V476 Cygni; cataclysmic variables)

      *Egg Nebula (CRL 2688 Cygni)

      *KL Draconis (cataclysmic variables)

      *Fomalhaut (Alpha Piscis Austrini)

      *Lacaille 9352 (Piscis Austrini; nearby star)




      Pallas



      *PQ Aquilae (cataclysmic variable)

      *Giedi Prima (Alpha-1 Capricorni)

      *Giedi Secunda (Alpha-2 Capricorni)

      *Dabih (Beta Capricorni)

      *Alshat (Nu Capricorni)

      *Oculus (Pi Capricorni)

      *Footprint Nebula (Minkowski 1-9 Cygni)

      *Campbell's Nebula (PK 64+5.1 Cygni)

      *Shelton's Star (Supernova SN1987A Doradus; I named it
      for its discoverer, Canadian astronomer Ian Shelton)

      *Campbell's Star (HD 184738 Lyrae)



      Juno



      *Arcturus (Alpha Bootis)

      *Nekkar (Beta Bootis)

      *Varthorz Prior (Upsilon Carinae)

      *EX Hydrae (cataclysmic variable)

      *Spica (Alpha Virginis)




      Vesta



      *Birdun (Epsilon Centauri)

      *R Coronae Borealis

      *Zubenalgenubi (Alpha Librae)

      *Mululizi (aka Zubenelakribi: Delta Librae)

      *LX Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)



      Chiron




      Diamond Ring Nebula (Abell 70 Aquilae)

      Lucida Microscopii (Gamma Microscopii)

      *WZ Sagittae (cataclysmic variable)

      Black Widow Pulsar (B1957+20 Sagittae)



      North Node



      *Honda's Star (V1500 Cygni; also known as Nova Cygni
      1975, a bright nova discovered by Japanese astronomer
      Minoru Honda)

      *Moth Nebula (Sharpless 1-89 Cygni)

      Shih (Sigma Pegasi)

      Fum al Samakah (Beta Piscium)




      South Node



      *Asterion (Beta Canum Venaticorum)

      *La Superba (Y Canum Venaticorum; variable star)




      More later.



      Mark A. Holmes

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    • mahtezcatpoc
      ... having to do with trouble ... crushing a snake underfoot, so to speak ... excessive, extreme, stubborn? ... in mortal peril ... something done neatly and
      Message 2 of 3 , Jan 21, 2007
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        --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, Mark Andrew Holmes
        <mahtezcatpoc@...> wrote:
        >
        > As of noon CST.
        >
        >
        > Asterisks indicate new alignments (that weren't there
        > a week ago today).
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Jupiter
        >
        >
        >
        > *Kuma (Nu-1 Draconis)
        >
        > *Han (Zeta Ophiuchi)


        having to do with trouble


        >
        > *Rho Ophiuchi


        crushing a snake underfoot, so to speak


        >
        > *Antares (Alpha Scorpii)


        excessive, extreme, stubborn?


        >
        > *Shark's Jaws Nebula (K 1-3 Scorpii)


        in mortal peril



        >
        > *Gatria (Gamma Trianguli Australe)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Saturn
        >
        >
        >
        > *MM Hydrae (cataclysmic variable)


        something done neatly and tidily


        >
        > Subra (Omicron Leonis)
        >
        > Peanut Nebula of Leo (CW Leonis)
        >
        > Frosty Leo Nebula (IRAS 09371+1912 Leonis)
        >
        > Lucida Pictoris (Alpha Pictoris)
        >
        >
        >
        > Uranus
        >
        >
        >
        > Ekchusis (Lambda Aquarii)
        >
        > Nova Cygni 1992 (V1974 Cygni; cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Scovil's Object (Q1991/107 Cygni)
        >
        > Head of Hydrus (Alpha Hydri)
        >
        > VY Sculptoris (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        >
        > Neptune
        >
        >
        >
        > Sualocin (Alpha Delphini)
        >
        > Aldhanab (Gamma Gruis)
        >
        > Ghost-Ring Nebula (IC 5148/5150 Gruis)
        >
        > QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        >
        > Pluto
        >
        >
        >
        > Mu Arae
        >
        > Thackeray's Planetary (IC 1266 Arae)
        >
        > *Etamin (Gamma Draconis)


        isolation?



        >
        > RS Ophiuchi
        >
        > Pistol Star (V4647 Sagittarii)
        >
        > Integral X-Ray Nova 2006 (IGR J17497-2821 Sagittarii)
        >
        > Mouse Pulsar (G359.23-0.82 Sagittarii)
        >
        > Box Nebula (NGC 6445 Sagittarii)
        >
        > Garden-Sprinkler Nebula (Henize 3-1475 Sagittarii)
        >
        > Silkworm Nebula (CRL 5385 Sagittarii)
        >
        > Galactic Center (Sagittarius A* Sagittarii)
        >
        > Apollyon (Iota-1 Scorpii)
        >
        > Girtab (Kappa Scorpii)
        >
        > Basanismus (G Scorpii)
        >
        > Hyman's Burper (GCRT J1745-3009 Scorpii)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Ceres
        >
        >
        >
        > *Sadalmelek (Alpha Aquarii)

        brought to a swift and complete end


        >
        > *Ancha (Theta Aquarii)
        >
        > *FO Aquarii


        "faugh"?


        >
        > *Nova Cygni 1920 (V476 Cygni; cataclysmic variables)
        >
        > *Egg Nebula (CRL 2688 Cygni)


        something hatching


        >
        > *KL Draconis (cataclysmic variables)


        "kill"?


        >
        > *Fomalhaut (Alpha Piscis Austrini)


        leaving a legacy?


        >
        > *Lacaille 9352 (Piscis Austrini; nearby star)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Pallas
        >
        >
        >
        > *PQ Aquilae (cataclysmic variable)


        having to mind one's P's and Q's?


        >
        > *Giedi Prima (Alpha-1 Capricorni)
        >
        > *Giedi Secunda (Alpha-2 Capricorni)
        >
        > *Dabih (Beta Capricorni)
        >
        > *Alshat (Nu Capricorni)
        >
        > *Oculus (Pi Capricorni)
        >
        > *Footprint Nebula (Minkowski 1-9 Cygni)


        making history (leaving footprints)


        >
        > *Campbell's Nebula (PK 64+5.1 Cygni)
        >
        >--> *Shelton's Star (Supernova SN1987A Doradus; I named it
        > for its discoverer, Canadian astronomer Ian Shelton)


        having to do with unconcern for others


        >
        > *Campbell's Star (HD 184738 Lyrae)
        >
        >
        >
        > Juno
        >
        >
        >
        > *Arcturus (Alpha Bootis)

        bold action


        >
        > *Nekkar (Beta Bootis)
        >
        > *Varthorz Prior (Upsilon Carinae)
        >
        > *EX Hydrae (cataclysmic variable)


        "ex"?


        >
        > *Spica (Alpha Virginis)

        fruitful activity seen as unjust by some


        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Vesta
        >
        >
        >
        > *Birdun (Epsilon Centauri)
        >
        > *R Coronae Borealis
        >
        > *Zubenalgenubi (Alpha Librae)


        having to do with lack of forgiveness


        >
        > *Mululizi (aka Zubenelakribi: Delta Librae)
        >
        > *LX Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)


        "legs", "60" (getting old; issues having to do with retirement or
        seniors?)


        >
        >
        >
        > Chiron
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Diamond Ring Nebula (Abell 70 Aquilae)
        >
        > Lucida Microscopii (Gamma Microscopii)
        >
        > *WZ Sagittae (cataclysmic variable)


        "wiz" (wizard, wizard of Oz, "whizz," wisdom)?


        >
        > Black Widow Pulsar (B1957+20 Sagittae)


        women killing their men (or vice versa)?


        >
        >
        >
        > North Node
        >
        >
        >
        > *Honda's Star (V1500 Cygni; also known as Nova Cygni
        > 1975, a bright nova discovered by Japanese astronomer
        > Minoru Honda)


        somewhat weird or "out there"


        >
        > *Moth Nebula (Sharpless 1-89 Cygni)


        moth-eaten, mothballed, having to do with moths, dusted off?


        >
        > Shih (Sigma Pegasi)
        >
        > Fum al Samakah (Beta Piscium)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > South Node
        >
        >
        >
        > *Asterion (Beta Canum Venaticorum)


        hunting down something hard to find


        >
        > *La Superba (Y Canum Venaticorum; variable star)
        >
        >



        a special gift of some sort, something restored or recurring



        More later.



        Mark A. Holmes
      • mahtezcatpoc
        ... the name means (possibly) at last ... sanctified, or being a false prophet or leader? (The Trinity = Father, Son and Holy Ghost. The Diabolical Trinity =
        Message 3 of 3 , Feb 3, 2007
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          --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, "mahtezcatpoc"
          <mahtezcatpoc@...> wrote:
          >
          > --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, Mark Andrew Holmes
          > <mahtezcatpoc@> wrote:
          > >
          > > As of noon CST.
          > >

          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Jupiter
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Kuma (Nu-1 Draconis)


          the name means (possibly) "at last"


          > >
          > > *Han (Zeta Ophiuchi)
          >
          >
          > having to do with trouble
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Rho Ophiuchi
          >
          >
          > crushing a snake underfoot, so to speak
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Antares (Alpha Scorpii)
          >
          >
          > excessive, extreme, stubborn?
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Shark's Jaws Nebula (K 1-3 Scorpii)
          >
          >
          > in mortal peril
          >
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Gatria (Gamma Trianguli Australe)


          sanctified, or being a false prophet or leader?


          (The Trinity = Father, Son and Holy Ghost.
          The Diabolical Trinity = Satan, Antichrist and False Prophet)



          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Saturn
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *MM Hydrae (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          >
          > something done neatly and tidily
          >
          >
          > >
          > > Subra (Omicron Leonis)
          > >
          > > Peanut Nebula of Leo (CW Leonis)
          > >
          > > Frosty Leo Nebula (IRAS 09371+1912 Leonis)
          > >
          > > Lucida Pictoris (Alpha Pictoris)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Uranus
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Ekchusis (Lambda Aquarii)
          > >
          > > Nova Cygni 1992 (V1974 Cygni; cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > > Scovil's Object (Q1991/107 Cygni)
          > >
          > > Head of Hydrus (Alpha Hydri)
          > >
          > > VY Sculptoris (cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Neptune
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Sualocin (Alpha Delphini)
          > >
          > > Aldhanab (Gamma Gruis)
          > >
          > > Ghost-Ring Nebula (IC 5148/5150 Gruis)
          > >
          > > QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Pluto
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Mu Arae
          > >
          > > Thackeray's Planetary (IC 1266 Arae)
          > >
          > > *Etamin (Gamma Draconis)
          >
          >
          > isolation?
          >
          >
          >
          > >
          > > RS Ophiuchi
          > >
          > > Pistol Star (V4647 Sagittarii)
          > >
          > > Integral X-Ray Nova 2006 (IGR J17497-2821 Sagittarii)
          > >
          > > Mouse Pulsar (G359.23-0.82 Sagittarii)
          > >
          > > Box Nebula (NGC 6445 Sagittarii)
          > >
          > > Garden-Sprinkler Nebula (Henize 3-1475 Sagittarii)
          > >
          > > Silkworm Nebula (CRL 5385 Sagittarii)
          > >
          > > Galactic Center (Sagittarius A* Sagittarii)
          > >
          > > Apollyon (Iota-1 Scorpii)
          > >
          > > Girtab (Kappa Scorpii)
          > >
          > > Basanismus (G Scorpii)
          > >
          > > Hyman's Burper (GCRT J1745-3009 Scorpii)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Ceres
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Sadalmelek (Alpha Aquarii)
          >
          > brought to a swift and complete end
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Ancha (Theta Aquarii)


          meaning "hipbone"


          > >
          > > *FO Aquarii
          >
          >
          > "faugh"?
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Nova Cygni 1920 (V476 Cygni; cataclysmic variables)


          meaning what? (presumably something Ceres-related)



          > >
          > > *Egg Nebula (CRL 2688 Cygni)
          >
          >
          > something hatching
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *KL Draconis (cataclysmic variables)
          >
          >
          > "kill"?
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Fomalhaut (Alpha Piscis Austrini)
          >
          >
          > leaving a legacy?
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Lacaille 9352 (Piscis Austrini; nearby star)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Pallas
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *PQ Aquilae (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          >
          > having to mind one's P's and Q's?
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Giedi Prima (Alpha-1 Capricorni)
          > >
          > > *Giedi Secunda (Alpha-2 Capricorni)
          > >
          > > *Dabih (Beta Capricorni)
          > >
          > > *Alshat (Nu Capricorni)
          > >
          > > *Oculus (Pi Capricorni)
          > >
          > > *Footprint Nebula (Minkowski 1-9 Cygni)
          >
          >
          > making history (leaving footprints)
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Campbell's Nebula (PK 64+5.1 Cygni)
          > >
          > >--> *Shelton's Star (Supernova SN1987A Doradus; I named it
          > > for its discoverer, Canadian astronomer Ian Shelton)
          >
          >
          > having to do with unconcern for others
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Campbell's Star (HD 184738 Lyrae)


          Campbell's = insipid but inoffensive, mundane and mildly interesting,
          like Campbell's Soup?



          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Juno
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Arcturus (Alpha Bootis)
          >
          > bold action
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Nekkar (Beta Bootis)

          Arabic = ox driver


          > >
          > > *Varthorz Prior (Upsilon Carinae)


          out front, hardy and reliable (marks Robur Carolinum, Charles' Oak)


          > >
          > > *EX Hydrae (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          >
          > "ex"?
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Spica (Alpha Virginis)
          >
          > fruitful activity seen as unjust by some
          >
          >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Vesta
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Birdun (Epsilon Centauri)


          meaning "the packhorse"


          > >
          > > *R Coronae Borealis
          > >
          > > --->*Zubenalgenubi (Alpha Librae)
          >
          >
          > having to do with lack of forgiveness
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Mululizi (aka Zubenelakribi: Delta Librae)



          on a knife-edge?


          > >
          > > *LX Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          >
          > "legs", "60" (getting old; issues having to do with retirement or
          > seniors?)
          >
          >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Chiron
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Diamond Ring Nebula (Abell 70 Aquilae)
          > >
          > > Lucida Microscopii (Gamma Microscopii)
          > >
          > > *WZ Sagittae (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          >
          > "wiz" (wizard, wizard of Oz, "whizz," wisdom)?
          >
          >
          > >
          > > Black Widow Pulsar (B1957+20 Sagittae)
          >
          >
          > women killing their men (or vice versa)?
          >
          >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > North Node
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Honda's Star (V1500 Cygni; also known as Nova Cygni
          > > 1975, a bright nova discovered by Japanese astronomer
          > > Minoru Honda)
          >
          >
          > somewhat weird or "out there"
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Moth Nebula (Sharpless 1-89 Cygni)
          >
          >
          > moth-eaten, mothballed, having to do with moths, dusted off?
          >
          >
          > >
          > > Shih (Sigma Pegasi)
          > >
          > > Fum al Samakah (Beta Piscium)


          nibbled at


          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > South Node
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Asterion (Beta Canum Venaticorum)
          >
          >
          > hunting down something hard to find
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *La Superba (Y Canum Venaticorum; variable star)
          > >
          > >
          >
          >
          >
          > a special gift of some sort, something restored or recurring
          >
          >




          More later.




          Mark A. Holmes
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