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  • Mark Andrew Holmes
    As of noon CDT. Asterisks indicate new alignments (which weren t there a week ago today with a 1 00 orb). Jupiter Tso Kang (Epsilon-1 Arae) *Korban (Zeta
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 17, 2007
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      As of noon CDT.

      Asterisks indicate new alignments (which weren't there
      a week ago today with a 1 00' orb).




      Jupiter



      Tso Kang (Epsilon-1 Arae)

      *Korban (Zeta Arae)

      Water-Lily Nebula (IRAS 16594-4656 Arae)

      *Maasym (Lambda Herculis)

      Exclamation Mark Nebula (NGC 6309 Ophiuchi)





      Saturn



      Outcast Star (SDSS J0907450+0245097 Hydrae)

      NGC 2903 (Leonis; a barred spiral galaxy)

      RR Pictoris (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      Naos (Zeta Puppis)

      *CP Puppis (cataclysmic variable)

      Merak (Beta Ursae Majoris)

      Tania Borealis (Lambda Ursae Majoris)




      Uranus



      Cheeseburger Nebula (NGC 7026 Cygni)

      Baby Dumbbell Nebula (Humason 1-2 Cygni)

      The Horseshoe (Harrington STAR 28 Cygni, a little
      asterism near 63 Cygni north of Deneb)

      Achernar (Alpha Eridani)

      RU Horologii (cataclysmic variable)

      *Homan (Zeta Pegasi)

      Jih (Kappa Pegasi)

      Ankaa (Alpha Phoenicis)




      Neptune



      LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)

      Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)

      Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)

      S Doradus (in Nubecula Major aka the Large Magellanic
      Cloud; one of the intrinsically brightest stars known)

      Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; an old name for Grus
      the Crane was Phoenicopterus)




      Pluto



      Etamin (Gamma Draconis)

      AH Mensae (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)

      Barnard's Star (Munich 15040 Ophiuchi)

      Sakurai's Object (V4334 Sagittarii; a variable star
      which is believed to be a red giant in the process of
      turning into a white dwarf)

      Basanismus (G Scorpii)

      Acumen (M-7 Scorpii, Ptolemy's Cluster)




      Ceres



      *The Flying Minnow (Harrington STAR 4 Aurigae; a small
      asterism in Auriga)

      *RR Coronae Borealis

      *AF Cygni (cataclysmic variables)

      *NGC 1399 (Fornacis; a galaxy with suspected black
      holes)

      *Manus Justitia (10 Lacertae; Manus Justitia, the Hand
      of Justice, is an obsolete constellation in the area
      of Lacerta the Lizard)

      *Scheat (Beta Pegasi)

      *IP Pegasi

      *WZ Sagittarii (cataclysmic variables)

      *Lucida Sculptoris (Alpha Sculptoris, brightest star
      in Sculptor the Sculptor)

      *Sculptor Galaxy (NGC 253 Sculptoris)

      *ER Ursae Majoris

      *W Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variables)




      Pallas



      *Gienah (Epsilon Cygni)

      *Cor Piscis Austrini (Beta Piscis Austrini; marking
      the gills, or maybe the heart, of Piscis Austrinus the
      Southern Fish)




      Juno



      *Arcturus (Alpha Bootis)

      *Nekkar (Beta Bootis)

      *EX Hydrae (cataclysmic variable)

      *Spica (Alpha Virginis)




      Vesta



      *Rastaban (Beta Draconis)

      *Lucida Normae (Gamma Normae, the brightest star in
      Norma the Rule)

      *Ant Nebula (Menzel 3 Normae; also known as the
      Chamber of Horrors)

      *RCW 103 (Normae; a supernova remnant with a neutron
      star/X-ray source in it)

      *Sin (Tau Scorpii)

      *Betria (Beta Trianguli Australe)




      Chiron



      Albulaan Borealis (Mu Aquarii)

      Armus (Eta Capricorni)

      Dorsum (Theta Capricorni)

      Veil Nebula (NGC 6960 Cygni)

      Cygnus X-1 (famous black hole)

      *Deneb Dulfim (Epsilon Delphini)



      North Node




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

      Cheeseburger Nebula (NGC 7026 Cygni)

      Achernar (Alpha Eridani)

      RU Horologii (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      Homan (Zeta Pegasi)

      Ankaa (Alpha Phoenicis)





      South Node



      Ghost of Jupiter Nebula (NGC 3242 Hydrae)

      Copeland's Septet (Hickson 57 Leonis, a group of seven
      galaxies discovered by 19th-century British astronomer
      Ralph Copeland)

      Mizar (Zeta Ursae Majoris)

      Alcor (80 Ursae Majoris)



      More later.




      Mark A. Holmes





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    • mahtezcatpoc
      ... Hebrew = a sacrifice or offering to God ... seeing something not nice? ... jumping up out of restlessness or hunger ... moving along, railroads? ... having
      Message 2 of 3 , Apr 1, 2007
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        --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, Mark Andrew Holmes
        <mahtezcatpoc@...> wrote:
        >
        > As of noon CDT.
        >
        > Asterisks indicate new alignments (which weren't there
        > a week ago today with a 1 00' orb).
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Jupiter
        >
        >
        >
        > Tso Kang (Epsilon-1 Arae)
        >
        > *Korban (Zeta Arae)

        Hebrew = a sacrifice or offering to God


        >
        > Water-Lily Nebula (IRAS 16594-4656 Arae)
        >
        > *Maasym (Lambda Herculis)
        >
        > Exclamation Mark Nebula (NGC 6309 Ophiuchi)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Saturn
        >
        >
        >
        > Outcast Star (SDSS J0907450+0245097 Hydrae)
        >
        > NGC 2903 (Leonis; a barred spiral galaxy)
        >
        > RR Pictoris (cataclysmic variable aka nova)
        >
        > Naos (Zeta Puppis)
        >
        > *CP Puppis (cataclysmic variable)


        seeing something not nice?


        >
        > Merak (Beta Ursae Majoris)
        >
        > Tania Borealis (Lambda Ursae Majoris)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Uranus
        >
        >
        >
        > Cheeseburger Nebula (NGC 7026 Cygni)
        >
        > Baby Dumbbell Nebula (Humason 1-2 Cygni)
        >
        > The Horseshoe (Harrington STAR 28 Cygni, a little
        > asterism near 63 Cygni north of Deneb)
        >
        > Achernar (Alpha Eridani)
        >
        > RU Horologii (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > *Homan (Zeta Pegasi)
        >
        > Jih (Kappa Pegasi)
        >
        > Ankaa (Alpha Phoenicis)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Neptune
        >
        >
        >
        > LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)
        >
        > Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)
        >
        > S Doradus (in Nubecula Major aka the Large Magellanic
        > Cloud; one of the intrinsically brightest stars known)
        >
        > Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; an old name for Grus
        > the Crane was Phoenicopterus)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Pluto
        >
        >
        >
        > Etamin (Gamma Draconis)
        >
        > AH Mensae (cataclysmic variable aka nova)
        >
        > Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)
        >
        > Barnard's Star (Munich 15040 Ophiuchi)
        >
        > Sakurai's Object (V4334 Sagittarii; a variable star
        > which is believed to be a red giant in the process of
        > turning into a white dwarf)
        >
        > Basanismus (G Scorpii)
        >
        > Acumen (M-7 Scorpii, Ptolemy's Cluster)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Ceres
        >
        >
        >
        > *The Flying Minnow (Harrington STAR 4 Aurigae; a small
        > asterism in Auriga)


        jumping up out of restlessness or hunger


        >
        > *RR Coronae Borealis


        moving along, railroads?


        >
        > *AF Cygni (cataclysmic variables)


        having to do with Afghanistan?


        >
        > *NGC 1399 (Fornacis; a galaxy with suspected black
        > holes)

        ?


        >
        > *Manus Justitia (10 Lacertae; Manus Justitia, the Hand
        > of Justice, is an obsolete constellation in the area
        > of Lacerta the Lizard)


        "the hand of justice"


        >
        > *Scheat (Beta Pegasi)


        misfortune, suicide, drowning


        >
        > *IP Pegasi


        having to do with Internet crime?


        >
        > *WZ Sagittarii (cataclysmic variables)


        "pay no attention to the man behind the curtain"


        >
        > *Lucida Sculptoris (Alpha Sculptoris, brightest star
        > in Sculptor the Sculptor)


        making a name for oneself, engraved in stone


        >
        > *Sculptor Galaxy (NGC 253 Sculptoris)


        not knowing what kind of name one is making for oneself?


        >
        > *ER Ursae Majoris


        having to do with emergency rooms or emergencies?


        >
        > *W Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variables)



        ?


        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Pallas
        >
        >
        >
        > *Gienah (Epsilon Cygni)


        having wings, being right-wing (like this star)


        >
        > *Cor Piscis Austrini (Beta Piscis Austrini; marking
        > the gills, or maybe the heart, of Piscis Austrinus the
        > Southern Fish)


        "bringing home the bacon"


        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Juno
        >
        >
        >
        > *Arcturus (Alpha Bootis)

        having to do with charting one's own course


        >
        > *Nekkar (Beta Bootis)


        "loincloth"; being a troglodyte, dealing with troglodytes



        >
        > *EX Hydrae (cataclysmic variable)


        having to do with divorce or expulsion?


        >
        > *Spica (Alpha Virginis)


        art, injustice to others


        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Vesta
        >
        >
        >
        > *Rastaban (Beta Draconis)


        dedicated to being isolated?



        >
        > *Lucida Normae (Gamma Normae, the brightest star in
        > Norma the Rule)


        dedicated to rectitude or measurements?


        >
        > *Ant Nebula (Menzel 3 Normae; also known as the
        > Chamber of Horrors)


        ants, being busy


        >
        > *RCW 103 (Normae; a supernova remnant with a neutron
        > star/X-ray source in it)


        ?


        >
        > *Sin (Tau Scorpii)
        >
        > *Betria (Beta Trianguli Australe)


        an abominated person


        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Chiron
        >
        >
        >
        > Albulaan Borealis (Mu Aquarii)
        >
        > Armus (Eta Capricorni)
        >
        > Dorsum (Theta Capricorni)
        >
        > Veil Nebula (NGC 6960 Cygni)
        >
        > Cygnus X-1 (famous black hole)
        >
        > *Deneb Dulfim (Epsilon Delphini)



        vanishing, getting away

        More later.



        Mark A. Holmes
      • mahtezcatpoc
        ... Arabic = the wrist (as in a slap on the ?) ... means lucky star of the hero ... A bullet train in France has set a speed record ... coming down on the
        Message 3 of 3 , Apr 3, 2007
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          > --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, Mark Andrew Holmes
          > <mahtezcatpoc@> wrote:
          > >
          > > As of noon CDT.
          > >
          > > Asterisks indicate new alignments (which weren't there
          > > a week ago today with a 1 00' orb).
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Jupiter
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Tso Kang (Epsilon-1 Arae)
          > >
          > > *Korban (Zeta Arae)
          >
          > Hebrew = a sacrifice or offering to God
          >
          >
          > >
          > > Water-Lily Nebula (IRAS 16594-4656 Arae)
          > >
          > > *Maasym (Lambda Herculis)


          Arabic = the wrist

          (as in "a slap on the"?)


          > >
          > > Exclamation Mark Nebula (NGC 6309 Ophiuchi)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Saturn
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Outcast Star (SDSS J0907450+0245097 Hydrae)
          > >
          > > NGC 2903 (Leonis; a barred spiral galaxy)
          > >
          > > RR Pictoris (cataclysmic variable aka nova)
          > >
          > > Naos (Zeta Puppis)
          > >
          > > *CP Puppis (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          >
          > seeing something not nice?
          >
          >
          > >
          > > Merak (Beta Ursae Majoris)
          > >
          > > Tania Borealis (Lambda Ursae Majoris)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Uranus
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Cheeseburger Nebula (NGC 7026 Cygni)
          > >
          > > Baby Dumbbell Nebula (Humason 1-2 Cygni)
          > >
          > > The Horseshoe (Harrington STAR 28 Cygni, a little
          > > asterism near 63 Cygni north of Deneb)
          > >
          > > Achernar (Alpha Eridani)
          > >
          > > RU Horologii (cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > > *Homan (Zeta Pegasi)


          means "lucky star of the hero"


          > >
          > > Jih (Kappa Pegasi)
          > >
          > > Ankaa (Alpha Phoenicis)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Neptune
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > > Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)
          > >
          > > Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)
          > >
          > > S Doradus (in Nubecula Major aka the Large Magellanic
          > > Cloud; one of the intrinsically brightest stars known)
          > >
          > > Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; an old name for Grus
          > > the Crane was Phoenicopterus)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Pluto
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Etamin (Gamma Draconis)
          > >
          > > AH Mensae (cataclysmic variable aka nova)
          > >
          > > Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)
          > >
          > > Barnard's Star (Munich 15040 Ophiuchi)
          > >
          > > Sakurai's Object (V4334 Sagittarii; a variable star
          > > which is believed to be a red giant in the process of
          > > turning into a white dwarf)
          > >
          > > Basanismus (G Scorpii)
          > >
          > > Acumen (M-7 Scorpii, Ptolemy's Cluster)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Ceres
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *The Flying Minnow (Harrington STAR 4 Aurigae; a small
          > > asterism in Auriga)
          >
          >
          > jumping up out of restlessness or hunger
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *RR Coronae Borealis
          >
          >
          > moving along, railroads?


          A bullet train in France has set a speed record

          >
          >
          > >
          > > *AF Cygni (cataclysmic variables)
          >
          >
          > having to do with Afghanistan?
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *NGC 1399 (Fornacis; a galaxy with suspected black
          > > holes)
          >
          > ?
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Manus Justitia (10 Lacertae; Manus Justitia, the Hand
          > > of Justice, is an obsolete constellation in the area
          > > of Lacerta the Lizard)
          >
          >
          > "the hand of justice"


          coming down on the Bush Administration?


          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Scheat (Beta Pegasi)
          >
          >
          > misfortune, suicide, drowning


          the contaminated pet food business?


          >
          >
          > >
          > > *IP Pegasi
          >
          >
          > having to do with Internet crime?


          or the rejection of the .xxx extension for porn?


          >
          >
          > >
          > > *WZ Sagittarii (cataclysmic variables)
          >
          >
          > "pay no attention to the man behind the curtain"


          Bush?


          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Lucida Sculptoris (Alpha Sculptoris, brightest star
          > > in Sculptor the Sculptor)
          >
          >
          > making a name for oneself, engraved in stone
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Sculptor Galaxy (NGC 253 Sculptoris)
          >
          >
          > not knowing what kind of name one is making for oneself?


          Bush?


          >
          >
          > >
          > > *ER Ursae Majoris
          >
          >
          > having to do with emergency rooms or emergencies?



          Extensively Drug Resistant TB?


          >
          >
          > >
          > > *W Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variables)
          >
          >
          >
          > ?
          >
          >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Pallas
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Gienah (Epsilon Cygni)
          >
          >
          > having wings, being right-wing (like this star)
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Cor Piscis Austrini (Beta Piscis Austrini; marking
          > > the gills, or maybe the heart, of Piscis Austrinus the
          > > Southern Fish)
          >
          >
          > "bringing home the bacon"



          the defense spending bill Congress is trying to pass, which not only
          has a deadline for pullout from Iraq but is laden with goodies for
          various US Representatives' constituencies


          >
          >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Juno
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Arcturus (Alpha Bootis)
          >
          > having to do with charting one's own course
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Nekkar (Beta Bootis)
          >
          >
          > "loincloth"; being a troglodyte, dealing with troglodytes
          >
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *EX Hydrae (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          >
          > having to do with divorce or expulsion?



          Britney Spears?


          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Spica (Alpha Virginis)
          >
          >
          > art, injustice to others


          the chocolate Jesus sculpture?



          >
          >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Vesta
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Rastaban (Beta Draconis)
          >
          >
          > dedicated to being isolated?



          North Korea? Bush?


          >
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Lucida Normae (Gamma Normae, the brightest star in
          > > Norma the Rule)
          >
          >
          > dedicated to rectitude or measurements?
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Ant Nebula (Menzel 3 Normae; also known as the
          > > Chamber of Horrors)
          >
          >
          > ants, being busy
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *RCW 103 (Normae; a supernova remnant with a neutron
          > > star/X-ray source in it)
          >
          >
          > ?
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Sin (Tau Scorpii)
          > >
          > > *Betria (Beta Trianguli Australe)
          >
          >
          > an abominated person
          >
          >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Chiron
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Albulaan Borealis (Mu Aquarii)
          > >
          > > Armus (Eta Capricorni)
          > >
          > > Dorsum (Theta Capricorni)
          > >
          > > Veil Nebula (NGC 6960 Cygni)
          > >
          > > Cygnus X-1 (famous black hole)
          > >
          > > *Deneb Dulfim (Epsilon Delphini)
          >
          >
          >
          > vanishing, getting away


          Osama bin Laden?


          More later.




          Mark A. Holmes
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