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Re: Fixed star alignments (June 17, 2007)

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  • mahtezcatpoc
    ... an island of peace or stability ... the heart of the whale? ... galaxy. ... required) ... I m still trying... Mark A. Holmes
    Message 1 of 3 , Aug 5, 2007
      --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, "mahtezcatpoc"
      <mahtezcatpoc@...> wrote:
      >
      > --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, Mark Andrew Holmes
      > <mahtezcatpoc@> wrote:
      > >
      > > As of noon CDT.
      > >
      > >
      > > Asterisks indicate new alignments
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Jupiter
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > RR Chamaeleontis (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > Water Fountain Nebula (IRAS 16342-3814 Scorpii)
      > >
      > > Great Attractor (Abell 3627 Trianguli Australe)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Saturn
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Raselased Australis (Epsilon Leonis)
      > >
      > > *Raselased Borealis (Mu Leonis)
      >
      >
      > nasty political talk
      >
      >
      > >
      > > Tania Australis (Mu Ursae Majoris)
      > >
      > > *Pherkad Minor (11 Ursae Minoris)
      >
      >
      > Arabic/Latin = the little calf
      >
      >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Uranus
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Shih (Sigma Pegasi)
      > >
      > > Fum al Samakah (Beta Piscium)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Neptune
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > Nashira (Gamma Capricorni)
      > >
      > > Blinking Planetary (NGC 6826 Cygni)
      > >
      > > S Doradus
      > >
      > > Gruid (Beta Gruis)
      > >
      > > VW Hydri
      > >
      > > TY Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variables)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Pluto
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Mu Arae (star with exoplanets)
      > >
      > > Thackeray's Planetary (nebula; IC 1266 Arae)
      > >
      > > Etamin (Gamma Draconis)
      > >
      > > Rukbalgethi Genubi (Theta Herculis)
      > >
      > > AH Mensae (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > *Al Durajah (Gamma Ophiuchi)
      >
      >
      > Arabic = the charioteer(?)
      >
      >
      > >
      > > RS Ophiuchi (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > Pistol Star (V4647 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > Sakurai's Object (V4334 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > Integral X-Ray Nova 2006 (IGR J17497-2821 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > Mouse Pulsar (G359.23-0.82 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > Box Nebula (NGC 6445 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > Silkworm Nebula (CRL 5385 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > Apollyon (Iota-1 Scorpii)
      > >
      > > Basanismus (G Scorpii)
      > >
      > > Hyman's Burper (GCRT J1745-3009 Scorpii; a pulsar)
      > >
      > > Terzan 5 (Sagittarii; globular cluster containing the
      > > pulsar Terzan 5ad [formally PSR J1748-2446ad], a
      > > "millisecond pulsar" which is the fastest known
      > > spinning pulsar at 716 times per second)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Ceres
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *M-33 (Andromedae; an elliptical galaxy which is a
      > > companion of M-31, aka the Andromeda Galaxy, aka
      > > Vertex)
      >
      > Andromeda Galaxy: "It causes blindness, injuries to the eyes, sickness
      > and a violent death." (Robson)
      >
      > Maybe this is an extension of M-31?
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Sharatan (Beta Arietis)
      >
      >
      > "It causes bodily injuries, unscrupulous defeat, destruction by fire,
      > war or earthquake." (Robson)
      >
      > >
      > > *Mesarthim (Gamma Arietis)
      >
      >
      > Hebrew = "ministers" (possibly)
      >
      > (protective or administrative)
      >
      > "Daredevils and bold, danger is indicated when acting impulsively and
      > in a foolhardy way." (Ebertin)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *DK Cassiopeiae (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      > saying nasty things
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Al Wahat (Iota Cephei)
      >
      >
      > Arabic = the oasis


      an island of peace or stability

      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Fornacis (Alpha Fornacis)
      >
      >
      > Latin = of the furnace
      >
      >
      > (making something hot or burning it up?)
      >
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Al Sadr al Ketus (Pi Ceti)
      >
      >
      > Arabic/Latin = the breast of the whale


      the heart of the whale?


      >
      >
      > >
      > > *M-33 (Trianguli; the Triangulum Spiral, the third
      > > major member of the Local Group of galaxies, along
      > > with M-31 and our own galaxy, the Milky Way Galaxy)
      >
      >
      > probably refers to some sort of impairment of sight, since it's a
      galaxy.
      >
      > Triangulum: "It gives a just, companionable, truthful, righteous and
      > benevolent nature with an interest in architecture and Freemasonry."
      > (Robson)
      >
      > (an excessive preoccupation with correctness or legality?)
      >
      >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Pallas
      > >
      > >
      > > Shih (Sigma Pegasi)
      > >
      > > Fum al Samakah (Beta Piscium)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Juno
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Alchiba (Alpha Corvi)
      >
      >
      > Arabic = tent
      >
      > (concern with inclusion?)
      >
      >
      > >
      > > Minkar (Epsilon Corvi)
      >
      > Arabic = nostril
      >
      > (smelling out prey?)
      >
      >
      > >
      > > The Stargate (Harrington STAR 20 Corvi, a small
      > > asterism)
      > >
      > > Octopus Nebula (Drilling 1 Velorum, aka ESO 215-04)
      > >
      > > Auva (Delta Virginis)
      > >
      > > *Jaws (Harrington STAR 21 Virginis, another small
      > > asterism on the STAR list originally compiled by
      > > Philip Harrington)
      >
      >
      > having to do with sharks or other predatory animals (bears, perhaps?)
      >
      >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Vesta
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Mamajek 1 (Eta Chamaeleontis and associated open
      > > cluster)
      >
      >
      > in the Chameleon's (prehensile) tail
      >
      > (with all the adaptations one makes, some form of consistency is
      required)
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Circinus Pulsar (PSR B1509-58 Circini)
      > >
      > > *Zodet's Planetary (ESO:135-PN4 Circini, a planetary
      > > nebula named for its discoverer, European Southern
      > > Observatory photographer Herbert Zodet)
      >
      >
      > I think I posted on these two earlier
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Turtle Nebula (NGC 6210 Herculis)
      >
      >
      > slow but steady
      >
      >
      > >
      > > IM Normae (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > Marfik (Lambda Ophiuchi)
      >
      >
      > Arabic = elbow
      >
      > (elbowed aside)
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Jabbah (Nu Scorpii)
      >
      > Arabic = forehead
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Jabhat al Akrab (Omega-1 Scorpii)
      >
      >
      > Arabic = the forehead of the scorpion
      >
      > (branded dangerous?)
      >
      >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Chiron
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Saturn Nebula (NGC 7009 Aquarii)
      > >
      > > Hole-In-A-Cluster (NGC 6811 Cygni)
      > >
      > > Kwa Chaou (Zeta Delphini)
      > >
      > > Al Kaud (Eta Delphini)
      > >
      > > Al Amud al Salib (Iota Delphini)
      > >
      > > Pae Chaou (Kappa Delphini)
      > >
      > > Alnair (Alpha Gruis)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > North Node
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Skat (Delta Aquarii)
      >
      > "Safety in a deluge." (Noonan)
      >
      > "...good fortune and lasting happiness." (Robson)
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Sadalajir (Zeta-1 Aquarii)
      >
      >
      > Arabic = worker for or servant of the king (?)
      >
      >
      > >
      > > Hydria (Eta Aquarii)
      >
      > Greek = water jar
      >
      >
      > >
      > > Situla (Kappa Aquarii)
      >
      >
      > trying to do something with limited means
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *North America Nebula (NGC 7000 Cygni)
      >
      >
      > kind of a negative influence
      >
      >
      > >
      > > Magic Carpet Nebula (NGC 7027 Cygni)
      > >
      > > Kin Yu (Epsilon Doradus)
      > >
      > > WX Hydri (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > South Node
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Theta Antliae
      >
      > marks the part of Antlia the Air-Pump that connects to the hose that
      > conducts air out (or in)
      >
      > (to inflate or make a vacuum)
      >
      >
      > >
      > > M-106 (Canum Venaticorum; galaxy with suspected black
      > > hole)
      >
      > ?
      >
      >
      > >
      > > Leo II Galaxy (UGC [or Uppsala] 6253 Leonis)
      >
      >
      > ?
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Alioth (aka Benetnash; Eta Ursae Majoris)
      >
      > actually, Epsilon Ursae Majoris, and Benetnash is an alternate name
      > for Alkaid (Eta Ursae Majoris)--sorry.
      >
      > fiascos, misfortunes brought on by associates or colleagues
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Coddington Nebula (IC 2574 Ursae Majoris)
      > >
      >
      >
      > Here's another one I'm going to have to figure out.
      >
      >
      > Elaboration on some of this stuff will have to wait till later (as
      > happens much, probably due to the volume of information and all the
      > other stuff I need to do).
      >



      I'm still trying...



      Mark A. Holmes
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