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Fixed star alignments (September 2, 2007)

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  • Mark Andrew Holmes
    As of midnight GMT in London. Asterisks indicate new alignments (that weren t there a week ago today with a 1 00 orb). Jupiter Kuma (Nu-1 Draconis) *RCW 103
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 2, 2007
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      As of midnight GMT in London.



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




      Jupiter



      Kuma (Nu-1 Draconis)

      *RCW 103 (Normae; a supernova remnant and neutron
      star)

      *Helkath (Kappa Ophiuchi)

      *NGC 6240 (Ophiuchi; two supermassive galaxies
      colliding)

      *Sin (Tau Scorpii)



      Saturn



      *Drys (Chi Carinae)

      Regulus (Alpha Leonis)

      Algeiba (aka Algenubi; Epsilon Leonis)

      Leo I Galaxy (UBC 5470 Leonis)

      Kappa Pyxidis

      *Phekda (Gamma Ursae Majoris)

      NGC 3982 (Ursae Majoris; galaxy with suspected black
      hole)

      *Papillon (IC 708 Ursae Majoris)

      Mayall's Object (MCG7-23-19 Ursae Majoris; a peculiar
      ring-shaped galaxy)




      Uranus



      Honda's Star (V1500 Cygni, aka Nova Cygni 1975,
      discovered by Japanese
      astronomer Minoru Honda)

      Moth Nebula (Sharpless 1-89 Cygni)

      *Homan (Zeta Pegasi)




      Neptune



      Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)

      Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)

      The Red-Necked Emu (Harrington STAR 26 Cygni; a small
      asterism in Cygnus)

      Al Ukud (Gamma Delphini)

      HR Delphini (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      S Doradus

      Al Faras al Thani (Lambda Equulei)

      Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; marking the obsolete
      constellation Phoenicopterus the Flamingo, now known
      as Grus the Crane)

      IL Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable aka nova)




      Pluto



      Tseen Yin (Delta Arae)

      *Melquarth (Mu Herculis)

      Lucida Mensae (Alpha Mensae, the brightest star in
      Mensa the Table Mountain)

      Kelb Alrai (Beta Ophiuchi)

      Al Durajah (Gamma Ophiuchi)

      Iron Star (XX Ophiuchi, so nicknamed for its
      extraordinarily high iron content)

      Pistol Star (V4647 Sagittarii, a unusually hot star
      within the Pistol Nebula)

      Silkworm Nebula (CRL 5385 Sagittarii)

      Garden-Sprinkler Nebula (Henize 3-1475 Sagittarii)

      Galactic Center (Sagittarius A* Sagittarii)

      Sargas (Theta Scorpii)

      Hyman's Burper (GCRT J1745-3009 Scorpii, a pulsar
      named for its emissions pattern and its lead
      discoverer, Scott Hyman)

      Aculeus (M-6 Scorpii, the Butterfly Cluster)




      Ceres



      Bow-Tie Nebula (NGC 40 Cephei)

      UV Persei (cataclysmic variable)

      Ushakaron (Xi Tauri)

      *Esat (5 Tauri)

      Psalterium (10 Tauri; marks the obsolete
      constellation Psalterium Georgii [George's Harp])




      Pallas



      *Hydria (Eta Aquarii)

      *Situla (Kappa Aquarii)

      *North America Nebula (NGC 7000 Cygni)

      *Magic Carpet Nebula (NGC 7027 Cygni)

      *Scovil's Object (Q1991/107 Cygni)

      *Kin Yu (Epsilon Doradus)

      *WX Hydri

      VY Sculptoris (cataclysmic variables)




      Juno



      *Izar (Epsilon Bootis)

      *Ma Wei (Delta Centauri)

      *Dhanab al Shuja (Gamma Hydrae)

      *Maenalus (Tau Virginis; marks the obsolete
      constellation Mons Maenalus [Mount Maenalus], upon
      whose summit Bootes the Herdsman is sometimes pictured
      standing)




      Vesta



      *Rastaban (aka Alwaid; Beta Draconis)

      *Fudail (Pi Herculis)

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

      *Ant Nebula (Menzel 3 Normae; aka the Chamber of
      Horrors)

      *RCW 103 (Normae; a supernova remnant and neutron
      star)

      *Helkath (Kappa Ophiuchi)

      *NGC 6240 (Ophiuchi; two supermassive galaxies
      colliding)

      *Sin (Tau Scorpii)

      *Betria (Beta Trianguli Australe)




      Chiron



      Albali (Epsilon Aquarii)

      AE Aquarii (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      *Markarian 409 (Aquarii; a variable galaxy)

      Foxhead Cluster (NGC 6819 Cygni)

      Lucida Globi (Epsilon Microscopii; the lucida, or
      brightest star, of the
      obsolete constellation Globus Aerostaticus, the
      Hot-Air Balloon--I have been referring to it as
      Globus)

      47 Tucanae (NGC 104 Tucanae, a bright highly resolved
      globular cluster mistaken
      for a star and given a Flamsteed number)





      North Node



      Sadalachbia (Gamma Aquarii)

      Ruchba (Omega-2 Cygni)

      Piazzi's Flying Star (61 Cygni)

      Pelican Nebula (IC 5070 Cygni)

      Biham (Theta Pegasi)

      CC Sculptoris (cataclysmic variable aka nova)




      South Node




      Thuban (Alpha Draconis)

      Shir (Rho Leonis)

      SW Sextantis (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      Spindle Galaxy of Sextans (NGC 3115 Sextantis)

      Alula Boreale (Nu Ursae Majoris)

      Alula Australe (Xi Ursae Majoris)

      CU Velorum (cataclysmic variable aka nova)





      More later.



      Mark A. Holmes










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