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Re: Fixed star alignments (June 24, 2007)

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  • mahtezcatpoc
    ... ? ... for public consumption or use ... [They give] a bold, bombastic, cruel nature, but artistic appreciation and power of expression. (Robson) ...
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      --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, "mahtezcatpoc"
      <mahtezcatpoc@...> wrote:
      >
      > Highlights in the news from this week:
      >
      > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/June_2007
      >
      >
      > In Britain, flooding; Gordon Brown replaces Tony Blair as Prime
      > Minister; a car-bomb attack at the Glasgow airport.
      >
      > In the US, more floods (in central Texas); the CIA releases documents
      > confirming reports of decades worth of dirty doings; the Supreme Court
      > bars ordinary citizens from challenging the Bush faith-based charity
      > initiative, limits student freedom of expression and the ability of
      > school districts to desegregate schools; Barrington Irving completes
      > his solo flight around the world.
      >
      > In Australia, still more flooding.
      >
      > In Colombia, a number of politicians who have been taken hostage are
      > murdered by their captors.
      >
      > In Ivory Coast, an attempt on the life of Prime Minister Guillaume
      > Soro results in three deaths (not including Soro's).
      >
      > Scientists find possible 1-million-year-old human fossils in Spain and
      > clone bacteria, taking a big step toward the creation of synthetic life.
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, Mark Andrew Holmes
      > <mahtezcatpoc@> wrote:
      > >
      > > As of midnight GMT in London.
      > >
      > >
      > > Asterisks indicate new alignments
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Jupiter
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Rastaban (aka Alwaid; Beta Draconis)
      >
      >
      > "loss of property, violence, criminal inclinations, accidents" (Robson)
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Fudail (Pi Herculis)
      >
      >
      > Arabic = excellent character
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Lucida Normae (Gamma Normae)
      >
      >
      > by the book
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Ant Nebula (Menzel 3 Normae)
      >
      >
      > busy
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *RCW 103 (Normae)



      ?


      > >
      > > *Helkath (Kappa Ophiuchi)
      >
      >
      > Hebrew = smoothness
      >
      >
      > >
      > > Water-Fountain Nebula (IRAS 16342-3814 Scorpii)


      for public consumption or use


      > >
      > > *Betria (Beta Trianguli Australe)
      >
      >
      > demonized individual
      >
      >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Saturn
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Cat's Eye Nebula (NGC 6543 Draconis)
      >
      >
      > watching in the dark (the spying program)
      >
      >
      > >
      > > Ras Elased Australis (Epsilon Leonis)
      > >
      > > Ras Elased Borealis (Mu Leonis)


      "[They give] a bold, bombastic, cruel nature, but artistic
      appreciation and power of expression." (Robson)


      > >
      > > Tania Australis (Mu Ursae Majoris)


      Arabic/Latin = "southern second [leap of the gazelle)"

      (something that warrants running from, but it goes bad)


      > >
      > > Pherkad (Gamma Ursae Minoris)



      cute and possibly to be eaten



      > >
      > > Pherkad Minor (11 Ursae Minoris)



      cute and to be protected


      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Uranus
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Shih (Sigma Pegasi)



      Chinese = house


      (houses, real estate)

      (precursor of the current mortgage meltdown?)


      > >
      > > Fum al Samakah (Beta Piscium)



      Arabic = muzzle of the fish

      ("food for the fishes")


      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Neptune
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > Nashira (Gamma Capricorni)
      > >
      > > Blinking Planetary (NGC 6826 Cygni)
      > >
      > > S Doradus
      > >
      > > Gruid (Beta Gruis)
      > >
      > > *Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis)
      >
      >
      > colorful people
      >
      >
      > >
      > > VW Hydri
      > >
      > > TY Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variables)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Pluto
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Mu Arae
      > >
      > > Thackeray's Planetary (nebula; IC 1266 Arae)
      > >
      > > Etamin (Gamma Draconis)
      > >
      > > Al Durajah (Gamma Ophiuchi)


      Arabic = the charioteer


      (focus on being in control)



      > >
      > > RS Ophiuchi
      > >
      > > Sakurai's Object (V4334 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > Pistol Star (V4647 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > Integral X-Ray Nova 2006 (IGR J17497-2821 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > Mouse Pulsar (G359.23-0.82 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > 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)
      > >
      > > Box Nebula (NGC 6445 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > Silkworm Nebula (CRL 5385 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > Apollyon (Iota-1 Scorpii)
      > >
      > > *Girtab (Kappa Scorpii)



      in the Scorpion's tail, near the stinger

      (controlling the poison, having the power to inflict punishment)


      > >
      > > Basanismus (G Scorpii)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Ceres
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Keun Nan Mun Primus (Phi Andromedae)
      >
      >
      > Mandarin/Latin = first of the south gate of the camp
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Caph (Beta Cassiopeiae)
      >
      > "spoon" or "the hollow of one's hand"
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Alphirk (Beta Cephei)
      >
      >
      > possibly meaning "the flock" in Arabic
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Chi 1-2-3 (Chi-1, Chi-2 and Chi-3 Fornacis; aka
      > > Harrington STAR 2)
      >
      >
      > Chi = chance; 1-2-3 = easy, simple
      >
      > ("easy: it just happened")
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Metallah (Alpha Trianguli)
      > >
      > >
      >
      >
      > From the Arabic for "the head of the triangle"



      someone at the center of an awkward situation


      >
      >
      > >
      > >
      > > Pallas
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Shih (Sigma Pegasi)
      > >
      > > Fum al Samakah (Beta Piscium)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Juno
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Alchiba (Alpha Corvi)
      > >
      > > *Algorab (Delta Corvi)



      nasty, scavenging


      > >
      > > *Tchang-Cha (Zeta Corvi)


      Chinese = "track of dust"


      lack of development, rural, substandard


      > >
      > > *Avis Satyra (Eta Corvi)


      Latin = "satyr bird"

      (lustful)



      > >
      > > The Stargate (Harrington STAR 20 Corvi, a small
      > > asterism)


      popping in and out



      > >
      > > *Sombrero Galaxy (M-104 Virginis; spiral galaxy with
      > > black hole)



      wearing a big hat



      > >
      > > *NGC 4697 (Virginis; galaxy with black hole)
      > >
      > > The Jaws (Harrington STAR 21 Virginis)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Vesta
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Mamajek 1 (Eta Chamaeleontis and associated open
      > > cluster)
      >
      > grabbing hold of something (an anchor for one's identity?)
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Circinus Pulsar (PSR B1509-58 Circini)
      > >
      > > *Yed Posterior (Epsilon Ophiuchi)
      > >
      > > *Acrab (Beta-1 Scorpii)
      > >
      > > *Vrischika (Pi Scorpii)
      > >
      > > *Fang (Rho Scorpii)
      > >
      > > *Jabhat al Akrab (Omega-1 Scorpii)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *18 Scorpii
      >
      >
      > grabbing for something
      >
      >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Chiron
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Saturn Nebula (NGC 7009 Aquarii)
      >
      >
      > destructive
      >
      >
      > >
      > > Hole-In-A-Cluster (NGC 6811 Cygni)
      >
      >
      > something missing
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Deneb Dulfim (Epsilon Delphini)
      >
      >
      >
      > gone with the wind
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Kwa Chaou (Zeta Delphini)


      Chinese = gourd


      (to hold, store or carry something; "out of one's gourd")


      > >
      > > Al Kaud (Eta Delphini)


      Arabic = the riding camel


      (to trek across the desert; having to do with camels, with Arabs or
      with Arab countries?)


      > >
      > > Al Amud al Salib (Iota Delphini)
      > >
      > > Alnair (Alpha Gruis)
      >
      >
      > faithful, vigilant
      >
      >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > North Node
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Skat (Delta Aquarii)
      > >
      > > Sadalajir (Zeta-1 Aquarii)


      Arabic = lucky one of the bricks (?) or lucky one having grace (?)


      > >
      > > Hydria (Eta Aquarii)
      > >
      > > Situla (Kappa Aquarii)


      Greek (?) = bucket

      (trying to do something with inadequate means)


      > >
      > > *Seat (Pi Aquarii)


      in the bottom of Aquarius' water jar

      (scraping the bottom?)


      > >
      > > North America Nebula (NGC 7000 Cygni)
      > >
      > > Magic Carpet Nebula (NGC 7027 Cygni)
      > >
      > > Kin Yu (Epsilon Doradus)
      > >
      > > WX Hydri (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > South Node
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Theta Antliae



      sucking all the air out of something


      > >
      > > M-106 (Canum Venaticorum; galaxy with suspected black
      > > hole)


      ?


      > >
      > > Leo II Galaxy (UGC [or Uppsala] 6253 Leonis)


      ?


      > >
      > > Alioth (Epsilon Ursae Majoris)


      destructive, crippling



      > >
      > > Coddington Nebula (IC 2574 Ursae Majoris)
      > >
      > >



      riding on something powerful, high up, but still not invulnerable



      More later.



      Mark A. Holmes
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