Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

Fixed star alignments (December 2, 2007)

Expand Messages
  • Mark Andrew Holmes
    As of midnight GMT. Asterisks indicate alignments that weren t there a week ago today (with a 1 00 orb). Jupiter *Tseen Yin (Delta Arae) Melquarth (Mu
    Message 1 of 4 , Dec 2, 2007
    • 0 Attachment
      As of midnight GMT.

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




      Jupiter



      *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 high
      iron content)

      *Pistol Star (V4647 Sagittarii)

      *Galactic Center (Sagittarius A* Sagittarii)

      *Garden-Sprinkler Nebula (Henize 3-1475 Sagittarii)

      *Sargas (Theta Scorpii)

      *Girtab (Kappa Scorpii)

      *Aculeus (M-6 Scorpii, the Butterfly Cluster)

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




      Saturn



      Thuban (Alpha Draconis)

      M-105 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole)

      NGC 3377 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole)

      *Alioth (Epsilon Ursae Majoris)

      Alula Australe (Xi Ursae Majoris; has an extrasolar
      planet)

      Coddington Nebula (IC 2574 Ursae Majoris; diffuse
      nebula)

      CU Velorum (cataclysmic variable)



      Uranus



      HD 217107 (Piscium; has an extrasolar planet)

      Cheeseburger Nebula (NGC 7026 Cygni)

      Baby Dumbbell Nebula (Humason 1-2 Cygni)

      The Horseshoe (Harrington STAR 28 Cygni; a small
      asterism north of Deneb)

      Achernar (Alpha Eridani)

      RU Horologii (cataclysmic variable)

      Jih (Kappa Pegasi)

      Ankaa (Alpha Phoenicis)




      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)

      Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)

      *Al Faras Al Thani (Lambda Equulei)

      Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)

      IL Vulpeculae

      QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variables)



      Pluto



      Mu Arae (star with exoplanets)

      Thackeray's Planetary (IC 1266 Arae)

      Etamin (Gamma Draconis)

      Rukbalgethi Genubi (Theta Herculis)

      AH Mensae (cataclysmic variable)

      Al Durajah (Gamma Ophiuchi)

      RS Ophiuchi (cataclysmic variable)

      Sakurai's Object (V4334 Sagittarii; a dying star named
      for its Japanese discoverer, Yukio Sakurai)

      Pistol Star (V4647 Sagittarii)

      Mouse Pulsar (G359.23-0.82 Sagittarii)

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

      Box Nebula (NGC 6445 Sagittarii)

      Silkworm Nebula (CRL 5385 Sagittarii)

      Garden-Sprinkler Nebula (Henize 3-1475 Sagittarii)

      Terzan 5 (Sagittarii; globular cluster containing the
      fastest known spinning pulsar)

      Galactic Center (Sagittarius A* Sagittarii)

      Apollyon (Iota-1 Scorpii)

      Basanismus (G Scorpii)

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

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




      Eris



      Termes Frederici (Psi Andromedae; one of the stars in
      Frederici Honores, the Honors of Frederick [a crown,
      quill pen, sword and olive branch]: Psi Andromedae
      marks the crown)

      FX Cephei

      VV Cephei (cataclysmic variables)

      Revati (Zeta Piscium)

      Epsilon Reticuli (has an extrasolar planet)




      Ceres



      Anfal (51 Andromedae)

      WX Arietis (cataclysmic variable)

      Zibal (Zeta Eridani)

      Comet Planetary (NGC 1350 Fornacis)

      Deltotron (Beta Trianguli)




      Pallas



      *Sadalmelek (Alpha Aquarii)

      *Ancha (Theta Aquarii)

      FO Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)

      Nova Cygni 1920 (V476 Cygni; cataclysmic variable)

      *Egg Nebula (CRL 2688 Cygni)

      (CRL = Cambridge Research Laboratory Infrared Survey)

      *KL Draconis (cataclysmic variable)

      *Enif (Epsilon Pegasi)

      *Fomalhaut (Alpha Piscis Austrini)

      *Lacaille 9352 (Piscis Austrini; a nearby star)

      NGC 7052 (Vulpeculae; an edge-on galaxy with a
      suspected black hole)




      Juno



      *Mandrill Nebula (Henize 2-111 Centauri)

      *Zwicky's Triplet (Arp 103 Coronae Borealis; a small
      asterism between Iota and Sigma Coronae Borealis)

      *Draco Dwarf Galaxy (UGC 10822 [or Uppsala 10822]
      Draconis; part of the Local Group)

      *White-Eyed Pea (IC 4593 Herculis; a planetary nebula)




      Vesta



      *Dheneb (Zeta Aquilae)

      *SS433 (V1343 Aquilae)

      *BY Draconis (cataclysmic variable)

      *Ring Nebula (M-57 Lyrae)

      *Lucida Octantis (Nu Octantis; the brightest star in
      Octans the Octant)




      Chiron



      Albali (Epsilon Aquarii)

      Markarian 409 (Aquarii; a variable galaxy)

      Foxhead Cluster (NGC 6819 Cygni)

      Foo Pih (Gamma Hydri)

      Lucida Globi (Epsilon Microscopii; the brightest star
      in the obsolete constellation Globus Aerostaticus [the
      Hot Air Balloon]).

      47 Tucanae (NGC 104 Tucanae, a bright highly resolved
      globular cluster mistaken for a star and given a
      Flamsteed number; it even has a Bayer designation--Xi
      Tucanae)




      North Node



      Ancha (Theta Aquarii)

      HD 210277 (Aquarii; has an extrasolar planet; in
      Aquarius' chest)

      *Helix Nebula (NGC 7293 Aquarii)

      Nova Cygni 1920 (V476 Cygni; cataclysmic variable)

      *Shay Show (Epsilon Hydri)

      Tien Kang (Delta Piscis Austrini)

      Lacaille 9352 (Piscis Austrini; a nearby star)

      *Megrez (Delta Ursae Majoris)

      NGC 7052 (Vulpeculae; an edge-on galaxy with a
      suspected black hole)




      South Node




      *Drys (Chi Carinae)

      *Praecipua (46 Leonis Minoris)

      T Pyxidis (cataclysmic variable)

      Lalande 21185 (Ursae Majoris; a nearby star, with
      suspected exoplanets)




      More later.




      Mark A. Holmes





















































































      ____________________________________________________________________________________
      Be a better sports nut! Let your teams follow you
      with Yahoo Mobile. Try it now. http://mobile.yahoo.com/sports;_ylt=At9_qDKvtAbMuh1G1SQtBI7ntAcJ
    • mahtezcatpoc
      ... the congressional Democrats struggle to break past Bush s obstructionism ... the mayor of San Francisco wanting to tax soda pop? ... on the rim of the Net
      Message 2 of 4 , Dec 24, 2007
      • 0 Attachment
        --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, Mark Andrew Holmes
        <mahtezcatpoc@...> wrote:
        >
        > As of midnight GMT.
        >

        >
        >
        > Jupiter
        >
        >
        >
        > *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 high
        > iron content)
        >
        > *Pistol Star (V4647 Sagittarii)
        >
        > *Galactic Center (Sagittarius A* Sagittarii)
        >
        > *Garden-Sprinkler Nebula (Henize 3-1475 Sagittarii)
        >
        > *Sargas (Theta Scorpii)
        >
        > *Girtab (Kappa Scorpii)
        >
        > *Aculeus (M-6 Scorpii, the Butterfly Cluster)


        the congressional Democrats' struggle to break past Bush's obstructionism



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


        the mayor of San Francisco wanting to tax soda pop?


        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Saturn
        >
        >
        >
        > Thuban (Alpha Draconis)
        >
        > M-105 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole)
        >
        > NGC 3377 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole)
        >
        > *Alioth (Epsilon Ursae Majoris)
        >
        > Alula Australe (Xi Ursae Majoris; has an extrasolar
        > planet)
        >
        > Coddington Nebula (IC 2574 Ursae Majoris; diffuse
        > nebula)
        >
        > CU Velorum (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        >
        > Uranus
        >
        >
        >
        > HD 217107 (Piscium; has an extrasolar planet)
        >
        > Cheeseburger Nebula (NGC 7026 Cygni)
        >
        > Baby Dumbbell Nebula (Humason 1-2 Cygni)
        >
        > The Horseshoe (Harrington STAR 28 Cygni; a small
        > asterism north of Deneb)
        >
        > Achernar (Alpha Eridani)
        >
        > RU Horologii (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Jih (Kappa Pegasi)
        >
        > Ankaa (Alpha Phoenicis)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > 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)
        >
        > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
        >
        > *Al Faras Al Thani (Lambda Equulei)
        >
        > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
        >
        > IL Vulpeculae
        >
        > QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variables)
        >
        >
        >
        > Pluto
        >
        >
        >
        > Mu Arae (star with exoplanets)
        >
        > Thackeray's Planetary (IC 1266 Arae)
        >
        > Etamin (Gamma Draconis)
        >
        > Rukbalgethi Genubi (Theta Herculis)
        >
        > AH Mensae (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Al Durajah (Gamma Ophiuchi)
        >
        > RS Ophiuchi (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Sakurai's Object (V4334 Sagittarii; a dying star named
        > for its Japanese discoverer, Yukio Sakurai)
        >
        > Pistol Star (V4647 Sagittarii)
        >
        > Mouse Pulsar (G359.23-0.82 Sagittarii)
        >
        > Integral X-Ray Nova 2006 (IGR J17497-2821 Sagittarii)
        >
        > Box Nebula (NGC 6445 Sagittarii)
        >
        > Silkworm Nebula (CRL 5385 Sagittarii)
        >
        > Garden-Sprinkler Nebula (Henize 3-1475 Sagittarii)
        >
        > Terzan 5 (Sagittarii; globular cluster containing the
        > fastest known spinning pulsar)
        >
        > Galactic Center (Sagittarius A* Sagittarii)
        >
        > Apollyon (Iota-1 Scorpii)
        >
        > Basanismus (G Scorpii)
        >
        > Hyman's Burper (GCRT J1745-3009 Scorpii, a pulsar
        > named for its emissions pattern and its lead
        > discoverer, Scott Hyman)
        >
        > *Acumen (M-7 Scorpii, Ptolemy's Cluster)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Eris
        >
        >
        >
        > Termes Frederici (Psi Andromedae; one of the stars in
        > Frederici Honores, the Honors of Frederick [a crown,
        > quill pen, sword and olive branch]: Psi Andromedae
        > marks the crown)
        >
        > FX Cephei
        >
        > VV Cephei (cataclysmic variables)
        >
        > Revati (Zeta Piscium)
        >
        > Epsilon Reticuli (has an extrasolar planet)


        on the rim of the Net


        http://www.ianridpath.com/startales/reticulum.htm

        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Ceres
        >
        >
        >
        > Anfal (51 Andromedae)


        Arabic = spoils


        >
        > WX Arietis (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Zibal (Zeta Eridani)
        >
        > Comet Planetary (NGC 1350 Fornacis)
        >
        > Deltotron (Beta Trianguli)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Pallas
        >
        >
        >
        > *Sadalmelek (Alpha Aquarii)
        >
        > *Ancha (Theta Aquarii)
        >
        > FO Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Nova Cygni 1920 (V476 Cygni; cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > *Egg Nebula (CRL 2688 Cygni)
        >
        > (CRL = Cambridge Research Laboratory Infrared Survey)
        >
        > *KL Draconis (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > *Enif (Epsilon Pegasi)
        >
        > *Fomalhaut (Alpha Piscis Austrini)
        >
        > *Lacaille 9352 (Piscis Austrini; a nearby star)
        >
        > NGC 7052 (Vulpeculae; an edge-on galaxy with a
        > suspected black hole)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Juno
        >
        >
        >
        > *Mandrill Nebula (Henize 2-111 Centauri)
        >
        > *Zwicky's Triplet (Arp 103 Coronae Borealis; a small
        > asterism between Iota and Sigma Coronae Borealis)
        >
        > *Draco Dwarf Galaxy (UGC 10822 [or Uppsala 10822]
        > Draconis; part of the Local Group)
        >
        > *White-Eyed Pea (IC 4593 Herculis; a planetary nebula)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Vesta
        >
        >
        >
        > *Dheneb (Zeta Aquilae)
        >
        > *SS433 (V1343 Aquilae)


        having to commit to making some kind of stand?


        >
        > *BY Draconis (cataclysmic variable)


        "bye"?


        >
        > *Ring Nebula (M-57 Lyrae)


        fuzzy on what marriage is? (opposition to gay marriage? like in Florida?)


        >
        > *Lucida Octantis (Nu Octantis; the brightest star in
        > Octans the Octant)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Chiron
        >
        >
        >
        > Albali (Epsilon Aquarii)
        >
        > Markarian 409 (Aquarii; a variable galaxy)
        >
        > Foxhead Cluster (NGC 6819 Cygni)
        >
        > Foo Pih (Gamma Hydri)


        Chinese = lucky attainment


        >
        > Lucida Globi (Epsilon Microscopii; the brightest star
        > in the obsolete constellation Globus Aerostaticus [the
        > Hot Air Balloon]).



        blowing hot air


        >
        > 47 Tucanae (NGC 104 Tucanae, a bright highly resolved
        > globular cluster mistaken for a star and given a
        > Flamsteed number; it even has a Bayer designation--Xi
        > Tucanae)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > North Node
        >
        >
        >
        > Ancha (Theta Aquarii)
        >
        > HD 210277 (Aquarii; has an extrasolar planet; in
        > Aquarius' chest)
        >
        > *Helix Nebula (NGC 7293 Aquarii)


        having to do with genetics?


        >
        > Nova Cygni 1920 (V476 Cygni; cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > *Shay Show (Epsilon Hydri)


        Chinese = the serpent's head

        (a threat, which some try to crush)


        >
        > Tien Kang (Delta Piscis Austrini)


        Chinese = heavenly rope

        (God/religious authority binding somebody, or God/authority pulling
        somebody's strings?

        --Mitt Romney?


        >
        > Lacaille 9352 (Piscis Austrini; a nearby star)
        >
        > *Megrez (Delta Ursae Majoris)


        giving people crap


        >
        > NGC 7052 (Vulpeculae; an edge-on galaxy with a
        > suspected black hole)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > South Node
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > *Drys (Chi Carinae)


        Greek = tree

        (concern for the forests, like in the Amazon or in Indonesia?)



        >
        > *Praecipua (46 Leonis Minoris)


        concern with who is the chief or the leader


        >
        > T Pyxidis (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Lalande 21185 (Ursae Majoris; a nearby star, with
        > suspected exoplanets)
        >


        Forms a triangle with Praecipua and Alula Borealis (Nu Ursae Majoris);
        right behind the Great Bear's forepaws (?).


        More later.


        Mark A. Holmes
      • mahtezcatpoc
        ... the reins of power ... iron-hearted, iron will ... gun control? (could also refer to all the recent mall and college shootings) ... obstructionism ...
        Message 3 of 4 , Dec 25, 2007
        • 0 Attachment
          > --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, Mark Andrew Holmes
          > <mahtezcatpoc@> wrote:
          > >
          > > As of midnight GMT.
          > >
          >
          > >
          > >
          > > Jupiter
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *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)


          the reins of power


          > >
          > > *Iron Star (XX Ophiuchi; so nicknamed for its high
          > > iron content)



          iron-hearted, iron will


          > >
          > > *Pistol Star (V4647 Sagittarii)


          gun control? (could also refer to all the recent mall and college
          shootings)



          > >
          > > *Galactic Center (Sagittarius A* Sagittarii)
          > >
          > > *Garden-Sprinkler Nebula (Henize 3-1475 Sagittarii)
          > >
          > > *Sargas (Theta Scorpii)
          > >
          > > *Girtab (Kappa Scorpii)
          > >
          > > *Aculeus (M-6 Scorpii, the Butterfly Cluster)
          >
          >
          > the congressional Democrats' struggle to break past Bush's
          obstructionism
          >
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Hyman's Burper (GCRT J1745-3009 Scorpii, a pulsar
          > > named for its emissions pattern and its lead
          > > discoverer, Scott Hyman)
          >
          >
          > the mayor of San Francisco wanting to tax soda pop?
          >
          >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Saturn
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Thuban (Alpha Draconis)
          > >
          > > M-105 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole)
          > >
          > > NGC 3377 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole)
          > >
          > > *Alioth (Epsilon Ursae Majoris)


          Ebertin says this has a dangerous, destructive influence


          > >
          > > Alula Australe (Xi Ursae Majoris; has an extrasolar
          > > planet)


          Arabic/Latin = "the southern first leap"

          (Australia kicking Howard out? Cristina Fernandez in Argentina and
          that suitcase full of cash?)


          > >
          > > Coddington Nebula (IC 2574 Ursae Majoris; diffuse
          > > nebula)


          above Ursa Major's tail and right behind Draco's

          (playing with fire?

          JK Rowling made the motto of Hogwarts the Latin for "Never tickle a
          sleeping dragon.")


          > >
          > > CU Velorum (cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Uranus
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > HD 217107 (Piscium; has an extrasolar planet)
          > >
          > > Cheeseburger Nebula (NGC 7026 Cygni)
          > >
          > > Baby Dumbbell Nebula (Humason 1-2 Cygni)
          > >
          > > The Horseshoe (Harrington STAR 28 Cygni; a small
          > > asterism north of Deneb)
          > >
          > > Achernar (Alpha Eridani)
          > >
          > > RU Horologii (cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > > Jih (Kappa Pegasi)
          > >
          > > Ankaa (Alpha Phoenicis)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > 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)
          > >
          > > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
          > >
          > > *Al Faras Al Thani (Lambda Equulei)


          Arabic = the second horse

          (coming in second-best)


          > >
          > > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
          > >
          > > IL Vulpeculae
          > >
          > > QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variables)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Pluto
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Mu Arae (star with exoplanets)
          > >
          > > Thackeray's Planetary (IC 1266 Arae)
          > >
          > > Etamin (Gamma Draconis)
          > >
          > > Rukbalgethi Genubi (Theta Herculis)
          > >
          > > AH Mensae (cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > > Al Durajah (Gamma Ophiuchi)
          > >
          > > RS Ophiuchi (cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > > Sakurai's Object (V4334 Sagittarii; a dying star named
          > > for its Japanese discoverer, Yukio Sakurai)
          > >
          > > Pistol Star (V4647 Sagittarii)
          > >
          > > Mouse Pulsar (G359.23-0.82 Sagittarii)
          > >
          > > Integral X-Ray Nova 2006 (IGR J17497-2821 Sagittarii)
          > >
          > > Box Nebula (NGC 6445 Sagittarii)
          > >
          > > Silkworm Nebula (CRL 5385 Sagittarii)
          > >
          > > Garden-Sprinkler Nebula (Henize 3-1475 Sagittarii)
          > >
          > > Terzan 5 (Sagittarii; globular cluster containing the
          > > fastest known spinning pulsar)
          > >
          > > Galactic Center (Sagittarius A* Sagittarii)
          > >
          > > Apollyon (Iota-1 Scorpii)
          > >
          > > Basanismus (G Scorpii)
          > >
          > > Hyman's Burper (GCRT J1745-3009 Scorpii, a pulsar
          > > named for its emissions pattern and its lead
          > > discoverer, Scott Hyman)
          > >
          > > *Acumen (M-7 Scorpii, Ptolemy's Cluster)



          the US campaign season is gearing up


          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Eris
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Termes Frederici (Psi Andromedae; one of the stars in
          > > Frederici Honores, the Honors of Frederick [a crown,
          > > quill pen, sword and olive branch]: Psi Andromedae
          > > marks the crown)
          > >
          > > FX Cephei
          > >
          > > VV Cephei (cataclysmic variables)
          > >
          > > Revati (Zeta Piscium)
          > >
          > > Epsilon Reticuli (has an extrasolar planet)
          >
          >
          > on the rim of the Net
          >
          >
          > http://www.ianridpath.com/startales/reticulum.htm


          (a basketball, bouncing off the rim?)


          >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Ceres
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Anfal (51 Andromedae)
          >
          >
          > Arabic = spoils


          focus on earmarks (and child soldiers in the Congo)

          >
          >
          > >
          > > WX Arietis (cataclysmic variable)


          waxed (slippery? treacherous? shiny?)


          > >
          > > Zibal (Zeta Eridani)


          Arabic = ostriches

          (refusing to see)


          > >
          > > Comet Planetary (NGC 1350 Fornacis)
          > >
          > > Deltotron (Beta Trianguli)


          having to do with change?

          (decrease in foreign adoptions?)



          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Pallas
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Sadalmelek (Alpha Aquarii)


          bringing about a sudden downfall


          > >
          > > *Ancha (Theta Aquarii)
          > >
          > > FO Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > > Nova Cygni 1920 (V476 Cygni; cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > > *Egg Nebula (CRL 2688 Cygni)
          > >
          > > (CRL = Cambridge Research Laboratory Infrared Survey)


          some idiot in Colorado wants the voters to declare fertilized eggs
          human beings


          > >
          > > *KL Draconis (cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > > *Enif (Epsilon Pegasi)


          Arabic = nose


          (being nosy? sniffing out something? something smells?)


          > >
          > > *Fomalhaut (Alpha Piscis Austrini)
          > >
          > > *Lacaille 9352 (Piscis Austrini; a nearby star)



          near the borders of Grus and Phoenix, below the Southern Fish's mouth(?)

          (fish food?)


          > >
          > > NGC 7052 (Vulpeculae; an edge-on galaxy with a
          > > suspected black hole)


          in the Fox's tail


          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Juno
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Mandrill Nebula (Henize 2-111 Centauri)


          striking and savage-looking, a colorful mask



          > >
          > > *Zwicky's Triplet (Arp 103 Coronae Borealis; a small
          > > asterism between Iota and Sigma Coronae Borealis)


          things coming in threes?



          > >
          > > *Draco Dwarf Galaxy (UGC 10822 [or Uppsala 10822]
          > > Draconis; part of the Local Group)


          near Mu Draconis (Arrakis) in the Dragon's head

          (like a little puff of smoke coming out of the Dragon's mouth?)


          > >
          > > *White-Eyed Pea (IC 4593 Herculis; a planetary nebula)


          food that isn't anything special?



          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Vesta
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Dheneb (Zeta Aquilae)
          > >
          > > *SS433 (V1343 Aquilae)
          >
          >
          > having to commit to making some kind of stand?



          or bold action


          >
          >
          > >
          > > *BY Draconis (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          >
          > "bye"?
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Ring Nebula (M-57 Lyrae)
          >
          >
          > fuzzy on what marriage is? (opposition to gay marriage? like in
          Florida?)
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Lucida Octantis (Nu Octantis; the brightest star in
          > > Octans the Octant)
          > >



          scientific mind but with uncontrollable passions


          (Iran?)


          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Chiron
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Albali (Epsilon Aquarii)
          > >
          > > Markarian 409 (Aquarii; a variable galaxy)


          destructive influence


          > >
          > > Foxhead Cluster (NGC 6819 Cygni)
          > >
          > > Foo Pih (Gamma Hydri)
          >
          >
          > Chinese = lucky attainment
          >
          >
          > >
          > > Lucida Globi (Epsilon Microscopii; the brightest star
          > > in the obsolete constellation Globus Aerostaticus [the
          > > Hot Air Balloon]).
          >
          >
          >
          > blowing hot air
          >
          >
          > >
          > > 47 Tucanae (NGC 104 Tucanae, a bright highly resolved
          > > globular cluster mistaken for a star and given a
          > > Flamsteed number; it even has a Bayer designation--Xi
          > > Tucanae)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > North Node
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Ancha (Theta Aquarii)
          > >
          > > HD 210277 (Aquarii; has an extrasolar planet; in
          > > Aquarius' chest)


          the heart of somebody who serves somebody else?


          > >
          > > *Helix Nebula (NGC 7293 Aquarii)
          >
          >
          > having to do with genetics?
          >
          >
          > >
          > > Nova Cygni 1920 (V476 Cygni; cataclysmic variable)


          near Psi Cygni on the Swan's right wingtip



          > >
          > > *Shay Show (Epsilon Hydri)
          >
          >
          > Chinese = the serpent's head
          >
          > (a threat, which some try to crush)
          >
          >
          > >
          > > Tien Kang (Delta Piscis Austrini)
          >
          >
          > Chinese = heavenly rope
          >
          > (God/religious authority binding somebody, or God/authority pulling
          > somebody's strings?
          >
          > --Mitt Romney?
          >
          >
          > >
          > > Lacaille 9352 (Piscis Austrini; a nearby star)



          near the Grus and Phoenix borders south of Fomalhaut (just below the
          Southern Fish's mouth?)

          (fish food?)


          > >
          > > *Megrez (Delta Ursae Majoris)
          >
          >
          > giving people crap
          >
          >
          > >
          > > NGC 7052 (Vulpeculae; an edge-on galaxy with a
          > > suspected black hole)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > South Node
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Drys (Chi Carinae)
          >
          >
          > Greek = tree
          >
          > (concern for the forests, like in the Amazon or in Indonesia?)
          >
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Praecipua (46 Leonis Minoris)
          >
          >
          > concern with who is the chief or the leader
          >
          >
          > >
          > > T Pyxidis (cataclysmic variable)


          south of Epsilon Pyxidis, around the rim of the Compass


          > >
          > > Lalande 21185 (Ursae Majoris; a nearby star, with
          > > suspected exoplanets)
          > >
          >
          >
          > Forms a triangle with Praecipua and Alula Borealis (Nu Ursae Majoris);
          > right behind the Great Bear's forepaws (?).
          >


          More later.



          Mark A. Holmes
        • Mark Andrew Holmes
          Hope everyone is having a good Christmas. Mark A. Holmes ____________________________________________________________________________________ Be a better
          Message 4 of 4 , Dec 25, 2007
          • 0 Attachment
            Hope everyone is having a good Christmas.


            Mark A. Holmes


            ____________________________________________________________________________________
            Be a better friend, newshound, and
            know-it-all with Yahoo! Mobile. Try it now. http://mobile.yahoo.com/;_ylt=Ahu06i62sR8HDtDypao8Wcj9tAcJ
          Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.