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Re: Fixed star alignments (December 16, 2007)

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  • mahtezcatpoc
    ... Arabic = peasant ... relentlessly gobbling up something, relentlessly hungry or predatory ... refugee problems (in Kenya and Iraq as well as on the Gulf
    Message 1 of 13 , Jan 6, 2008
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      --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, Mark Andrew Holmes
      <mahtezcatpoc@...> wrote:
      >
      > As of midnight GMT.
      >
      > Asterisks indicate alignments that weren't there a
      > week ago today (with a 1 00' orb).
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Jupiter
      >
      >
      >
      > *Rukbalgethi Genubi (Theta Herculis)
      >
      > *Baraka (Xi Herculis)
      >
      > AH Mensae (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      > *Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)
      >
      > *Fellah (67 Ophiuchi)


      Arabic = peasant



      >
      > *Barnard's Star (V2500 Ophiuchi)
      >
      > *Acumen (M-7 Scorpii, Ptolemy's Cluster)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Saturn
      >
      >
      >
      > Thuban (Alpha Draconis)
      >
      > M-105 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole)
      >
      > NGC 3377 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole)
      >
      > Alioth (Epsilon Ursae Majoris)
      >
      > Coddington Nebula (IC 2574 Ursae Majoris; diffuse
      > nebula)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > 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)
      >
      > Al Faras Al Thani (Lambda Equulei)
      >
      > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
      >
      > IL Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Pluto
      >
      >
      >
      > Etamin (Gamma Draconis)
      >
      > Rukbalgethi Genubi (Theta Herculis)
      >
      > *Baraka (Xi Herculis)
      >
      > AH Mensae
      >
      > RS Ophiuchi (cataclysmic variables)
      >
      > Sakurai's Object (V4334 Sagittarii; a dying star named
      > for its Japanese discoverer, Yukio Sakurai)
      >
      > Integral X-Ray Nova 2006 (IGR J17497-2821 Sagittarii)
      >
      > Box Nebula (NGC 6445 Sagittarii)
      >
      > Apollyon (Iota-1 Scorpii)
      >
      > Basanismus (G Scorpii)
      >
      > 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)
      >
      > Aquae Abyssi (Upsilon Ceti)
      >
      > Revati (Zeta Piscium)
      >
      > Epsilon Reticuli (has an extrasolar planet)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Ceres
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Keun Nan Mun Secundus (Chi Andromedae)
      >
      > *The Fath (NGC 708 Andromedae)
      >
      > *Achird (Eta Cassiopeiae)
      >
      > *Pac-Man Nebula (NGC 281 Cassiopeiae)


      relentlessly gobbling up something, relentlessly hungry or predatory



      >
      > *Kaffaljidhma (Gamma Ceti)
      >
      > Liberflux (Tau-4 Eridani)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Pallas
      >
      >
      >
      > *Sadalachbia (Gamma Aquarii)

      refugee problems (in Kenya and Iraq as well as on the Gulf Coast?)


      >
      > Luyten 789-6 (Aquarii; a nearby star)
      >
      > *Deneb Adige (aka Deneb; Alpha Cygni)
      >
      > *Ruchba (Omega-2 Cygni)


      having to do with breasts (like breast cancer?)



      >
      > *Piazzi's Flying Star (61 Cygni)
      >
      > *Biham (Theta Pegasi)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Juno
      >
      >
      >
      > *Lucida Circini (Alpha Circini)


      to draw a circle around somebody, mark them


      >
      > *Rutilicus (Zeta Herculis)
      >
      > *Kajam (Omega Herculis)
      >
      > *Thusia (Gamma Lupi)


      Greek = sacrifice


      >
      > *Keyhole Planetary (MRSL 252 Normae)
      >
      > (MRSL = Marsalkova; the MRSL Comparison Catalog of
      > H-II Regions, compiled by Czech astronomer Pavla
      > Marsakova)


      spying?


      >
      > *Yed Prior (Delta Ophiuchi)


      "It causes immorality, shamelessness and revolution." (Robson)


      >
      > *Acrab (Beta-1 Scorpii)

      aka Graffias; "it causes extreme malevolence, mercilessness,
      fiendishness, repulsiveness, malice, theft, crime, pestilence and
      contagious diseases." (Robson)


      >
      > *Isidis (Delta Scorpii)


      "It causes sudden assaults, malevolence, immorality, and
      shamelessness." (Robson)



      >
      > *Vrischika (Pi Scorpii)


      Sanskrit = scorpion


      >
      > *Fang (Rho Scorpii)


      Chinese = a room



      the nasty political situations in Kenya and Zimbabwe?



      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Vesta
      >
      >
      >
      > *Bull's Eye Pulsar (SNR G54.1+0.3 Sagittae)


      people being targeted? hitting the nail right on the head?


      >
      > *NQ Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)


      "ink?" (the Hollywood writers' strike?)



      >
      > *The Coathanger Cluster (Collinder 399 Vulpeculae)
      >
      > *Seahorse Nebula (Kohoutek 3-35 Vulpeculae)


      the abortion issue?


      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Chiron
      >
      >
      >
      > Albali (Epsilon Aquarii)
      >
      > *Albulaan Borealis (Mu Aquarii)



      Arabic/Latin = the northern swallower


      >
      > AE Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)


      arts and entertainment


      >
      > *Armus (Eta Capricorni)



      being a pain in the butt


      >
      > Gliese 777A (Cygni; has extrasolar planet)


      ?


      >
      > *Cygnus X-1 (famous black hole)


      encouraging detachment




      >
      > 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
      >
      >
      >
      > *Network Nebula (NGC 6992 Cygni; diffuse nebula)
      >
      > *M-15 (Pegasi; globular cluster, densest known)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > South Node
      >
      >
      >
      > Drys (Chi Carinae)
      >
      > Regulus (Alpha Leonis)
      >
      > *Algeiba (aka Algenubi; Gamma Leonis)


      "It gives a bold, bombastic, cruel and heartless nature, but artistic
      appreciation and power of expression." (Robson)

      (hounding celebrities?)


      >
      > *Leo I Galaxy (UGC 5470 Leonis)


      let me look this up


      >
      > Praecipua (46 Leonis Minoris)
      >
      > *Kappa Pyxidis

      let me find out about this one


      >
      > Phecda (Gamma Ursae Majoris)


      "a great blood bath" (Ebertin)


      >
      > *47 Ursae Majoris (has extrasolar planet)
      >
      > Papillon (IC 708 Ursae Majoris)
      >
      > *NGC 3982 (Ursae Majoris; galaxy with suspected black
      > hole)
      >
      > *Mayall's Object (MCG7-23-19 Ursae Majoris)
      >
      > (MCG = Morphological Catalog of Galaxies)
      >
      >

      I think I wrote on this earlier.

      More later.


      Mark A. Holmes
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