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Fixed star alignments (January 13, 2008)

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  • Mark Andrew Holmes
    As of midnight GMT. Asterisks indicate alignments that weren t there a week ago today (with a 1 00 orb). Jupiter *Vincla (Theta Corona Australis) DQ Herculis
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 13, 2008
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      As of midnight GMT.

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




      Jupiter



      *Vincla (Theta Corona Australis)

      DQ Herculis (cataclysmic variable)

      *Kaus Australis (Epsilon Sagittarii)

      *Kaus Borealis (Lambda Sagittarii)

      *Tow (21 Serpentis)

      Omega Nebula (M-17 Sagittarii)

      *Sagittarius X-4 (aka Durga; NGC 6624 Sagittarii; a
      globular cluster with a black hole at its center,
      named Durga by Alex Miller-Mignone)

      *Clipeus (Zeta Scuti)

      *Tang (Eta Serpentis)

      *Lucida Telescopii (Alpha Telescopii; the brightest
      star in Telescopium the Telescope)

      *Ki (Delta-1 Telescopii)




      Saturn



      Thuban (Alpha Draconis)

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

      NGC 3377 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole)

      Alula Australe (Xi Ursae Majoris)

      Coddington Nebula (IC 2574 Ursae Majoris; diffuse
      nebula)




      Uranus



      Psi-1 Aquarii (has planets)

      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)

      Homan (Zeta Pegasi)

      Jih (Kappa Pegasi)

      Ankaa (Alpha Phoenicis)

      HD 217107 (Piscium; has an extrasolar planet)




      Neptune



      Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)

      16 Cygni B (has planets)

      Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)

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

      S Doradus (one of the brightest known stars, in the
      Large Magellanic Cloud)

      Al Faras Al Thani (Lambda Equulei)

      Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; Grus was once known as
      Phoenicopterus, the Flamingo)

      IL Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)




      Pluto



      Rukbalgethi Genubi (Theta Herculis)

      Baraka (Xi Herculis)

      Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)

      Fellah (67 Ophiuchi)

      Barnard's Star (V2500 Ophiuchi; a nearby star)

      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)

      Kaffaljidhma (Gamma Ceti)

      Liberflux (Tau-4 Eridani)




      Pallas



      *Head of Hydrus (Alpha Hydri)




      Juno



      *Rastaban (Beta Draconis)

      *Kuma (Nu-1 Draconis)

      *Fudail (Pi Herculis)

      *Lucida Normae (Gamma Normae; the brightest star in
      Norma the Level and Square)

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

      *Helkath (Kappa Ophiuchi)

      *NGC 6240 (Ophiuchi; two galaxies, each supermassive,
      colliding)

      *Sin (Tau Scorpii)

      *Betria (Beta Trianguli Australe)




      Vesta



      *Albali (Epsilon Aquarii)

      *Foxhead Cluster (NGC 6819 Cygni)

      *Lucida Globi (Epsilon Microscopii; the brightest star
      in the obsolete constellation Globus Aerostaticus the
      Hot-Air Balloon)

      *47 Tucanae (NGC 104 Tucanae; aka Xi Tucanae; a very
      bright globular cluster)




      Chiron



      Albulaan Borealis (Mu Aquarii)

      *Mo (7 Aquarii)

      Dorsum (Theta Capricorni)

      CH Cygni (cataclysmic variable)

      Gliese 777A (Cygni; has extrasolar planet)

      Veil Nebula (NGC 6960 Cygni)

      Cygnus X-1 (famous black hole)

      *Al Kaud (Eta Delphini)




      North Node



      Gienah (Epsilon Cygni)

      *Cor Piscis Austrini (Beta Piscis Austrini; close to
      the heart of Piscis Austrini the Southern Fish [more
      like the gills, maybe])




      South Node



      *Alphard (Alpha Hydrae)

      Cat's Prey (I Hydrae; part of the obsolete
      constellation Felis the Cat, lying under the Cat's
      forepaw)

      Adhafera (Zeta Leonis)

      Al Jabhah (Eta Leonis)

      Spider Galaxy (UGC 5829 Leonis Minoris)

      Puppis A

      Ta Tsun (Psi Ursae Majoris)

      *Regor (Gamma Velorum)




      More later.




      Mark A. Holmes



































































































































































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    • mahtezcatpoc
      ... Latin = chains ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clipeus ... snakebit (politically) ... at last ... busy (or tortured) ... a vilified person ... rigor
      Message 2 of 2 , Mar 1 8:21 PM
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        --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, Mark Andrew Holmes
        <mahtezcatpoc@...> wrote:
        >
        > As of midnight GMT.
        >



        >
        > Jupiter
        >
        >
        >
        > *Vincla (Theta Corona Australis)


        Latin = chains


        >
        > DQ Herculis (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > *Kaus Australis (Epsilon Sagittarii)
        >
        > *Kaus Borealis (Lambda Sagittarii)
        >
        > *Tow (21 Serpentis)
        >
        > Omega Nebula (M-17 Sagittarii)
        >
        > *Sagittarius X-4 (aka Durga; NGC 6624 Sagittarii; a
        > globular cluster with a black hole at its center,
        > named Durga by Alex Miller-Mignone)
        >
        > *Clipeus (Zeta Scuti)


        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clipeus

        >
        > *Tang (Eta Serpentis)
        >
        > *Lucida Telescopii (Alpha Telescopii; the brightest
        > star in Telescopium the Telescope)
        >
        > *Ki (Delta-1 Telescopii)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Saturn
        >
        >
        >
        > Thuban (Alpha Draconis)
        >
        > M-105 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole)
        >
        > NGC 3377 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole)
        >
        > Alula Australe (Xi Ursae Majoris)
        >
        > Coddington Nebula (IC 2574 Ursae Majoris; diffuse
        > nebula)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Uranus
        >
        >
        >
        > Psi-1 Aquarii (has planets)
        >
        > 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)
        >
        > Homan (Zeta Pegasi)
        >
        > Jih (Kappa Pegasi)
        >
        > Ankaa (Alpha Phoenicis)
        >
        > HD 217107 (Piscium; has an extrasolar planet)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Neptune
        >
        >
        >
        > Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)
        >
        > 16 Cygni B (has planets)
        >
        > Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)
        >
        > The Red-Necked Emu (Harrington STAR 26 Cygni; a small
        > asterism in Cygnus)
        >
        > S Doradus (one of the brightest known stars, in the
        > Large Magellanic Cloud)
        >
        > Al Faras Al Thani (Lambda Equulei)
        >
        > Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; Grus was once known as
        > Phoenicopterus, the Flamingo)
        >
        > IL Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Pluto
        >
        >
        >
        > Rukbalgethi Genubi (Theta Herculis)
        >
        > Baraka (Xi Herculis)
        >
        > Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)
        >
        > Fellah (67 Ophiuchi)
        >
        > Barnard's Star (V2500 Ophiuchi; a nearby star)
        >
        > 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)
        >
        > Kaffaljidhma (Gamma Ceti)
        >
        > Liberflux (Tau-4 Eridani)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Pallas
        >
        >
        >
        > *Head of Hydrus (Alpha Hydri)


        snakebit (politically)


        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Juno
        >
        >
        >
        > *Rastaban (Beta Draconis)
        >
        > *Kuma (Nu-1 Draconis)



        "at last"


        >
        > *Fudail (Pi Herculis)
        >
        > *Lucida Normae (Gamma Normae; the brightest star in
        > Norma the Level and Square)
        >
        > *Ant Nebula (aka the Chamber of Horrors; Menzel 3
        > Normae)


        busy (or tortured)


        >
        > *Helkath (Kappa Ophiuchi)
        >
        > *NGC 6240 (Ophiuchi; two galaxies, each supermassive,
        > colliding)
        >
        > *Sin (Tau Scorpii)
        >
        > *Betria (Beta Trianguli Australe)



        a vilified person


        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Vesta
        >
        >
        >
        > *Albali (Epsilon Aquarii)
        >
        > *Foxhead Cluster (NGC 6819 Cygni)
        >
        > *Lucida Globi (Epsilon Microscopii; the brightest star
        > in the obsolete constellation Globus Aerostaticus the
        > Hot-Air Balloon)
        >
        > *47 Tucanae (NGC 104 Tucanae; aka Xi Tucanae; a very
        > bright globular cluster)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Chiron
        >
        >
        >
        > Albulaan Borealis (Mu Aquarii)
        >
        > *Mo (7 Aquarii)
        >
        > Dorsum (Theta Capricorni)
        >
        > CH Cygni (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Gliese 777A (Cygni; has extrasolar planet)
        >
        > Veil Nebula (NGC 6960 Cygni)
        >
        > Cygnus X-1 (famous black hole)
        >
        > *Al Kaud (Eta Delphini)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > North Node
        >
        >
        >
        > Gienah (Epsilon Cygni)
        >
        > *Cor Piscis Austrini (Beta Piscis Austrini; close to
        > the heart of Piscis Austrini the Southern Fish [more
        > like the gills, maybe])
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > South Node
        >
        >
        >
        > *Alphard (Alpha Hydrae)
        >
        > Cat's Prey (I Hydrae; part of the obsolete
        > constellation Felis the Cat, lying under the Cat's
        > forepaw)
        >
        > Adhafera (Zeta Leonis)
        >
        > Al Jabhah (Eta Leonis)
        >
        > Spider Galaxy (UGC 5829 Leonis Minoris)
        >
        > Puppis A
        >
        > Ta Tsun (Psi Ursae Majoris)
        >
        > *Regor (Gamma Velorum)
        >
        >

        "rigor" (?)



        More later.




        Mark A. Holmes
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