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Fixed star alignments (February 24, 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 *Alfecca Meridiana (Alpha Coronae Australis)
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 24, 2008
      As of midnight GMT.

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




      Jupiter



      *Alfecca Meridiana (Alpha Coronae Australis)

      Myrtus (Beta Coronae Australis)

      Shrichakra (Gamma Coronae Australis)

      Kalachakra (Delta Coronae Australis)

      *Vega (Alpha Lyrae)

      Ascella (Zeta Sagittarii)

      *Manubrium (Omicron Sagittarii)

      *Hecatebolus (Tau Sagittarii)




      Saturn



      Chang (Upsilon-1 Hydrae)

      Lochium (Lambda Pyxidis; marking the log park of the
      obsolete constellation Lochium et Funis, the Log and
      Line)

      Keenan System (NGC 5216 & 5218 Ursae Majoris;
      interacting galaxies connected by a filament on the
      Draco border south of Thuban. Named for the American
      astronomer Philip Childs Keenan [1908-2000], who
      noticed the filament)




      Uranus



      Honda's Star (aka Nova Cygni 1975; V1500 Cygni, a
      bright 1975 nova discovered by Minoru Honda of Japan)

      Moth Nebula (Sharpless 1-89 Cygni)

      *Shih (Sigma Pegasi)

      *Fum al Samakah (Beta Piscium)




      Neptune



      LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)

      Nashira (Gamma Capricorni)

      16 Cygni B (has planets)

      Blinking Planetary (NGC 6826 Cygni)

      Gruid (Beta Gruis)

      VW Hydri (cataclysmic variable)

      Polophylax (Zeta Tucanae; marks the obsolete
      constellation Polophylax, the Pole Guard)

      TY Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)




      Pluto



      Tao Shou (Theta Arae)

      Ramo (95 Herculis; the Branch, which Hercules is
      sometimes shown holding in his hand, sometimes
      Cerberus)

      *Polarissima Australis (NGC 2573 Octantis; a galaxy
      close to the south celestial pole, even closer than
      Polaris Australis [Sigma Octantis], hence the name)

      Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)

      Fellah (67 Ophiuchi)

      Alnasl (Gamma Sagittarii)

      Lagoon Nebula (M-8 Sagittarii)

      Trifid Nebula (M-20 Sagittarii)

      Spiculum (M-8, M-20, M-21 Sagittarii; the Lagoon and
      Trifid Nebulas plus the star cluster M-21)

      Red Spider Nebula (NGC 6537 Sagittarii)

      DZ Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)




      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



      *PQ Andromedae (cataclysmic variable)

      *Musca Borealis (39 Arietis; marks the obsolete
      constellation Musca Borealis, the Northern Fly)

      *Bahrani (41 Arietis)

      *Rucha (Delta Cassiopeiae)

      *Kaoh Pih (Zeta Doradus)

      *Sadira (Epsilon Eridani; a nearby star, with planets,
      which was an early object of the search for ETI)

      *PU Persei (cataclysmic variable)




      Pallas



      *Sama al Azrak (Pi-2 Cygni)

      *Cocoon Nebula (IC 5146 Cygni)

      *Matar (Eta Pegasi)

      *Stephan's Quintet (NGC 7317 Pegasi and other
      galaxies)

      *Deer Lick Group (NGC 7331 Pegasi and other galaxies)




      Juno



      *Stingray Nebula (Henize 3-1357 Arae)

      *Rasalhague (Alpha Ophiuchi)

      *Little Ghost Nebula (NGC 6339 Ophiuchi)

      *Cheerio Nebula (NGC 6337 Scorpii)

      *Walnut Nebula (IRAS 17245-3951 Scorpii)

      *Pismis 24 (Scorpii)




      Vesta



      *Sadalmelek (Alpha Aquarii)

      *Ancha (Theta Aquarii)

      *Kae Uh (Omicron Aquarii)

      *FO Aquarii

      *Nova Cygni 1920 (V476 Cygni; cataclysmic variables)

      *Fomalhaut (Alpha Piscis Austrini)

      *Tien Kang (Delta Piscis Austrini)

      *Lacaille 9352 (Piscis Austrini; a nearby star)

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



      Chiron



      Albulaan Australis (Nu Aquarii)

      Marakk (Zeta Capricorni)

      Sualocin (Alpha Delphini)

      Rotanev (Beta Delphini)

      Dhanishtra (Theta Delphini)

      Alnair (Alpha Gruis)

      Aldhanab (Gamma Gruis)

      *Ghost-Ring Nebula (IC 5148-5150 Gruis)

      Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)

      EF Tucanae (cataclysmic variable)




      North Node



      Gienah (Epsilon Cygni)

      Propeller Nebula (MRSL 479 Cygni)

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




      South Node



      Cat's Eye Nebula (NGC 6543 Draconis)

      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 (2U 0821-42 Puppis; a supernova remnant and
      intense X-ray source)

      Funis (Beta Pyxidis; marks the line part of the
      obsolete constellation Lochium et Funis, the Log and
      Line)

      Regor (Gamma Velorum)




      More later.




      Mark A. Holmes











































































































































































































































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    • mahtezcatpoc
      ... Arabic/Latin = noon break(?) or broken thing in the south ... http://users.winshop.com.au/annew/Vega.html ...
      Message 2 of 2 , Mar 21, 2008
        --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, Mark Andrew Holmes
        <mahtezcatpoc@...> wrote:
        >
        > As of midnight GMT.
        >

        >
        > Jupiter
        >
        >
        >
        > *Alfecca Meridiana (Alpha Coronae Australis)


        Arabic/Latin = noon break(?) or "broken thing in the south"

        >
        > Myrtus (Beta Coronae Australis)
        >
        > Shrichakra (Gamma Coronae Australis)
        >
        > Kalachakra (Delta Coronae Australis)
        >
        > *Vega (Alpha Lyrae)


        http://users.winshop.com.au/annew/Vega.html

        >
        > Ascella (Zeta Sagittarii)


        http://users.winshop.com.au/annew/Ascella.html

        >
        > *Manubrium (Omicron Sagittarii)

        http://users.winshop.com.au/annew/Manubrium.html


        >
        > *Hecatebolus (Tau Sagittarii)


        Greek = "far darter" or "sudden death"

        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Saturn
        >
        >
        >
        > Chang (Upsilon-1 Hydrae)
        >
        > Lochium (Lambda Pyxidis; marking the log part of the
        > obsolete constellation Lochium et Funis, the Log and
        > Line)
        >
        > Keenan System (NGC 5216 & 5218 Ursae Majoris;
        > interacting galaxies connected by a filament on the
        > Draco border south of Thuban. Named for the American
        > astronomer Philip Childs Keenan [1908-2000], who
        > noticed the filament)


        a bridge between very different social systems or worlds


        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Uranus
        >
        >
        >
        > Honda's Star (aka Nova Cygni 1975; V1500 Cygni, a
        > bright 1975 nova discovered by Minoru Honda of Japan)
        >
        > Moth Nebula (Sharpless 1-89 Cygni)
        >
        > *Shih (Sigma Pegasi)
        >
        > *Fum al Samakah (Beta Piscium)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Neptune
        >
        >
        >
        > LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Nashira (Gamma Capricorni)
        >
        > 16 Cygni B (has planets)
        >
        > Blinking Planetary (NGC 6826 Cygni)
        >
        > Gruid (Beta Gruis)
        >
        > VW Hydri (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Polophylax (Zeta Tucanae; marks the obsolete
        > constellation Polophylax, the Pole Guard)
        >
        > TY Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Pluto
        >
        >
        >
        > Tao Shou (Theta Arae)
        >
        > Ramo (95 Herculis; the Branch, which Hercules is
        > sometimes shown holding in his hand, sometimes
        > Cerberus)
        >
        > *Polarissima Australis (NGC 2573 Octantis; a galaxy
        > close to the south celestial pole, even closer than
        > Polaris Australis [Sigma Octantis], hence the name)
        >
        > Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)
        >
        > Fellah (67 Ophiuchi)
        >
        > Alnasl (Gamma Sagittarii)
        >
        > Lagoon Nebula (M-8 Sagittarii)
        >
        > Trifid Nebula (M-20 Sagittarii)
        >
        > Spiculum (M-8, M-20, M-21 Sagittarii; the Lagoon and
        > Trifid Nebulas plus the star cluster M-21)
        >
        > Red Spider Nebula (NGC 6537 Sagittarii)
        >
        > DZ Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > 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)


        the olive branch



        >
        > FX Cephei
        >
        > VV Cephei (cataclysmic variables)
        >
        > Revati (Zeta Piscium)
        >
        > Epsilon Reticuli (has an extrasolar planet)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Ceres
        >
        >
        >
        > *PQ Andromedae (cataclysmic variable)


        minding one's own p's and q's?


        >
        > *Musca Borealis (39 Arietis; marks the obsolete
        > constellation Musca Borealis, the Northern Fly)


        having to do with paparazzi up north (like the ones involved in
        Princess Diana's death?)


        >
        > *Bahrani (41 Arietis)
        >
        > *Rucha (Delta Cassiopeiae)


        http://users.winshop.com.au/annew/Rucha.html


        >
        > *Kaoh Pih (Zeta Doradus)


        Chinese = high attainment


        >
        > *Sadira (Epsilon Eridani; a nearby star, with planets,
        > which was an early object of the search for ETI)


        Arabic = the returning ostriches, ostrich running from water; or
        Persian = lotus bud


        >
        > *PU Persei (cataclysmic variable)


        something stinks?



        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Pallas
        >
        >
        >
        > *Sama al Azrak (Pi-2 Cygni)


        Arabic = the blue sky


        >
        > *Cocoon Nebula (IC 5146 Cygni)



        in seclusion


        >
        > *Matar (Eta Pegasi)


        http://users.winshop.com.au/annew/Matar.html


        >
        > *Stephan's Quintet (NGC 7317 Pegasi and other
        > galaxies)
        >
        > *Deer Lick Group (NGC 7331 Pegasi and other galaxies)



        trying to attract victims, having to do with hunting


        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Juno
        >
        >
        >
        > *Stingray Nebula (Henize 3-1357 Arae)
        >
        > *Rasalhague (Alpha Ophiuchi)

        http://users.winshop.com.au/annew/RasAlhague.html


        >
        > *Little Ghost Nebula (NGC 6339 Ophiuchi)



        dead children?


        >
        > *Cheerio Nebula (NGC 6337 Scorpii)
        >
        > *Walnut Nebula (IRAS 17245-3951 Scorpii)


        having "cojones"?


        >
        > *Pismis 24 (Scorpii)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Vesta
        >
        >
        >
        > *Sadalmelek (Alpha Aquarii)


        http://users.winshop.com.au/annew/Sadalmelek.html

        >
        > *Ancha (Theta Aquarii)


        http://users.winshop.com.au/annew/Ancha.html



        >
        > *Kae Uh (Omicron Aquarii)


        Chinese = the roof


        >
        > *FO Aquarii
        >
        > *Nova Cygni 1920 (V476 Cygni; cataclysmic variables)
        >
        > *Fomalhaut (Alpha Piscis Austrini)


        http://users.winshop.com.au/annew/Fomalhaut.html

        >
        > *Tien Kang (Delta Piscis Austrini)


        Chinese = heavenly rope


        >
        > *Lacaille 9352 (Piscis Austrini; a nearby star)
        >
        > *NGC 7052 (Vulpeculae; edge-on galaxy with suspected
        > black hole)
        >
        >
        >
        > Chiron
        >
        >
        >
        > Albulaan Australis (Nu Aquarii)
        >
        > Marakk (Zeta Capricorni)
        >
        > Sualocin (Alpha Delphini)
        >
        > Rotanev (Beta Delphini)
        >
        > Dhanishtra (Theta Delphini)
        >
        > Alnair (Alpha Gruis)
        >
        > Aldhanab (Gamma Gruis)
        >
        > *Ghost-Ring Nebula (IC 5148-5150 Gruis)



        evidence that someone has been there


        >
        > Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)
        >
        > EF Tucanae (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > North Node
        >
        >
        >
        > Gienah (Epsilon Cygni)
        >
        > Propeller Nebula (MRSL 479 Cygni)
        >
        > Cor Piscis Austrini (Beta Piscis Austrini; close to
        > the heart of Piscis Austrini the Southern Fish [more
        > like the gills, maybe])
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > South Node
        >
        >
        >
        > Cat's Eye Nebula (NGC 6543 Draconis)
        >
        > Alphard (Alpha Hydrae)


        http://users.winshop.com.au/annew/Alfard.html

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


        http://users.winshop.com.au/annew/Adhafera.html

        >
        > Al Jabhah (Eta Leonis)


        http://users.winshop.com.au/annew/aljabhah.htm

        >
        > Spider Galaxy (UGC 5829 Leonis Minoris)
        >
        > Puppis A (2U 0821-42 Puppis; a supernova remnant and
        > intense X-ray source)
        >
        > Funis (Beta Pyxidis; marks the line part of the
        > obsolete constellation Lochium et Funis, the Log and
        > Line)
        >
        > Regor (Gamma Velorum)
        >





        More later.



        Mark A. Holmes
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