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Fixed star alignments (April 27, 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 Van Biesbroeck s Star (Gliese 752 B Aquilae)
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 27, 2008
      As of midnight GMT.

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




      Jupiter



      Van Biesbroeck's Star (Gliese 752 B Aquilae)

      Snowglobe Nebula (NGC 6781 Aquilae)

      Sulaphat (Gamma Lyrae)

      Cor Pavonis (Sigma Pavonis; marking Pavo the Peacock's heart)

      Merrill's Star (M 1-67 Sagittae; a proto-planetary nebulae)





      Saturn



      Drys (Chi Carinae)

      Praecipua (46 Leonis Minoris)

      T Pyxidis (cataclysmic variable)

      Megrez (Delta Ursae Majoris)

      Lalande 21185 (Ursae Majoris; nearby star, has planets)




      Uranus



      SS Cygni (cataclysmic variable)

      q1 Eridani (aka HD 10647; has a planet)

      Solarium (Beta Reticuli; marks the obsolete constellation Solarium the Sundial)

      Simmah (Gamma Eridani)




      Neptune



      Sadalsuud (Beta Aquarii)

      Bunda (Xi Aquarii)

      Deneb Algedi (Delta Capricorni)

      *Sador (Gamma Cygni)

      Kitalpha (Alpha Equulei)

      Al Faras Al Awwal (Gamma Equulei)

      Pherasauval (Delta Equulei)

      Tau-1 Gruis (has planets)



      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, hence the name)

      Fellah (67 Ophiuchi)

      Poniatovii (70 Ophiuchi; marks the obsolete constellation Taurus Poniatovii [Poniatowski's Bull], of which Fellah is also a part)

      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)

      DZ Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)




      Eris



      Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)

      VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)

      Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)




      Ceres



      *Batenateban Australis (Phi Draconis)

      *Hind's Crimson Star (R Leporis)




      Pallas



      *Termes Frederici (Psi Andromedae; part of the obsolete constellation Frederici Honores [Honors of Frederick], composed of a crown, quill pen, sword and olive branch. Psi Andromedae marks the olive branch, therefore, Termes Frederici)

      *FX Cephei

      *VV Cephei (cataclysmic variables)

      *Revati (Zeta Piscium)

      *Epsilon Reticuli (has a planet)




      Juno



      Rukbalgethi Genubi (Theta Herculis)

      Baraka (Xi Herculis)

      *AH Mensae (cataclysmic variable)

      Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)

      Fellah (67 Ophiuchi)

      *Barnard's Star (V2500 Ophiuchi; also known as Munich 15040 and Velox Barnardi--fairly well-known nearby star)

      Acumen (M-7 Scorpii; Ptolemy's Cluster)

      DZ Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)




      Vesta



      *Deneb Kaitos (Beta Ceti)

      *Vernalis (Omega Piscium)




      Chiron



      LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)

      Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)

      *16 Cygni B (has a planet)

      Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)

      HR Delphini (cataclysmic variable)

      S Doradus (one of the brightest known stars, in Nubecula Major)

      Al Faras al Thani (Lambda Equulei)

      Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; an old name for Grus was Phoenicopterus, the Flamingo)

      IL Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)




      North Node



      *Bunda (Xi Aquarii)

      *Deneb Algedi (Delta Capricorni)

      Kuh (Mu Capricorni)

      Sador (Gamma Cygni)

      Sze Wei (Beta Equulei)

      *Pherasauval (Delta Equulei)




      South Node



      Cat's Eye Nebula (NGC 6543 Draconis)

      *Subra (Omicron Leonis)

      Peanut Nebula in Leo (CW Leonis)

      *Lucida Pictoris (Alpha Pictoris; the brightest star, or lucida, of Pictor the Easel)

      Al Sumut (Alpha Pyxidis)

      Malus (Gamma Pyxidis; Pyxis, the Compass, was originally called Malus, the Mast of the Ship Argo)




      More later.




      Mark A. Holmes


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    • mahtezcatpoc
      ... (with a 1 00 orb). ... the Sundial) ... Arabic = breast (relating to women s breasts?) (or disability, weariness of battle?)
      Message 2 of 2 , Jul 2, 2008
        --- 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
        >
        >
        >
        > Van Biesbroeck's Star (Gliese 752 B Aquilae)
        >
        > Snowglobe Nebula (NGC 6781 Aquilae)
        >
        > Sulaphat (Gamma Lyrae)
        >
        > Cor Pavonis (Sigma Pavonis; marking Pavo the Peacock's heart)
        >
        > Merrill's Star (M 1-67 Sagittae; a proto-planetary nebulae)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Saturn
        >
        >
        >
        > Drys (Chi Carinae)
        >
        > Praecipua (46 Leonis Minoris)
        >
        > T Pyxidis (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Megrez (Delta Ursae Majoris)
        >
        > Lalande 21185 (Ursae Majoris; nearby star, has planets)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Uranus
        >
        >
        >
        > SS Cygni (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > q1 Eridani (aka HD 10647; has a planet)
        >
        > Solarium (Beta Reticuli; marks the obsolete constellation Solarium
        the Sundial)
        >
        > Simmah (Gamma Eridani)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Neptune
        >
        >
        >
        > Sadalsuud (Beta Aquarii)
        >
        > Bunda (Xi Aquarii)
        >
        > Deneb Algedi (Delta Capricorni)
        >
        > *Sador (Gamma Cygni)


        Arabic = breast

        (relating to women's breasts?)

        (or disability, weariness of battle?)

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


        >
        > Kitalpha (Alpha Equulei)
        >
        > Al Faras Al Awwal (Gamma Equulei)
        >
        > Pherasauval (Delta Equulei)
        >
        > Tau-1 Gruis (has planets)
        >
        >
        >
        > 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, hence the name)
        >
        > Fellah (67 Ophiuchi)
        >
        > Poniatovii (70 Ophiuchi; marks the obsolete constellation Taurus
        Poniatovii [Poniatowski's Bull], of which Fellah is also a part)
        >
        > 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)
        >
        > DZ Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Eris
        >
        >
        >
        > Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)
        >
        > VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Ceres
        >
        >
        >
        > *Batenateban Australis (Phi Draconis)

        Arabic/Latin = southern one of the basilisk's belly

        (the basilisk, whose look strikes people dead, has lost his appetite
        for destruction?)


        >
        > *Hind's Crimson Star (R Leporis)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Pallas
        >
        >
        >
        > *Termes Frederici (Psi Andromedae; part of the obsolete
        constellation Frederici Honores [Honors of Frederick], composed of a
        crown, quill pen, sword and olive branch. Psi Andromedae marks the
        olive branch, therefore, Termes Frederici)


        peacemaking, peace efforts


        >
        > *FX Cephei


        creating illusions


        >
        > *VV Cephei (cataclysmic variables)


        revving, impatient to move, spinning wheels


        >
        > *Revati (Zeta Piscium)


        feeling that one deserves prosperity


        >
        > *Epsilon Reticuli (has a planet)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Juno
        >
        >
        >
        > Rukbalgethi Genubi (Theta Herculis)
        >
        > Baraka (Xi Herculis)
        >
        > *AH Mensae (cataclysmic variable)


        "ah" (or panting, out of breath)


        >
        > Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)
        >
        > Fellah (67 Ophiuchi)
        >
        > *Barnard's Star (V2500 Ophiuchi; also known as Munich 15040 and
        Velox Barnardi--fairly well-known nearby star)
        >
        > Acumen (M-7 Scorpii; Ptolemy's Cluster)
        >
        > DZ Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Vesta
        >
        >
        >
        > *Deneb Kaitos (Beta Ceti)
        >
        > *Vernalis (Omega Piscium)



        Latin = spring


        (change is coming, dedication [Vesta] to change)


        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Chiron
        >
        >
        >
        > LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)
        >
        > *16 Cygni B (has a planet)
        >
        > Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)
        >
        > HR Delphini (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > S Doradus (one of the brightest known stars, in Nubecula Major)
        >
        > Al Faras al Thani (Lambda Equulei)
        >
        > Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; an old name for Grus was
        Phoenicopterus, the Flamingo)
        >
        > IL Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > North Node
        >
        >
        >
        > *Bunda (Xi Aquarii)
        >
        > *Deneb Algedi (Delta Capricorni)
        >
        > Kuh (Mu Capricorni)
        >
        > Sador (Gamma Cygni)
        >
        > Sze Wei (Beta Equulei)
        >
        > *Pherasauval (Delta Equulei)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > South Node
        >
        >
        >
        > Cat's Eye Nebula (NGC 6543 Draconis)
        >
        > *Subra (Omicron Leonis)
        >
        > Peanut Nebula in Leo (CW Leonis)
        >
        > *Lucida Pictoris (Alpha Pictoris; the brightest star, or lucida, of
        Pictor the Easel)


        trying to depict someone or something as something (Barack Obama?
        Hillary Clinton?)


        >
        > Al Sumut (Alpha Pyxidis)
        >
        > Malus (Gamma Pyxidis; Pyxis, the Compass, was originally called
        Malus, the Mast of the Ship Argo)
        >
        >
        >


        More later.


        Mark A. Holmes
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