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Re: Fixed star alignments (March 30, 2008)

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  • mahtezcatpoc
    ... Latin = cape ... Arabic = eggs ... Arabic = eggshells (walking upon eggshells?) ... Hebrew = the twins ... Arabic = the proud, the excellent ... Arabic =
    Message 1 of 3 , May 20, 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
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Deneb Okab (aka Dheneb; Zeta Aquilae)
      > >
      > > *SS433 (V1343 Aquilae; an unusual X-ray binary star)
      >
      > taking some sort of stand
      >
      > >
      > > *BY Draconis (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      > "bye" (bye, dragon)(?)
      >
      > (Robert Mugabe)
      >
      >
      > >
      > > Sheliak (Beta Lyrae)
      > >
      > > HR Lyrae (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > *Ring Nebula (M-57 Lyrae)
      >
      >
      > lack of clear vision on marriage
      >
      > (efforts to ban gay marriage in Pennsylvania, just in time for the
      > election)
      >
      >
      > >
      > > Lucida Octantis (Nu Octantis, the brightest star in
      > > Octans the Octant)
      >
      >
      > measuring how high someone or something is flying
      >
      >
      > >
      > > Cappa (Rho-1 Sagittarii)


      Latin = cape



      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Saturn
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Cat's Paw (G Hydrae; in the obsolete constellation
      > > Felis the Cat, underneath the forepaw of the Cat)
      > >
      > > T Pyxidis (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > Lalande 21185 (Ursae Majoris; nearby star, has
      > > planets)
      > >
      > > Vela Pulsar (PSR B0833-45 Velorum)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Uranus
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *SS Cygni (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      >
      > secret police, war criminals (Waffen SS), steamships or ships in
      > general
      >
      >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Neptune
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Sadalsuud (Beta Aquarii)
      > >
      > > *Bunda (Xi Aquarii)
      > >
      > > Deneb Algedi (Delta Capricorni)
      > >
      > > Blinking Planetary (NGC 6826 Cygni)
      > >
      > > Kitalpha (Alpha Equulei)
      > >
      > > Al Faras Al Awwal (Gamma Equulei)
      > >
      > > Tau-1 Gruis (has planets)
      > >
      > > Polophylax (Zeta Tucanae; marks the obsolete
      > > constellation Polophylax, the Pole Guard)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Pluto
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Tao Shou (Theta Arae)
      > >
      > > Ramo (95 Herculis; the Branch, which Hercules is
      > > sometimes shown holding in his hand, sometimes
      > > Cerberus)
      > >
      > > Polaris Australis (Sigma Octantis)
      > >
      > > 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)
      > >
      > > Red Spider Nebula (NGC 6537 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > Gomez's Hamburger (IRAS 18059-3211 Sagittarii, a
      > > protoplanetary nebula)
      > >
      > > DZ Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Eris
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)
      > >
      > > 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 olive branch)
      > >
      > > FX Cephei
      > >
      > > VV Cephei (cataclysmic variables)
      > >
      > > Revati (Zeta Piscium)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Ceres
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Alrai (Gamma Cephei; has planets)
      > >
      > > *Alkalbalrai (Rho Cephei)
      > >
      > > *Beid (Omicron-1 Eridani)


      Arabic = eggs


      > >
      > > *Keid (Omicron-2 Eridani; aka 40 Eridani; the sun of
      > > Mr. Spock's home planet of Vulcan)


      Arabic = eggshells

      (walking upon eggshells?)



      > >
      > > *Theemin (Upsilon-2 Eridani)


      Hebrew = the twins


      > >
      > > *IM Eridani (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      >
      > "I am", instant messaging
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Al Fakhir (Gamma Persei)

      Arabic = the proud, the excellent


      > >
      > > *Alcyone (Eta Tauri; the brightest star of the
      > > Pleiades)
      > >
      > > *Al Thaur (Lambda Tauri)


      Arabic = the bull[?]


      > >
      > > *Celaeno (16 Tauri; in the Pleiades)
      > >
      > > *Electra (17 Tauri; in the Pleiades)
      > >
      > > *Taygeta (19 Tauri; in the Pleiades)
      > >
      > > *Maia (20 Tauri; in the Pleiades)
      > >
      > > *Asterope (21 Tauri; in the Pleiades)
      > >
      > > *Merope (23 Tauri; in the Pleiades)
      > >
      > > *Atlas (27 Tauri; in the Pleiades)
      > >
      > > *Pleione (28 Tauri; in the Pleiades)
      >
      >
      >
      > weeping, raining, storming (grieving?)
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Furibundus (Nu Tauri)


      Latin = furious rage


      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Pallas
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Erakis (aka Garnet Star; Mu Cephei)
      > >
      > > *MN Draconis (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      >
      > having to do with Minnesota?
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Lacerta Lingua (Beta Lacertae)
      >
      >
      > bizarre or tricky utterances (?)
      >
      > (I'm thinking of the Aztec sign Lizard)
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Algenib (Gamma Pegasi)

      http://www.constellationsofwords.com/stars/Algenib.html



      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Juno
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Etamin (Gamma Draconis)
      > >
      > > Rukbalgethi Genubi (Theta Herculis)
      > >
      > > *Baraka (Xi Herculis)
      > >
      > > AH Mensae (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > Sakurai's Object (V4334 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > Integral X-Ray Nova 2006 (IGR J17497-2821 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > Basanismus (G Scorpii)
      > >
      > > Acumen (M-7 Scorpii; Ptolemy's Cluster)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Vesta
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *SS Cygni (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > *q1 Eridani (aka HD 10647; has planets)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Chiron
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)
      > >
      > > The Red-Necked Emu (Harrington STAR 26 Cygni; an
      > > asterism, 29 Cygni and other stars)
      > >
      > > *Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)
      >
      >
      > blindness/poor perception of Islam?
      >
      >
      > >
      > > 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)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > North Node
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Kuh (Mu Capricorni)
      > >
      > > 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)
      > >
      > > *Ukdah (Tau-2 Hydrae)
      > >
      > > Cat's Prey (I Hydrae; part of the obsolete
      > > constellation Felis the Cat, lying under the Cat's
      > > forepaw)
      > >
      > > Adhafera (Zeta Leonis)
      > >
      > > Al Sumut (Alpha Pyxidis)
      > >
      > > 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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