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Fixed star alignments (June 29, 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 Sheliak (Beta Lyrae) HR Lyrae (cataclysmic
    Message 1 of 3 , Jun 29, 2008
      As of midnight GMT.

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




      Jupiter




      Sheliak (Beta Lyrae)

      HR Lyrae (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      AO Octantis (cataclysmic variable)

      Cappa (Rho-1 Sagittarii)




      Saturn



      *Lochium (Lambda Pyxidis; marks the log part [Lochium] of the obsolete constellation Lochium et Funis [the Log and Line]).

      El Kophrah (Chi Ursae Majoris)

      BC Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable)

      Miniature Spiral (NGC 3928 Ursae Majoris; galaxy)

      HD 75289 (Velorum; has a planet)

      Vela Pulsar (PSR B0833-45 Velorum)




      Uranus



      Fetus Nebula (NGC 7008 Cygni)

      Markab (Alpha Pegasi)

      Sadalpheretz (Lambda Pegasi)




      Neptune



      Sadalsuud (Beta Aquarii)

      Bunda (Xi Aquarii)

      Deneb Algedi (Delta Capricorni)

      Kitalpha (Alpha Equulei)

      Al Faras Al Awwal (Gamma Equulei)

      Pherasauval (Delta Equulei)

      Tau-1 Gruis (has planets)




      Pluto



      Baraka (Xi Herculis)

      Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)

      Fellah (67 Ophiuchi)

      Barnard's Star (V2500 Ophiuchi; aka Munich 15040)

      Trifid Nebula (M-20 Sagittarii)

      Acumen (M-7 Scorpii; an open cluster, aka Ptolemy's Cluster)

      DZ Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)




      Eris



      Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)

      VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)

      Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)




      Ceres



      *Mirzam (Beta Canis Majoris)

      *Furud (Zeta Canis Majoris)

      *Integral Sign (UGC 3697 Camelopardalis)

      *Al Kurud Borealis (Kappa Columbae)

      *Geminga (SN 437 Geminorum)

      *Cerastes (Beta Monocerotis)

      *Rosette Nebula (NGC 2237 Monocerotis)




      Pallas


      *Apis (33 Arietis; marks the obsolete constellation Apis the Bee)

      *Teegarden's Star (SO025300.5+165258 Arietis; one of the closest stars to Sol, with very high proper motion; named unofficially for its lead discoverer, Bonnard Teegarden)

      *ET Cluster (NGC 457 Cassiopeiae)

      *94 Ceti (has planets)

      *Lucida Horologii (Alpha Horologii; the brightest star [lucida] in Horologium the Clock)

      *Seif Borealis (Phi Persei)

      *Little Dumbbell Nebula (M-76 Persei)

      *WY Trianguli (cataclysmic variable)




      Juno



      *Sabik (Eta Ophiuchi)

      *Exclamation Mark Nebula (NGC 6309 Ophiuchi)

      *Prawn Nebula (IC 4628 Scorpii)



      Vesta



      *Mirach (Beta Andromedae)

      *Pearce's Star (AO Cassiopeiae)

      *Bubble Nebula (NGC 7635 Cassiopeiae)

      *BO Ceti (cataclysmic variable)

      *Alsafi (Sigma Draconis; nearby sunlike star, once mentioned as a possible home of ETs)

      *Alrisha (Alpha Piscium)




      Chiron



      LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)

      Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)

      16 Cygni B (has a planet)

      Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)

      S Doradus

      Al Faras al Thani (Lambda Equulei)

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

      IL Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)




      North Node



      Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)

      Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)

      The Red-Necked Emu (Harrington STAR 26 Cygni; an asterism around 29 Cygni
      composed mostly of blue stars that is said to resemble an emu, with a red star
      in its neck)

      Al Ukud (Gamma Delphini)

      HR Delphini (cataclysmic variable)

      Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)

      Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)

      IL Vulpeculae

      QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variables)




      South Node



      Outcast Star (SDSS J090745.0+024507 Hydrae; is leaving the galaxy at a high
      rate of speed)

      NGC 2903 (Leonis; galaxy, said to be a malefic influence by the late Byron
      Wahl)

      RR Pictoris (cataclysmic variable)

      Naos (Zeta Puppis)

      Merak (Beta Ursae Majoris; one of the Pointers in the Big Dipper)

      Tania Borealis (Lambda Ursae Majoris)





      More later.




      Mark A. Holmes
    • mahtezcatpoc
      ... (with a 1 00 ... moving very slow but steadily, having to do with turtles ... pompous, surreal ... seen as a caped wonder ... obsolete constellation
      Message 2 of 3 , Feb 13, 2009
        --- 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
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Sheliak (Beta Lyrae)


        moving very slow but steadily, having to do with turtles


        >
        > HR Lyrae (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

        pompous, surreal


        >
        > AO Octantis (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Cappa (Rho-1 Sagittarii)


        seen as a "caped wonder"


        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Saturn
        >
        >
        >
        > *Lochium (Lambda Pyxidis; marks the log part [Lochium] of the
        obsolete constellation Lochium et Funis [the Log and Line]).


        logging, camouflage (a predator or prey impersonating a log)


        >
        > El Kophrah (Chi Ursae Majoris)

        something covered up


        >
        > BC Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable)


        prehistoric


        >
        > Miniature Spiral (NGC 3928 Ursae Majoris; galaxy)


        a tempest in a teacup

        >
        > HD 75289 (Velorum; has a planet)
        >
        > Vela Pulsar (PSR B0833-45 Velorum)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Uranus
        >
        >
        >
        > Fetus Nebula (NGC 7008 Cygni)


        having to do with fetuses or abortion (poor vision)


        >
        > Markab (Alpha Pegasi)
        >
        > Sadalpheretz (Lambda Pegasi)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Neptune
        >
        >
        >
        > Sadalsuud (Beta Aquarii)
        >
        > Bunda (Xi Aquarii)
        >
        > Deneb Algedi (Delta Capricorni)
        >
        > Kitalpha (Alpha Equulei)
        >
        > Al Faras Al Awwal (Gamma Equulei)
        >
        > Pherasauval (Delta Equulei)
        >
        > Tau-1 Gruis (has planets)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Pluto
        >
        >
        >
        > Baraka (Xi Herculis)
        >
        > Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)
        >
        > Fellah (67 Ophiuchi)
        >
        > Barnard's Star (V2500 Ophiuchi; aka Munich 15040)
        >
        > Trifid Nebula (M-20 Sagittarii)
        >
        > Acumen (M-7 Scorpii; an open cluster, aka Ptolemy's Cluster)
        >
        > DZ Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Eris
        >
        >
        >
        > Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)
        >
        > VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Ceres
        >
        >
        >
        > *Mirzam (Beta Canis Majoris)
        >
        > *Furud (Zeta Canis Majoris)
        >
        > *Integral Sign (UGC 3697 Camelopardalis)
        >
        > *Al Kurud Borealis (Kappa Columbae)
        >
        > *Geminga (SN 437 Geminorum)
        >
        > *Cerastes (Beta Monocerotis)
        >
        > *Rosette Nebula (NGC 2237 Monocerotis)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Pallas
        >
        >
        > *Apis (33 Arietis; marks the obsolete constellation Apis the Bee)


        bees, apiculture


        >
        > *Teegarden's Star (SO025300.5+165258 Arietis; one of the closest
        stars to Sol, with very high proper motion; named unofficially for
        its lead discoverer, Bonnard Teegarden)
        >
        > *ET Cluster (NGC 457 Cassiopeiae)


        alien life, someone "at sea" socially (autistic, an immigrant)


        >
        > *94 Ceti (has planets)
        >
        > *Lucida Horologii (Alpha Horologii; the brightest star [lucida] in
        Horologium the Clock)
        >
        > *Seif Borealis (Phi Persei)
        >
        > *Little Dumbbell Nebula (M-76 Persei)


        retarded or learning-challenged children


        >
        > *WY Trianguli (cataclysmic variable)


        having to do with Wyoming


        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Juno
        >
        >
        >
        > *Sabik (Eta Ophiuchi)
        >
        > *Exclamation Mark Nebula (NGC 6309 Ophiuchi)

        something to be excited or be emphatic about


        >
        > *Prawn Nebula (IC 4628 Scorpii)


        seafood?



        >
        >
        >
        > Vesta
        >
        >
        >
        > *Mirach (Beta Andromedae)
        >
        > *Pearce's Star (AO Cassiopeiae)
        >
        > *Bubble Nebula (NGC 7635 Cassiopeiae)


        kept in a bubble, "on the bubble"


        >
        > *BO Ceti (cataclysmic variable)

        smelling bad


        >
        > *Alsafi (Sigma Draconis; nearby sunlike star, once mentioned as a
        possible home of ETs)
        >
        > *Alrisha (Alpha Piscium)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Chiron
        >
        >
        >
        > LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)
        >
        > 16 Cygni B (has a planet)
        >
        > Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)
        >
        > S Doradus
        >
        > Al Faras al Thani (Lambda Equulei)
        >
        > Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; an old name for Grus was
        Phoenicopterus, the
        > Flamingo)
        >
        > IL Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > North Node
        >
        >
        >
        > Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)
        >
        > Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)
        >
        > The Red-Necked Emu (Harrington STAR 26 Cygni; an asterism around 29
        Cygni
        > composed mostly of blue stars that is said to resemble an emu, with
        a red star
        > in its neck)
        >
        > Al Ukud (Gamma Delphini)
        >
        > HR Delphini (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
        >
        > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
        >
        > IL Vulpeculae
        >
        > QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variables)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > South Node
        >
        >
        >
        > Outcast Star (SDSS J090745.0+024507 Hydrae; is leaving the galaxy
        at a high
        > rate of speed)
        >
        > NGC 2903 (Leonis; galaxy, said to be a malefic influence by the
        late Byron
        > Wahl)
        >
        > RR Pictoris (cataclysmic variable)


        having to do with railroads or trains?



        >
        > Naos (Zeta Puppis)
        >
        > Merak (Beta Ursae Majoris; one of the Pointers in the Big Dipper)
        >
        > Tania Borealis (Lambda Ursae Majoris)
        >
        >
        >



        More later.



        Mark A. Holmes
      • mahtezcatpoc
        ... Arabic = announcer (all talk, no action?) ... Arabic = bright single one ... Arabic/Latin = the northern apes ... Milanese Italian = it s not there
        Message 3 of 3 , Feb 20, 2009
          > --- 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
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Sheliak (Beta Lyrae)
          >
          >
          > moving very slow but steadily, having to do with turtles
          >
          >
          > >
          > > HR Lyrae (cataclysmic variable aka nova)
          >
          > pompous, surreal
          >
          >
          > >
          > > AO Octantis (cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > > Cappa (Rho-1 Sagittarii)
          >
          >
          > seen as a "caped wonder"
          >
          >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Saturn
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Lochium (Lambda Pyxidis; marks the log part [Lochium] of the
          > obsolete constellation Lochium et Funis [the Log and Line]).
          >
          >
          > logging, camouflage (a predator or prey impersonating a log)
          >
          >
          > >
          > > El Kophrah (Chi Ursae Majoris)
          >
          > something covered up
          >
          >
          > >
          > > BC Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          >
          > prehistoric
          >
          >
          > >
          > > Miniature Spiral (NGC 3928 Ursae Majoris; galaxy)
          >
          >
          > a tempest in a teacup
          >
          > >
          > > HD 75289 (Velorum; has a planet)
          > >
          > > Vela Pulsar (PSR B0833-45 Velorum)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Uranus
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Fetus Nebula (NGC 7008 Cygni)
          >
          >
          > having to do with fetuses or abortion (poor vision)
          >
          >
          > >
          > > Markab (Alpha Pegasi)
          > >
          > > Sadalpheretz (Lambda Pegasi)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Neptune
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Sadalsuud (Beta Aquarii)
          > >
          > > Bunda (Xi Aquarii)
          > >
          > > Deneb Algedi (Delta Capricorni)
          > >
          > > Kitalpha (Alpha Equulei)
          > >
          > > Al Faras Al Awwal (Gamma Equulei)
          > >
          > > Pherasauval (Delta Equulei)
          > >
          > > Tau-1 Gruis (has planets)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Pluto
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Baraka (Xi Herculis)
          > >
          > > Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)
          > >
          > > Fellah (67 Ophiuchi)
          > >
          > > Barnard's Star (V2500 Ophiuchi; aka Munich 15040)
          > >
          > > Trifid Nebula (M-20 Sagittarii)
          > >
          > > Acumen (M-7 Scorpii; an open cluster, aka Ptolemy's Cluster)
          > >
          > > DZ Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Eris
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)
          > >
          > > VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > > Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Ceres
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Mirzam (Beta Canis Majoris)

          Arabic = announcer

          (all talk, no action?)


          > >
          > > *Furud (Zeta Canis Majoris)


          Arabic = bright single one


          > >
          > > *Integral Sign (UGC 3697 Camelopardalis)
          > >
          > > *Al Kurud Borealis (Kappa Columbae)


          Arabic/Latin = the northern apes


          > >
          > > *Geminga (SN 437 Geminorum)


          Milanese Italian = it's not there

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


          > >
          > > *Cerastes (Beta Monocerotis)

          Greek = having horns

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


          > >
          > > *Rosette Nebula (NGC 2237 Monocerotis)


          taking responsibility


          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Pallas
          > >
          > >
          > > *Apis (33 Arietis; marks the obsolete constellation Apis the Bee)
          >
          >
          > bees, apiculture
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Teegarden's Star (SO025300.5+165258 Arietis; one of the closest
          > stars to Sol, with very high proper motion; named unofficially for
          > its lead discoverer, Bonnard Teegarden)
          > >
          > > *ET Cluster (NGC 457 Cassiopeiae)
          >
          >
          > alien life, someone "at sea" socially (autistic, an immigrant)
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *94 Ceti (has planets)
          > >
          > > *Lucida Horologii (Alpha Horologii; the brightest star [lucida]
          in
          > Horologium the Clock)


          preoccupation with time or measurement?


          > >
          > > *Seif Borealis (Phi Persei)
          > >
          > > *Little Dumbbell Nebula (M-76 Persei)
          >
          >
          > retarded or learning-challenged children
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *WY Trianguli (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          >
          > having to do with Wyoming
          >
          >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Juno
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Sabik (Eta Ophiuchi)

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


          > >
          > > *Exclamation Mark Nebula (NGC 6309 Ophiuchi)
          >
          > something to be excited or be emphatic about
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Prawn Nebula (IC 4628 Scorpii)
          >
          >
          > seafood?
          >
          >
          >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Vesta
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Mirach (Beta Andromedae)

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



          > >
          > > *Pearce's Star (AO Cassiopeiae)
          > >
          > > *Bubble Nebula (NGC 7635 Cassiopeiae)
          >
          >
          > kept in a bubble, "on the bubble"
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *BO Ceti (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          > smelling bad
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Alsafi (Sigma Draconis; nearby sunlike star, once mentioned as a
          > possible home of ETs)
          > >
          > > *Alrisha (Alpha Piscium)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Chiron
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > > Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)
          > >
          > > 16 Cygni B (has a planet)
          > >
          > > Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)
          > >
          > > S Doradus
          > >
          > > Al Faras al Thani (Lambda Equulei)
          > >
          > > Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; an old name for Grus was
          > Phoenicopterus, the
          > > Flamingo)
          > >
          > > IL Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > North Node
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)
          > >
          > > Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)
          > >
          > > The Red-Necked Emu (Harrington STAR 26 Cygni; an asterism around
          29
          > Cygni
          > > composed mostly of blue stars that is said to resemble an emu,
          with
          > a red star
          > > in its neck)
          > >
          > > Al Ukud (Gamma Delphini)
          > >
          > > HR Delphini (cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
          > >
          > > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
          > >
          > > IL Vulpeculae
          > >
          > > QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variables)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > South Node
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Outcast Star (SDSS J090745.0+024507 Hydrae; is leaving the galaxy
          > at a high
          > > rate of speed)
          > >
          > > NGC 2903 (Leonis; galaxy, said to be a malefic influence by the
          > late Byron
          > > Wahl)
          > >
          > > RR Pictoris (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          >
          > having to do with railroads or trains?
          >
          >
          >
          > >
          > > Naos (Zeta Puppis)
          > >
          > > Merak (Beta Ursae Majoris; one of the Pointers in the Big Dipper)
          > >
          > > Tania Borealis (Lambda Ursae Majoris)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          >




          More later.



          Mark A. Holmes
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