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Fixed star alignments (July 6, 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 *Al Thalamain II (Lambda Aquilae) *Phantom
    Message 1 of 3 , Jul 6, 2008
      As of midnight GMT.

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




      Jupiter



      *Al Thalamain II (Lambda Aquilae)

      *Phantom Streak (NGC 6741 Aquilae)

      *Nova Hassel (V446 Herculis; a cataclysmic variable discovered by Olaf Hassel, a hearing-impaired Norwegian astronomer)

      AO Octantis (cataclysmic variable)

      *Delta Pavonis (nearby sunlike star; birth world of Muad'Dib in the *Dune* novels)




      Saturn



      Chang (Upsilon-1 Hydrae)

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

      Miniature Spiral (NGC 3928 Ursae Majoris; galaxy)

      HD 75289 (Velorum; has a planet)




      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



      *Rukbalgethi Genubi (Theta Herculis)

      Baraka (Xi Herculis)

      *AH Mensae (cataclysmic variable)

      Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)

      Fellah (67 Ophiuchi)

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

      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



      *Mebsuta (Epsilon Geminorum)

      *Najibah (Theta Geminorum)

      *Alzirr (Xi Geminorum)

      *DM Geminorum (cataclysmic variable)

      *R Monocerotis

      *Hubble's Variable Nebula (NGC 2261 Monocerotis)

      *Christmas Tree Cluster (NGC 2264 Monocerotis; an open cluster surrounded by a nebula [the Cone Nebula] north of Epsilon Monocerotis in the Unicorn's face)

      *NGC 6251 (Ursae Minoris; an elliptical galaxy with a suspected black hole)




      Pallas




      *PQ Andromedae (cataclysmic variable)

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

      *Bahrain (41 Arietis)

      *Rucha (Delta Cassiopeiae)

      *Kaoh Pih (Zeta Doradus)

      *Sadira (Epsilon Eridani; nearby star, early candidate in search for ETI, has a planet)

      *PU Persei (cataclysmic variable)




      Juno



      *Rasalgethi (Alpha Herculis)

      Sabik (Eta Ophiuchi)

      *Minkowski's Butterfly (nebula; Minkowski 2-9 Ophiuchi)

      *Grafias (Zeta-2 Scorpii)

      *Denebakrab (Mu-1 Scorpii)

      *Nova Scorpii 2007 (V1280 Scorpii; cataclysmic variable)

      *X-Ray Nova Scorpii 1994 (GRO J1655-40 Scorpii)

      *Northern Jewel Box (NGC 6231 Scorpii)

      Prawn Nebula (IC 4628 Scorpii)



      Vesta


      *Mira (Omicron Ceti)

      *Tyl (Epsilon Draconis)

      *Angetenar (Tau-2 Eridani)

      *109 Piscium (has a planet)

      *TY Piscium (cataclysmic variable)




      Chiron




      Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)

      16 Cygni B (has a planet)

      Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)

      *The Red-Necked Emu (Harrington STAR 26 Cygni; a small 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)

      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



      Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)

      The Red-Necked Emu (Harrington STAR 26 Cygni)

      Al Ukud (Gamma Delphini)

      *Al Salib (Delta Delphini)

      HR Delphini (cataclysmic variable)

      Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)

      Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)

      IL Vulpeculae

      QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variables)



      South Node



      *NGC 2775 (Cancri; a galaxy)

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

      *Alterf (Lambda Leonis)

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

      RR Pictoris (cataclysmic variable)

      Naos (Zeta Puppis)

      *CP Puppis (cataclysmic variable)

      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 orb). ... sticking one s head in the sand, just like other people ... elusive ... Olaf Hassel, a hearing-impaired Norwegian astronomer) the
      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
        >
        >
        >
        > *Al Thalamain II (Lambda Aquilae)

        sticking one's head in the sand, just like other people


        >
        > *Phantom Streak (NGC 6741 Aquilae)


        elusive

        >
        > *Nova Hassel (V446 Herculis; a cataclysmic variable discovered by
        Olaf Hassel, a hearing-impaired Norwegian astronomer)


        the disabled becoming an issue


        >
        > AO Octantis (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > *Delta Pavonis (nearby sunlike star; birth world of Muad'Dib in the
        *Dune* novels)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Saturn
        >
        >
        >
        > Chang (Upsilon-1 Hydrae)
        >
        > Lochium (Lambda Pyxidis; marks the log part [Lochium] of the obsolete
        > constellation Lochium et Funis [the Log and Line]).
        >
        > Miniature Spiral (NGC 3928 Ursae Majoris; galaxy)
        >
        > HD 75289 (Velorum; has a planet)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > 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
        >
        >
        >
        > *Rukbalgethi Genubi (Theta Herculis)
        >
        > Baraka (Xi Herculis)
        >
        > *AH Mensae (cataclysmic variable)

        "ah"


        >
        > Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)
        >
        > Fellah (67 Ophiuchi)
        >
        > Barnard's Star (V2500 Ophiuchi; aka Munich 15040)
        >
        > Acumen (M-7 Scorpii; an open cluster, aka Ptolemy's Cluster)


        hammering away at something


        >
        > DZ Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)


        dizzy


        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Eris
        >
        >
        >
        > Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)
        >
        > VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Ceres
        >
        >
        >
        > *Mebsuta (Epsilon Geminorum)
        >
        > *Najibah (Theta Geminorum)
        >
        > *Alzirr (Xi Geminorum)
        >
        > *DM Geminorum (cataclysmic variable)


        "dim" (blackouts, brownouts, "dim" people)


        >
        > *R Monocerotis
        >
        > *Hubble's Variable Nebula (NGC 2261 Monocerotis)
        >
        > *Christmas Tree Cluster (NGC 2264 Monocerotis; an open cluster
        surrounded by a nebula [the Cone Nebula] north of Epsilon Monocerotis
        in the Unicorn's face)


        a holiday celebration, looking forward to goodies (?)


        >
        > *NGC 6251 (Ursae Minoris; an elliptical galaxy with a suspected
        black hole)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Pallas
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > *PQ Andromedae (cataclysmic variable)


        minding one's Ps and Qs


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


        a pest from up north


        >
        > *Bahrani (41 Arietis)
        >
        > *Rucha (Delta Cassiopeiae)
        >
        > *Kaoh Pih (Zeta Doradus)
        >
        > *Sadira (Epsilon Eridani; nearby star, early candidate in search for
        ETI, has a planet)
        >
        > *PU Persei (cataclysmic variable)


        something stinks


        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Juno
        >
        >
        >
        > *Rasalgethi (Alpha Herculis)
        >
        > Sabik (Eta Ophiuchi)
        >
        > *Minkowski's Butterfly (nebula; Minkowski 2-9 Ophiuchi)

        butterflies (?)


        >
        > *Grafias (Zeta-2 Scorpii)
        >
        > *Denebakrab (Mu-1 Scorpii)
        >
        > *Nova Scorpii 2007 (V1280 Scorpii; cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > *X-Ray Nova Scorpii 1994 (GRO J1655-40 Scorpii)
        >
        > *Northern Jewel Box (NGC 6231 Scorpii)

        treasures of the north


        >
        > Prawn Nebula (IC 4628 Scorpii)
        >
        >
        >
        > Vesta
        >
        >
        > *Mira (Omicron Ceti)

        problem-solving


        >
        > *Tyl (Epsilon Draconis)
        >
        > *Angetenar (Tau-2 Eridani)
        >
        > *109 Piscium (has a planet)
        >
        > *TY Piscium (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Chiron
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)
        >
        > 16 Cygni B (has a planet)
        >
        > Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)
        >
        > *The Red-Necked Emu (Harrington STAR 26 Cygni; a small 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)
        >
        > 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
        >
        >
        >
        > Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)
        >
        > The Red-Necked Emu (Harrington STAR 26 Cygni)
        >
        > Al Ukud (Gamma Delphini)
        >
        > *Al Salib (Delta Delphini)
        >
        > HR Delphini (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
        >
        > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
        >
        > IL Vulpeculae
        >
        > QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variables)
        >
        >
        >
        > South Node
        >
        >
        >
        > *NGC 2775 (Cancri; a galaxy)
        >
        > Outcast Star (SDSS J090745.0+024507 Hydrae; is leaving the galaxy at
        a high
        > rate of speed)


        kicked out


        >
        > *Alterf (Lambda Leonis)
        >
        > NGC 2903 (Leonis; galaxy, said to be a malefic influence by the late
        Byron
        > Wahl)
        >
        > RR Pictoris (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Naos (Zeta Puppis)
        >
        > *CP Puppis (cataclysmic variable)


        indecent behavior ("see pee")


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


        More later.



        Mark A. Holmes
      • mahtezcatpoc
        ... the ... going from a normal environment or an environment of plenty to a deprived one? ... Chinese = the drawn bow ... obsolete ... Arabic = lucky one of
        Message 3 of 3 , Feb 25, 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
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Al Thalamain II (Lambda Aquilae)
          >
          > sticking one's head in the sand, just like other people
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Phantom Streak (NGC 6741 Aquilae)
          >
          >
          > elusive
          >
          > >
          > > *Nova Hassel (V446 Herculis; a cataclysmic variable discovered by
          > Olaf Hassel, a hearing-impaired Norwegian astronomer)
          >
          >
          > the disabled becoming an issue
          >
          >
          > >
          > > AO Octantis (cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > > *Delta Pavonis (nearby sunlike star; birth world of Muad'Dib in
          the
          > *Dune* novels)



          going from a normal environment or an environment of plenty to a
          deprived one?


          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Saturn
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Chang (Upsilon-1 Hydrae)


          Chinese = the drawn bow


          > >
          > > Lochium (Lambda Pyxidis; marks the log part [Lochium] of the
          obsolete
          > > constellation Lochium et Funis [the Log and Line]).
          > >
          > > Miniature Spiral (NGC 3928 Ursae Majoris; galaxy)
          > >
          > > HD 75289 (Velorum; has a planet)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Uranus
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Fetus Nebula (NGC 7008 Cygni)
          > >
          > > Markab (Alpha Pegasi)
          > >
          > > Sadalpheretz (Lambda Pegasi)


          Arabic = lucky one of the knight (or lucky knight?)


          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Neptune
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Sadalsuud (Beta Aquarii)
          > >
          > > Bunda (Xi Aquarii)
          > >
          > > Deneb Algedi (Delta Capricorni)
          > >
          > > Kitalpha (Alpha Equulei)
          > >
          > > Al Faras Al Awwal (Gamma Equulei)


          Arabic = the knight of the spring


          > >
          > > Pherasauval (Delta Equulei)


          Arabic = the first horse

          > >
          > > Tau-1 Gruis (has planets)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Pluto
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Rukbalgethi Genubi (Theta Herculis)

          Arabic = the wrestler's northern foot(?)


          > >
          > > Baraka (Xi Herculis)
          > >
          > > *AH Mensae (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          > "ah"
          >
          >
          > >
          > > Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)

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


          > >
          > > Fellah (67 Ophiuchi)


          Arabic = peasant


          > >
          > > Barnard's Star (V2500 Ophiuchi; aka Munich 15040)
          > >
          > > Acumen (M-7 Scorpii; an open cluster, aka Ptolemy's Cluster)
          >
          >
          > hammering away at something
          >
          >
          > >
          > > DZ Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          >
          > dizzy
          >
          >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Eris
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)
          > >
          > > VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > > Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)


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


          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Ceres
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Mebsuta (Epsilon Geminorum)

          Arabic = outstretched

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

          > >
          > > *Najibah (Theta Geminorum)

          from the Arabic for "the highborn twins"

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

          > >
          > > *Alzirr (Xi Geminorum)

          Arabic = the button


          http://www.astro.uiuc.edu/~jkaler/sow/alzirr.html



          > >
          > > *DM Geminorum (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          >
          > "dim" (blackouts, brownouts, "dim" people)
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *R Monocerotis
          > >
          > > *Hubble's Variable Nebula (NGC 2261 Monocerotis)
          > >
          > > *Christmas Tree Cluster (NGC 2264 Monocerotis; an open cluster
          > surrounded by a nebula [the Cone Nebula] north of Epsilon
          Monocerotis
          > in the Unicorn's face)
          >
          >
          > a holiday celebration, looking forward to goodies (?)
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *NGC 6251 (Ursae Minoris; an elliptical galaxy with a suspected
          > black hole)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Pallas
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *PQ Andromedae (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          >
          > minding one's Ps and Qs
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Musca Borealis (39 Arietis; marks the obsolete constellation
          Musca
          > the Northern Fly)
          >
          >
          > a pest from up north
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Bahrani (41 Arietis)


          Arabic = two seas (?)


          > >
          > > *Rucha (Delta Cassiopeiae)


          Arabic = knee


          > >
          > > *Kaoh Pih (Zeta Doradus)
          > >
          > > *Sadira (Epsilon Eridani; nearby star, early candidate in search
          for
          > ETI, has a planet)
          > >
          > > *PU Persei (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          >
          > something stinks
          >
          >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Juno
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Rasalgethi (Alpha Herculis)

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


          > >
          > > Sabik (Eta Ophiuchi)

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


          > >
          > > *Minkowski's Butterfly (nebula; Minkowski 2-9 Ophiuchi)
          >
          > butterflies (?)
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Grafias (Zeta-2 Scorpii)
          > >
          > > *Denebakrab (Mu-1 Scorpii)
          > >
          > > *Nova Scorpii 2007 (V1280 Scorpii; cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > > *X-Ray Nova Scorpii 1994 (GRO J1655-40 Scorpii)
          > >
          > > *Northern Jewel Box (NGC 6231 Scorpii)
          >
          > treasures of the north
          >
          >
          > >
          > > Prawn Nebula (IC 4628 Scorpii)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Vesta
          > >
          > >
          > > *Mira (Omicron Ceti)
          >
          > problem-solving
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Tyl (Epsilon Draconis)
          > >
          > > *Angetenar (Tau-2 Eridani)


          Arabic = bend of the river

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



          > >
          > > *109 Piscium (has a planet)
          > >
          > > *TY Piscium (cataclysmic variable)


          "tie"


          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Chiron
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)
          > >
          > > 16 Cygni B (has a planet)
          > >
          > > Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)
          > >
          > > *The Red-Necked Emu (Harrington STAR 26 Cygni; a small 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)
          > >
          > > 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
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)
          > >
          > > The Red-Necked Emu (Harrington STAR 26 Cygni)
          > >
          > > Al Ukud (Gamma Delphini)
          > >
          > > *Al Salib (Delta Delphini)

          Arabic = the cross


          > >
          > > HR Delphini (cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
          > >
          > > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
          > >
          > > IL Vulpeculae
          > >
          > > QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variables)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > South Node
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *NGC 2775 (Cancri; a galaxy)
          > >
          > > Outcast Star (SDSS J090745.0+024507 Hydrae; is leaving the galaxy
          at
          > a high
          > > rate of speed)
          >
          >
          > kicked out
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Alterf (Lambda Leonis)


          Arabic = the glance


          > >
          > > NGC 2903 (Leonis; galaxy, said to be a malefic influence by the
          late
          > Byron
          > > Wahl)
          > >
          > > RR Pictoris (cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > > Naos (Zeta Puppis)
          > >
          > > *CP Puppis (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          >
          > indecent behavior ("see pee")
          >
          >
          > >
          > > 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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