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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) *Bered (12
    Message 1 of 3 , Jul 13 10:37 PM
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      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)

      *Bered (12 Aquilae)

      *Nova Aquilae 1905 (V604 Aquilae)

      Phantom Streak (NGC 6741 Aquilae)

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

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

      *Rukbat (Alpha Sagittarii)

      *Albaldah (Pi Sagittarii)




      Saturn



      Chang (Upsilon-1 Hydrae)

      *Shir (Rho Leonis)

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

      *Spindle Galaxy of Sextans (NGC 3115 Sextantis)

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





      Uranus



      Fetus Nebula (NGC 7008 Cygni)

      Sadalpheretz (Lambda Pegasi)

      *Simmah (Gamma Piscium)




      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)

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

      *Sakurai's Object (V4334 Sagittarii)

      *Reynolds' Star (G1.9+0.3 Sagittarii, a very recent [1878] supernova discovered by Stephen Reynolds, et al)

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





      Eris



      Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)

      VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)

      Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)




      Ceres


      *Sirius (Alpha Canis Majoris)

      *HL Canis Majoris

      *PU Canis Majoris (cataclysmic variables)

      *Dziban (Psi-1 Draconis)

      *NGC 2304 (Geminorum; galaxy, said to have malefic influence by the late Byron Wahl)




      Pallas



      *Botein (Delta Arietis)

      *Nair al Butain (49 Arietis)

      *Rana (Delta Eridani)

      *V Persei (cataclysmic variable)

      *Atirsagne (Omicron Tauri)

      *Ushakaron (Xi Tauri)

      *Psalterium (10 Tauri; marks the obsolete constellation Psalterium Georgii [George's Harp])




      Juno



      Rasalgethi (Alpha Herculis)

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

      *Wei (Epsilon Scorpii)

      Denebakrab (Mu-1 Scorpii)

      Nova Scorpii 2007 (V1280 Scorpii; cataclysmic variable)




      Vesta




      *Triangulum Spiral (M-33 Trianguli)

      *Sheratan (Beta Arietis)

      *Mesarthim (Gamma Arietis)

      *Caph (Beta Cassiopeiae)

      *DK Cassiopeiae (cataclysmic variable)

      *IC 10 X-1 (Cassiopeiae)

      *Al Wahat (Iota Cephei)

      *Al Sadr al Ketus (Pi Ceti)

      *Fornacis (Alpha Fornacis)

      *Great Attractor (Abell 3627 Normae)




      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)

      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 ... Olaf Hassel, a ... *Dune* ... women s issues ... connected by a filament on the Draco border south of Thuban. Named for the astronomer
      Message 2 of 3 , Feb 13, 2009
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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
        >
        >
        >
        > Al Thalamain II (Lambda Aquilae)
        >
        > *Bered (12 Aquilae)
        >
        > *Nova Aquilae 1905 (V604 Aquilae)
        >
        > Phantom Streak (NGC 6741 Aquilae)
        >
        > Nova Hassel (V446 Herculis; a cataclysmic variable discovered by
        Olaf Hassel, a
        > hearing-impaired Norwegian astronomer)
        >
        > Delta Pavonis (nearby sunlike star; birth world of Muad'Dib in the
        *Dune*
        > novels)
        >
        > *Rukbat (Alpha Sagittarii)
        >
        > *Albaldah (Pi Sagittarii)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Saturn
        >
        >
        >
        > Chang (Upsilon-1 Hydrae)
        >
        > *Shir (Rho Leonis)
        >
        > Lochium (Lambda Pyxidis; marks the log part [Lochium] of the obsolete
        > constellation Lochium et Funis [the Log and Line])
        >
        > *Spindle Galaxy of Sextans (NGC 3115 Sextantis)

        women's issues


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



        a connection between worlds


        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Uranus
        >
        >
        >
        > Fetus Nebula (NGC 7008 Cygni)
        >
        > Sadalpheretz (Lambda Pegasi)
        >
        > *Simmah (Gamma Piscium)


        rivers requiring gentle treatment (more than they've gotten)


        >
        >
        >
        >
        > 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)
        >
        > Barnard's Star (V2500 Ophiuchi; aka Munich 15040)
        >
        > *Sakurai's Object (V4334 Sagittarii)


        something struggling to die or be born


        >
        > *Reynolds' Star (G1.9+0.3 Sagittarii, a very recent [1878] supernova
        discovered by Stephen Reynolds, et al)
        >
        > Acumen (M-7 Scorpii; an open cluster, aka Ptolemy's Cluster)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Eris
        >
        >
        >
        > Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)
        >
        > VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Ceres
        >
        >
        > *Sirius (Alpha Canis Majoris)
        >
        > *HL Canis Majoris


        "hell"


        >
        > *PU Canis Majoris (cataclysmic variables)


        something smells bad


        >
        > *Dziban (Psi-1 Draconis)
        >
        > *NGC 2304 (Geminorum; galaxy, said to have malefic influence by the
        late Byron Wahl)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Pallas
        >
        >
        >
        > *Botein (Delta Arietis)
        >
        > *Nair al Butain (49 Arietis)
        >
        > *Rana (Delta Eridani)
        >
        > *V Persei (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > *Atirsagne (Omicron Tauri)
        >
        > *Ushakaron (Xi Tauri)
        >
        > *Psalterium (10 Tauri; marks the obsolete constellation Psalterium
        Georgii [George's Harp])
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Juno
        >
        >
        >
        > Rasalgethi (Alpha Herculis)
        >
        > Minkowski's Butterfly (nebula; Minkowski 2-9 Ophiuchi)
        >
        > *Wei (Epsilon Scorpii)
        >
        > Denebakrab (Mu-1 Scorpii)
        >
        > Nova Scorpii 2007 (V1280 Scorpii; cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Vesta
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > *Triangulum Spiral (M-33 Trianguli)
        >
        > *Sheratan (Beta Arietis)
        >
        > *Mesarthim (Gamma Arietis)
        >
        > *Caph (Beta Cassiopeiae)
        >
        > *DK Cassiopeiae (cataclysmic variable)


        "dookie" (crap, trouble)


        >
        > *IC 10 X-1 (Cassiopeiae)
        >
        > *Al Wahat (Iota Cephei)
        >
        > *Al Sadr al Ketus (Pi Ceti)
        >
        > *Fornacis (Alpha Fornacis)


        furnaces, incinerators, ovens, crematories, burning up


        >
        > *Great Attractor (Abell 3627 Normae)


        you are in the presence of something greater than oneself


        >
        >
        >
        >
        > 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)
        >
        > 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
        ... Hebrew = hail, or hailstorm ... having to do with the disabled ... http://www.constellationsofwords.com/stars/Rukbat.html ... Arabic = the city
        Message 3 of 3 , Feb 25, 2009
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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
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Al Thalamain II (Lambda Aquilae)
          > >
          > > *Bered (12 Aquilae)

          Hebrew = hail, or hailstorm


          > >
          > > *Nova Aquilae 1905 (V604 Aquilae)
          > >
          > > Phantom Streak (NGC 6741 Aquilae)
          > >
          > > Nova Hassel (V446 Herculis; a cataclysmic variable discovered by
          > Olaf Hassel, a
          > > hearing-impaired Norwegian astronomer)


          having to do with the disabled


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

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


          > >
          > > *Albaldah (Pi Sagittarii)


          Arabic = the city

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


          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Saturn
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Chang (Upsilon-1 Hydrae)
          > >
          > > *Shir (Rho Leonis)


          Persian = lion


          > >
          > > Lochium (Lambda Pyxidis; marks the log part [Lochium] of the
          obsolete
          > > constellation Lochium et Funis [the Log and Line])
          > >
          > > *Spindle Galaxy of Sextans (NGC 3115 Sextantis)
          >
          > women's issues
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Keenan System (NGC 5216/5218 Ursae Majoris; interacting galaxies
          > connected by a filament on the Draco border south of Thuban. Named
          for
          > the astronomer Philip Childs Keenan [1908-2000], who noticed the
          filament)
          >
          >
          >
          > a connection between worlds
          >
          >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Uranus
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Fetus Nebula (NGC 7008 Cygni)
          > >
          > > Sadalpheretz (Lambda Pegasi)
          > >
          > > *Simmah (Gamma Piscium)
          >
          >
          > rivers requiring gentle treatment (more than they've gotten)
          >
          >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > 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)
          > >
          > > Barnard's Star (V2500 Ophiuchi; aka Munich 15040)
          > >
          > > *Sakurai's Object (V4334 Sagittarii)
          >
          >
          > something struggling to die or be born
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Reynolds' Star (G1.9+0.3 Sagittarii, a very recent [1878]
          supernova
          > discovered by Stephen Reynolds, et al)
          > >
          > > Acumen (M-7 Scorpii; an open cluster, aka Ptolemy's Cluster)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Eris
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)
          > >
          > > VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > > Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Ceres
          > >
          > >
          > > *Sirius (Alpha Canis Majoris)


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

          > >
          > > *HL Canis Majoris
          >
          >
          > "hell"
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *PU Canis Majoris (cataclysmic variables)
          >
          >
          > something smells bad
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Dziban (Psi-1 Draconis)

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

          Arabic = the two wolves, or the two jackals



          > >
          > > *NGC 2304 (Geminorum; galaxy, said to have malefic influence by
          the
          > late Byron Wahl)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Pallas
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Botein (Delta Arietis)


          Arabic = the belly

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


          > >
          > > *Nair al Butain (49 Arietis)


          Arabic = bright in the belly

          (good food? fetuses exalted over their mothers?)


          > >
          > > *Rana (Delta Eridani)


          Latin = frog



          > >
          > > *V Persei (cataclysmic variable)



          V for victory?


          > >
          > > *Atirsagne (Omicron Tauri)


          Akkadian = the verdant sign


          > >
          > > *Ushakaron (Xi Tauri)


          Akkadian = "exacter of Justice and retribution," or "the avenger"
          or "the vindicator"


          > >
          > > *Psalterium (10 Tauri; marks the obsolete constellation Psalterium
          > Georgii [George's Harp])
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Juno
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Rasalgethi (Alpha Herculis)
          > >
          > > Minkowski's Butterfly (nebula; Minkowski 2-9 Ophiuchi)
          > >
          > > *Wei (Epsilon Scorpii)
          > >
          > > Denebakrab (Mu-1 Scorpii)
          > >
          > > Nova Scorpii 2007 (V1280 Scorpii; cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Vesta
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Triangulum Spiral (M-33 Trianguli)
          > >
          > > *Sheratan (Beta Arietis)


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

          > >
          > > *Mesarthim (Gamma Arietis)


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

          > >
          > > *Caph (Beta Cassiopeiae)


          Arabic = palm

          > >
          > > *DK Cassiopeiae (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          >
          > "dookie" (crap, trouble)
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *IC 10 X-1 (Cassiopeiae)
          > >
          > > *Al Wahat (Iota Cephei)


          Arabic = the oasis


          > >
          > > *Al Sadr al Ketus (Pi Ceti)


          Arabic/Latin = the whale's chest


          > >
          > > *Fornacis (Alpha Fornacis)
          >
          >
          > furnaces, incinerators, ovens, crematories, burning up
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Great Attractor (Abell 3627 Normae)
          >
          >
          > you are in the presence of something greater than oneself
          >
          >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Chiron
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)

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


          > >
          > > 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)
          > >
          > > 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
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