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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 Bered (12 Aquilae) Vega (Alpha Lyrae) Arkab
    Message 1 of 4 , Jul 28, 2008
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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



      Bered (12 Aquilae)

      Vega (Alpha Lyrae)

      Arkab Prior (Beta-1 Sagittarii)

      Arkab Posterior (Beta-2 Sagittarii)

      Manubrium (Omicron Sagittarii)

      *Hecatebolus (Tau Sagittarii)

      Alya (Theta Serpentis; the brightest star in Serpens Cauda)




      Saturn



      *Thuban (Alpha Draconis)

      Shir (Rho Leonis)

      *NGC 3377 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole)

      SW Sextantis (cataclysmic variable)

      Spindle Galaxy of Sextans (NGC 3115 Sextantis)

      Alula Boreale (Nu Ursae Majoris)

      *Alula Australe (Xi Ursae Majoris; has a planet)

      CU Velorum (cataclysmic variable)




      Uranus



      Fetus Nebula (NGC 7008 Cygni)

      Sadalpheretz (Lambda Pegasi)

      Simmah (Gamma Piscium)

      Solarium (Beta Reticuli; marks what once was the now-obsolete constellation
      Solarium [the Sundial])




      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



      *Etamin (Gamma Draconis)

      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)

      *Basanismus (G Scorpii)

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




      Eris



      Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)

      VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)

      Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)



      Ceres



      *Muliphein (Gamma Canis Majoris)

      *AQ Canis Minoris (cataclysmic variable)

      *Lemon-Slice Nebula (IC 3568 Draconis)

      *Castor (Alpha Geminorum)

      *Propus Borealis (Iota Geminorum)

      *Alkibash (Lambda Geminorum)

      *Double Bubble Nebula (NGC 2371 Geminorum)

      *Headphones Nebula (Jones-Emberson 1 Lyncis)

      *Intergalactic Wanderer (NGC 2419 Lyncis; globular cluster)

      *Kartajan (Delta Monocerotis)

      *HQ Monocerotis

      *Monster Nova (V838 Monocerotis; cataclysmic variables)

      *Gum Nebula (IC 2177 Monocerotis)

      *SU Ursae Majoris

      *RW Ursae Minoris (cataclysmic variables)




      Pallas



      *Lucida Caeli (Alpha Caeli; the brightest star in Caelum the Sculptor's Tools)

      *Neckham's Star (SN 1181 Cassiopeiae; an 1181 supernova mentioned by Chinese and Japanese astronomers and the English scientist Alexander Neckham)

      *Algol (Beta Persei)

      *Misam (Kappa Persei)

      *Gorgonea Quarta (Omega Persei)




      Juno



      Lucida Apodis (Alpha Apodis; the brightest star, or lucida, in Apus the Bird of Paradise)

      RR Chamaeleontis (cataclysmic variable)

      Sarin (Delta Herculis)

      *Water Fountain Nebula (RAS 16342-3814 Scorpii)

      Great Attractor (Abell 3627 Trianguli Australe)




      Vesta



      *Adhil (Xi Andromedae)

      *Adhab (Upsilon Andromedae; has planets)

      *Hamal (Alpha Arietis)

      *Schedir (Alpha Cassiopeiae)

      *Phycochroma (Delta Ceti)

      *M-77 (Ceti; maser with excessive infrared emissions)

      *Lucida Doradus (Alpha Doradus; the brightest star in Dorado the Mahimahi)

      *Azha (Eta Eridani)







      Chiron




      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)

      Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)

      Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)

      IL Vulpeculae

      QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variables)




      North Node




      Al Ukud (Gamma Delphini)

      Al Salib (Delta Delphini)

      HR Delphini (cataclysmic variable)

      Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)

      Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)

      Ghost-Ring Nebula (IC 5148 and 5150 Gruis)

      QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)




      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)




      More later.




      Mark A. Holmes
    • Mark Andrew Holmes
      By today I mean Sunday. This was supposed to go out Sunday. Sorry. Mark A. Holmes ... From: Mark Andrew Holmes Subject:
      Message 2 of 4 , Jul 28, 2008
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        By "today" I mean Sunday. This was supposed to go out Sunday. Sorry.

        Mark A. Holmes

        --- On Tue, 7/29/08, Mark Andrew Holmes <mahtezcatpoc@...> wrote:
        From: Mark Andrew Holmes <mahtezcatpoc@...>
        Subject: [thefixedstars] Fixed star alignments (July 27, 2008)
        To: thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com
        Date: Tuesday, July 29, 2008, 1:14 AM

        As of midnight GMT.

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

        Jupiter

        Bered (12 Aquilae)

        Vega (Alpha Lyrae)

        Arkab Prior (Beta-1 Sagittarii)

        Arkab Posterior (Beta-2 Sagittarii)

        Manubrium (Omicron Sagittarii)

        *Hecatebolus (Tau Sagittarii)

        Alya (Theta Serpentis; the brightest star in Serpens Cauda)

        Saturn

        *Thuban (Alpha Draconis)

        Shir (Rho Leonis)

        *NGC 3377 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole)

        SW Sextantis (cataclysmic variable)

        Spindle Galaxy of Sextans (NGC 3115 Sextantis)

        Alula Boreale (Nu Ursae Majoris)

        *Alula Australe (Xi Ursae Majoris; has a planet)

        CU Velorum (cataclysmic variable)

        Uranus

        Fetus Nebula (NGC 7008 Cygni)

        Sadalpheretz (Lambda Pegasi)

        Simmah (Gamma Piscium)

        Solarium (Beta Reticuli; marks what once was the now-obsolete constellation
        Solarium [the Sundial])

        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

        *Etamin (Gamma Draconis)

        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)

        *Basanismus (G Scorpii)

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

        Eris

        Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)

        VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)

        Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)

        Ceres

        *Muliphein (Gamma Canis Majoris)

        *AQ Canis Minoris (cataclysmic variable)

        *Lemon-Slice Nebula (IC 3568 Draconis)

        *Castor (Alpha Geminorum)

        *Propus Borealis (Iota Geminorum)

        *Alkibash (Lambda Geminorum)

        *Double Bubble Nebula (NGC 2371 Geminorum)

        *Headphones Nebula (Jones-Emberson 1 Lyncis)

        *Intergalactic Wanderer (NGC 2419 Lyncis; globular cluster)

        *Kartajan (Delta Monocerotis)

        *HQ Monocerotis

        *Monster Nova (V838 Monocerotis; cataclysmic variables)

        *Gum Nebula (IC 2177 Monocerotis)

        *SU Ursae Majoris

        *RW Ursae Minoris (cataclysmic variables)

        Pallas

        *Lucida Caeli (Alpha Caeli; the brightest star in Caelum the Sculptor's Tools)

        *Neckham's Star (SN 1181 Cassiopeiae; an 1181 supernova mentioned by Chinese and Japanese astronomers and the English scientist Alexander Neckham)

        *Algol (Beta Persei)

        *Misam (Kappa Persei)

        *Gorgonea Quarta (Omega Persei)

        Juno

        Lucida Apodis (Alpha Apodis; the brightest star, or lucida, in Apus the Bird of Paradise)

        RR Chamaeleontis (cataclysmic variable)

        Sarin (Delta Herculis)

        *Water Fountain Nebula (RAS 16342-3814 Scorpii)

        Great Attractor (Abell 3627 Trianguli Australe)

        Vesta

        *Adhil (Xi Andromedae)

        *Adhab (Upsilon Andromedae; has planets)

        *Hamal (Alpha Arietis)

        *Schedir (Alpha Cassiopeiae)

        *Phycochroma (Delta Ceti)

        *M-77 (Ceti; maser with excessive infrared emissions)

        *Lucida Doradus (Alpha Doradus; the brightest star in Dorado the Mahimahi)

        *Azha (Eta Eridani)

        Chiron

        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)

        Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)

        Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)

        IL Vulpeculae

        QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variables)

        North Node

        Al Ukud (Gamma Delphini)

        Al Salib (Delta Delphini)

        HR Delphini (cataclysmic variable)

        Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)

        Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)

        Ghost-Ring Nebula (IC 5148 and 5150 Gruis)

        QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)

        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)

        More later.

        Mark A. Holmes


      • mahtezcatpoc
        ... (with a 1 00 ... Greek = swift death ... constellation ... a caution light (not seen clearly) ... Polophylax the Pole Guard) guardian of (negative or
        Message 3 of 4 , Feb 16, 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
          >
          >
          >
          > Bered (12 Aquilae)
          >
          > Vega (Alpha Lyrae)
          >
          > Arkab Prior (Beta-1 Sagittarii)
          >
          > Arkab Posterior (Beta-2 Sagittarii)
          >
          > Manubrium (Omicron Sagittarii)
          >
          > *Hecatebolus (Tau Sagittarii)


          Greek = swift death


          >
          > Alya (Theta Serpentis; the brightest star in Serpens Cauda)
          >
          >
          >
          >
          > Saturn
          >
          >
          >
          > *Thuban (Alpha Draconis)
          >
          > Shir (Rho Leonis)
          >
          > *NGC 3377 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole)
          >
          > SW Sextantis (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          > Spindle Galaxy of Sextans (NGC 3115 Sextantis)
          >
          > Alula Boreale (Nu Ursae Majoris)
          >
          > *Alula Australe (Xi Ursae Majoris; has a planet)
          >
          > CU Velorum (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          >
          >
          >
          > Uranus
          >
          >
          >
          > Fetus Nebula (NGC 7008 Cygni)
          >
          > Sadalpheretz (Lambda Pegasi)
          >
          > Simmah (Gamma Piscium)
          >
          > Solarium (Beta Reticuli; marks what once was the now-obsolete
          constellation
          > Solarium [the Sundial])
          >
          >
          >
          >
          > Neptune
          >
          >
          >
          > Sadalsuud (Beta Aquarii)
          >
          > Bunda (Xi Aquarii)
          >
          > Deneb Algedi (Delta Capricorni)
          >
          > *Blinking Planetary (NGC 6826 Cygni)


          a caution light (not seen clearly)


          >
          > 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)


          guardian of (negative or perverse) values


          >
          >
          >
          >
          > Pluto
          >
          >
          >
          > *Etamin (Gamma Draconis)
          >
          > 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)
          >
          > *Basanismus (G Scorpii)


          "painful torment"


          >
          > Acumen (M-7 Scorpii; an open cluster, aka Ptolemy's Cluster)
          >
          >
          >
          >
          > Eris
          >
          >
          >
          > Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)
          >
          > VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          > Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)
          >
          >
          >
          > Ceres
          >
          >
          >
          > *Muliphein (Gamma Canis Majoris)
          >
          > *AQ Canis Minoris (cataclysmic variable)


          having to do with Antarctica? (*.aq online)


          >
          > *Lemon-Slice Nebula (IC 3568 Draconis)


          "if life hands you lemons..."


          >
          > *Castor (Alpha Geminorum)
          >
          > *Propus Borealis (Iota Geminorum)
          >
          > *Alkibash (Lambda Geminorum)
          >
          > *Double Bubble Nebula (NGC 2371 Geminorum)
          >
          > *Headphones Nebula (Jones-Emberson 1 Lyncis)

          having to do with music


          >
          > *Intergalactic Wanderer (NGC 2419 Lyncis; globular cluster)


          a nomadic adventurer


          >
          > *Kartajan (Delta Monocerotis)
          >
          > *HQ Monocerotis

          headquarters?


          >
          > *Monster Nova (V838 Monocerotis; cataclysmic variables)

          monsters, phenomenons?


          >
          > *Gum Nebula (IC 2177 Monocerotis)

          to gum things up


          >
          > *SU Ursae Majoris

          to "su(e)"


          >
          > *RW Ursae Minoris (cataclysmic variables)
          >
          >
          >
          >
          > Pallas
          >
          >
          >
          > *Lucida Caeli (Alpha Caeli; the brightest star in Caelum the
          Sculptor's Tools)
          >
          > *Neckham's Star (SN 1181 Cassiopeiae; an 1181 supernova mentioned
          by Chinese and Japanese astronomers and the English scientist
          Alexander Neckham)
          >
          > *Algol (Beta Persei)
          >
          > *Misam (Kappa Persei)
          >
          > *Gorgonea Quarta (Omega Persei)
          >
          >
          >
          >
          > Juno
          >
          >
          >
          > Lucida Apodis (Alpha Apodis; the brightest star, or lucida, in Apus
          the Bird of Paradise)
          >
          > RR Chamaeleontis (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          > Sarin (Delta Herculis)
          >
          > *Water Fountain Nebula (RAS 16342-3814 Scorpii)

          where everyone slakes their thirst


          >
          > Great Attractor (Abell 3627 Trianguli Australe)
          >
          >
          >
          >
          > Vesta
          >
          >
          >
          > *Adhil (Xi Andromedae)
          >
          > *Adhab (Upsilon Andromedae; has planets)
          >
          > *Hamal (Alpha Arietis)
          >
          > *Schedir (Alpha Cassiopeiae)
          >
          > *Phycochroma (Delta Ceti)

          Greek = seaweed-colored

          (green)


          >
          > *M-77 (Ceti; maser with excessive infrared emissions)
          >
          > *Lucida Doradus (Alpha Doradus; the brightest star in Dorado the
          Mahimahi)
          >
          > *Azha (Eta Eridani)
          >
          >
          >
          >
          >
          >
          >
          > Chiron
          >
          >
          >
          >
          > 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)
          >
          > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
          >
          > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
          >
          > IL Vulpeculae
          >
          > QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variables)
          >
          >
          >
          >
          > North Node
          >
          >
          >
          >
          > Al Ukud (Gamma Delphini)
          >
          > Al Salib (Delta Delphini)
          >
          > HR Delphini (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
          >
          > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
          >
          > Ghost-Ring Nebula (IC 5148 and 5150 Gruis)
          >
          > QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          >
          >
          >
          > 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)
          >
          >




          More later.


          Mark A. Holmes
        • mahtezcatpoc
          ... http://www.constellationsofwords.com/stars/Thuban.html ... http://www.constellationsofwords.com/stars/AlulaAustrale.html Arabic/Latin = the southern first
          Message 4 of 4 , Feb 27, 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
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > Bered (12 Aquilae)
            > >
            > > Vega (Alpha Lyrae)
            > >
            > > Arkab Prior (Beta-1 Sagittarii)
            > >
            > > Arkab Posterior (Beta-2 Sagittarii)
            > >
            > > Manubrium (Omicron Sagittarii)
            > >
            > > *Hecatebolus (Tau Sagittarii)
            >
            >
            > Greek = swift death
            >
            >
            > >
            > > Alya (Theta Serpentis; the brightest star in Serpens Cauda)
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > Saturn
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > *Thuban (Alpha Draconis)


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

            > >
            > > Shir (Rho Leonis)
            > >
            > > *NGC 3377 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole)
            > >
            > > SW Sextantis (cataclysmic variable)
            > >
            > > Spindle Galaxy of Sextans (NGC 3115 Sextantis)
            > >
            > > Alula Boreale (Nu Ursae Majoris)
            > >
            > > *Alula Australe (Xi Ursae Majoris; has a planet)

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

            Arabic/Latin = the southern first leap of the gazelle

            (quick flight reactions from people from the south?)


            > >
            > > CU Velorum (cataclysmic variable)
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > Uranus
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > Fetus Nebula (NGC 7008 Cygni)
            > >
            > > Sadalpheretz (Lambda Pegasi)
            > >
            > > Simmah (Gamma Piscium)
            > >
            > > Solarium (Beta Reticuli; marks what once was the now-obsolete
            > constellation
            > > Solarium [the Sundial])
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > Neptune
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > Sadalsuud (Beta Aquarii)
            > >
            > > Bunda (Xi Aquarii)
            > >
            > > Deneb Algedi (Delta Capricorni)
            > >
            > > *Blinking Planetary (NGC 6826 Cygni)
            >
            >
            > a caution light (not seen clearly)
            >
            >
            > >
            > > 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)
            >
            >
            > guardian of (negative or perverse) values
            >
            >
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > Pluto
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > *Etamin (Gamma Draconis)
            > >
            > > 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)
            > >
            > > *Basanismus (G Scorpii)
            >
            >
            > "painful torment"
            >
            >
            > >
            > > Acumen (M-7 Scorpii; an open cluster, aka Ptolemy's Cluster)
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > Eris
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)
            > >
            > > VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)
            > >
            > > Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > Ceres
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > *Muliphein (Gamma Canis Majoris)
            > >
            > > *AQ Canis Minoris (cataclysmic variable)
            >
            >
            > having to do with Antarctica? (*.aq online)
            >
            >
            > >
            > > *Lemon-Slice Nebula (IC 3568 Draconis)
            >
            >
            > "if life hands you lemons..."
            >
            >
            > >
            > > *Castor (Alpha Geminorum)

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


            > >
            > > *Propus Borealis (Iota Geminorum)
            > >
            > > *Alkibash (Lambda Geminorum)

            http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Lambda_Geminorum

            Arabic = the rams


            > >
            > > *Double Bubble Nebula (NGC 2371 Geminorum)


            having to do with bubble gum (or tweens' tastes)


            > >
            > > *Headphones Nebula (Jones-Emberson 1 Lyncis)
            >
            > having to do with music
            >
            >
            > >
            > > *Intergalactic Wanderer (NGC 2419 Lyncis; globular cluster)
            >
            >
            > a nomadic adventurer
            >
            >
            > >
            > > *Kartajan (Delta Monocerotis)


            Sanskrit = lord of the desert


            > >
            > > *HQ Monocerotis
            >
            > headquarters?
            >
            >
            > >
            > > *Monster Nova (V838 Monocerotis; cataclysmic variables)
            >
            > monsters, phenomenons?
            >
            >
            > >
            > > *Gum Nebula (IC 2177 Monocerotis)
            >
            > to gum things up
            >
            >
            > >
            > > *SU Ursae Majoris
            >
            > to "su(e)"
            >
            >
            > >
            > > *RW Ursae Minoris (cataclysmic variables)



            to "rue" something


            > >
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > Pallas
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > *Lucida Caeli (Alpha Caeli; the brightest star in Caelum the
            > Sculptor's Tools)
            > >
            > > *Neckham's Star (SN 1181 Cassiopeiae; an 1181 supernova mentioned
            > by Chinese and Japanese astronomers and the English scientist
            > Alexander Neckham)
            > >
            > > *Algol (Beta Persei)

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


            > >
            > > *Misam (Kappa Persei)

            on Perseus' left arm


            > >
            > > *Gorgonea Quarta (Omega Persei)


            working evil magic? (the four quarters being called by Witches on the
            Left Hand Path)


            > >
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > Juno
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > Lucida Apodis (Alpha Apodis; the brightest star, or lucida, in
            Apus
            > the Bird of Paradise)


            not in contact with reality, ungrounded


            > >
            > > RR Chamaeleontis (cataclysmic variable)
            > >
            > > Sarin (Delta Herculis)
            > >
            > > *Water Fountain Nebula (RAS 16342-3814 Scorpii)
            >
            > where everyone slakes their thirst
            >
            >
            > >
            > > Great Attractor (Abell 3627 Trianguli Australe)
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > Vesta
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > *Adhil (Xi Andromedae)

            Arabic = the train of a garment


            > >
            > > *Adhab (Upsilon Andromedae; has planets)


            Arabic = punishment, suffering


            > >
            > > *Hamal (Alpha Arietis)

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


            "It causes violence brutishness, cruelty and premeditated crime."
            (Robson)

            "Headstrong and often aggressive, yet potentially capable leaders and
            protectors of their community...(Eric Morse, *The Living Stars*)


            > >
            > > *Schedir (Alpha Cassiopeiae)


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


            > >
            > > *Phycochroma (Delta Ceti)
            >
            > Greek = seaweed-colored
            >
            > (green)
            >
            >
            > >
            > > *M-77 (Ceti; maser with excessive infrared emissions)
            > >
            > > *Lucida Doradus (Alpha Doradus; the brightest star in Dorado the
            > Mahimahi)
            > >
            > > *Azha (Eta Eridani)

            Arabic = the ostrich's nest

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



            > >
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > Chiron
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > 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)
            > >
            > > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
            > >
            > > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
            > >
            > > IL Vulpeculae
            > >
            > > QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variables)
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > North Node
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > Al Ukud (Gamma Delphini)
            > >
            > > Al Salib (Delta Delphini)
            > >
            > > HR Delphini (cataclysmic variable)
            > >
            > > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
            > >
            > > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
            > >
            > > Ghost-Ring Nebula (IC 5148 and 5150 Gruis)
            > >
            > > QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > 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)
            > >
            > >
            >

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



            More later.


            Mark A. Holmes
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