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Fixed star alignments (August 3, 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 *Alfecca Meridiana (Alpha Coronae Australis)
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 4, 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



      *Alfecca Meridiana (Alpha Coronae Australis)

      *Myrtus (Beta Coronae Australis)

      *Shrichakra (Gamma Coronae Australis)

      *Kalachakra (Delta Coronae Australis)

      *M-105 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole)

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

      Vega (Alpha Lyrae)

      *Ascella (Zeta Sagittarii)

      Manubrium (Omicron Sagittarii)

      Hecatebolus (Tau Sagittarii)

      *Coddington Nebula (IC 2574 Ursae Majoris)





      Saturn



      Thuban (Alpha Draconis)

      NGC 3377 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole)

      SW Sextantis (cataclysmic variable)

      Alula Australe (Xi Ursae Majoris; has a planet)

      CU Velorum (cataclysmic variable)




      Uranus



      Fetus Nebula (NGC 7008 Cygni)

      Simmah (Gamma Piscium)

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




      Neptune



      Sadalsuud (Beta Aquarii)

      Deneb Algedi (Delta Capricorni)

      Blinking Planetary (NGC 6826 Cygni)

      Kitalpha (Alpha Equulei)

      Al Faras Al Awwal (Gamma Equulei)

      *Gruid (Beta Gruis)

      Tau-1 Gruis (has planets)

      *VW Hydri (cataclysmic variable)

      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)

      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)

      *Integral X-ray Nova 2006 (IGR J17497-2821 Sagittarii)

      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



      *Wezen (Delta Canis Majoris)

      *Thor's Helmet (NGC 2359 Canis Majoris; nebula)

      *Gomeisa (Beta Canis Minoris)

      *Luyten's Star (GJ 273 Canis Minoris)

      *BG Canis Minoris (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      *Pollux (Beta Geminorum)

      *NGC 2420 (Geminorum; open cluster mentioned by the late Byron Wahl)

      *Medusa Nebula (Abell 21 Geminorum)

      *Muscida (Omicron Ursae Majoris)




      Pallas



      *Alrai (Gamma Cephei; has planets)

      *Beid (Omicron-1 Eridani)

      *Keid (Omicron-2 Eridani; aka 40 Eridani--Mr. Spock's home star system)

      *Theemin (Upsilon-2 Eridani)

      *IM Eridani (cataclysmic variable)

      *Cleopatra's Eye Nebula (NGC 1535 Eridani)

      *Miram (Eta Persei)

      *Perseus A (NGC 1275 Persei; elongated galaxy, brightest in rich cluster, maser)

      *Alcyone (Eta Tauri)

      *Furibundus (Nu Tauri)

      *Celaeno (16 Tauri)

      *Electra (17 Tauri)

      *Taygeta (19 Tauri)

      *Maia (20 Tauri)

      *Asterope (21 Tauri)

      *Merope (23 Tauri)

      *Atlas (27 Tauri)

      *Pleione (28 Tauri)

      (these stars of Taurus with Flamsteed numbers, together with Alcyone, are what we call the Pleiades)




      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


      *Keun Nan Mun Secundus (Chi Andromedae)

      *The Fath (NGC 708 Andromedae; elliptical galaxy)

      *Achird (Eta Cassiopeiae)

      *Pac-Man Nebula (NGC 281 Cassiopeiae)

      *Kaffaljidhma (Gamma Ceti)

      *Liberflux (Tau-4 Eridani)

      *Eridanus Supervoid (a region of intergalactic space in Eridanus with a striking deficiency of matter)




      Chiron




      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)





      More later.




      Mark A. Holmes
    • mahtezcatpoc
      ... (with a 1 00 ... Arabic-Latin = the broken one on the meridian (?) ... smelling sweet, lovely ... symbolizing wealth and prosperity ... time marches on
      Message 2 of 2 , Feb 20, 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
        >
        >
        >
        > *Alfecca Meridiana (Alpha Coronae Australis)

        Arabic-Latin = the broken one on the meridian (?)


        >
        > *Myrtus (Beta Coronae Australis)

        smelling sweet, lovely


        >
        > *Shrichakra (Gamma Coronae Australis)


        symbolizing wealth and prosperity


        >
        > *Kalachakra (Delta Coronae Australis)

        time marches on


        >
        > *M-105 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole)
        >
        > *NGC 3377 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole)
        >
        > Vega (Alpha Lyrae)
        >
        > *Ascella (Zeta Sagittarii)
        >
        > Manubrium (Omicron Sagittarii)
        >
        > Hecatebolus (Tau Sagittarii)
        >
        > *Coddington Nebula (IC 2574 Ursae Majoris)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Saturn
        >
        >
        >
        > Thuban (Alpha Draconis)
        >
        > NGC 3377 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole)
        >
        > SW Sextantis (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Alula Australe (Xi Ursae Majoris; has a planet)
        >
        > CU Velorum (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Uranus
        >
        >
        >
        > Fetus Nebula (NGC 7008 Cygni)
        >
        > Simmah (Gamma Piscium)
        >
        > Solarium (Beta Reticuli; marks what once was the now-obsolete
        constellation
        > Solarium [the Sundial])
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Neptune
        >
        >
        >
        > Sadalsuud (Beta Aquarii)
        >
        > Deneb Algedi (Delta Capricorni)
        >
        > Blinking Planetary (NGC 6826 Cygni)
        >
        > Kitalpha (Alpha Equulei)
        >
        > Al Faras Al Awwal (Gamma Equulei)
        >
        > *Gruid (Beta Gruis)

        Latin = like a crane


        >
        > Tau-1 Gruis (has planets)
        >
        > *VW Hydri (cataclysmic variable)


        a humble conveyance


        >
        > 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)
        >
        > 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)
        >
        > *Integral X-ray Nova 2006 (IGR J17497-2821 Sagittarii)
        >
        > 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
        >
        >
        >
        > *Wezen (Delta Canis Majoris)

        Arabic = weight


        >
        > *Thor's Helmet (NGC 2359 Canis Majoris; nebula)

        seeming invulnerable?


        >
        > *Gomeisa (Beta Canis Minoris)

        Arabic = little bleary-eyed one


        >
        > *Luyten's Star (GJ 273 Canis Minoris)
        >
        > *BG Canis Minoris (cataclysmic variable aka nova)


        the Bee Gees (famous for light pop)?


        >
        > *Pollux (Beta Geminorum)
        >
        > *NGC 2420 (Geminorum; open cluster mentioned by the late Byron Wahl)
        >
        > *Medusa Nebula (Abell 21 Geminorum)


        horrifying, turning to stone


        >
        > *Muscida (Omicron Ursae Majoris)


        Arabic = muzzle


        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Pallas
        >
        >
        >
        > *Alrai (Gamma Cephei; has planets)
        >
        > *Beid (Omicron-1 Eridani)

        Arabic = eggs


        >
        > *Keid (Omicron-2 Eridani; aka 40 Eridani--Mr. Spock's home star
        system)

        Arabic = eggshells


        >
        > *Theemin (Upsilon-2 Eridani)
        >
        > *IM Eridani (cataclysmic variable)

        "I am", instant messaging, instant messages?


        >
        > *Cleopatra's Eye Nebula (NGC 1535 Eridani)




        >
        > *Miram (Eta Persei)
        >
        > *Perseus A (NGC 1275 Persei; elongated galaxy, brightest in rich
        cluster, maser)
        >
        > *Alcyone (Eta Tauri)
        >
        > *Furibundus (Nu Tauri)
        >
        > *Celaeno (16 Tauri)
        >
        > *Electra (17 Tauri)
        >
        > *Taygeta (19 Tauri)
        >
        > *Maia (20 Tauri)
        >
        > *Asterope (21 Tauri)
        >
        > *Merope (23 Tauri)
        >
        > *Atlas (27 Tauri)
        >
        > *Pleione (28 Tauri)
        >
        > (these stars of Taurus with Flamsteed numbers, together with
        Alcyone, are what we call the Pleiades)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > 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
        >
        >
        > *Keun Nan Mun Secundus (Chi Andromedae)
        >
        > *The Fath (NGC 708 Andromedae; elliptical galaxy)
        >
        > *Achird (Eta Cassiopeiae)
        >
        > *Pac-Man Nebula (NGC 281 Cassiopeiae)
        >
        > *Kaffaljidhma (Gamma Ceti)
        >
        > *Liberflux (Tau-4 Eridani)
        >
        > *Eridanus Supervoid (a region of intergalactic space in Eridanus
        with a striking deficiency of matter)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Chiron
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > 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)
        >
        >
        >
        >



        More later.



        Mark A. Holmes
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