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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 Nova Aquilae 1918 (V603 Aquilae) *Shrichakra
    Message 1 of 3 , Oct 3, 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



      Nova Aquilae 1918 (V603 Aquilae)

      *Shrichakra (Gamma Coronae Australis)

      *Kalachakra (Delta Coronae Australis)

      Ain al Rami (Nu Sagittarii)

      Nunki (Sigma Sagittarii)

      Tien Pien (Beta Scuti)

      Wild Duck Cluster (M-51 Scuti, an open cluster)



      Saturn




      Coxa (Theta Leonis)

      NGC 3607 (Leonis; galaxy w/suspected black hole)

      Broken Engagement Ring (Harrington STAR 19 Ursae Majoris, a small asterism)

      *Xestus (Omicron Velorum)

      Vela X-1 (3U0900-40 Velorum, an X-ray source)



      Uranus




      SS Cygni (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      q1 Eridani (has a planet)




      Neptune



      LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)

      Nashira (Gamma Capricorni)

      16 Cygni B (has planets)

      Blinking Planetary (NGC 6826 Cygni)

      Gruid (Beta Gruis)

      VW Hydri (cataclysmic variable)

      Polophylax (Zeta Tucanae; marks the obsolete constellation Polophylax the Pole
      Guard)

      TY Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)



      Pluto



      Etamin (Gamma Draconis)

      Rukbalgethi Genubi (Theta Herculis)

      Baraka (Xi Herculis)

      AH Mensae (cataclysmic variable)

      RS Ophiuchi (cataclysmic variable)

      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)

      Box Nebula (NGC 6445 Sagittarii)

      Apollyon (Iota Scorpii)

      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


      *Denebokab Borealis (Epsilon Aquilae)

      *Acubens (Alpha Cancri)

      *AK Cancri

      *GY Cancri (cataclysmic variables)

      *Melendez-Ramirez Star (HIP 56948 Draconis; a twin of the Sun--with a similar composition--discovered to be such by Jorge Melendez of the Australian National University and Ivan Ramirez of the University of Texas at Austin in 2007)

      *CT Hydrae (cataclysmic variable)

      *Cor (10 Leonis Minoris)

      *Manzana Nebula (NeVe 3-3 Puppis)

      *Kocab (Beta Ursae Minoris)




      Pallas


      *Deneb Zirafah (Gamma Camelopardalis)

      *Opik (HD 1382 Camelopardalis)

      *Batenateban Borealis (Chi Draconis)

      *Cursa (Beta Eridani)

      *Witch Head Nebula (IC 2118 Eridani)

      *Neshmet (Mu Leporis)

      *FY Persei (cataclysmic variable)




      Juno




      *Tso Kang (Epsilon-1 Arae)

      *Water-Lily Nebula (IRAS 16594-4656 Arae)

      *XTE J1650-500/GX 339-4 (Arae; the lightest known black hole)

      Sabik (Eta Ophiuchi)

      *Exclamation Mark Nebula (NGC 6309 Ophiuchi)




      Vesta



      Almach (Gamma Andromedae)

      Koleon (Mu Arietis)

      Vespa (30 Arietis; marks the obsolete constellation Vespa the Wasp)

      Teegarden's Star (SO025300.5+165258 Arietis; a nearby star of high proper
      motion)

      Cih (Gamma Cassiopeiae)

      ET Cluster (NGC 457 Cassiopeiae)

      Menkar (Alpha Ceti)

      94 Ceti (has planets)

      *Black Hole Binary (3C 75 Ceti; a pair of merging black holes in the galaxy cluster Abell 400)

      Zibal (Zeta Eridani)

      Seif Borealis (Phi Persei)

      Little Dumbbell Nebula (M-76 Persei)

      WY Trianguli (cataclysmic variable)





      Chiron



      Albulaan Australis (Gamma Aquarii)

      Marakk (Zeta Capricorni)

      Sualocin (Alpha Delphini)

      Rotanev (Beta Delphini)

      *Kwa Chaou (Zeta Delphini)

      Dhanistra (Theta Delphini)

      Alnair (Alpha Gruis)

      Aldhanab (Gamma Gruis)

      Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)

      EF Tucanae (cataclysmic variable)




      North Node



      Sualocin (Alpha Delphini)

      Al Salib (Delta Delphini)

      HR Delphini (cataclysmic variable)

      Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)

      Aldhanab (Gamma Gruis)

      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
      ... Xestus was the Greek god of ocean currents (he helped guide the ship Argo on its journey) ... having to do with Alaska (AK)? ... gee, why? (?) ... having
      Message 2 of 3 , Mar 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
        >
        >
        >
        > Nova Aquilae 1918 (V603 Aquilae)
        >
        > *Shrichakra (Gamma Coronae Australis)
        >
        > *Kalachakra (Delta Coronae Australis)
        >
        > Ain al Rami (Nu Sagittarii)
        >
        > Nunki (Sigma Sagittarii)
        >
        > Tien Pien (Beta Scuti)
        >
        > Wild Duck Cluster (M-51 Scuti, an open cluster)
        >
        >
        >
        > Saturn
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Coxa (Theta Leonis)
        >
        > NGC 3607 (Leonis; galaxy w/suspected black hole)
        >
        > Broken Engagement Ring (Harrington STAR 19 Ursae Majoris, a small asterism)
        >
        > *Xestus (Omicron Velorum)

        Xestus was the Greek god of ocean currents (he helped guide the ship Argo on its journey)


        >
        > Vela X-1 (3U0900-40 Velorum, an X-ray source)
        >
        >
        >
        > Uranus
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > SS Cygni (cataclysmic variable aka nova)
        >
        > q1 Eridani (has a planet)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Neptune
        >
        >
        >
        > LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Nashira (Gamma Capricorni)
        >
        > 16 Cygni B (has planets)
        >
        > Blinking Planetary (NGC 6826 Cygni)
        >
        > Gruid (Beta Gruis)
        >
        > VW Hydri (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Polophylax (Zeta Tucanae; marks the obsolete constellation Polophylax the Pole
        > Guard)
        >
        > TY Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        >
        > Pluto
        >
        >
        >
        > Etamin (Gamma Draconis)
        >
        > Rukbalgethi Genubi (Theta Herculis)
        >
        > Baraka (Xi Herculis)
        >
        > AH Mensae (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > RS Ophiuchi (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > 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)
        >
        > Box Nebula (NGC 6445 Sagittarii)
        >
        > Apollyon (Iota Scorpii)
        >
        > 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
        >
        >
        > *Denebokab Borealis (Epsilon Aquilae)
        >
        > *Acubens (Alpha Cancri)
        >
        > *AK Cancri

        having to do with Alaska (AK)?


        >
        > *GY Cancri (cataclysmic variables)

        "gee, why?" (?)


        >
        > *Melendez-Ramirez Star (HIP 56948 Draconis; a twin of the Sun--with a similar composition--discovered to be such by Jorge Melendez of the Australian National University and Ivan Ramirez of the University of Texas at Austin in 2007)
        >
        > *CT Hydrae (cataclysmic variable)


        having to do with Connecticut (CT)?

        (Joe Lieberman supporting McCain/Palin?)


        >
        > *Cor (10 Leonis Minoris)

        Latin = heart


        >
        > *Manzana Nebula (NeVe 3-3 Puppis)


        Manzana (Spanish = apple)


        >
        > *Kocab (Beta Ursae Minoris)

        Ebertin links this star to suicide (maybe just self-destruction?)


        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Pallas
        >
        >
        > *Deneb Zirafah (Gamma Camelopardalis)

        Arabic = tail of the giraffe (my own coinage)


        >
        > *Opik (HD 1382 Camelopardalis)
        >
        > *Batenateban Borealis (Chi Draconis)
        >
        > *Cursa (Beta Eridani)
        >
        > *Witch Head Nebula (IC 2118 Eridani)
        >
        > *Neshmet (Mu Leporis)
        >
        > *FY Persei (cataclysmic variable)

        "fie"


        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Juno
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > *Tso Kang (Epsilon-1 Arae)
        >
        > *Water-Lily Nebula (IRAS 16594-4656 Arae)
        >
        > *XTE J1650-500/GX 339-4 (Arae; the lightest known black hole)
        >
        > Sabik (Eta Ophiuchi)
        >
        > *Exclamation Mark Nebula (NGC 6309 Ophiuchi)

        something to get excited about


        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Vesta
        >
        >
        >
        > Almach (Gamma Andromedae)
        >
        > Koleon (Mu Arietis)
        >
        > Vespa (30 Arietis; marks the obsolete constellation Vespa the Wasp)
        >
        > Teegarden's Star (SO025300.5+165258 Arietis; a nearby star of high proper
        > motion)
        >
        > Cih (Gamma Cassiopeiae)
        >
        > ET Cluster (NGC 457 Cassiopeiae)
        >
        > Menkar (Alpha Ceti)
        >
        > 94 Ceti (has planets)
        >
        > *Black Hole Binary (3C 75 Ceti; a pair of merging black holes in the galaxy cluster Abell 400)
        >
        > Zibal (Zeta Eridani)
        >
        > Seif Borealis (Phi Persei)
        >
        > Little Dumbbell Nebula (M-76 Persei)
        >
        > WY Trianguli (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Chiron
        >
        >
        >
        > Albulaan Australis (Gamma Aquarii)
        >
        > Marakk (Zeta Capricorni)
        >
        > Sualocin (Alpha Delphini)
        >
        > Rotanev (Beta Delphini)
        >
        > *Kwa Chaou (Zeta Delphini)
        >
        > Dhanistra (Theta Delphini)
        >
        > Alnair (Alpha Gruis)
        >
        > Aldhanab (Gamma Gruis)
        >
        > Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)
        >
        > EF Tucanae (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > North Node
        >
        >
        >
        > Sualocin (Alpha Delphini)
        >
        > Al Salib (Delta Delphini)
        >
        > HR Delphini (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
        >
        > Aldhanab (Gamma Gruis)
        >
        > 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
        ... Arabic/Latin = the northern one of the eagle s tail ... Arabic = the giraffe s tail ... More later. Mark A. Holmes
        Message 3 of 3 , Mar 26, 2010
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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
          >
          >
          >
          > Nova Aquilae 1918 (V603 Aquilae)
          >
          > *Shrichakra (Gamma Coronae Australis)
          >
          > *Kalachakra (Delta Coronae Australis)
          >
          > Ain al Rami (Nu Sagittarii)
          >
          > Nunki (Sigma Sagittarii)
          >
          > Tien Pien (Beta Scuti)
          >
          > Wild Duck Cluster (M-51 Scuti, an open cluster)
          >
          >
          >
          > Saturn
          >
          >
          >
          >
          > Coxa (Theta Leonis)
          >
          > NGC 3607 (Leonis; galaxy w/suspected black hole)
          >
          > Broken Engagement Ring (Harrington STAR 19 Ursae Majoris, a small asterism)
          >
          > *Xestus (Omicron Velorum)
          >
          > Vela X-1 (3U0900-40 Velorum, an X-ray source)
          >
          >
          >
          > Uranus
          >
          >
          >
          >
          > SS Cygni (cataclysmic variable aka nova)
          >
          > q1 Eridani (has a planet)
          >
          >
          >
          >
          > Neptune
          >
          >
          >
          > LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          > Nashira (Gamma Capricorni)
          >
          > 16 Cygni B (has planets)
          >
          > Blinking Planetary (NGC 6826 Cygni)
          >
          > Gruid (Beta Gruis)
          >
          > VW Hydri (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          > Polophylax (Zeta Tucanae; marks the obsolete constellation Polophylax the Pole
          > Guard)
          >
          > TY Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          >
          >
          > Pluto
          >
          >
          >
          > Etamin (Gamma Draconis)
          >
          > Rukbalgethi Genubi (Theta Herculis)
          >
          > Baraka (Xi Herculis)
          >
          > AH Mensae (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          > RS Ophiuchi (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          > 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)
          >
          > Box Nebula (NGC 6445 Sagittarii)
          >
          > Apollyon (Iota Scorpii)
          >
          > 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
          >
          >
          > *Denebokab Borealis (Epsilon Aquilae)


          Arabic/Latin = the northern one of the eagle's tail


          >
          > *Acubens (Alpha Cancri)
          >
          > *AK Cancri
          >
          > *GY Cancri (cataclysmic variables)
          >
          > *Melendez-Ramirez Star (HIP 56948 Draconis; a twin of the Sun--with a similar composition--discovered to be such by Jorge Melendez of the Australian National University and Ivan Ramirez of the University of Texas at Austin in 2007)
          >
          > *CT Hydrae (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          > *Cor (10 Leonis Minoris)
          >
          > *Manzana Nebula (NeVe 3-3 Puppis)
          >
          > *Kocab (Beta Ursae Minoris)
          >
          >
          >
          >
          > Pallas
          >
          >
          > *Deneb Zirafah (Gamma Camelopardalis)


          Arabic = the giraffe's tail

          >
          > *Opik (HD 1382 Camelopardalis)
          >
          > *Batenateban Borealis (Chi Draconis)
          >
          > *Cursa (Beta Eridani)
          >
          > *Witch Head Nebula (IC 2118 Eridani)
          >
          > *Neshmet (Mu Leporis)
          >
          > *FY Persei (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          >
          >
          >
          > Juno
          >
          >
          >
          >
          > *Tso Kang (Epsilon-1 Arae)
          >
          > *Water-Lily Nebula (IRAS 16594-4656 Arae)
          >
          > *XTE J1650-500/GX 339-4 (Arae; the lightest known black hole)
          >
          > Sabik (Eta Ophiuchi)
          >
          > *Exclamation Mark Nebula (NGC 6309 Ophiuchi)
          >
          >
          >
          >
          > Vesta
          >
          >
          >
          > Almach (Gamma Andromedae)
          >
          > Koleon (Mu Arietis)
          >
          > Vespa (30 Arietis; marks the obsolete constellation Vespa the Wasp)
          >
          > Teegarden's Star (SO025300.5+165258 Arietis; a nearby star of high proper
          > motion)
          >
          > Cih (Gamma Cassiopeiae)
          >
          > ET Cluster (NGC 457 Cassiopeiae)
          >
          > Menkar (Alpha Ceti)
          >
          > 94 Ceti (has planets)
          >
          > *Black Hole Binary (3C 75 Ceti; a pair of merging black holes in the galaxy cluster Abell 400)
          >
          > Zibal (Zeta Eridani)
          >
          > Seif Borealis (Phi Persei)
          >
          > Little Dumbbell Nebula (M-76 Persei)
          >
          > WY Trianguli (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          >
          >
          >
          >
          > Chiron
          >
          >
          >
          > Albulaan Australis (Gamma Aquarii)
          >
          > Marakk (Zeta Capricorni)
          >
          > Sualocin (Alpha Delphini)
          >
          > Rotanev (Beta Delphini)
          >
          > *Kwa Chaou (Zeta Delphini)
          >
          > Dhanistra (Theta Delphini)
          >
          > Alnair (Alpha Gruis)
          >
          > Aldhanab (Gamma Gruis)
          >
          > Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)
          >
          > EF Tucanae (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          >
          >
          >
          > North Node
          >
          >
          >
          > Sualocin (Alpha Delphini)
          >
          > Al Salib (Delta Delphini)
          >
          > HR Delphini (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
          >
          > Aldhanab (Gamma Gruis)
          >
          > 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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