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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) *NGC 4151
    Message 1 of 5 , Oct 9, 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)

      *NGC 4151 (Canum Venaticorum;round galaxy with bright core, maser with excessive infrared emissions)

      Shrichakra (Gamma Coronae Australis)

      Kalachakra (Delta Coronae Australis)

      *Ghost of Jupiter Nebula (NGC 3242 Hydrae)

      *Ascella (Zeta Sagittarii)

      Ain al Rami (Nu Sagittarii)

      Nunki (Sigma Sagittarii)

      Tien Pien (Beta Scuti)

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



      Saturn




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

      *Mizar (Zeta Ursae Majoris; the middle star in the handle of the Big Dipper)

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

      Xestus (Omicron Velorum)




      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)

      *Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; a former name of Grus the Crane is Phoenicopterus the Flamingo)

      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)

      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)

      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



      *Al Minliar al Asad (Kappa Leonis)

      *Hanny's Voorwerp (SDSS J094103.80+344334.2 Leonis Minoris. Dutch for "Hanny's object"; named after Hanny van Arkel, a Dutch schoolteacher who discovered it in 2008; believed to be the remnant of a burned-out quasar)

      *IY Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable)




      Pallas


      *Hasseleh (Iota Aurigae)

      *Rigel (Beta Orionis)




      Juno



      Tso Kang (Epsilon-1 Arae)

      *Korban (Zeta Arae)

      Water-Lily Nebula (IRAS 16594-4656 Arae)

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

      *Rijl al Jathiyah (Iota Herculis)

      *Maasym (Lambda Herculis)

      *Wajrik (Xi Ophiuchi)

      *Bug Nebula (NGC 6302 Scorpius)

      *Cotton-Candy Nebula (CRL 6815 Scorpius)

      *Spindle Nebula (IRAS 17106-3046 Scorpius)

      *Atria (Alpha Trianguli Australe)




      Vesta



      Almach (Gamma Andromedae)

      Koleon (Mu Arietis)

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

      Cih (Gamma 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)





      Chiron



      Albulaan Australis (Gamma Aquarii)

      Marakk (Zeta Capricorni)

      Rotanev (Beta Delphini)

      Kwa Chaou (Zeta Delphini)

      Dhanistra (Theta Delphini)

      *Al Amud al Salib (Iota Delphini)

      Alnair (Alpha Gruis)

      Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)

      EF Tucanae (cataclysmic variable)




      North Node



      *Marakk (Zeta Capricorni)

      Sualocin (Alpha Delphini)

      Al Salib (Delta Delphini)

      Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)

      Aldhanab (Gamma Gruis)

      Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)

      Ghost-Ring Nebula (IC 5148 and 5150 Gruis)

      *Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)



      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
      ... a shadow or echo of benevolence, generosity, religion, philosophy, getting ... Arabic = eye of the archer ... Chinese = heavenly casket ... shipping, the
      Message 2 of 5 , Apr 6, 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)
        >
        > *NGC 4151 (Canum Venaticorum;round galaxy with bright core, maser with excessive infrared emissions)
        >
        > Shrichakra (Gamma Coronae Australis)
        >
        > Kalachakra (Delta Coronae Australis)
        >
        > *Ghost of Jupiter Nebula (NGC 3242 Hydrae)


        a shadow or echo of benevolence, generosity, religion, philosophy, getting


        >
        > *Ascella (Zeta Sagittarii)
        >
        > Ain al Rami (Nu Sagittarii)


        Arabic = eye of the archer


        >
        > Nunki (Sigma Sagittarii)
        >
        > Tien Pien (Beta Scuti)


        Chinese = heavenly casket




        >
        > Wild Duck Cluster (M-51 Scuti, an open cluster)
        >
        >
        >
        > Saturn
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > NGC 3607 (Leonis; galaxy w/suspected black hole)
        >
        > *Mizar (Zeta Ursae Majoris; the middle star in the handle of the Big Dipper)
        >
        > Broken Engagement Ring (Harrington STAR 19 Ursae Majoris, a small asterism)
        >
        > Xestus (Omicron Velorum)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Uranus
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > SS Cygni (cataclysmic variable aka nova)


        shipping, the SS or something like it


        >
        > 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)


        Latin = like a crane


        >
        > *Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; a former name of Grus the Crane is Phoenicopterus the Flamingo)


        something colorful



        >
        > 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)
        >
        > 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)
        >
        > 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
        >
        >
        >
        > *Al Minliar al Asad (Kappa Leonis)
        >
        > *Hanny's Voorwerp (SDSS J094103.80+344334.2 Leonis Minoris. Dutch for "Hanny's object"; named after Hanny van Arkel, a Dutch schoolteacher who discovered it in 2008; believed to be the remnant of a burned-out quasar)
        >
        > *IY Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable)


        "I? Why?"


        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Pallas
        >
        >
        > *Hasseleh (Iota Aurigae)
        >
        > *Rigel (Beta Orionis)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Juno
        >
        >
        >
        > Tso Kang (Epsilon-1 Arae)
        >
        > *Korban (Zeta Arae)
        >
        > Water-Lily Nebula (IRAS 16594-4656 Arae)
        >
        > XTE J1650-500/GX 339-4 (Arae; the lightest known black hole)
        >
        > *Rijl al Jathiyah (Iota Herculis)
        >
        > *Maasym (Lambda Herculis)
        >
        > *Wajrik (Xi Ophiuchi)
        >
        > *Bug Nebula (NGC 6302 Scorpius)
        >
        > *Cotton-Candy Nebula (CRL 6815 Scorpius)
        >
        > *Spindle Nebula (IRAS 17106-3046 Scorpius)
        >
        > *Atria (Alpha Trianguli Australe)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Vesta
        >
        >
        >
        > Almach (Gamma Andromedae)
        >
        > Koleon (Mu Arietis)
        >
        > Vespa (30 Arietis; marks the obsolete constellation Vespa the Wasp)
        >
        > Cih (Gamma 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)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Chiron
        >
        >
        >
        > Albulaan Australis (Gamma Aquarii)
        >
        > Marakk (Zeta Capricorni)
        >
        > Rotanev (Beta Delphini)
        >
        > Kwa Chaou (Zeta Delphini)
        >
        > Dhanistra (Theta Delphini)
        >
        > *Al Amud al Salib (Iota Delphini)
        >
        > Alnair (Alpha Gruis)
        >
        > Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)
        >
        > EF Tucanae (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > North Node
        >
        >
        >
        > *Marakk (Zeta Capricorni)
        >
        > Sualocin (Alpha Delphini)
        >
        > Al Salib (Delta Delphini)
        >
        > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
        >
        > Aldhanab (Gamma Gruis)
        >
        > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
        >
        > Ghost-Ring Nebula (IC 5148 and 5150 Gruis)
        >
        > *Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)
        >
        >
        >
        > 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)
        >
        >
        >
        >



        I'll pick this up again in just a minute.



        Mark A. Holmes
      • mahtezcatpoc
        Got sidetracked. ... Arabic = the lion s mouth (?) ... Hebrew = sacrifice ... More later. Mark A. Holmes
        Message 3 of 5 , Apr 6, 2009
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          Got sidetracked.


          >
          > --- 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)
          > >
          > > *NGC 4151 (Canum Venaticorum;round galaxy with bright core, maser with excessive infrared emissions)
          > >
          > > Shrichakra (Gamma Coronae Australis)
          > >
          > > Kalachakra (Delta Coronae Australis)
          > >
          > > *Ghost of Jupiter Nebula (NGC 3242 Hydrae)
          >
          >
          > a shadow or echo of benevolence, generosity, religion, philosophy, getting
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Ascella (Zeta Sagittarii)
          > >
          > > Ain al Rami (Nu Sagittarii)
          >
          >
          > Arabic = eye of the archer
          >
          >
          > >
          > > Nunki (Sigma Sagittarii)
          > >
          > > Tien Pien (Beta Scuti)
          >
          >
          > Chinese = heavenly casket
          >
          >
          >
          >
          > >
          > > Wild Duck Cluster (M-51 Scuti, an open cluster)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Saturn
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > NGC 3607 (Leonis; galaxy w/suspected black hole)
          > >
          > > *Mizar (Zeta Ursae Majoris; the middle star in the handle of the Big Dipper)
          > >
          > > Broken Engagement Ring (Harrington STAR 19 Ursae Majoris, a small asterism)
          > >
          > > Xestus (Omicron Velorum)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Uranus
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > SS Cygni (cataclysmic variable aka nova)
          >
          >
          > shipping, the SS or something like it
          >
          >
          > >
          > > 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)
          >
          >
          > Latin = like a crane
          >
          >
          > >
          > > *Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; a former name of Grus the Crane is Phoenicopterus the Flamingo)
          >
          >
          > something colorful
          >
          >
          >
          > >
          > > 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)
          > >
          > > 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)
          > >
          > > 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
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Al Minliar al Asad (Kappa Leonis)

          Arabic = the lion's mouth (?)


          > >
          > > *Hanny's Voorwerp (SDSS J094103.80+344334.2 Leonis Minoris. Dutch for "Hanny's object"; named after Hanny van Arkel, a Dutch schoolteacher who discovered it in 2008; believed to be the remnant of a burned-out quasar)
          > >
          > > *IY Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable)
          >
          >
          > "I? Why?"
          >
          >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Pallas
          > >
          > >
          > > *Hasseleh (Iota Aurigae)
          > >
          > > *Rigel (Beta Orionis)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Juno
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Tso Kang (Epsilon-1 Arae)
          > >
          > > *Korban (Zeta Arae)


          Hebrew = sacrifice


          > >
          > > Water-Lily Nebula (IRAS 16594-4656 Arae)
          > >
          > > XTE J1650-500/GX 339-4 (Arae; the lightest known black hole)
          > >
          > > *Rijl al Jathiyah (Iota Herculis)
          > >
          > > *Maasym (Lambda Herculis)
          > >
          > > *Wajrik (Xi Ophiuchi)
          > >
          > > *Bug Nebula (NGC 6302 Scorpius)
          > >
          > > *Cotton-Candy Nebula (CRL 6815 Scorpius)
          > >
          > > *Spindle Nebula (IRAS 17106-3046 Scorpius)
          > >
          > > *Atria (Alpha Trianguli Australe)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Vesta
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Almach (Gamma Andromedae)
          > >
          > > Koleon (Mu Arietis)
          > >
          > > Vespa (30 Arietis; marks the obsolete constellation Vespa the Wasp)
          > >
          > > Cih (Gamma 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)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Chiron
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > Albulaan Australis (Gamma Aquarii)
          > >
          > > Marakk (Zeta Capricorni)
          > >
          > > Rotanev (Beta Delphini)
          > >
          > > Kwa Chaou (Zeta Delphini)
          > >
          > > Dhanistra (Theta Delphini)
          > >
          > > *Al Amud al Salib (Iota Delphini)
          > >
          > > Alnair (Alpha Gruis)
          > >
          > > Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)
          > >
          > > EF Tucanae (cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > North Node
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > *Marakk (Zeta Capricorni)
          > >
          > > Sualocin (Alpha Delphini)
          > >
          > > Al Salib (Delta Delphini)
          > >
          > > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
          > >
          > > Aldhanab (Gamma Gruis)
          > >
          > > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
          > >
          > > Ghost-Ring Nebula (IC 5148 and 5150 Gruis)
          > >
          > > *Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > 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
          ... http://www.constellationsofwords.com/stars/Ascella.html ... http://www.constellationsofwords.com/stars/Nunki.html ...
          Message 4 of 5 , Apr 10, 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)
            > > >
            > > > *NGC 4151 (Canum Venaticorum;round galaxy with bright core, maser with excessive infrared emissions)
            > > >
            > > > Shrichakra (Gamma Coronae Australis)
            > > >
            > > > Kalachakra (Delta Coronae Australis)
            > > >
            > > > *Ghost of Jupiter Nebula (NGC 3242 Hydrae)
            > >
            > >
            > > a shadow or echo of benevolence, generosity, religion, philosophy, getting
            > >
            > >
            > > >
            > > > *Ascella (Zeta Sagittarii)


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


            > > >
            > > > Ain al Rami (Nu Sagittarii)
            > >
            > >
            > > Arabic = eye of the archer
            > >
            > >
            > > >
            > > > Nunki (Sigma Sagittarii)


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


            > > >
            > > > Tien Pien (Beta Scuti)
            > >
            > >
            > > Chinese = heavenly casket
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > >
            > > > Wild Duck Cluster (M-51 Scuti, an open cluster)
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > > Saturn
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > > NGC 3607 (Leonis; galaxy w/suspected black hole)
            > > >
            > > > *Mizar (Zeta Ursae Majoris; the middle star in the handle of the Big Dipper)


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


            > > >
            > > > Broken Engagement Ring (Harrington STAR 19 Ursae Majoris, a small asterism)
            > > >
            > > > Xestus (Omicron Velorum)
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > > Uranus
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > > SS Cygni (cataclysmic variable aka nova)
            > >
            > >
            > > shipping, the SS or something like it
            > >
            > >
            > > >
            > > > q1 Eridani (has a planet)
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > > Neptune
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > > LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)
            > > >
            > > > Nashira (Gamma Capricorni)


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

            > > >
            > > > 16 Cygni B (has planets)
            > > >
            > > > Blinking Planetary (NGC 6826 Cygni)
            > > >
            > > > Gruid (Beta Gruis)
            > >
            > >
            > > Latin = like a crane
            > >
            > >
            > > >
            > > > *Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; a former name of Grus the Crane is Phoenicopterus the Flamingo)
            > >
            > >
            > > something colorful
            > >
            > >
            > >
            > > >
            > > > VW Hydri (cataclysmic variable)

            a humble conveyance


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



            a guardian of dubious values


            > > >
            > > > TY Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)


            to tie


            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > > Pluto
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > > Etamin (Gamma Draconis)

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

            > > >
            > > > Rukbalgethi Genubi (Theta Herculis)


            Arabic = the northern one of the wrestler's foot


            > > >
            > > > Baraka (Xi Herculis)
            > > >
            > > > AH Mensae (cataclysmic variable)


            "ah"


            > > >
            > > > Sakurai's Object (V4334 Sagittarii)


            struggling to be born


            > > >
            > > > 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)
            > > >
            > > > Apollyon (Iota Scorpii)


            Greek = destroyer


            > > >
            > > > Basanismus (G Scorpii)


            Greek = painful torment


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

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



            > > >
            > > > Eris
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > > Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)
            > > >
            > > > VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)
            > > >
            > > > Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)


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


            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > > Ceres
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > > *Al Minliar al Asad (Kappa Leonis)
            >
            > Arabic = the lion's mouth (?)
            >
            >
            > > >
            > > > *Hanny's Voorwerp (SDSS J094103.80+344334.2 Leonis Minoris. Dutch for "Hanny's object"; named after Hanny van Arkel, a Dutch schoolteacher who discovered it in 2008; believed to be the remnant of a burned-out quasar)


            "even the brightest stars fade"; discoveries by regular people



            > > >
            > > > *IY Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable)
            > >
            > >
            > > "I? Why?"
            > >
            > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > > Pallas
            > > >
            > > >
            > > > *Hasseleh (Iota Aurigae)

            Arabic = hoof, or heel

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

            http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auriga_(constellation)


            > > >
            > > > *Rigel (Beta Orionis)


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


            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > > Juno
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > > Tso Kang (Epsilon-1 Arae)
            > > >
            > > > *Korban (Zeta Arae)
            >
            >
            > Hebrew = sacrifice
            >
            >
            > > >
            > > > Water-Lily Nebula (IRAS 16594-4656 Arae)
            > > >
            > > > XTE J1650-500/GX 339-4 (Arae; the lightest known black hole)
            > > >
            > > > *Rijl al Jathiyah (Iota Herculis)
            > > >
            > > > *Maasym (Lambda Herculis)
            > > >
            > > > *Wajrik (Xi Ophiuchi)
            > > >
            > > > *Bug Nebula (NGC 6302 Scorpius)


            bugs, bugging


            > > >
            > > > *Cotton-Candy Nebula (CRL 6815 Scorpius)


            sweet but insubstantial fare


            > > >
            > > > *Spindle Nebula (IRAS 17106-3046 Scorpius)


            misperception of female issues


            > > >
            > > > *Atria (Alpha Trianguli Australe)




            demonized(?)

            having to do with Abrahamic religions (?)--

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


            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > > Vesta
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > > Almach (Gamma Andromedae)


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


            > > >
            > > > Koleon (Mu Arietis)
            > > >
            > > > Vespa (30 Arietis; marks the obsolete constellation Vespa the Wasp)

            wasps, waspish


            > > >
            > > > Cih (Gamma Cassiopeiae)


            Chinese = whip

            (to whip, to whip on)


            > > >
            > > > 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)
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > > Chiron
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > > Albulaan Australis (Gamma Aquarii)
            > > >
            > > > Marakk (Zeta Capricorni)
            > > >
            > > > Rotanev (Beta Delphini)
            > > >
            > > > Kwa Chaou (Zeta Delphini)
            > > >
            > > > Dhanistra (Theta Delphini)
            > > >
            > > > *Al Amud al Salib (Iota Delphini)
            > > >
            > > > Alnair (Alpha Gruis)
            > > >
            > > > Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)
            > > >
            > > > EF Tucanae (cataclysmic variable)
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > > North Node
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > > *Marakk (Zeta Capricorni)
            > > >
            > > > Sualocin (Alpha Delphini)
            > > >
            > > > Al Salib (Delta Delphini)
            > > >
            > > > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
            > > >
            > > > Aldhanab (Gamma Gruis)
            > > >
            > > > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
            > > >
            > > > Ghost-Ring Nebula (IC 5148 and 5150 Gruis)
            > > >
            > > > *Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)
            > > >
            > > >
            > > >
            > > > 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 = the lion s muzzle ... Hebrew = sacrifice ... Arabic = the wrestler s foot ... More later. Mark A. Holmes
            Message 5 of 5 , 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)
              >
              > *NGC 4151 (Canum Venaticorum;round galaxy with bright core, maser with excessive infrared emissions)
              >
              > Shrichakra (Gamma Coronae Australis)
              >
              > Kalachakra (Delta Coronae Australis)
              >
              > *Ghost of Jupiter Nebula (NGC 3242 Hydrae)
              >
              > *Ascella (Zeta Sagittarii)
              >
              > Ain al Rami (Nu Sagittarii)
              >
              > Nunki (Sigma Sagittarii)
              >
              > Tien Pien (Beta Scuti)
              >
              > Wild Duck Cluster (M-51 Scuti, an open cluster)
              >
              >
              >
              > Saturn
              >
              >
              >
              >
              > NGC 3607 (Leonis; galaxy w/suspected black hole)
              >
              > *Mizar (Zeta Ursae Majoris; the middle star in the handle of the Big Dipper)
              >
              > Broken Engagement Ring (Harrington STAR 19 Ursae Majoris, a small asterism)
              >
              > Xestus (Omicron Velorum)
              >
              >
              >
              >
              > 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)
              >
              > *Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; a former name of Grus the Crane is Phoenicopterus the Flamingo)
              >
              > 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)
              >
              > 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)
              >
              > 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
              >
              >
              >
              > *Al Minliar al Asad (Kappa Leonis)


              Arabic = the lion's muzzle


              >
              > *Hanny's Voorwerp (SDSS J094103.80+344334.2 Leonis Minoris. Dutch for "Hanny's object"; named after Hanny van Arkel, a Dutch schoolteacher who discovered it in 2008; believed to be the remnant of a burned-out quasar)
              >
              > *IY Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable)
              >
              >
              >
              >
              > Pallas
              >
              >
              > *Hasseleh (Iota Aurigae)
              >
              > *Rigel (Beta Orionis)
              >
              >
              >
              >
              > Juno
              >
              >
              >
              > Tso Kang (Epsilon-1 Arae)
              >
              > *Korban (Zeta Arae)


              Hebrew = sacrifice


              >
              > Water-Lily Nebula (IRAS 16594-4656 Arae)
              >
              > XTE J1650-500/GX 339-4 (Arae; the lightest known black hole)
              >
              > *Rijl al Jathiyah (Iota Herculis)


              Arabic = the wrestler's foot



              >
              > *Maasym (Lambda Herculis)
              >
              > *Wajrik (Xi Ophiuchi)
              >
              > *Bug Nebula (NGC 6302 Scorpius)
              >
              > *Cotton-Candy Nebula (CRL 6815 Scorpius)
              >
              > *Spindle Nebula (IRAS 17106-3046 Scorpius)
              >
              > *Atria (Alpha Trianguli Australe)
              >
              >
              >
              >
              > Vesta
              >
              >
              >
              > Almach (Gamma Andromedae)
              >
              > Koleon (Mu Arietis)
              >
              > Vespa (30 Arietis; marks the obsolete constellation Vespa the Wasp)
              >
              > Cih (Gamma 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)
              >
              >
              >
              >
              >
              > Chiron
              >
              >
              >
              > Albulaan Australis (Gamma Aquarii)
              >
              > Marakk (Zeta Capricorni)
              >
              > Rotanev (Beta Delphini)
              >
              > Kwa Chaou (Zeta Delphini)
              >
              > Dhanistra (Theta Delphini)
              >
              > *Al Amud al Salib (Iota Delphini)
              >
              > Alnair (Alpha Gruis)
              >
              > Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)
              >
              > EF Tucanae (cataclysmic variable)
              >
              >
              >
              >
              > North Node
              >
              >
              >
              > *Marakk (Zeta Capricorni)
              >
              > Sualocin (Alpha Delphini)
              >
              > Al Salib (Delta Delphini)
              >
              > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
              >
              > Aldhanab (Gamma Gruis)
              >
              > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
              >
              > Ghost-Ring Nebula (IC 5148 and 5150 Gruis)
              >
              > *Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)
              >
              >
              >
              > 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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