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  • Mark Andrew Holmes
    As of midnight GMT. Asterisks indicate alignments that weren t there a week ago today (with a 1 00 orb). Jupiter *Al Thalamain Secundus (Lambda Aquilae) Bered
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 6, 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



      *Al Thalamain Secundus (Lambda Aquilae)

      Bered (12 Aquilae)

      Nova Aquilae 1905 (V604 Aquilae; cataclysmic variable, also known as nova)

      *Phantom Streak (NGC 6741 Aquilae)

      *Delta Pavonis (nearby sunlike star; the sun of Caladan, birthplace of Paul "Muad-Dib" Atreides, the hero of Frank Herbert's classic sci-fi novel *Dune*)

      Rukbat (Alpha Sagittarii)

      Albaldah (Pi Sagittarii)




      Saturn



      Asterion (Beta Canum Venaticorum)

      Shishimai (Sigma Leonis)

      NGC 3862 (Leonis; galaxy w/suspected black hole)

      *Koo She (Delta Velorum)




      Uranus



      Shih (Sigma Pegasi)

      Fum al Samakah (Beta Piscium)




      Neptune



      LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)

      Nashira (Gamma Capricorni)

      16 Cygni B (has planets)

      S Doradus (super-brilliant star in Nubecula Major)

      Gruid (Beta Gruis)

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

      VW Hydri (cataclysmic variable)

      TY Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)




      Pluto



      Etamin (Gamma Draconis)

      Rukbalgethi Genubi (Theta Herculis)

      Baraka (Xi Herculis)

      AH Mensae (cataclysmic variable)

      Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)

      Barnard's Star (V2500 Ophiuchi)

      Sakurai's Object (V4334 Sagittarii)

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

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



      Eris



      Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)

      Termes Frederici (Psi Andromedae [marks the olive branch in the obsolete
      constellation Frederici Honores [the Honors of Frederick])

      FX Cephei

      VV Cephei (cataclysmic variables)




      Ceres



      *Regulus (Alpha Leonis)

      *Algieba (Gamma Leonis)

      *Leo I Dwarf Galaxy (UGC 5470 Leonis)

      *Spider Galaxy (UGC 5829 Leonis Minoris)

      *Kappa Pyxidis

      *Ta Tsun (Psi Ursae Majoris)

      *47 Ursae Majoris (has planets)

      *NGC 3982 (Ursae Majoris; galaxy with suspected black hole)

      *Mayall's Object (MCG7-23-19 Ursae Majoris; a peculiar ring-shaped galaxy)




      Pallas



      *Hoedus Secundus (Eta Aurigae; one of the Hoedi, or Kids)

      Flaming Star Nebula (IC 405 Aurigae)

      Lucida Camelopardalis (Beta Camelopardalis; the brightest star in
      Camelopardalis the Giraffe)

      Nihal (Beta Leporis)

      Bellatrix (Gamma Orionis)

      Saif al Jabbar (Eta Orionis)



      Juno



      *Baraka (Xi Herculis)

      *Ramo (95 Herculis; marks the obsolete constellation Ramo the Branch, represented as a branch held in Hercules' hand)

      *Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)

      *Fellah (67 Ophiuchi)

      *Barnard's Star (V2500 Ophiuchi)

      *Lagoon Nebula (M-8 Sagittarii)

      *Trifid Nebula (M-20 Sagittarii)

      *DZ Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)



      Vesta


      *Keun Nan Mun Primus (Phi Andromedae)

      *Caph (Beta Cassiopeiae)

      *IC 10 X-1 (Cassiopeiae; X-ray source)

      *Alphirk (Beta Cephei)

      *79 Ceti (has planets)

      *Chi 1-2-3 (Chi-1, Chi-2 and Chi-3 Fornacis; aka Harrington STAR 2, the 2nd entry in the Harrington STAR catalog of mini-asterisms)

      *Metallah (Alpha Trianguli)




      Chiron



      Albulaan Australis (Gamma Aquarii)

      Saturn Nebula (NGC 7009 Aquarii)

      Hole-In-A-Cluster (NGC 6811 Cygni)

      Rotanev (Beta Delphini)

      Kwa Chaou (Zeta Delphini)

      Dhanistra (Theta Delphini)

      Al Amud al Salib (Iota Delphini)

      Pae Chaou (Kappa Delphini)

      HD 195019 (Delphini; has planets)

      Alnair (Alpha Gruis)

      *EF Tucanae (cataclysmic variable)




      North Node



      *Albulaan Borealis (Mu Aquarii)

      Mo (7 Aquarii)

      *CH Cygni

      *Veil Nebula (NGC 6960 Cygni)

      *Cygnus X-1 (famous black hole)

      *Dorsum (Theta Capricorni)

      *Deneb Dulfim (Epsilon Delphini)

      Al Kaud (Eta Delphini)



      South Node



      *Denebokab Borealis (Epsilon Aquilae)

      *Acubens (Alpha Cancri)

      *AK Cancri (cataclysmic variable)

      *GY Cancri (cataclysmic variable)

      Hydrobius (Zeta Hydrae)

      *CT Hydrae (cataclysmic variable)

      *Cor (10 Leonis Minoris)

      *Manzana Nebula (NeVe 3-3 Puppis)

      KS Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable)

      *Kocab (Beta Ursae Minoris)




      More later.




      Mark A. Holmes
    • mahtezcatpoc
      Soon, I ll start interpreting these reports again. Mark A. Holmes ... (with a 1 00 ... nova) ... of Paul Muad-Dib Atreides, the hero of Frank Herbert s
      Message 2 of 2 , Nov 6, 2008
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        Soon, I'll start interpreting these reports again.

        Mark A. Holmes


        --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, Mark Andrew Holmes
        <mahtezcatpoc@...> wrote:
        >
        > As of midnight GMT.
        >
        > Asterisks indicate alignments that weren't there a week ago today
        (with a 1 00'
        > orb).
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Jupiter
        >
        >
        >
        > *Al Thalamain Secundus (Lambda Aquilae)
        >
        > Bered (12 Aquilae)
        >
        > Nova Aquilae 1905 (V604 Aquilae; cataclysmic variable, also known as
        nova)
        >
        > *Phantom Streak (NGC 6741 Aquilae)
        >
        > *Delta Pavonis (nearby sunlike star; the sun of Caladan, birthplace
        of Paul "Muad-Dib" Atreides, the hero of Frank Herbert's classic
        sci-fi novel *Dune*)
        >
        > Rukbat (Alpha Sagittarii)
        >
        > Albaldah (Pi Sagittarii)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Saturn
        >
        >
        >
        > Asterion (Beta Canum Venaticorum)
        >
        > Shishimai (Sigma Leonis)
        >
        > NGC 3862 (Leonis; galaxy w/suspected black hole)
        >
        > *Koo She (Delta Velorum)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Uranus
        >
        >
        >
        > Shih (Sigma Pegasi)
        >
        > Fum al Samakah (Beta Piscium)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Neptune
        >
        >
        >
        > LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Nashira (Gamma Capricorni)
        >
        > 16 Cygni B (has planets)
        >
        > S Doradus (super-brilliant star in Nubecula Major)
        >
        > Gruid (Beta Gruis)
        >
        > Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; a former name of Grus the Crane is
        > Phoenicopterus the Flamingo)
        >
        > VW Hydri (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > TY Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Pluto
        >
        >
        >
        > Etamin (Gamma Draconis)
        >
        > Rukbalgethi Genubi (Theta Herculis)
        >
        > Baraka (Xi Herculis)
        >
        > AH Mensae (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)
        >
        > Barnard's Star (V2500 Ophiuchi)
        >
        > Sakurai's Object (V4334 Sagittarii)
        >
        > Reynolds' Star (G1.9+0.3 Sagittarii, a very recent [1878] supernova
        discovered
        > by Stephen Reynolds, et al)
        >
        > Acumen (M-7 Scorpii; an open cluster, aka Ptolemy's Cluster)
        >
        >
        >
        > Eris
        >
        >
        >
        > Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)
        >
        > Termes Frederici (Psi Andromedae [marks the olive branch in the obsolete
        > constellation Frederici Honores [the Honors of Frederick])
        >
        > FX Cephei
        >
        > VV Cephei (cataclysmic variables)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Ceres
        >
        >
        >
        > *Regulus (Alpha Leonis)
        >
        > *Algieba (Gamma Leonis)
        >
        > *Leo I Dwarf Galaxy (UGC 5470 Leonis)
        >
        > *Spider Galaxy (UGC 5829 Leonis Minoris)
        >
        > *Kappa Pyxidis
        >
        > *Ta Tsun (Psi Ursae Majoris)
        >
        > *47 Ursae Majoris (has planets)
        >
        > *NGC 3982 (Ursae Majoris; galaxy with suspected black hole)
        >
        > *Mayall's Object (MCG7-23-19 Ursae Majoris; a peculiar ring-shaped
        galaxy)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Pallas
        >
        >
        >
        > *Hoedus Secundus (Eta Aurigae; one of the Hoedi, or Kids)
        >
        > Flaming Star Nebula (IC 405 Aurigae)
        >
        > Lucida Camelopardalis (Beta Camelopardalis; the brightest star in
        > Camelopardalis the Giraffe)
        >
        > Nihal (Beta Leporis)
        >
        > Bellatrix (Gamma Orionis)
        >
        > Saif al Jabbar (Eta Orionis)
        >
        >
        >
        > Juno
        >
        >
        >
        > *Baraka (Xi Herculis)
        >
        > *Ramo (95 Herculis; marks the obsolete constellation Ramo the
        Branch, represented as a branch held in Hercules' hand)
        >
        > *Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)
        >
        > *Fellah (67 Ophiuchi)
        >
        > *Barnard's Star (V2500 Ophiuchi)
        >
        > *Lagoon Nebula (M-8 Sagittarii)
        >
        > *Trifid Nebula (M-20 Sagittarii)
        >
        > *DZ Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        >
        > Vesta
        >
        >
        > *Keun Nan Mun Primus (Phi Andromedae)
        >
        > *Caph (Beta Cassiopeiae)
        >
        > *IC 10 X-1 (Cassiopeiae; X-ray source)
        >
        > *Alphirk (Beta Cephei)
        >
        > *79 Ceti (has planets)
        >
        > *Chi 1-2-3 (Chi-1, Chi-2 and Chi-3 Fornacis; aka Harrington STAR 2,
        the 2nd entry in the Harrington STAR catalog of mini-asterisms)
        >
        > *Metallah (Alpha Trianguli)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Chiron
        >
        >
        >
        > Albulaan Australis (Gamma Aquarii)
        >
        > Saturn Nebula (NGC 7009 Aquarii)
        >
        > Hole-In-A-Cluster (NGC 6811 Cygni)
        >
        > Rotanev (Beta Delphini)
        >
        > Kwa Chaou (Zeta Delphini)
        >
        > Dhanistra (Theta Delphini)
        >
        > Al Amud al Salib (Iota Delphini)
        >
        > Pae Chaou (Kappa Delphini)
        >
        > HD 195019 (Delphini; has planets)
        >
        > Alnair (Alpha Gruis)
        >
        > *EF Tucanae (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > North Node
        >
        >
        >
        > *Albulaan Borealis (Mu Aquarii)
        >
        > Mo (7 Aquarii)
        >
        > *CH Cygni
        >
        > *Veil Nebula (NGC 6960 Cygni)
        >
        > *Cygnus X-1 (famous black hole)
        >
        > *Dorsum (Theta Capricorni)
        >
        > *Deneb Dulfim (Epsilon Delphini)
        >
        > Al Kaud (Eta Delphini)
        >
        >
        >
        > South Node
        >
        >
        >
        > *Denebokab Borealis (Epsilon Aquilae)
        >
        > *Acubens (Alpha Cancri)
        >
        > *AK Cancri (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > *GY Cancri (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Hydrobius (Zeta Hydrae)
        >
        > *CT Hydrae (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > *Cor (10 Leonis Minoris)
        >
        > *Manzana Nebula (NeVe 3-3 Puppis)
        >
        > KS Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > *Kocab (Beta Ursae Minoris)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > More later.
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Mark A. Holmes
        >
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