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Re: Fixed star alignments (November 2, 2008)

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  • 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
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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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