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Fixed star alignments (November 30, 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 *Van Biesbroeck s Star (Gliese 752 B Aquilae)
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 19, 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



      *Van Biesbroeck's Star (Gliese 752 B Aquilae)

      *Snowglobe Nebula (NGC 6781 Aquilae)

      *Sulaphat (Gamma Lyrae)

      *Cor Pavonis (Sigma Pavonis)

      *Merrill's Star (Merrill 1-67 Sagittae)




      Saturn



      Kollarobos (21 Canum Venaticorum)

      AM Canum Venaticorum (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      *M-94 (Canum Venaticorum; galaxy with suspected black hole)

      NGC 4395 (Canum Venaticorum; galaxy with suspected black hole)

      The Box (NGC 4169 Comae Berenices; a star cluster)

      Sherasiph (Nu Hydrae)

      Cat's Tail (44 Hydrae; marks the base of the tail of the obsolete constellation
      Felis [the Cat])

      *Denebola (Beta Leonis)

      *Vela Vertex (black hole in Vela)



      Uranus



      Shih (Sigma Pegasi)

      Fum al Samakah (Beta Piscium)




      Neptune



      LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)

      Nashira (Gamma Capricorni)

      16 Cygni B (has planets)

      Blinking Planetary (NGC 6826 Cygni)

      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)

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

      TY Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)




      Pluto



      Baraka (Xi Herculis)

      Ramo (95 Herculis; marks the obsolete constellation Ramo[(the Branch], aka
      Cerberus, both represented as held in Hercules' left 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)




      Eris



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

      FX Cephei

      VV Cephei (cataclysmic variables)

      *Revati (Zeta Piscium)




      Ceres



      *Thuban (Alpha Draconis)

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

      *SW Sextantis (cataclysmic variable)

      *Alula Australe (Xi Ursae Majoris)

      *CU Velorum (cataclysmic variable)




      Pallas



      *Deneb Zirafah (Gamma Camelopardalis; marks the Giraffe's tail, hence the Arabic name [mine])

      *Opik (HD 1382 Camelopardalis)

      *CI Camelopardalis (cataclysmic variable)

      *Cursa (Beta Eridani)

      *Witch Head Nebula (IC 2118 Eridani)

      *Westbrook Nebula (CRL 618 Persei)

      *RV Tauri




      Juno



      *AM Herculis (cataclysmic variable)

      *Alathfar (Mu Lyrae)

      *AQ Mensae (cataclysmic variable)

      *Nanto (Phi Sagittarii)

      *Ioannina (Alpha Scuti)

      *FV Scuti (cataclysmic variable)

      *FH Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)




      Vesta



      *Mirach (Beta Andromedae)

      *Pearce's Star (AO Cassiopeiae)

      *Bubble Nebula (NGC 7635 Cassiopeiae)

      *Alsafi (Sigma Draconis)

      Markarian 1 (Piscium; galaxy with suspected black hole)




      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



      Albali (Epsilon Aquarii)

      *Markarian 409 (Aquarii; a variable galaxy)

      *Tso Ke (Rho Aquilae)

      *Foxhead Cluster (NGC 6819 Cygni)

      *Foo Pih (Gamma Hydri)

      *Shay Fuh (Nu Hydri)

      Lucida Globi (Epsilon Microscopii; the brightest star in the obsolete
      constellation Globus Aerostaticus [the Hot Air Balloon])

      *47 Tucanae (NGC 104 Tucanae; aka Xi Tucanae; bright, highly resolved globular cluster)




      South Node



      *Giansar (Lambda Draconis)

      *Mawtinah (Delta Hydrae)

      *Minchir (Sigma Hydrae)

      Elvashak (Alpha Lyncis; aka Lynx)

      *Maculosa (38 Lyncis)

      *HS Puppis

      HZ Puppis (cataclysmic variables)

      *NGC 3079 (Ursae Majoris; galaxy with suspected black hole)




      More later.




      Mark A. Holmes
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