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Re: Fixed star alignments (December 28, 2008)

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  • mahtezcatpoc
    Well, this week a guy in Vermont won the lottery; he had to go dumpster-diving after accidentally throwing his lottery ticket in the trash. Blinking Planetary
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      Well, this week a guy in Vermont won the lottery; he had to go
      dumpster-diving after accidentally throwing his lottery ticket in the
      trash.

      Blinking Planetary and Kitalpha alogned with Neptune: Sea Shepherd is
      giving the Japanese "research" whaling vessels a real hard time.

      Mark A. Holmes

      --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, "msbhavens1" <msbhavens1@...>
      wrote:
      >
      >
      > well here's hoping I got a bull's eye when picking lucky(jupiter)
      > lotto numbers! And dont get hung up at the seashore on the way to
      > collect the winnings, We'll hope the authorities (saturn) are still
      > somewhat on my side (trine Jup) and dont sic their animales (leo
      and
      > urse) on me for that side trip on the seashore. okay you can see
      > where my head is! Beth
      >
      > --- 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
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Bull's Eye Pulsar (SNR G54.1+0.3 Sagittae; a supernova remnant)
      > >
      > > *NQ Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable aka nova)
      > >
      > > The Coathanger (Collinder 399 Vulpeculae; aka Brocchi's Cluster)
      > >
      > > *Seahorse Nebula (King 3-35 Vulpeculae)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Saturn
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Lucida Antliae (Alpha Antliae; the brightest star in Antlia the
      Air
      > Pump)
      > >
      > > 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)
      > >
      > > Denebola (Beta Leonis)
      > >
      > > UX Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > 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)
      > >
      > > *Kitalpha (Alpha Equulei)
      > >
      > > Gruid (Beta Gruis)
      > >
      > > VW Hydri (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > Polophylax (Zeta Tucanae; marks the obsolete constellation
      > Polophylax, the Pole
      > > Guard)
      > >
      > > TY Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Pluto
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Tao Shou (Theta Arae)
      > >
      > > Ramo (95 Herculis; marks the obsolete constellation Ramo[(the
      > Branch], aka
      > > Cerberus, both represented as held in Hercules' left hand)
      > >
      > > *Polaris Australis (Sigma Octantis; the naked-eye star nearest
      the
      > south celestial pole)
      > >
      > > Polarissima Australis (NGC 2573 Octantis; a galaxy closer to the
      > south
      > > celestial pole than Polaris Australis, hence the name)
      > >
      > > Fellah (67 Ophiuchi)
      > >
      > > Poniatovii (70 Ophiuchi; marks the obsolete constellation Taurus
      > Poniatovii
      > > [Poniatowski's Bull])
      > >
      > > Alnasl (Gamma Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > Lagoon Nebula (M-8 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > Trifid Nebula (M-20 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > M-21 (Sagittarii; open cluster)
      > >
      > > Spiculum (M-18/M-20/M-21 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > Red Spider Nebula (NGC 6537 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > *Gomez's Hamburger (IRAS 18059-3211 Sagittarii; nebula)
      > >
      > > 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)
      > >
      > > Epsilon Reticuli (has planets)
      > >
      > > Revati (Zeta Piscium)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Ceres
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Coxa (Theta Leonis)
      > >
      > > Wolf 359 (CN Leonis; a fairly well-known nearby star)
      > >
      > > *NGC 3607 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole)
      > >
      > > *Vela X-1 (3U0900-40 Velorum; an X-ray source)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Pallas
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *AM Cassiopeiae (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > *FT Camelopardalis (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > *The Little Queen (Harrington STAR 25 Draconis; a small asterism
      > that looks somewhat like Cassiopeia)
      > >
      > > *Sceptrum (53 Eridani)
      > >
      > > *Adid Borealis (Delta Persei)
      > >
      > > *Adid Australis (Epsilon Persei)
      > >
      > > *Menchib (Xi Persei)
      > >
      > > *California Nebula (NGC 1499 Persei)
      > >
      > > *Prima Hyadum (Gamma Tauri)
      > >
      > > *Phaeo (Theta-1 Tauri; one of the Hyades)
      > >
      > > *Crystal Ball Nebula (NGC 1514 Tauri)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Juno
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Deneb Okab (Zeta Aquilae)
      > >
      > > *SS433 (V1343 Aquilae; an exotic star system)
      > >
      > > *BY Draconis
      > >
      > > *Ring Nebula (M57 Lyrae)
      > >
      > > *Lucida Octantis (Nu Octantis; the brightest star in Octans the
      > Octant)
      > >
      > > *Cappa (Rho-1 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Vesta
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Mirach (Beta Andromedae)
      > >
      > > Pearce's Star (AO Cassiopeiae)
      > >
      > > Bubble Nebula (NGC 7635 Cassiopeiae)
      > >
      > > Alsafi (Sigma Draconis)
      > >
      > > Alrisha (Alpha Piscium)
      > >
      > > Markarian 1 (Piscium; galaxy with suspected black hole)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Chiron
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Sualocin (Alpha Delphini)
      > >
      > > Al Salib (Delta Delphini)
      > >
      > > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
      > >
      > > Aldhanab (Gamma Gruis)
      > >
      > > *Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
      > >
      > > Ghost-Ring Nebula (IC 5148/5150 Gruis)
      > >
      > > Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)
      > >
      > > *QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > North Node
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Tso Ke (Rho Aquilae)
      > >
      > > *Diamond Ring Nebula (Abell 70 Aquilae)
      > >
      > > Chi Cygni
      > >
      > > HD 187123 (Cygni; has planets)
      > >
      > > Struve 2398 (Draconis; nearby star)
      > >
      > > Foo Pih (Gamma Hydri)
      > >
      > > Shay Fuh (Nu Hydri)
      > >
      > > Epsilon Indi (well-known nearby star)
      > >
      > > *Lucida Microscopii (Gamma Microscopii; the brightest star in
      > Microscopium the Microscope)
      > >
      > > *WZ Sagittae (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > Lucida Tucanae (Alpha Tucanae)
      > >
      > > *V452 Vulpeculae (aka HD 189733; has a planet on which methane
      was
      > found in 2008)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > South Node
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Asellus Australis (Delta Cancri)
      > >
      > > OJ 287 (Cancri; BL Lacertae object)
      > >
      > > Giansar (Lambda Draconis)
      > >
      > > Mawtinah (Delta Hydrae)
      > >
      > > NGC 2778 (Lyncis; galaxy with suspected black hole)
      > >
      > > *Uppsala 4904 (Lyncis; aka UGC 4904. A supernova was detected in
      > this galaxy in 2004 and 2006)
      > >
      > > Hadir (Sigma Puppis)
      > >
      > > HS Puppis (cataclysmic variables)
      > >
      > > NGC 3079 (Ursae Majoris; galaxy with suspected black hole)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > More later.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Mark A. Holmes
      > >
      >
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