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Re: Fixed star alignments (June 15, 2008)

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  • mahtezcatpoc
    ... (with a 1 00 ... bold action ... to measure height ... Felis the ... antiquated notions ... a tempest in a teacup ... having to do with the breast, or
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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
      >
      >
      >
      > *Deneb Okab (aka Dheneb; Zeta Aquilae)


      bold action

      >
      > SS433 (V1343 Aquilae; an unusual X-ray binary star)
      >
      > BY Draconis
      >
      > Ring Nebula (M-57 Lyrae)
      >
      > *Lucida Octantis (Nu Octantis; the brightest star in Octans the Octant)


      to measure height


      >
      > *Cappa (Rho-1 Sagittarii)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Saturn
      >
      >
      >
      > Cat's Paw (G Hydrae; marks the forepaw of the obsolete constellation
      Felis the
      > Cat)
      >
      > T Pyxidis (cataclysmic variable aka nova)
      >
      > El Kophrah (Chi Ursae Majoris)
      >
      > *BC Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable)

      antiquated notions


      >
      > Lalande 21185 (Ursae Majoris; nearby star, has planets)
      >
      > *Miniature Spiral (NGC 3928 Ursae Majoris; galaxy)


      a tempest in a teacup


      >
      > *HD 75289 (Velorum; has a planet)
      >
      > Vela Pulsar (PSR B0833-45 Velorum)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Uranus
      >
      >
      >
      > Fetus Nebula (NGC 7008 Cygni)
      >
      > Sadalpheretz (Lambda Pegasi)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Neptune
      >
      >
      >
      > Sadalsuud (Beta Aquarii)
      >
      > Bunda (Xi Aquarii)
      >
      > Deneb Algedi (Delta Capricorni)
      >
      > Sador (Gamma Cygni)


      having to do with the breast, or breasts


      >
      > Kitalpha (Alpha Equulei)
      >
      > Al Faras Al Awwal (Gamma Equulei)
      >
      > Pherasauval (Delta Equulei)
      >
      > Tau-1 Gruis (has planets)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Pluto
      >
      >
      >
      > Baraka (Xi Herculis)
      >
      > Ramo (95 Herculis; the Branch, which Hercules is sometimes shown
      holding in his
      > hand, sometimes Cerberus)
      >
      > Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)
      >
      > Fellah (67 Ophiuchi)
      >
      > Trifid Nebula (M-20 Sagittarii)
      >
      > DZ Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Eris
      >
      >
      >
      > Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)
      >
      > VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      > Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Ceres
      >
      >
      >
      > *M-35 (Geminorum; an open cluster)
      >
      > *Yildun (Delta Ursae Minoris)
      >
      > *Polarissima Borealis (NGC 3172 Ursae Minoris; galaxy very close to
      the north celestial pole)


      an even truer guide, if one can find it



      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Pallas
      >
      >
      >
      > *The Fath (NGC 708 Andromedae; an elliptical galaxy)
      >
      > *Keun Nan Mun Secundus (Chi Andromedae)


      immigration taking a back seat


      >
      > *Achird (Eta Cassiopeiae)
      >
      > *Pac-Man Nebula (NGC 281 Cassiopeiae)


      greedy and short-sighted


      >
      > *Kaffaljidhma (Gamma Ceti)
      >
      > *Liberflux (Tau-4 Eridani)


      freely flowing


      >
      > *Eridanus Supervoid (a region in Eridanus with a striking deficiency
      of matter)


      a vast emptiness


      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Juno
      >
      >
      >
      > *Imad (Theta Ophiuchi)
      >
      > *Wajrik (Xi Ophiuchi)
      >
      > *Bug Nebula (NGC 6302 Scorpii)


      insects

      >
      > Cheerio Nebula (NGC 6337 Scorpii)
      >
      > *Cotton Candy Nebula (CRL 6815 Scorpii)


      sweet but insubstantial

      >
      > *Atria (Alpha Trianguli Australe)


      someone demonized


      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Vesta
      >
      >
      >
      > *Groombridge 34 (GQ & GX Andromedae; a nearby double star system)
      >
      > *Kurdah (Xi Cephei)
      >
      > *IX Draconis (cataclysmic variable)


      having to do with the number 9?


      >
      > *Machina Electrica (Omega Fornacis; marks the obsolete constellation
      Machina Electrica, the Electric Generator)


      energy issues


      >
      > *AY Piscium (cataclysmic variable)


      "hey"


      >
      > *NGC 326 (Piscium; galaxy, possibly with colliding black holes)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Chiron
      >
      >
      >
      > LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      > Nashira (Gamma Capricorni)
      >
      > Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)
      >
      > 16 Cygni B (has a planet)
      >
      > Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)
      >
      > S Doradus
      >
      > Al Faras al Thani (Lambda Equulei)
      >
      > Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; an old name for Grus was
      Phoenicopterus, the
      > Flamingo)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > North Node
      >
      >
      >
      > LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      > Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)
      >
      > Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)
      >
      > The Red-Necked Emu (Harrington STAR 26 Cygni; an asterism around 29
      Cygni
      > composed mostly of blue stars that is said to resemble an emu, with
      a red star
      > in its neck)
      >
      > *HR Delphini (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      > S Doradus
      >
      > Al Faras al Thani (Lambda Equulei)
      >
      > Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; an old name for Grus was
      Phoenicopterus, the
      > Flamingo)
      >
      > IL Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      >
      >
      > South Node
      >
      >
      >
      > Ras Elased Australis (Epsilon Leonis)
      >
      > *Merak (Beta Ursae Majoris; one of the Pointers in the Big Dipper)
      >
      > Tania Borealis (Lambda Ursae Majoris)
      >
      >
      >




      More later.



      Mark A. Holmes
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