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Re: Fixed star alignments (June 29, 2008)

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  • mahtezcatpoc
    ... (with a 1 00 ... moving very slow but steadily, having to do with turtles ... pompous, surreal ... seen as a caped wonder ... obsolete constellation
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 13, 2009
      --- 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
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Sheliak (Beta Lyrae)


      moving very slow but steadily, having to do with turtles


      >
      > HR Lyrae (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      pompous, surreal


      >
      > AO Octantis (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      > Cappa (Rho-1 Sagittarii)


      seen as a "caped wonder"


      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Saturn
      >
      >
      >
      > *Lochium (Lambda Pyxidis; marks the log part [Lochium] of the
      obsolete constellation Lochium et Funis [the Log and Line]).


      logging, camouflage (a predator or prey impersonating a log)


      >
      > El Kophrah (Chi Ursae Majoris)

      something covered up


      >
      > BC Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable)


      prehistoric


      >
      > 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)


      having to do with fetuses or abortion (poor vision)


      >
      > Markab (Alpha Pegasi)
      >
      > Sadalpheretz (Lambda Pegasi)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Neptune
      >
      >
      >
      > Sadalsuud (Beta Aquarii)
      >
      > Bunda (Xi Aquarii)
      >
      > Deneb Algedi (Delta Capricorni)
      >
      > Kitalpha (Alpha Equulei)
      >
      > Al Faras Al Awwal (Gamma Equulei)
      >
      > Pherasauval (Delta Equulei)
      >
      > Tau-1 Gruis (has planets)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Pluto
      >
      >
      >
      > Baraka (Xi Herculis)
      >
      > Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)
      >
      > Fellah (67 Ophiuchi)
      >
      > Barnard's Star (V2500 Ophiuchi; aka Munich 15040)
      >
      > Trifid Nebula (M-20 Sagittarii)
      >
      > Acumen (M-7 Scorpii; an open cluster, aka Ptolemy's Cluster)
      >
      > DZ Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Eris
      >
      >
      >
      > Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)
      >
      > VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      > Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Ceres
      >
      >
      >
      > *Mirzam (Beta Canis Majoris)
      >
      > *Furud (Zeta Canis Majoris)
      >
      > *Integral Sign (UGC 3697 Camelopardalis)
      >
      > *Al Kurud Borealis (Kappa Columbae)
      >
      > *Geminga (SN 437 Geminorum)
      >
      > *Cerastes (Beta Monocerotis)
      >
      > *Rosette Nebula (NGC 2237 Monocerotis)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Pallas
      >
      >
      > *Apis (33 Arietis; marks the obsolete constellation Apis the Bee)


      bees, apiculture


      >
      > *Teegarden's Star (SO025300.5+165258 Arietis; one of the closest
      stars to Sol, with very high proper motion; named unofficially for
      its lead discoverer, Bonnard Teegarden)
      >
      > *ET Cluster (NGC 457 Cassiopeiae)


      alien life, someone "at sea" socially (autistic, an immigrant)


      >
      > *94 Ceti (has planets)
      >
      > *Lucida Horologii (Alpha Horologii; the brightest star [lucida] in
      Horologium the Clock)
      >
      > *Seif Borealis (Phi Persei)
      >
      > *Little Dumbbell Nebula (M-76 Persei)


      retarded or learning-challenged children


      >
      > *WY Trianguli (cataclysmic variable)


      having to do with Wyoming


      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Juno
      >
      >
      >
      > *Sabik (Eta Ophiuchi)
      >
      > *Exclamation Mark Nebula (NGC 6309 Ophiuchi)

      something to be excited or be emphatic about


      >
      > *Prawn Nebula (IC 4628 Scorpii)


      seafood?



      >
      >
      >
      > Vesta
      >
      >
      >
      > *Mirach (Beta Andromedae)
      >
      > *Pearce's Star (AO Cassiopeiae)
      >
      > *Bubble Nebula (NGC 7635 Cassiopeiae)


      kept in a bubble, "on the bubble"


      >
      > *BO Ceti (cataclysmic variable)

      smelling bad


      >
      > *Alsafi (Sigma Draconis; nearby sunlike star, once mentioned as a
      possible home of ETs)
      >
      > *Alrisha (Alpha Piscium)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Chiron
      >
      >
      >
      > LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      > 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)
      >
      > IL Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > North Node
      >
      >
      >
      > 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)
      >
      > Al Ukud (Gamma Delphini)
      >
      > HR Delphini (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
      >
      > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
      >
      > IL Vulpeculae
      >
      > QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variables)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > South Node
      >
      >
      >
      > Outcast Star (SDSS J090745.0+024507 Hydrae; is leaving the galaxy
      at a high
      > rate of speed)
      >
      > NGC 2903 (Leonis; galaxy, said to be a malefic influence by the
      late Byron
      > Wahl)
      >
      > RR Pictoris (cataclysmic variable)


      having to do with railroads or trains?



      >
      > Naos (Zeta Puppis)
      >
      > Merak (Beta Ursae Majoris; one of the Pointers in the Big Dipper)
      >
      > Tania Borealis (Lambda Ursae Majoris)
      >
      >
      >



      More later.



      Mark A. Holmes
    • mahtezcatpoc
      ... Arabic = announcer (all talk, no action?) ... Arabic = bright single one ... Arabic/Latin = the northern apes ... Milanese Italian = it s not there
      Message 2 of 3 , Feb 20, 2009
        > --- 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
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Sheliak (Beta Lyrae)
        >
        >
        > moving very slow but steadily, having to do with turtles
        >
        >
        > >
        > > HR Lyrae (cataclysmic variable aka nova)
        >
        > pompous, surreal
        >
        >
        > >
        > > AO Octantis (cataclysmic variable)
        > >
        > > Cappa (Rho-1 Sagittarii)
        >
        >
        > seen as a "caped wonder"
        >
        >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Saturn
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > *Lochium (Lambda Pyxidis; marks the log part [Lochium] of the
        > obsolete constellation Lochium et Funis [the Log and Line]).
        >
        >
        > logging, camouflage (a predator or prey impersonating a log)
        >
        >
        > >
        > > El Kophrah (Chi Ursae Majoris)
        >
        > something covered up
        >
        >
        > >
        > > BC Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        > prehistoric
        >
        >
        > >
        > > 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)
        >
        >
        > having to do with fetuses or abortion (poor vision)
        >
        >
        > >
        > > Markab (Alpha Pegasi)
        > >
        > > Sadalpheretz (Lambda Pegasi)
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Neptune
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Sadalsuud (Beta Aquarii)
        > >
        > > Bunda (Xi Aquarii)
        > >
        > > Deneb Algedi (Delta Capricorni)
        > >
        > > Kitalpha (Alpha Equulei)
        > >
        > > Al Faras Al Awwal (Gamma Equulei)
        > >
        > > Pherasauval (Delta Equulei)
        > >
        > > Tau-1 Gruis (has planets)
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Pluto
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Baraka (Xi Herculis)
        > >
        > > Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)
        > >
        > > Fellah (67 Ophiuchi)
        > >
        > > Barnard's Star (V2500 Ophiuchi; aka Munich 15040)
        > >
        > > Trifid Nebula (M-20 Sagittarii)
        > >
        > > Acumen (M-7 Scorpii; an open cluster, aka Ptolemy's Cluster)
        > >
        > > DZ Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Eris
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)
        > >
        > > VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)
        > >
        > > Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Ceres
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > *Mirzam (Beta Canis Majoris)

        Arabic = announcer

        (all talk, no action?)


        > >
        > > *Furud (Zeta Canis Majoris)


        Arabic = bright single one


        > >
        > > *Integral Sign (UGC 3697 Camelopardalis)
        > >
        > > *Al Kurud Borealis (Kappa Columbae)


        Arabic/Latin = the northern apes


        > >
        > > *Geminga (SN 437 Geminorum)


        Milanese Italian = it's not there

        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geminga


        > >
        > > *Cerastes (Beta Monocerotis)

        Greek = having horns

        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cerastes


        > >
        > > *Rosette Nebula (NGC 2237 Monocerotis)


        taking responsibility


        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Pallas
        > >
        > >
        > > *Apis (33 Arietis; marks the obsolete constellation Apis the Bee)
        >
        >
        > bees, apiculture
        >
        >
        > >
        > > *Teegarden's Star (SO025300.5+165258 Arietis; one of the closest
        > stars to Sol, with very high proper motion; named unofficially for
        > its lead discoverer, Bonnard Teegarden)
        > >
        > > *ET Cluster (NGC 457 Cassiopeiae)
        >
        >
        > alien life, someone "at sea" socially (autistic, an immigrant)
        >
        >
        > >
        > > *94 Ceti (has planets)
        > >
        > > *Lucida Horologii (Alpha Horologii; the brightest star [lucida]
        in
        > Horologium the Clock)


        preoccupation with time or measurement?


        > >
        > > *Seif Borealis (Phi Persei)
        > >
        > > *Little Dumbbell Nebula (M-76 Persei)
        >
        >
        > retarded or learning-challenged children
        >
        >
        > >
        > > *WY Trianguli (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        > having to do with Wyoming
        >
        >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Juno
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > *Sabik (Eta Ophiuchi)

        http://www.constellationsofwords.com/stars/Sabik.html


        > >
        > > *Exclamation Mark Nebula (NGC 6309 Ophiuchi)
        >
        > something to be excited or be emphatic about
        >
        >
        > >
        > > *Prawn Nebula (IC 4628 Scorpii)
        >
        >
        > seafood?
        >
        >
        >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Vesta
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > *Mirach (Beta Andromedae)

        http://www.constellationsofwords.com/stars/Mirach.html



        > >
        > > *Pearce's Star (AO Cassiopeiae)
        > >
        > > *Bubble Nebula (NGC 7635 Cassiopeiae)
        >
        >
        > kept in a bubble, "on the bubble"
        >
        >
        > >
        > > *BO Ceti (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > smelling bad
        >
        >
        > >
        > > *Alsafi (Sigma Draconis; nearby sunlike star, once mentioned as a
        > possible home of ETs)
        > >
        > > *Alrisha (Alpha Piscium)
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Chiron
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)
        > >
        > > 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)
        > >
        > > IL Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > North Node
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > 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)
        > >
        > > Al Ukud (Gamma Delphini)
        > >
        > > HR Delphini (cataclysmic variable)
        > >
        > > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
        > >
        > > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
        > >
        > > IL Vulpeculae
        > >
        > > QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variables)
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > South Node
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Outcast Star (SDSS J090745.0+024507 Hydrae; is leaving the galaxy
        > at a high
        > > rate of speed)
        > >
        > > NGC 2903 (Leonis; galaxy, said to be a malefic influence by the
        > late Byron
        > > Wahl)
        > >
        > > RR Pictoris (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        > having to do with railroads or trains?
        >
        >
        >
        > >
        > > Naos (Zeta Puppis)
        > >
        > > 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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