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Re: Fixed star alignments (June 22, 2008)

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  • mahtezcatpoc
    ... Or rather, Deneb Okab Australis http://www.constellationsofwords.com/stars/Dheneb.html ... http://www.constellationsofwords.com/stars/Markab.html ...
    Message 1 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
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Deneb Okab (aka Dheneb; Zeta Aquilae)


      Or rather, Deneb Okab Australis

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


      > >
      > > SS433 (V1343 Aquilae; an unusual X-ray binary star)
      > >
      > > BY Draconis
      > >
      > > *Sheliak (Beta Lyrae)
      > >
      > > *HR Lyrae (cataclysmic variable aka nova)
      > >
      > > Ring Nebula (M-57 Lyrae)
      > >
      > > Lucida Octantis (Nu Octantis; the brightest star in Octans the
      > Octant)
      > >
      > > *AO Octantis (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > Cappa (Rho-1 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > *HD 75289 (Velorum; has planets)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Saturn
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Cat's Paw (G Hydrae; marks the forepaw of the obsolete
      > constellation Felis the Cat)
      > >
      > > El Kophrah (Chi Ursae Majoris)
      > >
      > > BC Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > Miniature Spiral (NGC 3928 Ursae Majoris; galaxy)
      > >
      > > HD 75289 (Velorum; has a planet)
      > >
      > > Vela Pulsar (PSR B0833-45 Velorum)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Uranus
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Fetus Nebula (NGC 7008 Cygni)
      > >
      > > *Markab (Alpha Pegasi)

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


      > >
      > > Sadalpheretz (Lambda Pegasi)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Neptune
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Sadalsuud (Beta Aquarii)

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

      > >
      > > Bunda (Xi Aquarii)
      > >
      > > Deneb Algedi (Delta Capricorni)

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


      > >
      > > Sador (Gamma Cygni)
      > >
      > > Kitalpha (Alpha Equulei)


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

      > >
      > > 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)

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



      > >
      > > 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)
      >
      >
      > hammering away at something (attacks)

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


      >
      >
      > >
      > > DZ Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Eris
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)
      > >
      > > VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)


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


      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Ceres
      > >
      > >
      > > *KR Aurigae


      Kr is the chemical symbol for krypton, which glows red-orange when
      ionized; the planet from which Superman came is called Krypton)

      (a place that nurtures heroes; a red light; a sacred cow)


      > >
      > > *BZ Camelopardalis (cataclysmic variables)
      >
      > "busy"
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Propus (Eta Geminorum)

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


      > >
      > > *Dirah (Mu Geminorum)

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


      > >
      > > *Gliese 229 (Leporis; has planets)
      > >
      > > *Tempestris (Gamma Monocerotis)


      Latin = stormy



      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Pallas
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Anfal (51 Andromedae)
      > >
      > > *WX Arietis (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      > "wax" (maybe "wax on, wax off"--exercises that seem pointless at
      > first but which serve a good purpose?)
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Black Hole Binary (3C 75 Ceti; a pair of merging black holes in
      > the galaxy cluster Abell 400)
      > >
      > > *Zibal (Zeta Eridani)


      a nursery or hatchery


      > >
      > > *Comet Planetary (nebula; NGC 1350 Fornacis)


      a phenomenon coming out of nowhere, moving through something and
      changing little, if anything, before leaving, or possibly indicating
      nothing good


      > >
      > > *Deltotron (Beta Trianguli)


      delta = Greek letter symbolizing change


      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Juno
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Tso Kang (Epsilon-1 Arae)
      > >
      > > *Korban (Zeta Arae)
      >
      > some sort of sacrifice
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Water-Lily Nebula (IRAS 16594-4656 Arae)
      > >
      > > *GX 339-4 (Arae; the lightest known black hole)
      > >
      > > *Rijl al Jathiyah (Iota Herculis)


      Arabic = the wrestler's foot



      > >
      > > *Maasym (Lambda Herculis)


      Arabic = wrist


      > >
      > > *Bug Nebula (NGC 6302 Scorpii)
      >
      >
      > bugs; treated like a bug?
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Spindle Nebula (IRAS 17106-3046 Scorpii)


      issues of special concern to women, or having to do with women


      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Vesta
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *S Andromedae (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > *Vertex (M-31 Andromedae; the Andromeda Galaxy. Not to be
      confused
      > with *the* Vertex)
      > >
      > > *M-32 (Andromedae; elliptical galaxy that is M-31's companion)
      > >
      > > *NGC 1097 (Fornacis; galaxy with a possible black hole in it)
      > >
      > > *Al Pherg (Eta Piscium)

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


      > >
      > > *Torcularis Septentrionalis (Omicron Piscium)


      Latin = the northern press


      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Chiron
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)


      "lazy"


      > >
      > > Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)


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

      > >
      > > 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)

      Arabic = the riding camel


      > >
      > > HR Delphini (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > *Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
      > >
      > > *Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)


      Arabic = the crane's head


      > >
      > > 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)
      >
      >
      > railroad issues?
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Naos (Zeta Puppis)


      Arabic = ship


      > >
      > > Merak (Beta Ursae Majoris; one of the Pointers in the Big Dipper)

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


      > >
      > > Tania Borealis (Lambda Ursae Majoris)
      > >

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

      another reason for northerners to run fast?





      More later.


      Mark A. Holmes
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