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Re: Fixed star alignments (July 13, 2008)

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  • mahtezcatpoc
    ... Hebrew = hail, or hailstorm ... having to do with the disabled ... http://www.constellationsofwords.com/stars/Rukbat.html ... Arabic = the city
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 25, 2009
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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
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Al Thalamain II (Lambda Aquilae)
      > >
      > > *Bered (12 Aquilae)

      Hebrew = hail, or hailstorm


      > >
      > > *Nova Aquilae 1905 (V604 Aquilae)
      > >
      > > Phantom Streak (NGC 6741 Aquilae)
      > >
      > > Nova Hassel (V446 Herculis; a cataclysmic variable discovered by
      > Olaf Hassel, a
      > > hearing-impaired Norwegian astronomer)


      having to do with the disabled


      > >
      > > Delta Pavonis (nearby sunlike star; birth world of Muad'Dib in the
      > *Dune*
      > > novels)
      > >
      > > *Rukbat (Alpha Sagittarii)

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


      > >
      > > *Albaldah (Pi Sagittarii)


      Arabic = the city

      http://www.astro.uiuc.edu/~jkaler/sow/albaldah.html


      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Saturn
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Chang (Upsilon-1 Hydrae)
      > >
      > > *Shir (Rho Leonis)


      Persian = lion


      > >
      > > Lochium (Lambda Pyxidis; marks the log part [Lochium] of the
      obsolete
      > > constellation Lochium et Funis [the Log and Line])
      > >
      > > *Spindle Galaxy of Sextans (NGC 3115 Sextantis)
      >
      > women's issues
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Keenan System (NGC 5216/5218 Ursae Majoris; interacting galaxies
      > connected by a filament on the Draco border south of Thuban. Named
      for
      > the astronomer Philip Childs Keenan [1908-2000], who noticed the
      filament)
      >
      >
      >
      > a connection between worlds
      >
      >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Uranus
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Fetus Nebula (NGC 7008 Cygni)
      > >
      > > Sadalpheretz (Lambda Pegasi)
      > >
      > > *Simmah (Gamma Piscium)
      >
      >
      > rivers requiring gentle treatment (more than they've gotten)
      >
      >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > 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
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Rukbalgethi Genubi (Theta Herculis)
      > >
      > > Baraka (Xi Herculis)
      > >
      > > AH Mensae (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)
      > >
      > > Barnard's Star (V2500 Ophiuchi; aka Munich 15040)
      > >
      > > *Sakurai's Object (V4334 Sagittarii)
      >
      >
      > something struggling to die or be born
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Reynolds' Star (G1.9+0.3 Sagittarii, a very recent [1878]
      supernova
      > discovered by Stephen Reynolds, et al)
      > >
      > > Acumen (M-7 Scorpii; an open cluster, aka Ptolemy's Cluster)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Eris
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)
      > >
      > > VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Ceres
      > >
      > >
      > > *Sirius (Alpha Canis Majoris)


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

      > >
      > > *HL Canis Majoris
      >
      >
      > "hell"
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *PU Canis Majoris (cataclysmic variables)
      >
      >
      > something smells bad
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Dziban (Psi-1 Draconis)

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

      Arabic = the two wolves, or the two jackals



      > >
      > > *NGC 2304 (Geminorum; galaxy, said to have malefic influence by
      the
      > late Byron Wahl)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Pallas
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Botein (Delta Arietis)


      Arabic = the belly

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


      > >
      > > *Nair al Butain (49 Arietis)


      Arabic = bright in the belly

      (good food? fetuses exalted over their mothers?)


      > >
      > > *Rana (Delta Eridani)


      Latin = frog



      > >
      > > *V Persei (cataclysmic variable)



      V for victory?


      > >
      > > *Atirsagne (Omicron Tauri)


      Akkadian = the verdant sign


      > >
      > > *Ushakaron (Xi Tauri)


      Akkadian = "exacter of Justice and retribution," or "the avenger"
      or "the vindicator"


      > >
      > > *Psalterium (10 Tauri; marks the obsolete constellation Psalterium
      > Georgii [George's Harp])
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Juno
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Rasalgethi (Alpha Herculis)
      > >
      > > Minkowski's Butterfly (nebula; Minkowski 2-9 Ophiuchi)
      > >
      > > *Wei (Epsilon Scorpii)
      > >
      > > Denebakrab (Mu-1 Scorpii)
      > >
      > > Nova Scorpii 2007 (V1280 Scorpii; cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Vesta
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Triangulum Spiral (M-33 Trianguli)
      > >
      > > *Sheratan (Beta Arietis)


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

      > >
      > > *Mesarthim (Gamma Arietis)


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

      > >
      > > *Caph (Beta Cassiopeiae)


      Arabic = palm

      > >
      > > *DK Cassiopeiae (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      >
      > "dookie" (crap, trouble)
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *IC 10 X-1 (Cassiopeiae)
      > >
      > > *Al Wahat (Iota Cephei)


      Arabic = the oasis


      > >
      > > *Al Sadr al Ketus (Pi Ceti)


      Arabic/Latin = the whale's chest


      > >
      > > *Fornacis (Alpha Fornacis)
      >
      >
      > furnaces, incinerators, ovens, crematories, burning up
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Great Attractor (Abell 3627 Normae)
      >
      >
      > you are in the presence of something greater than oneself
      >
      >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Chiron
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)

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


      > >
      > > 16 Cygni B (has a planet)
      > >
      > > Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)
      > >
      > > The Red-Necked Emu (Harrington STAR 26 Cygni; a small 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)
      > >
      > > Al Faras al Thani (Lambda Equulei)
      > >
      > > Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; an old name for Grus was
      > Phoenicopterus, the
      > > Flamingo)
      > >
      > > IL Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > North Node
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)
      > >
      > > The Red-Necked Emu (Harrington STAR 26 Cygni)
      > >
      > > Al Ukud (Gamma Delphini)
      > >
      > > Al Salib (Delta Delphini)
      > >
      > > HR Delphini (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
      > >
      > > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
      > >
      > > IL Vulpeculae
      > >
      > > QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variables)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > South Node
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > NGC 2775 (Cancri; a galaxy)
      > >
      > > Outcast Star (SDSS J090745.0+024507 Hydrae; is leaving the galaxy
      at
      > a high
      > > rate of speed)
      > >
      > > Alterf (Lambda Leonis)
      > >
      > > NGC 2903 (Leonis; galaxy, said to be a malefic influence by the
      late
      > Byron
      > > Wahl)
      > >
      > > RR Pictoris (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > Naos (Zeta Puppis)
      > >
      > > CP Puppis (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > 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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