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Re: Fixed star alignments (July 27, 2008)

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  • mahtezcatpoc
    ... http://www.constellationsofwords.com/stars/Thuban.html ... http://www.constellationsofwords.com/stars/AlulaAustrale.html Arabic/Latin = the southern first
    Message 1 of 4 , Feb 27, 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
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Bered (12 Aquilae)
      > >
      > > Vega (Alpha Lyrae)
      > >
      > > Arkab Prior (Beta-1 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > Arkab Posterior (Beta-2 Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > Manubrium (Omicron Sagittarii)
      > >
      > > *Hecatebolus (Tau Sagittarii)
      >
      >
      > Greek = swift death
      >
      >
      > >
      > > Alya (Theta Serpentis; the brightest star in Serpens Cauda)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Saturn
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Thuban (Alpha Draconis)


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

      > >
      > > Shir (Rho Leonis)
      > >
      > > *NGC 3377 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole)
      > >
      > > SW Sextantis (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > Spindle Galaxy of Sextans (NGC 3115 Sextantis)
      > >
      > > Alula Boreale (Nu Ursae Majoris)
      > >
      > > *Alula Australe (Xi Ursae Majoris; has a planet)

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

      Arabic/Latin = the southern first leap of the gazelle

      (quick flight reactions from people from the south?)


      > >
      > > CU Velorum (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Uranus
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Fetus Nebula (NGC 7008 Cygni)
      > >
      > > Sadalpheretz (Lambda Pegasi)
      > >
      > > Simmah (Gamma Piscium)
      > >
      > > Solarium (Beta Reticuli; marks what once was the now-obsolete
      > constellation
      > > Solarium [the Sundial])
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Neptune
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Sadalsuud (Beta Aquarii)
      > >
      > > Bunda (Xi Aquarii)
      > >
      > > Deneb Algedi (Delta Capricorni)
      > >
      > > *Blinking Planetary (NGC 6826 Cygni)
      >
      >
      > a caution light (not seen clearly)
      >
      >
      > >
      > > Kitalpha (Alpha Equulei)
      > >
      > > Al Faras Al Awwal (Gamma Equulei)
      > >
      > > Tau-1 Gruis (has planets)
      > >
      > > *Polophylax (Zeta Tucanae; marks the obsolete constellation
      > Polophylax the Pole Guard)
      >
      >
      > guardian of (negative or perverse) values
      >
      >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Pluto
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Etamin (Gamma Draconis)
      > >
      > > 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)
      > >
      > > Reynolds' Star (G1.9+0.3 Sagittarii, a very recent [1878]
      supernova
      > discovered
      > > by Stephen Reynolds, et al)
      > >
      > > *Basanismus (G Scorpii)
      >
      >
      > "painful torment"
      >
      >
      > >
      > > Acumen (M-7 Scorpii; an open cluster, aka Ptolemy's Cluster)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Eris
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)
      > >
      > > VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Ceres
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Muliphein (Gamma Canis Majoris)
      > >
      > > *AQ Canis Minoris (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      >
      > having to do with Antarctica? (*.aq online)
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Lemon-Slice Nebula (IC 3568 Draconis)
      >
      >
      > "if life hands you lemons..."
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Castor (Alpha Geminorum)

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


      > >
      > > *Propus Borealis (Iota Geminorum)
      > >
      > > *Alkibash (Lambda Geminorum)

      http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Lambda_Geminorum

      Arabic = the rams


      > >
      > > *Double Bubble Nebula (NGC 2371 Geminorum)


      having to do with bubble gum (or tweens' tastes)


      > >
      > > *Headphones Nebula (Jones-Emberson 1 Lyncis)
      >
      > having to do with music
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Intergalactic Wanderer (NGC 2419 Lyncis; globular cluster)
      >
      >
      > a nomadic adventurer
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Kartajan (Delta Monocerotis)


      Sanskrit = lord of the desert


      > >
      > > *HQ Monocerotis
      >
      > headquarters?
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Monster Nova (V838 Monocerotis; cataclysmic variables)
      >
      > monsters, phenomenons?
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *Gum Nebula (IC 2177 Monocerotis)
      >
      > to gum things up
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *SU Ursae Majoris
      >
      > to "su(e)"
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *RW Ursae Minoris (cataclysmic variables)



      to "rue" something


      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Pallas
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Lucida Caeli (Alpha Caeli; the brightest star in Caelum the
      > Sculptor's Tools)
      > >
      > > *Neckham's Star (SN 1181 Cassiopeiae; an 1181 supernova mentioned
      > by Chinese and Japanese astronomers and the English scientist
      > Alexander Neckham)
      > >
      > > *Algol (Beta Persei)

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


      > >
      > > *Misam (Kappa Persei)

      on Perseus' left arm


      > >
      > > *Gorgonea Quarta (Omega Persei)


      working evil magic? (the four quarters being called by Witches on the
      Left Hand Path)


      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Juno
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Lucida Apodis (Alpha Apodis; the brightest star, or lucida, in
      Apus
      > the Bird of Paradise)


      not in contact with reality, ungrounded


      > >
      > > RR Chamaeleontis (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > Sarin (Delta Herculis)
      > >
      > > *Water Fountain Nebula (RAS 16342-3814 Scorpii)
      >
      > where everyone slakes their thirst
      >
      >
      > >
      > > Great Attractor (Abell 3627 Trianguli Australe)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Vesta
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > *Adhil (Xi Andromedae)

      Arabic = the train of a garment


      > >
      > > *Adhab (Upsilon Andromedae; has planets)


      Arabic = punishment, suffering


      > >
      > > *Hamal (Alpha Arietis)

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


      "It causes violence brutishness, cruelty and premeditated crime."
      (Robson)

      "Headstrong and often aggressive, yet potentially capable leaders and
      protectors of their community...(Eric Morse, *The Living Stars*)


      > >
      > > *Schedir (Alpha Cassiopeiae)


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


      > >
      > > *Phycochroma (Delta Ceti)
      >
      > Greek = seaweed-colored
      >
      > (green)
      >
      >
      > >
      > > *M-77 (Ceti; maser with excessive infrared emissions)
      > >
      > > *Lucida Doradus (Alpha Doradus; the brightest star in Dorado the
      > Mahimahi)
      > >
      > > *Azha (Eta Eridani)

      Arabic = the ostrich's nest

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



      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Chiron
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > 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)
      > >
      > > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
      > >
      > > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
      > >
      > > IL Vulpeculae
      > >
      > > QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variables)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > North Node
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Al Ukud (Gamma Delphini)
      > >
      > > Al Salib (Delta Delphini)
      > >
      > > HR Delphini (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
      > >
      > > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
      > >
      > > Ghost-Ring Nebula (IC 5148 and 5150 Gruis)
      > >
      > > QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > 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)
      > >
      > >
      >

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



      More later.


      Mark A. Holmes
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