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Re: Fixed star alignments (August 17, 2008)

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  • mahtezcatpoc
    ... Arabic = eye of the archer ... http://www.constellationsofwords.com/stars/Nunki.html ... Chinese = heavenly casket ...
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 6, 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
      >
      >
      >
      > Nova Aquilae 1918 (V603 Aquilae)
      >
      > Alfecca Meridiana (Alpha Coronae Australis)
      >
      > Myrtus (Beta Coronae Australis)
      >
      > Shrichakra (Gamma Coronae Australis)
      >
      > Kalachakra (Delta Coronae Australis)
      >
      > Ascella (Zeta Sagittarii)
      >
      > *Ain al Rami (Nu Sagittarii)


      Arabic = eye of the archer


      >
      > *Nunki (Sigma Sagittarii)


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

      >
      > *Tien Pien (Beta Scuti)


      Chinese = heavenly casket


      >
      > Wild Duck Cluster (M-51 Scuti, an open cluster)
      >
      >
      >
      > Saturn
      >
      >
      >
      > *Theta Antliae
      >
      > *M-106 (Canum Venaticorum; galaxy with suspected black hole near 3 Canum Venaticorum)
      >
      > M-105 (Leonis; galaxy with suspected black hole between 52 and 53 Leonis)
      >
      > *Leo II Dwarf Galaxy (UGC 6253 Leonis)
      >
      > Alioth (Epsilon Ursae Majoris)
      >
      > Coddington Nebula (IC 2574 Ursae Majoris; diffuse nebula)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Uranus
      >
      >
      >
      > q1 Eridani (has a planet)
      >
      > Simmah (Gamma Piscium)
      >
      > Solarium (Beta Reticuli; marks what once was the now-obsolete constellation
      > Solarium [the Sundial])
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Neptune
      >
      >
      >
      > Sadalsuud (Beta Aquarii)
      >
      > *Nashira (Gamma Capricorni)

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

      >
      > Deneb Algedi (Delta Capricorni)

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


      >
      > Blinking Planetary (NGC 6826 Cygni)
      >
      > Kitalpha (Alpha Equulei)
      >
      > Al Faras Al Awwal (Gamma Equulei)
      >
      > Gruid (Beta Gruis)
      >
      > Tau-1 Gruis (has planets)
      >
      > VW Hydri (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      > Polophylax (Zeta Tucanae; marks the obsolete constellation Polophylax the Pole
      > Guard)
      >
      > TY Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Pluto
      >
      >
      >
      > Etamin (Gamma Draconis)
      >
      > Rukbalgethi Genubi (Theta Herculis)
      >
      > Baraka (Xi Herculis)
      >
      > AH Mensae (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      > 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)
      >
      > Integral X-ray Nova 2006 (IGR J17497-2821 Sagittarii)
      >
      > *Apollyon (Iota Scorpii)



      Greek = destroyer


      >
      > Basanismus (G Scorpii)
      >
      > Acumen (M-7 Scorpii; an open cluster, aka Ptolemy's Cluster)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Eris
      >
      >
      >
      > Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)
      >
      > VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      > Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Ceres
      >
      >
      >
      > *Aludra (Eta Canis Majoris)


      Arabic = the virgins

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


      >
      > *Al Taleban (Tau Puppis)


      Arabic = the (religious) students


      >
      > *EZ Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable aka nova)


      easy, wanting it easy


      >
      > *Bode's Galaxy (M-81 Ursae Majoris)
      >
      > *Starburst Galaxy (M-82 Ursae Majoris)


      coming on explosively or meteorically


      >
      > *Helix Galaxy (NGC 2685 Ursae Majoris)


      having to do with DNA?


      >
      >
      >
      > Pallas
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > *Pazmino's Cluster (Stock 23 Camelopardalis)
      >
      > *Sceptrum (53 Eridani; the chief star of the obsolete constellation Sceptrum Brandenburgicum [the Scepter of Brandenburg])
      >
      > *Adid Borealis (Delta Persei)
      >
      > *Adid Media (Nu Persei)
      >
      > *Menchib (Xi Persei)
      >
      > *Seif Australis (Psi Persei)
      >
      > *California Nebula (NGC 1499 Persei; diffuse nebula)


      having to do with California (or not seeing something very well in California)


      >
      > *Kattupothu (Mu Tauri)

      Malayalam = wild buffalo


      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Juno
      >
      >
      >
      > Lucida Apodis (Alpha Apodis; the brightest star, or lucida, in Apus the Bird of
      > Paradise)
      >
      > RR Chamaeleontis (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      > Sarin (Delta Herculis)
      >
      > Water Fountain Nebula (RAS 16342-3814 Scorpii)
      >
      > Great Attractor (Abell 3627 Trianguli Australe)
      >
      >
      >
      > Vesta
      >
      >
      >
      > *Anfal (51 Andromedae)
      >
      > *WX Arietis (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      > Comet Planetary (nebula; NGC 1350 Fornacis)
      >
      > Deltotron (Beta Trianguli)
      >
      >
      >
      > Chiron
      >
      >
      > *Sualocin (Alpha Delphini)


      slippery, teasing, attractive, shy

      >
      > Al Salib (Delta Delphini)
      >
      > HR Delphini (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
      >
      > *Aldhanab (Gamma Gruis)

      grabbing the brass ring


      >
      > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)


      Arabic = the crane's head


      (rubbernecking)


      >
      > Ghost-Ring Nebula (IC 5148 and 5150 Gruis)
      >
      > *Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)


      Chinese = heavenly cash


      >
      > QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      >
      > 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)
      >
      >
      >




      More later.



      Mark A. Holmes
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