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  • mahtezcatpoc
    ... a shadow or echo of benevolence, generosity, religion, philosophy, getting ... Arabic = eye of the archer ... Chinese = heavenly casket ... shipping, the
    Message 1 of 5 , Apr 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)
      >
      > *NGC 4151 (Canum Venaticorum;round galaxy with bright core, maser with excessive infrared emissions)
      >
      > Shrichakra (Gamma Coronae Australis)
      >
      > Kalachakra (Delta Coronae Australis)
      >
      > *Ghost of Jupiter Nebula (NGC 3242 Hydrae)


      a shadow or echo of benevolence, generosity, religion, philosophy, getting


      >
      > *Ascella (Zeta Sagittarii)
      >
      > Ain al Rami (Nu Sagittarii)


      Arabic = eye of the archer


      >
      > Nunki (Sigma Sagittarii)
      >
      > Tien Pien (Beta Scuti)


      Chinese = heavenly casket




      >
      > Wild Duck Cluster (M-51 Scuti, an open cluster)
      >
      >
      >
      > Saturn
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > NGC 3607 (Leonis; galaxy w/suspected black hole)
      >
      > *Mizar (Zeta Ursae Majoris; the middle star in the handle of the Big Dipper)
      >
      > Broken Engagement Ring (Harrington STAR 19 Ursae Majoris, a small asterism)
      >
      > Xestus (Omicron Velorum)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Uranus
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > SS Cygni (cataclysmic variable aka nova)


      shipping, the SS or something like it


      >
      > q1 Eridani (has a planet)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Neptune
      >
      >
      >
      > LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      > Nashira (Gamma Capricorni)
      >
      > 16 Cygni B (has planets)
      >
      > Blinking Planetary (NGC 6826 Cygni)
      >
      > Gruid (Beta Gruis)


      Latin = like a crane


      >
      > *Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; a former name of Grus the Crane is Phoenicopterus the Flamingo)


      something colorful



      >
      > 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)
      >
      > 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)
      >
      > 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
      >
      >
      >
      > *Al Minliar al Asad (Kappa Leonis)
      >
      > *Hanny's Voorwerp (SDSS J094103.80+344334.2 Leonis Minoris. Dutch for "Hanny's object"; named after Hanny van Arkel, a Dutch schoolteacher who discovered it in 2008; believed to be the remnant of a burned-out quasar)
      >
      > *IY Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable)


      "I? Why?"


      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Pallas
      >
      >
      > *Hasseleh (Iota Aurigae)
      >
      > *Rigel (Beta Orionis)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Juno
      >
      >
      >
      > Tso Kang (Epsilon-1 Arae)
      >
      > *Korban (Zeta Arae)
      >
      > Water-Lily Nebula (IRAS 16594-4656 Arae)
      >
      > XTE J1650-500/GX 339-4 (Arae; the lightest known black hole)
      >
      > *Rijl al Jathiyah (Iota Herculis)
      >
      > *Maasym (Lambda Herculis)
      >
      > *Wajrik (Xi Ophiuchi)
      >
      > *Bug Nebula (NGC 6302 Scorpius)
      >
      > *Cotton-Candy Nebula (CRL 6815 Scorpius)
      >
      > *Spindle Nebula (IRAS 17106-3046 Scorpius)
      >
      > *Atria (Alpha Trianguli Australe)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Vesta
      >
      >
      >
      > Almach (Gamma Andromedae)
      >
      > Koleon (Mu Arietis)
      >
      > Vespa (30 Arietis; marks the obsolete constellation Vespa the Wasp)
      >
      > Cih (Gamma Cassiopeiae)
      >
      > Menkar (Alpha Ceti)
      >
      > 94 Ceti (has planets)
      >
      > Black Hole Binary (3C 75 Ceti; a pair of merging black holes in the galaxy
      > cluster Abell 400)
      >
      > Zibal (Zeta Eridani)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Chiron
      >
      >
      >
      > Albulaan Australis (Gamma Aquarii)
      >
      > Marakk (Zeta Capricorni)
      >
      > Rotanev (Beta Delphini)
      >
      > Kwa Chaou (Zeta Delphini)
      >
      > Dhanistra (Theta Delphini)
      >
      > *Al Amud al Salib (Iota Delphini)
      >
      > Alnair (Alpha Gruis)
      >
      > Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)
      >
      > EF Tucanae (cataclysmic variable)
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > North Node
      >
      >
      >
      > *Marakk (Zeta Capricorni)
      >
      > Sualocin (Alpha Delphini)
      >
      > Al Salib (Delta Delphini)
      >
      > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
      >
      > Aldhanab (Gamma Gruis)
      >
      > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
      >
      > Ghost-Ring Nebula (IC 5148 and 5150 Gruis)
      >
      > *Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)
      >
      >
      >
      > 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)
      >
      >
      >
      >



      I'll pick this up again in just a minute.



      Mark A. Holmes
    • mahtezcatpoc
      Got sidetracked. ... Arabic = the lion s mouth (?) ... Hebrew = sacrifice ... More later. Mark A. Holmes
      Message 2 of 5 , Apr 6, 2009
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        Got sidetracked.


        >
        > --- 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)
        > >
        > > *NGC 4151 (Canum Venaticorum;round galaxy with bright core, maser with excessive infrared emissions)
        > >
        > > Shrichakra (Gamma Coronae Australis)
        > >
        > > Kalachakra (Delta Coronae Australis)
        > >
        > > *Ghost of Jupiter Nebula (NGC 3242 Hydrae)
        >
        >
        > a shadow or echo of benevolence, generosity, religion, philosophy, getting
        >
        >
        > >
        > > *Ascella (Zeta Sagittarii)
        > >
        > > Ain al Rami (Nu Sagittarii)
        >
        >
        > Arabic = eye of the archer
        >
        >
        > >
        > > Nunki (Sigma Sagittarii)
        > >
        > > Tien Pien (Beta Scuti)
        >
        >
        > Chinese = heavenly casket
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > >
        > > Wild Duck Cluster (M-51 Scuti, an open cluster)
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Saturn
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > NGC 3607 (Leonis; galaxy w/suspected black hole)
        > >
        > > *Mizar (Zeta Ursae Majoris; the middle star in the handle of the Big Dipper)
        > >
        > > Broken Engagement Ring (Harrington STAR 19 Ursae Majoris, a small asterism)
        > >
        > > Xestus (Omicron Velorum)
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Uranus
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > SS Cygni (cataclysmic variable aka nova)
        >
        >
        > shipping, the SS or something like it
        >
        >
        > >
        > > q1 Eridani (has a planet)
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Neptune
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)
        > >
        > > Nashira (Gamma Capricorni)
        > >
        > > 16 Cygni B (has planets)
        > >
        > > Blinking Planetary (NGC 6826 Cygni)
        > >
        > > Gruid (Beta Gruis)
        >
        >
        > Latin = like a crane
        >
        >
        > >
        > > *Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; a former name of Grus the Crane is Phoenicopterus the Flamingo)
        >
        >
        > something colorful
        >
        >
        >
        > >
        > > 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)
        > >
        > > 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)
        > >
        > > 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
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > *Al Minliar al Asad (Kappa Leonis)

        Arabic = the lion's mouth (?)


        > >
        > > *Hanny's Voorwerp (SDSS J094103.80+344334.2 Leonis Minoris. Dutch for "Hanny's object"; named after Hanny van Arkel, a Dutch schoolteacher who discovered it in 2008; believed to be the remnant of a burned-out quasar)
        > >
        > > *IY Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        >
        > "I? Why?"
        >
        >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Pallas
        > >
        > >
        > > *Hasseleh (Iota Aurigae)
        > >
        > > *Rigel (Beta Orionis)
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Juno
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Tso Kang (Epsilon-1 Arae)
        > >
        > > *Korban (Zeta Arae)


        Hebrew = sacrifice


        > >
        > > Water-Lily Nebula (IRAS 16594-4656 Arae)
        > >
        > > XTE J1650-500/GX 339-4 (Arae; the lightest known black hole)
        > >
        > > *Rijl al Jathiyah (Iota Herculis)
        > >
        > > *Maasym (Lambda Herculis)
        > >
        > > *Wajrik (Xi Ophiuchi)
        > >
        > > *Bug Nebula (NGC 6302 Scorpius)
        > >
        > > *Cotton-Candy Nebula (CRL 6815 Scorpius)
        > >
        > > *Spindle Nebula (IRAS 17106-3046 Scorpius)
        > >
        > > *Atria (Alpha Trianguli Australe)
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Vesta
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Almach (Gamma Andromedae)
        > >
        > > Koleon (Mu Arietis)
        > >
        > > Vespa (30 Arietis; marks the obsolete constellation Vespa the Wasp)
        > >
        > > Cih (Gamma Cassiopeiae)
        > >
        > > Menkar (Alpha Ceti)
        > >
        > > 94 Ceti (has planets)
        > >
        > > Black Hole Binary (3C 75 Ceti; a pair of merging black holes in the galaxy
        > > cluster Abell 400)
        > >
        > > Zibal (Zeta Eridani)
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Chiron
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > Albulaan Australis (Gamma Aquarii)
        > >
        > > Marakk (Zeta Capricorni)
        > >
        > > Rotanev (Beta Delphini)
        > >
        > > Kwa Chaou (Zeta Delphini)
        > >
        > > Dhanistra (Theta Delphini)
        > >
        > > *Al Amud al Salib (Iota Delphini)
        > >
        > > Alnair (Alpha Gruis)
        > >
        > > Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)
        > >
        > > EF Tucanae (cataclysmic variable)
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > North Node
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > *Marakk (Zeta Capricorni)
        > >
        > > Sualocin (Alpha Delphini)
        > >
        > > Al Salib (Delta Delphini)
        > >
        > > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
        > >
        > > Aldhanab (Gamma Gruis)
        > >
        > > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
        > >
        > > Ghost-Ring Nebula (IC 5148 and 5150 Gruis)
        > >
        > > *Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > > 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)
        > >
        > >
        > >
        > >
        >
        >



        More later.


        Mark A. Holmes
      • mahtezcatpoc
        ... http://www.constellationsofwords.com/stars/Ascella.html ... http://www.constellationsofwords.com/stars/Nunki.html ...
        Message 3 of 5 , Apr 10, 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)
          > > >
          > > > *NGC 4151 (Canum Venaticorum;round galaxy with bright core, maser with excessive infrared emissions)
          > > >
          > > > Shrichakra (Gamma Coronae Australis)
          > > >
          > > > Kalachakra (Delta Coronae Australis)
          > > >
          > > > *Ghost of Jupiter Nebula (NGC 3242 Hydrae)
          > >
          > >
          > > a shadow or echo of benevolence, generosity, religion, philosophy, getting
          > >
          > >
          > > >
          > > > *Ascella (Zeta Sagittarii)


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


          > > >
          > > > 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
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > > NGC 3607 (Leonis; galaxy w/suspected black hole)
          > > >
          > > > *Mizar (Zeta Ursae Majoris; the middle star in the handle of the Big Dipper)


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


          > > >
          > > > Broken Engagement Ring (Harrington STAR 19 Ursae Majoris, a small asterism)
          > > >
          > > > Xestus (Omicron Velorum)
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > > Uranus
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > > SS Cygni (cataclysmic variable aka nova)
          > >
          > >
          > > shipping, the SS or something like it
          > >
          > >
          > > >
          > > > q1 Eridani (has a planet)
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > > Neptune
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > > LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)
          > > >
          > > > Nashira (Gamma Capricorni)


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

          > > >
          > > > 16 Cygni B (has planets)
          > > >
          > > > Blinking Planetary (NGC 6826 Cygni)
          > > >
          > > > Gruid (Beta Gruis)
          > >
          > >
          > > Latin = like a crane
          > >
          > >
          > > >
          > > > *Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; a former name of Grus the Crane is Phoenicopterus the Flamingo)
          > >
          > >
          > > something colorful
          > >
          > >
          > >
          > > >
          > > > VW Hydri (cataclysmic variable)

          a humble conveyance


          > > >
          > > > Polophylax (Zeta Tucanae; marks the obsolete constellation Polophylax the Pole
          > > > Guard)



          a guardian of dubious values


          > > >
          > > > TY Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)


          to tie


          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > > Pluto
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > > Etamin (Gamma Draconis)

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

          > > >
          > > > Rukbalgethi Genubi (Theta Herculis)


          Arabic = the northern one of the wrestler's foot


          > > >
          > > > Baraka (Xi Herculis)
          > > >
          > > > AH Mensae (cataclysmic variable)


          "ah"


          > > >
          > > > Sakurai's Object (V4334 Sagittarii)


          struggling to be born


          > > >
          > > > 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)


          Greek = painful torment


          > > >
          > > > Acumen (M-7 Scorpii; an open cluster, aka Ptolemy's Cluster)
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >

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



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


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


          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > > Ceres
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > > *Al Minliar al Asad (Kappa Leonis)
          >
          > Arabic = the lion's mouth (?)
          >
          >
          > > >
          > > > *Hanny's Voorwerp (SDSS J094103.80+344334.2 Leonis Minoris. Dutch for "Hanny's object"; named after Hanny van Arkel, a Dutch schoolteacher who discovered it in 2008; believed to be the remnant of a burned-out quasar)


          "even the brightest stars fade"; discoveries by regular people



          > > >
          > > > *IY Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable)
          > >
          > >
          > > "I? Why?"
          > >
          > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > > Pallas
          > > >
          > > >
          > > > *Hasseleh (Iota Aurigae)

          Arabic = hoof, or heel

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

          http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auriga_(constellation)


          > > >
          > > > *Rigel (Beta Orionis)


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


          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > > Juno
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > > Tso Kang (Epsilon-1 Arae)
          > > >
          > > > *Korban (Zeta Arae)
          >
          >
          > Hebrew = sacrifice
          >
          >
          > > >
          > > > Water-Lily Nebula (IRAS 16594-4656 Arae)
          > > >
          > > > XTE J1650-500/GX 339-4 (Arae; the lightest known black hole)
          > > >
          > > > *Rijl al Jathiyah (Iota Herculis)
          > > >
          > > > *Maasym (Lambda Herculis)
          > > >
          > > > *Wajrik (Xi Ophiuchi)
          > > >
          > > > *Bug Nebula (NGC 6302 Scorpius)


          bugs, bugging


          > > >
          > > > *Cotton-Candy Nebula (CRL 6815 Scorpius)


          sweet but insubstantial fare


          > > >
          > > > *Spindle Nebula (IRAS 17106-3046 Scorpius)


          misperception of female issues


          > > >
          > > > *Atria (Alpha Trianguli Australe)




          demonized(?)

          having to do with Abrahamic religions (?)--

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


          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > > Vesta
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > > Almach (Gamma Andromedae)


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


          > > >
          > > > Koleon (Mu Arietis)
          > > >
          > > > Vespa (30 Arietis; marks the obsolete constellation Vespa the Wasp)

          wasps, waspish


          > > >
          > > > Cih (Gamma Cassiopeiae)


          Chinese = whip

          (to whip, to whip on)


          > > >
          > > > Menkar (Alpha Ceti)
          > > >
          > > > 94 Ceti (has planets)
          > > >
          > > > Black Hole Binary (3C 75 Ceti; a pair of merging black holes in the galaxy
          > > > cluster Abell 400)
          > > >
          > > > Zibal (Zeta Eridani)
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > > Chiron
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > > Albulaan Australis (Gamma Aquarii)
          > > >
          > > > Marakk (Zeta Capricorni)
          > > >
          > > > Rotanev (Beta Delphini)
          > > >
          > > > Kwa Chaou (Zeta Delphini)
          > > >
          > > > Dhanistra (Theta Delphini)
          > > >
          > > > *Al Amud al Salib (Iota Delphini)
          > > >
          > > > Alnair (Alpha Gruis)
          > > >
          > > > Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)
          > > >
          > > > EF Tucanae (cataclysmic variable)
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > > North Node
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > > *Marakk (Zeta Capricorni)
          > > >
          > > > Sualocin (Alpha Delphini)
          > > >
          > > > Al Salib (Delta Delphini)
          > > >
          > > > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
          > > >
          > > > Aldhanab (Gamma Gruis)
          > > >
          > > > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
          > > >
          > > > Ghost-Ring Nebula (IC 5148 and 5150 Gruis)
          > > >
          > > > *Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > > 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)
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > > >
          > >
          > >
          >
          >




          More later.


          Mark A. Holmes
        • mahtezcatpoc
          ... Arabic = the lion s muzzle ... Hebrew = sacrifice ... Arabic = the wrestler s foot ... More later. Mark A. Holmes
          Message 4 of 5 , Mar 26, 2010
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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)
            >
            > *NGC 4151 (Canum Venaticorum;round galaxy with bright core, maser with excessive infrared emissions)
            >
            > Shrichakra (Gamma Coronae Australis)
            >
            > Kalachakra (Delta Coronae Australis)
            >
            > *Ghost of Jupiter Nebula (NGC 3242 Hydrae)
            >
            > *Ascella (Zeta Sagittarii)
            >
            > Ain al Rami (Nu Sagittarii)
            >
            > Nunki (Sigma Sagittarii)
            >
            > Tien Pien (Beta Scuti)
            >
            > Wild Duck Cluster (M-51 Scuti, an open cluster)
            >
            >
            >
            > Saturn
            >
            >
            >
            >
            > NGC 3607 (Leonis; galaxy w/suspected black hole)
            >
            > *Mizar (Zeta Ursae Majoris; the middle star in the handle of the Big Dipper)
            >
            > Broken Engagement Ring (Harrington STAR 19 Ursae Majoris, a small asterism)
            >
            > Xestus (Omicron Velorum)
            >
            >
            >
            >
            > Uranus
            >
            >
            >
            >
            > SS Cygni (cataclysmic variable aka nova)
            >
            > q1 Eridani (has a planet)
            >
            >
            >
            >
            > Neptune
            >
            >
            >
            > LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)
            >
            > Nashira (Gamma Capricorni)
            >
            > 16 Cygni B (has planets)
            >
            > Blinking Planetary (NGC 6826 Cygni)
            >
            > Gruid (Beta Gruis)
            >
            > *Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis; a former name of Grus the Crane is Phoenicopterus the Flamingo)
            >
            > 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)
            >
            > 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)
            >
            > 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
            >
            >
            >
            > *Al Minliar al Asad (Kappa Leonis)


            Arabic = the lion's muzzle


            >
            > *Hanny's Voorwerp (SDSS J094103.80+344334.2 Leonis Minoris. Dutch for "Hanny's object"; named after Hanny van Arkel, a Dutch schoolteacher who discovered it in 2008; believed to be the remnant of a burned-out quasar)
            >
            > *IY Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable)
            >
            >
            >
            >
            > Pallas
            >
            >
            > *Hasseleh (Iota Aurigae)
            >
            > *Rigel (Beta Orionis)
            >
            >
            >
            >
            > Juno
            >
            >
            >
            > Tso Kang (Epsilon-1 Arae)
            >
            > *Korban (Zeta Arae)


            Hebrew = sacrifice


            >
            > Water-Lily Nebula (IRAS 16594-4656 Arae)
            >
            > XTE J1650-500/GX 339-4 (Arae; the lightest known black hole)
            >
            > *Rijl al Jathiyah (Iota Herculis)


            Arabic = the wrestler's foot



            >
            > *Maasym (Lambda Herculis)
            >
            > *Wajrik (Xi Ophiuchi)
            >
            > *Bug Nebula (NGC 6302 Scorpius)
            >
            > *Cotton-Candy Nebula (CRL 6815 Scorpius)
            >
            > *Spindle Nebula (IRAS 17106-3046 Scorpius)
            >
            > *Atria (Alpha Trianguli Australe)
            >
            >
            >
            >
            > Vesta
            >
            >
            >
            > Almach (Gamma Andromedae)
            >
            > Koleon (Mu Arietis)
            >
            > Vespa (30 Arietis; marks the obsolete constellation Vespa the Wasp)
            >
            > Cih (Gamma Cassiopeiae)
            >
            > Menkar (Alpha Ceti)
            >
            > 94 Ceti (has planets)
            >
            > Black Hole Binary (3C 75 Ceti; a pair of merging black holes in the galaxy
            > cluster Abell 400)
            >
            > Zibal (Zeta Eridani)
            >
            >
            >
            >
            >
            > Chiron
            >
            >
            >
            > Albulaan Australis (Gamma Aquarii)
            >
            > Marakk (Zeta Capricorni)
            >
            > Rotanev (Beta Delphini)
            >
            > Kwa Chaou (Zeta Delphini)
            >
            > Dhanistra (Theta Delphini)
            >
            > *Al Amud al Salib (Iota Delphini)
            >
            > Alnair (Alpha Gruis)
            >
            > Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)
            >
            > EF Tucanae (cataclysmic variable)
            >
            >
            >
            >
            > North Node
            >
            >
            >
            > *Marakk (Zeta Capricorni)
            >
            > Sualocin (Alpha Delphini)
            >
            > Al Salib (Delta Delphini)
            >
            > Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)
            >
            > Aldhanab (Gamma Gruis)
            >
            > Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)
            >
            > Ghost-Ring Nebula (IC 5148 and 5150 Gruis)
            >
            > *Tien Tsien (Iota Puppis)
            >
            >
            >
            > 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)
            >
            >
            >
            >



            More later.



            Mark A. Holmes
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