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  • Mark Andrew Holmes
    As of midnight GMT. Asterisks indicate alignments that weren t there a week ago today (with a 1 00 orb). Jupiter *Psi-1 Aquarii (has planets) *Sadoir *Honda s
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 4, 2010
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      As of midnight GMT.

      Asterisks indicate alignments that weren't there a week ago today (with a 1 00'
      orb).




      Jupiter



      *Psi-1 Aquarii (has planets)

      *Sadoir

      *Honda's Star (V1500 Cygni; aka Nova Cygni 1975; cataclysmic variable discovered by Japanese astronomer Minoru Honda)

      Cheeseburger Nebula (NGC 7026 Cygni)

      Achernar (Alpha Eridani)

      *RU Horologii (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      *Homan (Zeta Pegasi)

      Ankaa (Alpha Phoenicis)




      Saturn



      Asellus Secundus (Iota Bootis)

      *Asellus Tertius (Kappa Bootis)

      AL Comae Berenices

      IR Comae Berenices

      GO Comae Berenices (cataclysmic variables aka novae)

      M-84 (Virginis; elliptical galaxy with suspected black hole)

      The Eyes (NGC 4435/4438 Virginis; a pair of galaxies that look like eyes)

      The Nonet (NGC 4438 Virginis; galaxy)




      Uranus


      Sama al Azrak (Pi-2 Cygni)

      Cocoon Nebula (IC 5146 Cygni)

      Stephan's Quintet (group of galaxies: NGC 7317, 7318A, 7318B, 7319, 7320
      Pegasi)

      Deer Lick Group (group of galaxies: NGC 7331, 7335, 7336, 7337, and 7340
      Pegasi)




      Neptune




      Gienah (Epsilon Cygni)

      Propeller Nebula (MRSL 479 Cygni)

      Cor Piscis Austrini (Beta Piscis Austrini)



      Pluto



      DQ Herculis (cataclysmic variable)

      Kaus Medius (Delta Sagittarii)

      Kaus Australis (Epsilon Sagittarii)

      Tow (21 Sagittarii)

      Omega Nebula (M-17 Sagittarii)

      Little Star Cloud (M-24 Sagittarii; pseudo-star cluster)

      Sagittarius X-4 (NGC 6624 Sagittarii; globular cluster and X-ray source with a
      suspected black hole)

      Clipeus (Zeta Scuti)

      Tang (Eta Serpentis)

      HD 168443 (Serpentis; in Serpens Cauda; has planets)

      Eagle Nebula (M-16 Serpentis; in Serpens Cauda)

      Lucida Telescopii (Alpha Telescopii)

      Ki (Delta-1 Telescopii)




      Eris



      Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)

      VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)

      Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)




      Ceres



      *Tao Shou (Theta Arae)

      *Dusares (Kappa Mensae)

      *Polaris Australis (Sigma Octantis)

      *Polarissima Australis (NGC 2573 Octantis; galaxy very close to the south celestial pole)

      *Poniatovii (70 Ophiuchi; marks the obsolete constellation Taurus Poniatovii, Poniatowski's Bull)

      *Phorbaceus (72 Ophiuchi)

      *Alnasl (Gamma Sagittarii)

      Spiculum (M-8/M-20/M-21 Sagittarii: the Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae and the star
      cluster M-21)

      Lagoon Nebula (M-8 Sagittarii)

      Trifid Nebula (M-20 Sagittarii)

      *Red Spider Nebula (NGC 6537 Sagittarii)

      *Gomez's Hamburger (IRAS 18059-3211 Sagittarii; protoplanetary nebula, discovered by Chilean astronomer Arturo Gomez)

      M-21 (Sagittarii; open cluster)




      Pallas



      SX Herculis (cataclysmic variable)

      23 Librae (has planets)

      Beelzebub (HD 115211 Muscae)

      Unukalhai (Alpha Serpentis; in Serpens Caput)

      Seyfert's Sextet (NGC 6027 Serpentis; galaxy with close companion in Serpens
      Caput)



      Juno


      *PQ Andromedae (cataclysmic variable)

      *Musca Borealis (39 Arietis; marks the obsolete constellation Musca Borealis, the Northern Fly)

      *Bahrani (41 Arietis)

      *Rucha (Delta Cassiopeiae)

      *Sadira (Epsilon Eridani; nearby star, has planets)



      Vesta



      *Ras Elased Borealis (Mu Leonis)

      *Nuy Ping (21 Leonis Minoris)

      *Tania Australis (Mu Ursae Majoris)

      Owl Nebula (M-97 Ursae Majoris; planetary nebula)

      Pherkad (Gamma Ursae Minoris)

      Pherkad Minor (11 Ursae Minoris)





      Chiron



      Gienah (Epsilon Cygni)

      *Network Nebula (NGC 6992 Cygni)

      Tsuru (Theta Gruis)

      Ibycus (Iota Gruis)

      *M-15 (Pegasi; densest known globular cluster)






      North Node


      Al Thaliman Secundus (Lambda Aquilae)

      Phantom Streak (NGC 6741 Aquilae; nebula)

      Nova Hassel (V446 Herculis; discovered by Olaf Hassel, a hearing-impaired
      Norwegian astronomer)

      Maliktous (Delta Pavonis)

      *Rukbat (Alpha Sagittarii)



      South Node



      HT Camelopardalis (cataclysmic variable)

      Menkelb Prior (Omicron-1 Canis Majoris)

      Cor Canis Majoris (Pi Canis Majoris; near the heart of Canis Major the Big Dog)

      *Cor Monocerotis (19 Monocerotis; marks the heart of Monoceros the Unicorn)

      Monster Nova (V838 Monocerotis; cataclysmic variables)

      Kaimana (Nu Puppis)





      More later.




      Mark A. Holmes
    • mahtezcatpoc
      ... *Sador (Gamma Cygni) ... More later. Mark A. Holmes
      Message 2 of 2 , Apr 4, 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
        >
        >
        >
        > *Psi-1 Aquarii (has planets)
        >

        *Sador (Gamma Cygni)


        >
        > *Honda's Star (V1500 Cygni; aka Nova Cygni 1975; cataclysmic variable discovered by Japanese astronomer Minoru Honda)
        >
        > Cheeseburger Nebula (NGC 7026 Cygni)
        >
        > Achernar (Alpha Eridani)
        >
        > *RU Horologii (cataclysmic variable aka nova)
        >
        > *Homan (Zeta Pegasi)
        >
        > Ankaa (Alpha Phoenicis)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Saturn
        >
        >
        >
        > Asellus Secundus (Iota Bootis)
        >
        > *Asellus Tertius (Kappa Bootis)
        >
        > AL Comae Berenices
        >
        > IR Comae Berenices
        >
        > GO Comae Berenices (cataclysmic variables aka novae)
        >
        > M-84 (Virginis; elliptical galaxy with suspected black hole)
        >
        > The Eyes (NGC 4435/4438 Virginis; a pair of galaxies that look like eyes)
        >
        > The Nonet (NGC 4438 Virginis; galaxy)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Uranus
        >
        >
        > Sama al Azrak (Pi-2 Cygni)
        >
        > Cocoon Nebula (IC 5146 Cygni)
        >
        > Stephan's Quintet (group of galaxies: NGC 7317, 7318A, 7318B, 7319, 7320
        > Pegasi)
        >
        > Deer Lick Group (group of galaxies: NGC 7331, 7335, 7336, 7337, and 7340
        > Pegasi)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Neptune
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Gienah (Epsilon Cygni)
        >
        > Propeller Nebula (MRSL 479 Cygni)
        >
        > Cor Piscis Austrini (Beta Piscis Austrini)
        >
        >
        >
        > Pluto
        >
        >
        >
        > DQ Herculis (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Kaus Medius (Delta Sagittarii)
        >
        > Kaus Australis (Epsilon Sagittarii)
        >
        > Tow (21 Sagittarii)
        >
        > Omega Nebula (M-17 Sagittarii)
        >
        > Little Star Cloud (M-24 Sagittarii; pseudo-star cluster)
        >
        > Sagittarius X-4 (NGC 6624 Sagittarii; globular cluster and X-ray source with a
        > suspected black hole)
        >
        > Clipeus (Zeta Scuti)
        >
        > Tang (Eta Serpentis)
        >
        > HD 168443 (Serpentis; in Serpens Cauda; has planets)
        >
        > Eagle Nebula (M-16 Serpentis; in Serpens Cauda)
        >
        > Lucida Telescopii (Alpha Telescopii)
        >
        > Ki (Delta-1 Telescopii)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Eris
        >
        >
        >
        > Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)
        >
        > VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Ceres
        >
        >
        >
        > *Tao Shou (Theta Arae)
        >
        > *Dusares (Kappa Mensae)
        >
        > *Polaris Australis (Sigma Octantis)
        >
        > *Polarissima Australis (NGC 2573 Octantis; galaxy very close to the south celestial pole)
        >
        > *Poniatovii (70 Ophiuchi; marks the obsolete constellation Taurus Poniatovii, Poniatowski's Bull)
        >
        > *Phorbaceus (72 Ophiuchi)
        >
        > *Alnasl (Gamma Sagittarii)
        >
        > Spiculum (M-8/M-20/M-21 Sagittarii: the Lagoon and Trifid Nebulae and the star
        > cluster M-21)
        >
        > Lagoon Nebula (M-8 Sagittarii)
        >
        > Trifid Nebula (M-20 Sagittarii)
        >
        > *Red Spider Nebula (NGC 6537 Sagittarii)
        >
        > *Gomez's Hamburger (IRAS 18059-3211 Sagittarii; protoplanetary nebula, discovered by Chilean astronomer Arturo Gomez)
        >
        > M-21 (Sagittarii; open cluster)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Pallas
        >
        >
        >
        > SX Herculis (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > 23 Librae (has planets)
        >
        > Beelzebub (HD 115211 Muscae)
        >
        > Unukalhai (Alpha Serpentis; in Serpens Caput)
        >
        > Seyfert's Sextet (NGC 6027 Serpentis; galaxy with close companion in Serpens
        > Caput)
        >
        >
        >
        > Juno
        >
        >
        > *PQ Andromedae (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > *Musca Borealis (39 Arietis; marks the obsolete constellation Musca Borealis, the Northern Fly)
        >
        > *Bahrani (41 Arietis)
        >
        > *Rucha (Delta Cassiopeiae)
        >
        > *Sadira (Epsilon Eridani; nearby star, has planets)
        >
        >
        >
        > Vesta
        >
        >
        >
        > *Ras Elased Borealis (Mu Leonis)
        >
        > *Nuy Ping (21 Leonis Minoris)
        >
        > *Tania Australis (Mu Ursae Majoris)
        >
        > Owl Nebula (M-97 Ursae Majoris; planetary nebula)
        >
        > Pherkad (Gamma Ursae Minoris)
        >
        > Pherkad Minor (11 Ursae Minoris)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Chiron
        >
        >
        >
        > Gienah (Epsilon Cygni)
        >
        > *Network Nebula (NGC 6992 Cygni)
        >
        > Tsuru (Theta Gruis)
        >
        > Ibycus (Iota Gruis)
        >
        > *M-15 (Pegasi; densest known globular cluster)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > North Node
        >
        >
        > Al Thaliman Secundus (Lambda Aquilae)
        >
        > Phantom Streak (NGC 6741 Aquilae; nebula)
        >
        > Nova Hassel (V446 Herculis; discovered by Olaf Hassel, a hearing-impaired
        > Norwegian astronomer)
        >
        > Maliktous (Delta Pavonis)
        >
        > *Rukbat (Alpha Sagittarii)
        >
        >
        >
        > South Node
        >
        >
        >
        > HT Camelopardalis (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Menkelb Prior (Omicron-1 Canis Majoris)
        >
        > Cor Canis Majoris (Pi Canis Majoris; near the heart of Canis Major the Big Dog)
        >
        > *Cor Monocerotis (19 Monocerotis; marks the heart of Monoceros the Unicorn)
        >
        > Monster Nova (V838 Monocerotis; cataclysmic variables)
        >
        > Kaimana (Nu Puppis)
        >
        >
        >



        More later.


        Mark A. Holmes
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