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Fixed star alignments (April 25, 2010)

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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 *Fetus Nebula (NGC 7008 Cygni) *Sadalpheretz
    Message 1 of 1 , May 3, 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


      *Fetus Nebula (NGC 7008 Cygni)

      *Sadalpheretz (Lambda Pegasi)

      *Simmah (Gamma Piscium)






      Saturn


      Pinwheel Galaxy (M-99 Comae Berenices)

      NGC 4450 (Comae Berenices)

      NGC 4692 (Comae Berenices; galaxies w/suspected black holes)

      Al Sharatif (Beta Crateris)

      Al Batiyah (Gamma Crateris)

      Asina (Ch-1 Hydrae)

      Lucida Sextantis (Alpha Sextantis)

      Markeb (Kappa Velorum)

      Wild's Triplet (Arp 248 Virginis; three galaxies connected by filaments)





      Uranus



      Azelfafage (Pi-1 Cygni)

      *Scheat (Beta Pegasi)

      IP Pegasi (cataclysmic variable)

      Testudo (30 Piscium; marks the obsolete constellation Testudo the Turtle)





      Neptune



      Gienah (Epsilon Cygni)

      *Tsuru (Theta Gruis)

      Ibycus (Iota Gruis)





      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)

      We (aka Lucida Telescopii; Alpha Telescopii)

      Ki (Delta-1 Telescopii)





      Eris



      Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)

      Kui (Zeta Andromedae)

      Tien Ke (Theta Andromedae)

      VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)

      Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)




      Ceres




      DQ Herculis (cataclysmic variable)

      Pi Mensae (has planets)

      Emerald Nebula (NGC 6572 Ophiuchi)

      Kaus Medius (Delta Sagittarii)

      Kaus Australis (Epsilon Sagittarii)

      Ira Furoris (Eta Sagittarii)

      Polis (Mu 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)

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

      We (aka Lucida Telescopii; Alpha Telescopii)




      Pallas



      *Birdun (Epsilon Centauri)

      Rho Coronae Borealis (has planets)

      *R Coronae Borealis (variable)

      *Mululizi (Delta Librae)

      *Anopheles (Epsilon Muscae)

      *LX Serpentis (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      *Fe Yu (Zeta Volantis)



      Juno


      *Caelibes (Zeta Caeli)

      *Pazmino's Cluster (Stock 23 Camelopardalis; open cluster)

      *Adid Media (Nu Persei)

      *Menkib (Xi Persei)

      *Seif Australis (Psi Persei)

      *Kattupothu (Mu Tauri)

      *Kallichore (Omega-1 Tauri, in the Hyades)

      *Atlantida (37 Tauri)



      Vesta



      *MM Hydrae (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      *Frosty Leo Nebula (IRAS 09371+1212 Leonis)

      Owl Nebula (M-97 Ursae Majoris)




      Chiron



      Network Nebula (NGC 6992 Cygni)

      M-15 (Pegasi; densest known globular cluster)




      North Node



      Alfecca Meridiana (Alpha Coronae Australis)

      Myrtus (Beta Coronae Australis)

      *Shrichakra (Gamma Coronae Australis)

      *Kalachakra (Delta Coronae Australis)

      Vega (Alpha Lyrae)

      *Ascella (Zeta Sagittarii)

      Manubrium (Omicron Sagittarii)

      Hecatebolus (Tau Sagittarii)




      South Node



      Sirius (Alpha Canis Majoris)

      HL Canis Majoris

      *PU Canis Majoris (cataclysmic variable)

      Canopus (Alpha Carinae)

      *Dziban (Psi-1 Draconis)

      Mekbuda (Zeta Geminorum)

      The Mini-Coathanger (Harrington STAR 22 Ursae Minoris; asterism)



      More later.




      Mark A. Holmes
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