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Fixed star alignments (May 2, 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) *Lacerta Cauda
    Message 1 of 1 , May 8, 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)

      *Lacerta Cauda (1 Lacertae)

      *BL Lacertae (blazar, archetypal BL Lacertae object)

      *Cosmic 6 Nebula (Abell 79 Lacertae)

      *Markab (Alpha Pegasi)

      Sadalpheretz (Lambda Pegasi)

      *Sadalbari (Mu Pegasi)

      *51 Pegasi (has planets)

      *Pegasus 1 Cluster (NGC 7619 et al Pegasi; galaxy cluster)

      *Corripio (Zeta Reticuli)

      *NGC 300 (Sculptoris; galaxy w/black hole)



      Saturn


      *Chara (15 Canum Venaticorum)

      Pinwheel Galaxy (M-99 Comae Berenices)

      NGC 4692 (Comae Berenices; galaxy w/suspected black hole)

      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 aka nova)

      *NGC 7457 (Pegasi; galaxy w/black hole)

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




      Neptune



      Gienah (Epsilon Cygni)

      *Network Nebula (NGC 6992 Cygni)

      Tsuru (Theta Gruis)

      Ibycus (Iota Gruis)

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




      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)

      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



      *Al Nair al Baten (Zeta Centauri)

      *Rukbalgethi Shemali (Tau Herculis)

      *14 Herculis (has planets)

      *GY Hydrae (cataclysmic variable)

      *Zubenalgenubi (Alpha Librae)

      *Debehogne's Object (Librae; variable galaxy)




      Juno



      *Pseudocyesis (Gamma-1 Caeli)

      *Tarandus (49 Cassiopeiae; marks the obsolete constellation Tarandus the Reindeer)

      *Kapteyn's Star (VZ Pictoris; nearest galactic halo star to the Sun, orbits the Galactic Center backwards)

      *Kleeia (Delta-3 Tauri, in the Hyades)

      *Ain (Epsilon Tauri)

      *Phaesyla (Theta-2 Tauri, in the Hyades)

      *Dione (Kappa-1 Tauri, in the Hyades)

      *Pluvius (Pi Tauri, in the Hyades)

      *Dodonida (Phi Tauri)

      *Nysida (Chi Tauri)

      *Phyto (70 Tauri, in the Hyades)

      *Polyxo (71 Tauri, in the Hyades)

      *Prodice (79 Tauri, in the Hyades)

      *Eudora (83 Tauri, in the Hyades)

      *Hind's Variable Nebula (NGC 1555 Tauri)



      Vesta



      MM Hydrae (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      *Subra (Omicron Leonis)

      *Peanut Nebula of Leo (CW Leonis)

      Frosty Leo Nebula (IRAS 09371+1212 Leonis)

      *Lucida Pictoris (Alpha Pictoris)




      Chiron



      Network Nebula (NGC 6992 Cygni)




      North Node



      *Nova Aquilae 1918 (V603 Aquilae; cataclysmic variable)

      Alfecca Meridiana (Alpha Coronae Australis)

      Myrtus (Beta Coronae Australis)

      Shrichakra (Gamma Coronae Australis)

      Kalachakra (Delta Coronae Australis)

      Ascella (Zeta Sagittarii)

      *Wild Duck Cluster (M-51 Scuti)



      South Node



      Sirius (Alpha Canis Majoris)

      HL Canis Majoris

      PU Canis Majoris (cataclysmic variable)

      Dziban (Psi-1 Draconis)

      *NGC 2304 (Geminorum; open cluster)



      More later.




      Mark A. Holmes
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