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Fixed star alignments (June 20, 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 Deneb Kaitos Schemali (Iota Ceti) Galactic
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 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



      Deneb Kaitos Schemali (Iota Ceti)

      Galactic North Pole (Comae Berenices)

      RR Coronae Borealis (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      AF Cygni (cataclysmic variable)

      *Chorion (Zeta Horologii)

      Sellio (6 Lacertae; Sellio the Newt is an old name for Lacerta)

      Kerb (Tau Pegasi)

      *Salm (Upsilon Pegasi)

      NGC 7742 (Pegasi; galaxy w/black hole)

      Gliese 86 (Phoenicis; has planets)

      WZ Sagittarii (cataclysmic variable)

      Lucida Sculptoris (Alpha Sculptoris)

      ER Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable)

      W Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable)




      Saturn



      Chara (15 Canum Venaticorum)

      Pinwheel Galaxy (M-99 Comae Berenices)

      Needle Galaxy (NGC 4565 Comae Berenices)

      Al Sharatif (Beta Crateris)

      Lucida Sextantis (Alpha Sextantis)

      *Markeb (Kappa Velorum)

      Zavijava (Beta Virginis)

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




      Uranus



      The Flying Minnow (Harrington STAR 4 Aurigae; asterism)

      Deneb Kaitos Schemali (Iota Ceti)

      Galactic North Pole (Comae Berenices)

      RR Coronae Borealis (cataclysmic variable)

      AF Cygni (cataclysmic variable)

      NGC 1399 (Fornacis; galaxy)

      Brolga (Rho Gruis)

      Manus Justitia (10 Lacertae; marks the obsolete constellation Manus Justitia
      the Hand of Justice)

      Scheat (Beta Pegasi)

      Kerb (Tau Pegasi)

      NGC 7457 (Pegasi; galaxy w/black hole)

      NGC 7742 (Pegasi; galaxy w/black hole)

      Gliese 86 (Phoenicis; has planets)

      WZ Sagittarii (cataclysmic variable)

      Lucida Sculptoris (Alpha Sculptoris)

      Sculptor Galaxy (NGC 253 Sculptoris)

      Tsien Ta Tseang (10 Trianguli)

      Shalish (12 Trianguli)

      Nili Donum (14 Trianguli)

      ER Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable)

      W Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable)



      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)

      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)

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

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

      We (aka Lucida Telescopii; Alpha Telescopii)




      Eris



      Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)

      Kui (Zeta Andromedae)

      Tien Ke (Theta Andromedae)

      VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)

      Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)




      Ceres



      *Mu Arae (has planets)

      Etamin (Gamma Draconis)

      *TrES 3 (Herculis; has planets)

      *Monoceros Vortex (V616 Monocerotis; black hole, aka A062000)

      *Al Durajah (Gamma Ophiuchi)

      *RS Ophiuchi (cataclysmic variable)

      Argus (Eta Pavonis)

      *Mouse Pulsar (G359.23-0.82 Sagittarii)

      *Integral X-Ray Nova 2006 (IGR J17497-2821 Sagittarii)

      *Terzan 5 (Sagittarii; globular cluster that contains high-speed pulsar)

      *Garden-Sprinkler Nebula (Henize 3-1475 Sagittarii)

      *Silkworm Nebula (CRL 5385 Sagittarii)

      *Galactic Center (Sagittarii)

      *Apollyon (Iota-1 Scorpii)

      *Girtab (Kappa Scorpii)

      Basanismus (G Scorpii)

      *Hyman's Burper (GCRT J1745-3009 Scorpii; pulsar named for its emissions pattern and its chief co-discoverer, Scott Hyman)



      Pallas



      *Princeps (Delta Bootis)

      *Alkalurops (Mu-1 Bootis)

      *Hallinan's Star (TVLM 513-46546 Bootis; a brown dwarf pulsar)

      *Al Hakim (Iota Centauri)

      Ma Ti (Lambda Centauri)

      Running Chicken Nebula (IC 2944 Centauri)

      Jellyfish Nebula (KFR [Kerber-Furlan-Roth] 1 Crucis)

      Syrma (Iota Virginis)

      Kang (Kappa Virginis)

      NGC 5674 (Virginis; galaxy w/suspected black hole)



      Juno



      Al Kurud Borealis (Kappa Columbae)

      *Dirah (Mu Geminorum)

      *Red Rectangle (CRL 915 Monocerotis; nebula)




      Vesta



      *Tenebricissima (2M 0929 Antliae; brown dwarf double star, the dimmest known, hence its proper name)

      *Thuban (Alpha Draconis)

      *M-105 (Leonis; galaxy with black hole)

      *NGC 3377 (Leonis; with black hole)

      *Alioth (Epsilon Ursae Majoris)

      *Alula Australe (Xi Ursae Majoris; has planets)

      *Coddington Nebula (IC 2574 Ursae Majoris)




      Chiron



      HD 210277 (Aquarii; has planets)

      Helix Nebula (NGC 7293 Aquarii)

      Al Uzza (Upsilon Gruis)




      North Node



      HD 181433 (Pavonis; has planets)

      Ain al Rami (Nu Sagittarii)

      Nunki (Sigma Sagittarii)

      Ross 154 (V1216 Sagittarii; nearby star)

      Tien Pien (Beta Scuti)

      Branchett's Object (NSV 24587 Scuti; variable star)




      South Node



      Al Agribah (Lambda Canis Majoris)

      Najibah (Theta Geminorum)

      Alzirr (Xi Geminorum)

      DN Geminorum (cataclysmic variable)

      BT Monocerotis (cataclysmic variable)

      COROT-7 (Monocerotis; has planets)

      The Arrow Head (Harrington STAR 5 Monocerotis; asterism)




      More later.



      Mark A. Holmes
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