Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

Fixed star alignments (July 4, 2010)

Expand Messages
  • Mark Andrew Holmes
    As of midnight GMT. Asterisks indicate alignments that weren t there a week ago today (with a 1 00 orb). Jupiter Difda (Beta Ceti) Chorion (Zeta Horologii)
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 9, 2010
    • 0 Attachment
      As of midnight GMT.

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



      Jupiter


      Difda (Beta Ceti)

      Chorion (Zeta Horologii)

      Salm (Upsilon Pegasi)

      *Vernalis (Omicron Piscium)

      *Galactic South Pole (Sculptoris)




      Saturn


      Al Sharatif (Beta Crateris)

      *Al Batiyah (Gamma Crateris)

      Pinwheel Galaxy (M-99 Comae Berenices)

      *NGC 4450 (Comae Berenices; galaxy with suspected black hole)

      NGC 4692 (Comae Berenices; galaxy with suspected black hole)

      *Asina (Chi-1 Hydrae)

      Lucida Sextantis (Alpha Sextantis)

      Markeb (Kappa Velorum)

      Wild's Triplet (Arp 248 Virginis; galaxy grouping)




      Uranus



      The Flying Minnow (Harrington STAR 4 Aurigae; asterism)

      *Deneb Kaitos Schemali (Iota Ceti)

      Galactic North Pole (Comae Berenices)

      RR Coronae Borealis

      AF Cygni (cataclysmic variables aka novae)

      NGC 1399 (Fornacis; galaxy)

      Brolga (Rho Gruis)

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

      Kerb (Tau Pegasi)

      NGC 7457 (Pegasi; galaxy with suspected black hole)

      NGC 7742 (Pegasi; elliptical galaxy with suspected 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

      W Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variables)



      Neptune


      Gienah (Epsilon Cygni)

      Tsuru (Theta Gruis)

      Ibycus (Iota Gruis)

      M-15 (Pegasi; densest known globular cluster)




      Pluto


      DQ Herculis (nova)

      Pi Mensae (has planets)

      Emerald Nebula (NGC 6572 Ophiuchi)

      Kaus Medius (Delta Sagittarii)

      Ira Furoris (Eta Sagittarii)

      Polis (Mu Sagittarii)

      Little Star Cloud (M-24 Sagittarii)

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



      Eris


      VV Cephei (nova)

      Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)

      Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)

      Kui (Zeta Andromedae)

      *Mirfak al Bintu (Eta Andromedae)

      Tien Ke (Theta Andromedae)




      Ceres


      *Choo (Alpha Arae)

      *Karnot Mizbeach (Beta Arae)

      *Zadok (Gamma Arae)

      Grumium (Xi Draconis)

      *Shaula (Lambda Scorpii)

      *Lesath (Upsilon Scorpii)

      *Walnut Nebula (IRAS 17245-3951 Scorpii)


      Pallas



      *Quadrans (Phi Bootis; marks the obsolete constellation Quadrans the Mural Quadrant)

      Hallinan's Star (TVLM 513-46546 Bootis)

      Ma Ti (Lambda Centauri)

      Running Chicken Nebula (IC 2944 Centauri)

      Jellyfish Nebula (Kerber-Furlan-Roth 1 Crucis)

      Syrma (Iota Virginis)

      Kang (Kappa Virginis)

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



      Juno


      *Sirius (Alpha Canis Majoris)

      *HL Canis Majoris

      *PU Canis Majoris (novae)

      *Dziban (Psi-1 Draconis)

      *NGC 2304 (Geminorum; star cluster)

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




      Vesta


      *NGC 4151 (Canum Venaticorum; elliptical galaxy and maser)

      *Bolyard's Star (PSC 54309-1029-1340 Hydrae; rotating-radio-transient-type neutron star, discovered by teenage American amateur astronomer
      Lucas Bolyard)

      *Coxa (Theta Leonis)

      *Wolf 359 (CN Leonis)

      *NGC 3607 (Leo; galaxy w/suspected black hole)

      *Broken Engagement Ring (Harrington STAR 19 Ursae Majoris; asterism)

      *Xestus (Omicron Velorum)

      *Vela X-1 (3U0900-40 Velorum; black hole)




      Chiron



      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)

      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

      BT Monocerotis (novae)

      COROT-7 (Monocerotis; has planets)

      The Arrow Head (Harrington STAR 5 Monocerotis; asterism)





      Mark A. Holmes
    Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.