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Fixed star alignments (August 1, 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). The Propeller Nebula was aligned with Neptune, not
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 11, 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).


      The Propeller Nebula was aligned with Neptune, not Chiron, last week, and AF Cygni was not aligned with Saturn.  Sorry.



      Jupiter



      Difda (Beta Ceti)

      Chorion (Zeta Horologii)

      Vernalis (Omicron Piscium)

      Galactic South Pole(Sculptoris)




      Saturn



      Asellus Secundus (Iota Bootis)

      Asellus Tertius(Kappa Bootis)

      *AL Comae Berenices

      *GO Comae Berenices

      IR 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 a pair of
      eyes)

      The Nonet (NGC 4438 Virginis; galaxy)




      Uranus



      The Flying Minnow(Harrington STAR 4 Aurigae; asterism)

      Deneb Kaitos Schemali(Iota Ceti)

      RR Coronae Borealis(cataclysmic variable)

      Galactic North Pole(Comae Berenices)

      *AF Cygni (cataclysmic variable)

      NGC 1399(Fornacis; galaxy)

      Brolga(Rho Gruis)

      Manus Justitia(10 Lacertae)

      Scheat (Beta Pegasi)

      Kerb (Tau Pegasi)

      NGC 7457(Pegasi)

      NGC 7742(Pegasi; galaxies 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

      W Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variables)



      Neptune



      Gienah (Epsilon Cygni)

      Propeller Nebula (MRSL 479 Cygni)

      Ibycus (Iota Gruis)

      Cor Piscis Austrini (Beta Piscis Austrini)




      Pluto



      Atiyah(Omicron Herculis)

      DQ Herculis (cataclysmic variable)

      Pi Mensae (has planets)

      *Phorbaceus (72 Ophiuchi)

      Emerald Nebula(NGC 6572 Ophiuchi)

      Ira Furoris(Eta Sagittarii)

      Kaus Medius(Delta Sagittarii)

      Polis(Mu Sagittarii)




      Eris



      Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)

      Kui (Zeta Andromedae)

      Mirfak al Bintu (Eta Andromedae)

      Tien Ke (Theta Andromedae)

      VV Cephei (nova)

      Baten Kaitos(Zeta Ceti)



      Ceres



      Huma (Delta Apodis)

      *Korban (Zeta Arae)

      *Rijl al Jathiyah (Iota Herculis)

      *Maasym (Lambda Herculis)

      Imad (Theta Ophiuchi)

      Wajrik (Xi Ophiuchi)

      Bug Nebula (NGC 6302 Scorpii)

      Cotton Candy Nebula (CRL 6815 Scorpii)

      *Spindle Nebula (IRAS 17106-3046 Scorpii)

      Atria (Alpha Trianguli Australe)




      Pallas



      *OY Carinae (cataclysmic variable)

      *Wishing Well Cluster (NGC 3532 Carinae)

      *Nusakan (Beta Coronae Borealis)

      RR Coronae Borealis

      Gacrux (Gamma Crucis)

      *Juxta (Epsilon Crucis)

      *Marsik Sinistral (Chi Herculis)

      *Sataghni (Pi Hydrae)

      *NY Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)

      *Khambalia (Lambda Virginis)





      Juno



      HT Camelopardalis  (cataclysmic variable)

      *Aludra (Eta Canis Majoris)

      Monster Nova (V838 Monocerotis; cataclysmic variable; was briefly the Milky
      Way's brightest star during a 2002 outburst)

      *Al Taleban (Tau Puppis)

      *CI Ursae Majoris

      *EZ Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variables)

      *Holmberg IX (UGC 5336 Ursae Majoris; eclipsing binary surrounded by nebulosity)

      *Bode's Galaxy (M-81 Ursae Majoris)

      *Starburst Galaxy (M-82 Ursae Majoris)



      Vesta



      *Copula (M-51 Canum Venaticorum; the Whirlpool Galaxy)

      *Sunflower Galaxy (M-63 Canum Venaticorum)

      *Hockey Stick Galaxies (NGC 4656/4657 Canum Venaticorum)

      *Avior (Epsilon Carinae)

      *The Mice (NGC 4676 Comae Berenices; pair of colliding galaxies)

      *Alkes (Alpha Crateris)

      *Labrum (Delta Crateris)

      *Benetnash (Eta Ursae Majoris)

      *Ross 128 (FI Virginis; nearby star)




      Chiron



      Network Nebula (NGC 6992 Cygni)

      Tsuru (Theta Gruis)

      *Ibycus (Iota Gruis)

      M-15 (Pegasi; densest known globular cluster)




      North Node



      HD 181433 (Pavonis; has planets)

      Nunki (Sigma Sagittarii)

      Ross 154 (V1216 Sagittarii; nearby star)

      Tien Pien (Beta Scuti)

      *Delta Scuti (the archetypal Delta Scuti variable)



      South Node



      Al Agribah  (Lambda Canis Majoris)

      Najibah (Theta Geminorum)

      Alzirr (Xi Geminorum)

      DN Geminorum (cataclysmic variable)

      The Arrow Head (Harrington STAR 5 Monocerotis; asterism)

      BT Monocerotis (cataclysmic variable)

      COROT-7 (Monocerotis;has planets)




      Mark A. Holmes
    • mahtezcatpoc
      The Pluto alignment with Kaus Medius went out of force during the week of July 4 and shouldn t be in this list. Mark A. Holmes
      Message 2 of 2 , Sep 22, 2010
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        The Pluto alignment with Kaus Medius went out of force during the week of July 4 and shouldn't be in this list.


        Mark A. Holmes

        --- 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).
        >
        >
        > The Propeller Nebula was aligned with Neptune, not Chiron, last week, and AF Cygni was not aligned with Saturn.  Sorry.
        >
        >
        >
        > Jupiter
        >
        >
        >
        > Difda (Beta Ceti)
        >
        > Chorion (Zeta Horologii)
        >
        > Vernalis (Omicron Piscium)
        >
        > Galactic South Pole(Sculptoris)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Saturn
        >
        >
        >
        > Asellus Secundus (Iota Bootis)
        >
        > Asellus Tertius(Kappa Bootis)
        >
        > *AL Comae Berenices
        >
        > *GO Comae Berenices
        >
        > IR 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 a pair of
        > eyes)
        >
        > The Nonet (NGC 4438 Virginis; galaxy)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Uranus
        >
        >
        >
        > The Flying Minnow(Harrington STAR 4 Aurigae; asterism)
        >
        > Deneb Kaitos Schemali(Iota Ceti)
        >
        > RR Coronae Borealis(cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Galactic North Pole(Comae Berenices)
        >
        > *AF Cygni (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > NGC 1399(Fornacis; galaxy)
        >
        > Brolga(Rho Gruis)
        >
        > Manus Justitia(10 Lacertae)
        >
        > Scheat (Beta Pegasi)
        >
        > Kerb (Tau Pegasi)
        >
        > NGC 7457(Pegasi)
        >
        > NGC 7742(Pegasi; galaxies 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
        >
        > W Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variables)
        >
        >
        >
        > Neptune
        >
        >
        >
        > Gienah (Epsilon Cygni)
        >
        > Propeller Nebula (MRSL 479 Cygni)
        >
        > Ibycus (Iota Gruis)
        >
        > Cor Piscis Austrini (Beta Piscis Austrini)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Pluto
        >
        >
        >
        > Atiyah(Omicron Herculis)
        >
        > DQ Herculis (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > Pi Mensae (has planets)
        >
        > *Phorbaceus (72 Ophiuchi)
        >
        > Emerald Nebula(NGC 6572 Ophiuchi)
        >
        > Ira Furoris(Eta Sagittarii)
        >
        > Kaus Medius(Delta Sagittarii)
        >
        > Polis(Mu Sagittarii)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Eris
        >
        >
        >
        > Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)
        >
        > Kui (Zeta Andromedae)
        >
        > Mirfak al Bintu (Eta Andromedae)
        >
        > Tien Ke (Theta Andromedae)
        >
        > VV Cephei (nova)
        >
        > Baten Kaitos(Zeta Ceti)
        >
        >
        >
        > Ceres
        >
        >
        >
        > Huma (Delta Apodis)
        >
        > *Korban (Zeta Arae)
        >
        > *Rijl al Jathiyah (Iota Herculis)
        >
        > *Maasym (Lambda Herculis)
        >
        > Imad (Theta Ophiuchi)
        >
        > Wajrik (Xi Ophiuchi)
        >
        > Bug Nebula (NGC 6302 Scorpii)
        >
        > Cotton Candy Nebula (CRL 6815 Scorpii)
        >
        > *Spindle Nebula (IRAS 17106-3046 Scorpii)
        >
        > Atria (Alpha Trianguli Australe)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Pallas
        >
        >
        >
        > *OY Carinae (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > *Wishing Well Cluster (NGC 3532 Carinae)
        >
        > *Nusakan (Beta Coronae Borealis)
        >
        > RR Coronae Borealis
        >
        > Gacrux (Gamma Crucis)
        >
        > *Juxta (Epsilon Crucis)
        >
        > *Marsik Sinistral (Chi Herculis)
        >
        > *Sataghni (Pi Hydrae)
        >
        > *NY Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > *Khambalia (Lambda Virginis)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Juno
        >
        >
        >
        > HT Camelopardalis  (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > *Aludra (Eta Canis Majoris)
        >
        > Monster Nova (V838 Monocerotis; cataclysmic variable; was briefly the Milky
        > Way's brightest star during a 2002 outburst)
        >
        > *Al Taleban (Tau Puppis)
        >
        > *CI Ursae Majoris
        >
        > *EZ Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variables)
        >
        > *Holmberg IX (UGC 5336 Ursae Majoris; eclipsing binary surrounded by nebulosity)
        >
        > *Bode's Galaxy (M-81 Ursae Majoris)
        >
        > *Starburst Galaxy (M-82 Ursae Majoris)
        >
        >
        >
        > Vesta
        >
        >
        >
        > *Copula (M-51 Canum Venaticorum; the Whirlpool Galaxy)
        >
        > *Sunflower Galaxy (M-63 Canum Venaticorum)
        >
        > *Hockey Stick Galaxies (NGC 4656/4657 Canum Venaticorum)
        >
        > *Avior (Epsilon Carinae)
        >
        > *The Mice (NGC 4676 Comae Berenices; pair of colliding galaxies)
        >
        > *Alkes (Alpha Crateris)
        >
        > *Labrum (Delta Crateris)
        >
        > *Benetnash (Eta Ursae Majoris)
        >
        > *Ross 128 (FI Virginis; nearby star)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Chiron
        >
        >
        >
        > Network Nebula (NGC 6992 Cygni)
        >
        > Tsuru (Theta Gruis)
        >
        > *Ibycus (Iota Gruis)
        >
        > M-15 (Pegasi; densest known globular cluster)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > North Node
        >
        >
        >
        > HD 181433 (Pavonis; has planets)
        >
        > Nunki (Sigma Sagittarii)
        >
        > Ross 154 (V1216 Sagittarii; nearby star)
        >
        > Tien Pien (Beta Scuti)
        >
        > *Delta Scuti (the archetypal Delta Scuti variable)
        >
        >
        >
        > South Node
        >
        >
        >
        > Al Agribah  (Lambda Canis Majoris)
        >
        > Najibah (Theta Geminorum)
        >
        > Alzirr (Xi Geminorum)
        >
        > DN Geminorum (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > The Arrow Head (Harrington STAR 5 Monocerotis; asterism)
        >
        > BT Monocerotis (cataclysmic variable)
        >
        > COROT-7 (Monocerotis;has planets)
        >
        >
        >
        >
        > Mark A. Holmes
        >
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