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Fixed star alignments (October 17, 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 Cocoon Nebula (IC 5146 Cygni) *BL Lacertae
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 21, 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



      Cocoon Nebula (IC 5146 Cygni)

      *BL Lacertae (prototypical BL Lacertae object)

      *Cosmic 6 Nebula (Abell 79 Lacertae)

      Matar (Eta Pegasi)

      *Sadalbari (Mu Pegasi)

      *51 Pegasi (has planets)

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

      Rhombus (Kappa Reticuli)

      *NGC 300 (Sculptoris; a spiral galaxy in which is located the most distant black hole known)





      Saturn



      Diadem (Alpha Comae Berenices)

      Bgh (HR 5010 Comae Berenices)

      *Al Haram (Mu Velorum)

      *Porrima (Gamma Virginis)

      *Vindemiatrix (Epsilon Virginis)

      NGC 4346 (Virginis; galaxy with black hole)




      Uranus



      Sama al Azrak (Pi-2 Cygni)

      Deer Lick Group (galaxy grouping: NGC 7331, 7335, 7336, 7337, and 7340 Pegasi)

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

      Azelfafage (Xi Puppis)




      Neptune



      Baxendell's Nebula (NGC 7088 Aquarii; believed to be optical illusion)

      Kuh (Mu Capricorni)

      Propeller Nebula (MRSL 479 Cygni)

      Sze Wei (Beta Equulei)

      Tian-He (Omicron Gruis)




      Pluto



      Atiyah (Omicron Herculis)

      DQ Herculis (cataclysmic variable)

      Dusares (Kappa Mensae)

      Phorbaceus (72 Ophiuchi)

      Emerald Nebula(NGC 6572 Ophiuchi)

      Ira Furoris(Eta Sagittarii)

      Polis(Mu Sagittarii)

      Gomez's Hamburger (IRAS 18059-3211 Sagittarii; nebula)




      Eris



      Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)

      Kui (Zeta Andromedae)

      Tien Ke (Theta Andromedae)

      VV Cephei (nova)

      Baten Kaitos(Zeta Ceti)




      Ceres




      *Tao Shou (Theta Arae)

      *Atiyah (Omicron Herculis)

      *Dusares (Kappa Mensae)

      *Polaris Australis (Sigma Octantis)

      *Polarissima Australis (NGC 2573 Octantis; galaxy very close to the south celestial pole, even closer than Polaris Australis, hence the nickname)

      *Poniatovii (70 Ophiuchi; marks the obsolete constellation Taurus Poniatovii, Poniatowski's Bull)

      *Phorbaceus (72 Ophiuchi)

      *Gomez's Hamburger (IRAS 18059-3211 Sagittarii; nebula)

      *Red Spider Nebula (NGC 6537 Sagittarii)




      Pallas



      *Mamajek 1 (Eta Chamaeleontis and other stars; open cluster)

      *Circinus Pulsar (PSR B1509-58 Circini)

      *Zodet's Planetary (ESO:135-PN4 Circini; nebula)

      *Aedes (Iota-1 Muscae)

      *Acrab (Beta-1 Scorpii)

      *Isidis (Delta Scorpii)

      *Yed Posterior (Epsilon Ophiuchi)

      *Vrischika (Pi Scorpii)

      *Fang (Rho Scorpii)

      *Jabhat al Akrab (Omega-1 Scorpii)

      *18 Scorpii (sunlike star)



      Juno



      *Chang (Upsilon-1 Hydrae)

      *Shir (Rho Leonis)

      *Lochium (Lambda Pyxidis; marks the log part of the obsolete constellation Lochium et Funis, the Log and Line)

      *Spindle Galaxy of Sextans (NGC 3115 Sextantis)

      *Alula Boreale (Nu Ursae Majoris)

      *Keenan System (NGC 5216 & 5218 Ursae Majoris; interacting galaxies connected by a filament)




      Vesta



      *Quadrans (Phi Bootis)

      *Jellyfish Nebula (Kerber-Furlan-Roth 1 Crucis)

      *Running Chicken Nebula (IC 2944 Centauri)

      *Syrma (Iota Virginis)

      *NGC 5674 (Virginis; galaxy with black hole)



      Chiron



      Baxendell's Nebula (NGC 7088 Aquarii; believed to be optical illusion)

      Kuh (Mu Capricorni)

      Propeller Nebula (MRSL 479 Cygni)

      Sze Wei (Beta Equulei)

      Tian-He (Omicron Gruis)




      North Node



      Vincla (Theta Coronae Australis)

      Cerberus (106 Herculis; marks the obsolete constellation by that name)

      Dahlgren's Star (V533 Herculis)

      Kaus Australis (Epsilon Sagittarii)

      Kaus Borealis (Lambda Sagittarii)

      Tow (21 Sagittarii)

      Omega Nebula (M-17 Sagittarii)

      Sagittarius X-4 (NGC 6624 Sagittarii; globular cluster and X-ray source)

      Clipeus (Zeta Scuti)

      Tang (Eta Serpentis)

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

      We (Alpha Telescopii; aka Lucida Telescopii)

      Ki (Delta-1 Telescopii)




      South Node



      Al Kurud Borealis (Kappa Columbae)

      Dirah (Mu Geminorum)

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

      Red Rectangle (CRL 915 Monocerotis)




      Mark A. Holmes
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