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Fixed star alignments (February 27, 2011)

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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 *Elephant s Trunk Nebula (IC 1396 Cephei)
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 4, 2011
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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



      *Elephant's Trunk Nebula (IC 1396 Cephei)

      *Lucida Lacertae (Alpha Lacertae)

      *Pegasus 2 Cluster (NGC 7720 Pegasi and other galaxies)

      *Lucida Reticuli (Alpha Reticuli)



      Saturn



      *Merga (38 Bootis)

      Roberts 22 (CRL 4140 Carinae; nebula)

      Tso-Hea (6 Corvi)



      Uranus



      *The Flying Minnow (Harrington STAR 4 Aurigae; asterism)

      Azelfafage (Pi-1 Cygni)

      *NGC 1399 (Fornacis; galaxy)

      *Brolga (Rho Gruis)

      Scheat (Beta Pegasi)

      IP Pegasi (cataclysmic variable)

      *NGC 7457 (Pegasi; galaxy with black hole)

      *Sculptor Galaxy (NGC 253 Sculptoris)

      *Tsien Ta Tseang (10 Trianguli)

      *Shalish (12 Trianguli)

      *Nili Donum (14 Trianguli)






      Neptune



      Atoms For Peace Galaxy (NGC 7252 Aquarii)

      Gienah (Epsilon Cygni)

      Network Nebula (NGC 6992 Cygni)

      Tsuru (Theta Gruis)

      Ibycus (Iota Gruis)

      M-15 (Pegasi; densest known globular cluster)






      Pluto



      Vincla (Theta Coronae Australis)

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

      *Ghusen (109 Herculis)

      Dahlgren's Star (V533 Herculis; cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      *Ocelli (Lambda Pavonis)

      Kaus Borealis (Lambda Sagittarii)

      Tow (21 Sagittarii)

      Clipeus (Zeta Scuti)

      Ki (Delta-1 Telescopii)




      Eris



      Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)

      Kui (Zeta Andromedae)

      Tien Ke (Theta Andromedae)

      VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)

      Baten Kaitos(Zeta Ceti)




      Ceres



      *LZ Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)

      *Nashira (Gamma Capricorni)

      *16 Cygni B (has planets)

      *S Doradus

      *Al Faras Al Thani (Lambda Equulei)

      *Gruid (Beta Gruis)

      *Geranos (Delta-1 Gruis)

      *Phoenicopterus (Epsilon Gruis)

      *Aztlan (Kappa Gruis)

      *VW Hydri (cataclysmic variable)

      *Aracari (Gamma Tucanae)

      *TY Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variable)



      Pallas



      *Al Thalimain (Iota Aquilae)

      *NGC 6814 (Aquilae; elliptical galaxy with black hole)

      *Terebellum (Omega Sagittarii)

      *Little Gem Nebula (NGC 6818 Sagittarii)

      *Barnard's Galaxy (NGC 6822 Sagittarii)

      *KK Telescopii (cataclysmic variable)



      Juno


      *Cor Caroli (Alpha Canum Venaticorum)

      *Dhat al-Khullab (24 Canum Venaticorum)

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

      *Remora Galaxy (NGC 4627 Canum Venaticorum)

      *Whale Galaxy (NGC 4631 Canum Venaticorum)

      *Alkes (Alpha Crateris)

      *T Leonis (cataclysmic variable)

      *Eight-Burst Planetary (NGC 3132 Velorum; nebula)



      Vesta



      *Nova Aquilae 1918 (V603 Aquilae; cataclysmic variable)

      *Alfecca Meridiana (Alpha Coronae Australis)

      *Myrtus (Beta Coronae Australis)

      *Shrichakra (Gamma Coronae Australis)

      *Kalachakra (Delta Coronae Australis)

      *Vega (Alpha Lyrae)

      *Ascella (Zeta Sagittarii)

      *Manubrium (Omicron Sagittarii)

      *Hecatebolus (Tau Sagittarii)






      Chiron



      *HD 210277 (Aquarii; has planets)

      Al Uzza (Upsilon Gruis)

      *Shay Show (Epsilon Hydri)

      *Enif (Epsilon Pegasi)

      Helix Galaxy (NGC 2685 Ursae Majoris)




      North Node



      Tao Shou (Theta Arae)

      Ramo (95 Herculis; marks the obsolete constellation Ramo the Branch)

      Sinistra (Nu Ophiuchi)

      Fellah (67 Ophiuchi)

      *Barnard's Star (V2500 Ophiuchi; nearby star, has planets)

      Spiculum (M-8/20/21 Sagittarii)

      M-21 (Sagittarii; open cluster, part of Spiculum)

      Baade's Window (NGC 6522 Sagittarii; globular cluster)

      Lagoon Nebula (M-8 Sagittarii; part of Spiculum)

      Trifid Nebula (M-20 Sagittarii; part of Spiculum)

      Red Spider Nebula(NGC 6537 Sagittarii)

      DZ Serpentis (cataclysmic variable)







      South Node




      Menkalinan (Beta Aurigae)

      Prijipati (Delta Aurigae)

      Bogardus (Theta Aurigae)

      Thanatosis (Gamma Columbae)

      Thumos (Eta Columbae)

      Yildun (Delta Ursae Minoris)






      Mark A. Holmes
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