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Fixed star alignments (April 3, 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 *Gladius Frederici (Iota Andromedae; marks
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 3, 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



      *Gladius Frederici (Iota Andromedae; marks the sword part of the obsolete constellation Frederici Honores, the Honors of Frederick)

      *UV Ceti (variable star)

      *Coruscatus (Nu Fornacis)

      *DK Lacertae (cataclysmic variable aka novae)





      Saturn



      Algorab (Delta Corvi)

      Tchang-Cha (Zeta Corvi)

      Avis Satyra (Eta Corvi)

      Sombrero Galaxy (M-104 Virginis)

      NGC 4697 (Virginis; elliptical galaxy and X-ray source)

      *The Stargate (Harrington STAR 20 Virginis; asterism)

      The Jaws (Harrington STAR 21 Virginis; asterism)



      Uranus




      Deneb Kaitos Schemali (Iota Ceti)

      Galactic North Pole (Comae Berenices)

      RR Coronae Borealis

      AF Cygni (cataclysmic variables)

      Sellio (6 Lacertae; marks the obsolete constellation Sellio the Newt)

      Manus Justitia (10 Lacertae; marks the obsolete constellation Sceptrum et Manus
      Justitia, the Scepter and Hand of Justice)

      Kerb (Tau Pegasi)

      *Salm (Upsilon Pegasi)

      NGC 7742 (Pegasi; face-on spiral galaxy)

      Gliese 86 (Phoenicis; has planets)

      WZ Sagittarii (cataclysmic variable)

      Lucida Sculptoris (Alpha Sculptoris)

      ER Ursae Majoris

      W Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variables)






      Neptune



      Network Nebula (NGC 6992 Cygni)

      Tsuru (Theta 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)

      *Facies (M-22 Sagittarii; star cluster)




      Eris



      Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)

      Kui (Zeta Andromedae)

      Tien Ke (Theta Andromedae)

      VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)

      Baten Kaitos(Zeta Ceti)




      Ceres



      *Sadalmelek (Alpha Aquarii)

      *Deneb (Alpha Cygni)

      *Egg Nebula (CRL 2688 Cygni)

      *Seagull Nebula (NGC 2032 Doradus)

      *KL Draconis (cataclysmic variable)

      *Fomalhaut (Alpha Piscis Austrini)




      Pallas




      *Pazan (Psi Capricorni)

      *Patchick's Planetary (IRAS 19450+2922 Cygni)

      *Tarantula Nebula (NGC 2070 Doradus)

      *Lucida Sagittae (Gamma Sagittae)

      *Black Widow Pulsar (B1957+20 Sagittae)

      *Bassaros (13 Vulpeculae)

      *LU Vulpeculae
      *LV Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variables)

      *Cloverleaf Nebula (IRAS 194477+2401 Vulpeculae)




      Juno



      La Superba (Y Canum Venaticorum)

      *Ghost of Jupiter Nebula (NGC 3242 Hydrae)

      *Copeland's Septet (Hickson 57 Leonis; galaxy grouping: NGC 3745, 3746, 3748, 3750, 3751, 3753, 3754)

      *Mizar (Zeta Ursae Majoris)

      *Alcor (80 Ursae Majoris)



      Vesta



      *Tarazed (Gamma Aquilae)

      *Bezek (Eta Aquilae)

      *Antinous (58 Aquilae; marks the obsolete constellation Antinous the Kidnapped Boy)

      *AX Capricorni (catalysmic variable)

      *Ghost Head Nebula (NGC 2080 Doradus)

      *Shay We (Beta Hydri)

      *Pe Sze (aka The Persian; Alpha Indi)

      *Aladfar (Eta Lyrae)

      *BE Octantis (cataclysmic variable)

      *Anser (Alpha Vulpeculae)



      Chiron



      Sadalmelek (Alpha Aquarii)

      Ancha (Theta Aquarii)

      FO Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)

      Nova Cygni 1920 (V476 Cygni; cataclysmic variable)

      *Egg Nebula (CRL 2688 Cygni)

      *KL Draconis (cataclysmic variable)

      Al Lat (Phi Gruis)

      Fomalhaut (Alpha Piscis Austrini)

      Lacaille 9352 (HD 217987 Piscis Austrini)

      NGC 7052 (Vulpeculae; edge-on galaxy with black hole)





      North Node



      *Tseen Yin (Delta Arae)

      Mu Arae (has planets)

      TREs 3 (Hercules; has planets)

      *Lucida Mensae (Alpha Mensae)

      *Kelb Alrai (Beta Ophiuchi)

      *Al Durajah (Gamma Ophiuchi)

      *Iron Star (XX Ophiuchi)

      Pistol Star (V4647 Sagittarii)

      Silkworm Nebula (CRL 5385 Sagittarii)

      Mouse Pulsar (G359.23-0.82 Sagittarii)

      Garden-Sprinkler Nebula (Henize 3-1475 Sagittarii)

      Galactic Center (Sagittarii)

      *Sargas (Theta Scorpii)

      Girtab (Kappa Scorpii)

      Hyman's Burper (GCRTJ1765-3009 Scorpii; pulsar)

      *Aculeus (M-6 Scorpii; the Butterfly Nebula)



      South Node



      *Andrew's Star (HD 37519 Aurigae)

      Cassiopeia A (SN 1572 Cassiopeiae; the remnant of the 1572 supernova Tycho's Star)

      Wazn (Beta Columbae)

      *Zeta Leporis (has planets)

      Saiph (Kappa Orionis)

      McNeil's Nebula (EQJ054614-00058 Orionis)

      AH Pictoris (cataclysmic variable)

      *Spaghetti Nebula (Sharpless 2-240 Tauri)





      Mark A. Holmes
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