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Fixed star alignments (May 8, 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 Mirfak al Bintu (Eta Andromedae) *Groombridge
    Message 1 of 1 , May 16, 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




      Mirfak al Bintu (Eta Andromedae)

      *Groombridge 34 (GX & GQ Andromedae; nearby binary star system of red dwarves)

      *Kurdah (Xi Cephei)

      *IX Draconis (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      *Machina Electrica (Omega Fornacis; marks the obsolete constellation Machina Electrica, the Electrical Generator)

      *Acamar (Theta Eridani)

      *NGC 326 (Piscium; galaxy with colliding black holes)





      Saturn



      Alchita (Alpha Corvi)

      *Gienah Ghurab (Gamma Corvi)

      Minkar (Epsilon Corvi)

      Kien Mun (Omicron Hydrae)

      *Al Haram (Mu Velorum)

      Quercus (Y Velorum; located in the obsolete constellation Robur Carolinus,
      Charles' Oak)

      Octopus Nebula (Drilling 1 Velorum)

      Auva (Delta Virginis)




      Uranus



      Difda (Beta Ceti)

      Chorion (Zeta Horologii)

      Salm (Upsilon Pegasi)

      Vernalis (Omega Piscium)

      Galactic South Pole (Sculptoris)



      Neptune



      Helix Nebula (NGC 7293 Aquarii)

      Al Uzza (Upsilon Gruis)




      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)



      Eris



      Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)

      Kui (Zeta Andromedae)

      Tien Ke (Theta Andromedae)

      VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)

      Baten Kaitos(Zeta Ceti)




      Ceres


      *Psi-1 Aquarii (has planets)

      *Honda's Star (V1500 Cygni; aka Nova Cygni 1975; cataclysmic variable)

      *Cheeseburger Nebula (NGC 7026 Cygni)

      *Achernar (Alpha Eridani)

      *RU Horologii (cataclysmic variable)

      *Homan (Zeta Pegasi)

      *Ankaa (Alpha Phoenicis)



      Pallas



      Alburaan Borealis (Mu Aquarii)

      *Mo (7 Aquarii)

      Dorsum (Theta Capricorni)

      CH Cygni (symbiotic variable star)

      Veil Nebula (NGC 6960 Cygni)

      *Deneb Dulfim (Epsilon Delphini)

      *Al Kaud (Eta Delphini)



      Juno



      NGC 4151 (Canum Venaticorum; elliptical galaxy and maser)

      Bolyard's Star (PSC 54309-1029-1340 Hydrae; a rotating radio transient-type
      neutron star)

      Coxa (Theta Leonis)

      NGC 3607 (Leonis; elliptical galaxy which is part of the Leo II Group)

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

      Xestus (Omicron Velorum)

      Vela X-1 (3U0900-40 Velorum; X-ray source)



      Vesta



      *Albali (Epsilon Aquarii)

      *Albulaan Borealis (Mu Aquarii)

      *AE Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)

      *Armus (Eta Capricorni)

      *Gliese 777A (Cygni; has planets)

      *Cygnus X-1 (HDE 226868 Cygni; famous black hole)

      *Xian-He (Xi Gruis)

      *Lucida Globi (Epsilon Microscopii; the brightest star in the obsolete constellation Globus Aerostaticus, the Hot Air Balloon)



      Chiron



      Sadalmelek (Alpha Aquarii)

      Luyten 789-6 (EZ Aquarii; nearby star)

      Deneb (aka Deneb Adige; Alpha Cygni)

      Egg Nebula (CRL 2688 Cygni)

      Seagull Nebula (NGC 2032 Doradus)

      KL Draconis (cataclysmic variable)

      Fomalhaut (Alpha Piscis Austrini)



      North Node



      *Manuqdewata (Beta Apodis)

      *Martlet (Gamma Apodis)

      Karnot Mizbeach (Beta Arae)

      Zadok (Gamma Arae)

      Stingray Nebula (Henize 3-1357 Arae)

      Kepler's Star (SN 1604 Ophiuchi;supernova)

      *Little Ghost Nebula (NGC 6339 Ophiuchi)

      Shaula (Lambda Scorpii)

      Lesath (Upsilon Scorpii)

      Walnut Nebula (IRAS 17245-3951 Scorpii)




      South Node



      QZ Aurigae

      T Aurigae

      *TX Columbae (cataclysmic variables)

      Alnilam (Epsilon Orionis; part of Cingula Orionis, Orion's Belt)

      Alnitak (Zeta Orionis; part of Cingula Orionis, Orion's Belt)

      *Hatsya (Iota Orionis)

      Meissa (Lambda Orionis)

      Khad Prior (Phi-1 Orionis)

      Khad Posterior (Phi-2 Orionis)

      *Ensis (M-42 Orionis; the Great Nebula of Orion)

      HD 40307 (Pictoris; has planets)

      Crab Nebula (M-1 Tauri)



      Mark A. Holmes
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