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Fixed star alignments (June 26, 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 *Sheratan (Beta Arietis) Mesarthim (Gamma
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 26, 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



      *Sheratan (Beta Arietis)

      Mesarthim (Gamma Arietis)

      *Velikovskaya (BD +20°307 Arietis; has a dust cloud orbiting it that may have been caused by planets colliding with one another)

      *DK Cassiopeiae (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      Al Wahat (Iota Cephei)

      *Al Sadr al Ketus (Pi Ceti)

      *JKCS 041 (Ceti; super-distant galaxy)

      *Fornacis (Alpha Fornacis)

      Markarian 1 (Piscium, galaxy w/black hole)

      Triangulum Spiral (M-33 Trianguli; galaxy)



      Saturn



      Bgh (HR 5010 Comae Berenices)

      Gienah Ghurab (Gamma Corvi)

      Kien Mun (Omicron Hydrae)

      Al Haram (Mu Velorum)

      Porrima (Gamma Virginis)

      Vindemiatrix (Epsilon Virginis)



      Uranus



      Al Agemim (Eta Cephei)

      Al Kidr (Theta Cephei)

      Ardhanari (Gamma Reticuli)




      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)

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

      Kaus Borealis (Lambda Sagittarii)

      Tow (21 Sagittarii)

      *Sagittarius X-4 (2U 1820-30 Sagittarii; deep-space X-ray source)

      Clipeus (Zeta Scuti)

      Tang (Eta Serpentis)

      *HD 168443 (Serpentis; in Serpens Cauda, has planets)

      Ki (Delta-1 Telescopii)



      Eris



      Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)

      Mirfak al Bintu (Eta Andromedae)

      Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)

      *Acamar (Theta Eridani)



      Ceres



      *Fireworks Galaxy (NGC 6946 Cephei; on the border with Cygnus)

      *Azelfafage (Pi-1 Cygni)

      Sama al Azrak (Pi-2 Cygni)

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




      Pallas


      *Albulaan Borealis (Mu Aquarii)

      Mo (7 Aquarii)

      *Armus (Eta Capricorni)

      Dorsum (Theta Capricorni)

      CH Cygni

      Veil Nebula (NGC 6960 Cygni)

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

      Deneb Dulfim (Epsilon Delphini)



      Juno



      Kollarobos (21 Canum Venaticorum)

      *AM Canum Venaticorum (cataclysmic variable)

      *M-94 (Canum Venaticorum; spiral galaxy)

      *NGC 4395 (Canum Venaticorum; Seyfert galaxy)

      Sherasiph (Nu Hydrae)

      *Denebola (Beta Leonis)

      *UX Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variable)



      Vesta




      Castra (Epsilon Capricorni)

      Crescent Nebula (NGC 6888 Cygni)

      The Red-Necked Emu (Harrington STAR 26 Cygni; asterism)

      Al Ukud (Gamma Delphini)

      HR Delphini (cataclysmic variable)

      Hinnulus (Epsilon Equulei)

      Al Faras Al Thani (Lambda Equulei)

      Tancho (Eta Gruis)

      Ras Alkurki (Lambda Gruis)

      Reygher (Mu-1 Gruis)

      Bakasura (Pi-2 Gruis)

      IL Vulpeculae

      QU Vulpeculae (cataclysmic variables)



      Chiron



      Luyten 789-6 (EZ Aquarii; nearby star)

      Deneb (aka Deneb Adige; Alpha Cygni)

      Seagull Nebula (NGC 2032 Doradus)




      North Node



      Manuqdewata (Beta Apodis)

      Martlet (Gamma Apodis)

      Stingray Nebula (Henize 3-1357 Arae)

      -Rasalhague (Alpha Ophiuchi)

      Kepler's Star (SN 1604 Ophiuchi;supernova)

      Little Ghost Nebula (NGC 6339 Ophiuchi)

      Pismis 24 (Scorpii)

      Cheerio Nebula (NGC 6337 Scorpii)

      War and Peace Nebula (NGC 6357 Scorpii)

      Walnut Nebula (IRAS 17245-3951 Scorpii)



      South Node



      *Capella (Alpha Aurigae)

      QZ Aurigae (cataclysmic variable)

      *Radioactive Turd (WISEPC J045853.90+643451.9 Camelopardalis; ultracool brown dwarf)

      *Phact (Alpha Columbae)

      TX Columbae (cataclysmic variable)

      Mintaka (Delta Orionis; part of Cingula Orionis, Orion's Belt)

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

      Hatsya (Iota Orionis)

      Meissa (Lambda Orionis)

      Puga (Sigma Orionis)

      *Thabit (Upsilon Orionis)

      Khad Prior (Phi-1 Orionis)

      *S Orionis

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

      *Fictus (Gamma Pictoris)

      HD 40307 (Pictoris; has planets)

      Al Nath (Beta Tauri)



      Mark A. Holmes
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