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Fixed star alignments (August 7, 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 Adhab (Upsilon Andromedae; has planets) The
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 7, 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



      Adhab (Upsilon Andromedae; has planets)

      The Fath (NGC 708 Andromedae; elliptical galaxy)

      *Achird (Eta Cassiopeiae)

      Kaffaljidhma (Gamma Ceti)

      Azha (Eta Eridani)

      *Liberflux (Tau-4 Eridani)

      *Eridanus Supervoid (Eridani)



      Saturn



      Alchita (Alpha Corvi)

      *Algorab (Delta Corvi)

      Minkar (Epsilon Corvi)

      The Stargate (Harrington STAR 20 Corvi; asterism)

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

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



      Uranus



      Al Agemim (Eta Cephei)

      Al Kidr (Theta Cephei)

      Ardhanari (Gamma Reticuli)

      Galactic South Pole (Sculptoris)



      Neptune



      Network Nebula (NGC 6992 Cygni)

      *Tsuru (Theta Gruis)

      M-15 (Pegasi; densest known globular cluster)



      Pluto




      DQ Herculis (cataclysmic variable)

      Kaus Medius (Delta Sagittarii)

      Kaus Australis (Epsilon Sagittarii)

      Tow (21 Sagittarii)

      Omega Nebula (M-17 Sagittarii)

      Little Star Cloud (M-24 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)

      Eagle Nebula (M-16 Serpentis; in Serpens Cauda)

      We (Alpha Telescopii)

      Ki (Delta-1 Telescopii)



      Eris



      Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)

      Mirfak al Bintu (Eta Andromedae)

      Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)

      Acamar (Theta Eridani)



      Ceres


      The Flying Minnow (Harrington STAR 4 Aurigae; asterism)

      Deneb Kaitos Schemali (Iota Ceti)

      Galactic North Pole (Comae Berenices)

      RR Coronae Borealis

      AF Cygni (cataclysmic variables)

      NGC 1399 (Fornacis; galaxy)

      Brolga (Rho Gruis)

      Manus Justitia (10 Lacertae; marks the obsolete constellation Manus Justitia,
      the Hand of Justice)

      *Scheat (Beta Pegasi)

      Kerb (Tau Pegasi)

      *IP Pegasi (cataclysmic variable)

      NGC 7457 (Pegasi; galaxy with black hole)

      NGC 7742 (Pegasi; elliptical galaxy with black hole)

      Gliese 86 (Phoenicis; has planets)

      WZ Sagittarii (cataclysmic variable)

      Lucida Sculptoris (Alpha Sculptoris)

      Sculptor Galaxy (NGC 253 Sculptoris)

      Tsien Ta Tseang (10 Trianguli)

      Shalish (12 Trianguli)

      Nili Donum (14 Trianguli)

      ER Ursae Majoris

      W Ursae Majoris (cataclysmic variables)




      Pallas



      *PQ Aquilae (cataclysmic variable)

      *Giedi (Alpha Capricorni)

      *Dabih (Beta Capricorni)

      *Alshat (Nu Capricorni)

      Oculus (Pi Capricorni)

      *Footprint Nebula (Minkowski 1-92 Cygni)

      *Campbell's Nebula (PK64+5.1 Cygni)

      *Shelton's Star (SN 1987A Doradus; supernova in the Large Magellanic Cloud discovered by Canadian astronomer Ian Shelton)

      *Campbell's Star (HD 184738 Lyrae)




      Juno


      *Asellus Primus (Theta Bootis)

      *Nodus Primus (Zeta Draconis)

      *M-87 (Virginis; aka Virgo A; marks the Supergalactic Center)

      *NGC 4261 (elliptical galaxy with black hole)

      *NGC 4342 (Virginis; galaxy w/suspected black hole)

      *NGC 4472 (Virginis; galaxy w/suspected black hole)

      *Siamese Twins (NGC 4567 Virginis; galaxy grouping)



      Vesta



      *Albali (Epsilon Aquarii)

      *Albulaan Borealis (Mu Aquarii)

      *AE Aquarii (cataclyssmic 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)

      *47 Tucanae (NGC 104 Tucanae; globular cluster)




      Chiron



      Sadalmelek (Alpha Aquarii)

      Ancha (Theta Aquarii)

      FO Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)

      Egg Nebula (CRL 2688 Cygni)

      Seagull Nebula (NGC 2032 Doradus)

      KL Draconis (cataclysmic variable)

      Fomalhaut (Alpha Piscis Austrini)



      North Node




      Huma (Delta Apodis)

      *Korban (Zeta Arae)

      *Rijl al Jathiyah (Iota Herculis)

      *Maasym (Lambda Herculis)

      Imad (Theta Ophiuchi)

      Wajrik (Xi Ophiuchi)

      Bug Nebula (NGC 6302 Scorpii)

      Cotton Candy Nebula (CRL 6815 Scorpii)

      Spindle Nebula (IRAS 17106-3046 Scorpii)

      Atria (Alpha Trianguli Australe)



      South Node



      Flaming Star Nebula (IC 405 Aurigae)

      Lucida Camelopardalis (Beta Camelopardalis)

      Arneb (Alpha Leporis)

      *Nihal (Beta Leporis)

      Bellatrix (Gamma Orionis)

      Saif al Jabbar (Eta Orionis)





      Mark A. Holmes
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