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Fixed star alignments (January 13, 2013)

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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 *FT Camelopardalis *AM Cassiopeiae
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 13, 2013
      As of midnight GMT. Asterisks indicate alignments that weren't there a week ago today (with a
      1 00' orb).


      *FT Camelopardalis

      *AM Cassiopeiae (cataclysmic variables aka novae)

      *The Little Queen (Harrington STAR 25 Draconis; a small asterism that looks somewhat like the W pattern in Cassiopeia)

      Adid Australis (Epsilon Persei)

      Kapteyn's Star (VZ Pictoris)

      *Prima Hyadum (Gamma Tauri)

      Secunda Hyadum (Delta-1 Tauri)

      Kleeia (Delta-3 Tauri; in the Hyades)

      *Phaeo (Theta-1 Tauri; in the Hyades)

      *Ati (Psi Tauri)

      Calyce (Omega-2 Tauri; in the Hyades)

      Ambrosia (58 Tauri)

      Polyxo (71 Tauri; in the Hyades)

      T Tauri (archetypal variable star)

      *Crystal Ball Nebula Crystal Ball Nebula (NGC 1514 Tauri)

      Struve's Lost Nebula (NGC 1554 Tauri)

      Hind's Variable Nebula (NGC 1555 Tauri)


      QU Carinae (cataclysmic variable)

      *Kabkent Secunda (Nu Centauri)

      Omega Centauri (NGC 5139 Centauri; a very bright globular cluster)

      Noctua (50 Hydrae; marks the obsolete constellation Noctua the Night-Owl)

      *Jikiketsu (Lambda Muscae)

      Hoag's Object (PGC 54559 Serpentis; a ring galaxy in Serpens Caput discovered by Jim Hoag)

      Rijl al Awwa (Mu Virginis)

      Passer (Gamma-2 Volantis)


      Al Agemim (Eta Cephei)

      Al Kidr (Theta Cephei)

      Ardhanari (Gamma Reticuli)


      HD 210277 (Aquarii;has planets)

      Helix Nebula (NGC 7293 Aquarii)

      Al Uzza (Upsilon Gruis)

      Shay Show (Epsilon Hydri)

      *Kae Uh (Lambda Muscae)

      Enif (Epsilon Pegasi)

      *Tien Kang (Delta Piscis Austrini)


      AM Herculis (cataclysmic variable)

      Alathfar (Mu Lyrae)

      Umlindi Welinsizunu (Gamma Mensae)

      AQ Mensae (cataclysmic variable)

      Nanto (Phi Sagittarii)

      Ioannina (Alpha Scuti)

      FV Scuti  (cataclysmic variables)


      Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)

      Kui (Zeta Andromedae)

      Tien-Ke (Theta Andromedae)

      VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)

      Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)

      Mark A. Holmes

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