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Fixed star alignments (March 31, 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 Batenateban Australis (Phi Draconis) *Sasin
    Message 1 of 2 , Mar 31, 2013
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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



      Batenateban Australis (Phi Draconis)

      *Sasin (Epsilon Leporis)

      *Hind's Crimson Star (R Leporis; named for its color and its discoverer, British astronomer John Hind)

      *Tabit (Pi-3 Orionis)

      Parilicium (Sigma-2 Tauri; in the Hyades)

      *LkCa 15 (Tauri; protoplanetary nebula)



      Saturn


      QU Carinae (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      Omega Centauri (NGC 5139 Centauri; bright globular cluster)

      *Nusakan (Beta Coronae Borealis)

      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 in 1950 by Jim Hoag)
      (PGC: Principal Galaxies Catalogue)

      Rijl al Awwa (Mu Virginis)

      Passer (Gamma-2 Volantis)




      Uranus



      *MN Draconis (cataclysmic variable)

      Horoscopium (Iota Horoscopii; has planets)

      Lucida Lacertae (Alpha Lacertae; the brightest star in Lacerta)

      Lacerta Lingua (Beta Lacertae; marks Lacerta the Lizard's tongue)

      *Algenib (Gamma Pegasi)

      Lucida Reticuli (Alpha Reticuli; the brightest star in Reticulum, the Net or Reticule)



      Neptune



      Sadalmelek (Alpha Aquarii)

      Ancha (Theta Aquarii)

      FO Aquarii (cataclysmic variable)

      Egg Nebula (CRL 2688 Cygni)
      (CRL = Cambridge Research Laboratory (Infrared Survey) catalog)

      Seagull Nebula (NGC 2032 Doradus; open cluster with nebulosity)

      KL Draconis (cataclysmic variable)

      Fomalhaut (Alpha Piscis Austrini)



      Pluto


      HD 181433 (Pavonis; has planets)

      Ross 154 (V1216 Sagittarii; nearby star)

      Delta Scuti (variable star)

      Branchett's Object (NSV 24587 Scuti, a variable star discovered by David Branchett)



      Eris


      Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)

      Kui (Zeta Andromedae)

      Tien-Ke (Theta Andromedae)

      VV Cephei (cataclysmic variable)

      Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)



      Mark A. Holmes
    • mahtezcatpoc
      ... http://www.constellationsofwords.com/stars/Algenib.html ... Reticulum = the net (holding back) or the reticule (focusing). Mark A. Holmes
      Message 2 of 2 , Apr 7 9:55 PM
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        --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, Mark Andrew Holmes <mahtezcatpoc@...> wrote:
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        > As of midnight GMT. Asterisks indicate alignments that weren't
        > there a week ago today (with a
        > 1 00'
        > orb).
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        >
        >
        > Uranus
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        >

        >
        > *Algenib (Gamma Pegasi)

        http://www.constellationsofwords.com/stars/Algenib.html

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        > Lucida Reticuli (Alpha Reticuli; the brightest star in Reticulum, the Net or Reticule)


        Reticulum = the net (holding back) or the reticule (focusing).


        Mark A. Holmes
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