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Fixed star alignments (April 7, 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 *CI Camelopardalis (cataclysmic variable aka
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 7, 2013
      As of midnight GMT. Asterisks indicate alignments that weren't there a week ago today (with a
      1 00' orb).


      *CI Camelopardalis (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      *Oyster Nebula (NGC 1501 Camelopardalis)

      *Kemble's Cascade (NGC 1502 Camelopardalis; an open cluster)

      Sasin (Epsilon Leporis)

      Tabit (Pi-3 Orionis)

      *Aethra (Tau Tauri; in the Hyades)

      *RV Tauri

      LkCa 15 (Tauri; protoplanetary nebula)


      QU Carinae (cataclysmic variable aka nova)

      *Wishing Well Cluster (NGC 3532 Carinae)

      Omega Centauri (NGC 5139 Centauri; bright globular cluster)

      Nusakan (Beta Coronae Borealis)

      *Sataghni (Pi Hydrae)

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

      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)


      *Erakis (Mu Cephei; aka The Garnet Star)

      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)


      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)


      HD 181433 (Pavonis; has planets)

      *Nunki (Sigma Sagittarii)

      Ross 154 (V1216 Sagittarii; nearby star)

      *Tien Pien (Beta Scuti)

      Delta Scuti (variable star)

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


      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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