Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

Fixed star alignments (May 19, 2013)

Expand Messages
  • Mark Andrew Holmes
    As of midnight GMT. Asterisks indicate alignments that weren t there a week ago today (with a 1 00 orb). Jupiter *Capella (Alpha Aurigae) *Flaming Star Nebula
    Message 1 of 1 , May 20, 2013

      As of midnight GMT. Asterisks indicate alignments that weren't there a week ago today (with a
      1 00' orb).


      *Capella (Alpha Aurigae)
      *Flaming Star Nebula (IC 405 Aurigae)
      *Lucida Camelopardalis (Beta Camelopardalis)
      *Radioactive Turd (WISEPC J045853.90+643451.9 Camelopardalis; the first ultracool brown dwarf discovered by NASA's WISE space telescope. It has a high hydrogen sulfide content and glows green in the enhanced view astronomers use in infrared telescopes, hence my nickname.)
      *Arneb (Alpha Leporis)

      *Bellatrix (Gamma Orionis)

      *Thabit (Upsilon Orionis)
      *S Orionis
      *Fictus (Gamma Pictoris)


      Simiram (Omega Carinae)

      OY Carinae (cataclysmic variable)

      Centaurus A (NGC 5128 Centauri; galaxy which is a powerful radio source)

      Boomerang Nebula (ESO 172-7 Centauri; noted for its exceptional coldness)

      Gacrux (Gamma Crucis)
      *Decrux (Delta Crucis)
      Khambalia (Lambda Virginis)

      OU Virginis (cataclysmic variable)

      Triple Quasar Alpha (LBQS 1429-008 Virginis; the first triple quasar discovered)

      SY Volantis (cataclysmic variable)


      *Deneb Algenubi (Eta Ceti)
      CP Lacertae (cataclysmic variable)
      *DI Lacertae (cataclysmic variables)

      Luyten 789-6 (EZ Aquarii; nearby star)

      Deneb (aka Deneb Adige; Alpha Cygni)

      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)


      *Alathfar (Mu Lyrae)
      HD 181433 (Pavonis; has planets)
      *Nanto (Phi Sagittarii)

      Ross 154 (V1216 Sagittarii; nearby star)

      Delta Scuti (variable star)


      Saderazra (Delta Andromedae)

      Mirfak al Bintu (Eta Andromedae)

      Baten Kaitos (Zeta Ceti)

      Acamar (Theta Eridani)

      Mark A. Holmes

    Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.