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Of the “Trailing Sungrazer Suncruiser” Solar Crossing

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Dozens of pilot whales lay beached at Farewell Spit on the northern tip of New Zealand's South Island

SS: a sungrazer has appears and crossed under the sun .. many events lead up to this sungrazer crossing the sun .. it all started when two comets went into OUTBURST together for the first time since anyone can ever remember .. comet holmes* and the comet schwassmann-wachmann (the vanguard comet) went into outburst one after another forming two pearls in the sky . as the outbursts have mostly fading now here we have the sungrazer appear and crossed under the sun …

SS: and as it does so a suncruiser appears to come from behind the sun from the same general direction that the sungrazer had come as if following it . there is one small issue with the SOHO data in which the following frame the sun cruiser has been over layed out of the image. something is going on with that suncruiser following that sungrazer which is now a big secret . we need to continue to monitor the sungrazers progress through SOHO since it has survived the graze .

SS: UPDATE 02-21-15: the sun was flatlining (for six days) on the 18th as the comet was approaching the sun and soon after the sungrazers passage the sun began to erupt with solar flares as can see in soho image below. it seems pretty obvious to me that the sungrazer passage caused the solar flares and therefore there must be some interaction between the two objects that causes this phenomena.

THE SUN IS FLATLINING: For the 6th day in a row, solar activity remains very low. No sunspots are flaring, and the sun’s X-ray output has flatlined. NOAA forecasters estimate a scant 1% chance of significant solar flares on Feb. 18th. Solar flare alerts: text, voice

Dozens of pilot whales lie beached at Farewell Spit on the northern tip of New Zealand’s South Island, in this February 13, 2015 handout courtesy of the Department of Conservation.  Picture taken February 13, 2015.    REUTERS/Department of Conservation/Handout via Reuters (NEW ZEALAND – Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER ANIMALS)

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    Of the “Queen’s Eye” Holmes* OUTBURST

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    SS: something is causing Holmes* to outburst when it is in the region of the sky of “Queens Eye” Algol … what i believe to be happening is that holmes* has run into a region of space that is very high concentration of high energy electrons left over from the GRB that caused the initial cometary megaburst in 2007. the last time this comet outburst before 2007 was in 1892. Holmes* was nudged into a new orbit by a close passage to jupiter in the years 1908 and 1968 which put it into it’s current orbit.

    SS: 02-02-15 UPDATE: the vanguard comet schwassmann-wachmann has erupted in OUTBURST in the Mayan Hunab-ku while Holmes* remains in OUTBURST near ‘Queen’s Eye’ . i am not sure the odds of this happening SW1 and Holmes* the two pearls of the sky both in outburst at the same time .

    The Algol System In the constellation Perseus there is a moderately bright star called Algol. It is remarkable in that every 68.75 hours its light dims rather suddenly for several hours before returning just as quickly to its former brightness. This change in brightness is sufficiently large to be apparent even to the naked eye. Very careful observation also indicates a small dip in light output halfway in between the large dips, and detailed inspection of the spectrum indicates that Algol is a spectroscopic binary. ( Additional evidence indicates that Algol is actually a triple star system, but two of the stars are very close together. It is these two stars that concern us here.) Algol is called the Winking Demon Star because of its light variation and because Perseus is according to mythology holding the severed head of the Gorgon or demon.

    1646a. djed en tem ir nefer ka ro ma re pon imi en
    Telekinesis will happen because the Telekinesis Star has said, relating to Pepi II, “see to the Adept Mouth who is among us,
    The Adept Mouth is served by all the Pyramid Builders, because of orders from the Telekinesis Star as their chief.
    1646b. djui ef n shem en iob en en ef
    so that when he (the Adept Mouth) calls upon us (the Pyramid Builders), we will go, and we will unite for him,”
    The Adept Mouth will know that the Set of Nine Pyramid Builders will only descend upon earth once every 26,000 year precessional cycle of the earth’s spin axis, and so he will not call upon it to do that more often.
    1647a. hha netjeru neb mii iun mii iob
    so that all the Pyramid Builders will manifest, come into existence and come united,
    The verb ‘hha’ here means ‘to descend or manifest’ from Heaven. The Pyramid Builders will have to make this sacrifice in order to megalithically build the 4th, 5th and 6th dynasty Pyramids along with their Eastern Constructions upon earth.
    1647b. mi nu iu en etjen iob en etjen en tem em iunu
    like Telekinesis will happen because you all (the Pyramid Builders) have returned, and Telekinesis will happen because you all have united for the Telekinesis Star in the Spine,
    Iunu, the Spine of Ancient Egypt, in modern Cairo.
    1648a. djui ef tjen iut etjen
    so that when he calls upon you all, you all will come,
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      Of the Comet Finlay OUTBURST

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      SS: comet Finlay has gone into OUTBURST discovered the night of the 18-19 dec… it will remain in OUTBURST for a couple weeks. this means that my planned research trip to california beaches will be done under the cover of OUTBURSTING comet Finlay. when a comet outburst then we get an outburst of x-ray and scalar activity as well. the ouburst has happened near mars.

      X-FLARE (UPDATED): Big sunspot AR2242 erupted on Saturday, Dec. 20th @ 00:27 UT, producing an intense X1.8-class solar flare. NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory captured the explosion’s extreme ultraviolet flash:

      What’s Up for December 2014 NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Published on Dec 1, 2014 The December Geminids and Ursids offer up two more chances to see meteor showers this year. Plus, there are two comets to look for through telescopes.

      Mayan Astronomy The Maya made daytime observations of Venus. Venus had a psychological effect upon the Maya and other Mesoamerican cultures, it has been shown that the Maya were timing some of their wars based on the stationary points of Venus and Jupiter.

      One missing after Indonesia volcano erupts 19.12.2014 A volcano erupted in eastern Indonesia late on Thursday, leaving at least one hiker missing and injuring several other people. A spokesman for Indonesia’s Disaster Mitigation Agency, Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, said Mount Gamalama on Ternate island in North Maluku province spewed hot ash and smoke hundreds of feet into the air.

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        Of the Boattini ‘Queen’s Eye’ Passage

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        SS: what’s up with boattini ?? well boattini was discovered a few years back in 2010 and is not due to arrive until 2020.. i know that is a huge lead time for a comet . i am not sure we have ever detected a comet 10 years before it’s closest approach to earth. hale-bopp was the brightest non sungrazer comet we have seen in our lifetimes and it was discovered only two years before it’s closest point to earth. as hale-bopp neared the sun it grew a huge spiraling tail. if this comet starts to produce a spiraling tail a year or two before it’s arrival then it is a planet sized comet. it’s distance appears to be a ways out there but i am not sure anyone should even be able to see this thing ten years before arrival either. i am not saying it is going to be bright but i do find this comet very curious which is why i been watching it.

        SS: i have studied boattini before when it was near the amazon priestess dwarf planet Eris (formerly known as Xena). on 02 december the moon is in alignment with the amazon priestess Eris and the following three days later the moon makes it’s monthly passage near the ‘Seven Sisters’ Pleiades. who are the seven sisters is a good question and i often wondered about that. it is interesting that in our lifetime (eris is a sloooooow mover) the moon passes near the amazon priestess dwarf planet before it passes the seven sisters. so i think there is something here about the amazon priestess queen has seven sisters.

        SS: boattini is now found near Algol or as I have named it the ‘Queen’s Eye’ .. i have reasons for naming this based upon previous comet passages of hyakutake and hale-bopp, as well as the sun-sized mega-outburst of comet holmes* that can be seen in the maps as well. holmes* has finally made a round trip back to Algol Queen’s Eye where it started it’s journey to the Mayan Hunab Ku during other comet passages there. perseus slayed the gorgon medusa to acquire the ‘Queen’s Eye’ . Boattini will make a very slow ‘Queen’s Eye’ passage on into next year.

        SS: below we are watching the moon make it’s monthly journey around the ecliptic where it aligns with many ‘precesion objects’ such as regulus in leo as well as the multiple planets that orbit in the ecliptic. this year we must watch the ominous day known as 12-13-14 …. xmas will happen under a lunar venus mars this year.

        SS: 12-19-14 UPDATE: see skymaps below.. comet Finlay has gone into OUTBURST last night.. it will remain in OUTBURST for a couple weeks. this means that my planned research trip to california beaches will be done under the cover of OUTBURSTING comet Finlay.

        What’s Up for December 2014 NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Published on Dec 1, 2014 The December Geminids and Ursids offer up two more chances to see meteor showers this year. Plus, there are two comets to look for through telescopes.

        The Algol System In the constellation Perseus there is a moderately bright star called Algol. It is remarkable in that every 68.75 hours its light dims rather suddenly for several hours before returning just as quickly to its former brightness. This change in brightness is sufficiently large to be apparent even to the naked eye. Very careful observation also indicates a small dip in light output halfway in between the large dips, and detailed inspection of the spectrum indicates that Algol is a spectroscopic binary. ( Additional evidence indicates that Algol is actually a triple star system, but two of the stars are very close together. It is these two stars that concern us here.) Algol is called the Winking Demon Star because of its light variation and because Perseus is according to mythology holding the severed head of the Gorgon or demon.

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          Of the Mars Missing Atmosphere

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          NASA Mission Provides Its First Look at Martian Upper Atmosphere October 14, 2014 The hydrogen and oxygen coronas of Mars are the tenuous outer fringe of the planet’s upper atmosphere, where the edge of the atmosphere meets space. In this region, atoms that were once a part of carbon dioxide or water molecules near the surface can escape to space. These molecules control the climate, so following them allows us to understand the history of Mars over the last four billion years and to track the change from a warm and wet climate to the cold, dry climate we see today. MAVEN observed the edges of the Martian atmosphere using the Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph (IUVS), which is sensitive to the sunlight reflected by these atoms.

          The Newest NASA Mars Mission Is Already Unraveling The Mystery Of Mars’ Missing Atmosphere  OCT. 15, 2014 This water has broken apart into its atomic components, hydrogen and oxygen, and once hydrogen reaches the upper atmosphere of Mars it escapes into space because it is extremely light and so is weakly bound by Mars’ gravity. It’s escape process like these that remove water from Mars, Chaffin explained, and may have “dominated the history of Martian climate change.”

          The hydrogen slipping away from the planet is shown by the bright white band around the red circle, which marks the outline of Mars. The band is bright because the hydrogen atoms are reflecting the sunlight that is shining on that half of Mars during daytime.

          Carbon is heavier than hydrogen and so is located closer to the surface as shown in the image below. Carbon dioxide is the most abundant molecule in the Martian atmosphere and, because it is a greenhouse gas, may have established conditions on early Mars for liquid water.

          Oxygen is also a heavy element and is therefore more strongly bound by Mars’s gravity. However, chemical interactions between light particles and oxygen atoms in the atmosphere can heat oxygen atoms up to the point where they have enough energy to rise to the upper atmosphere and escape into space.

          Most of the oxygen shown in this image is cold oxygen, but the fuzzy part of the image on the list portion of the planet is hot oxygen that is escaping into space. Oxygen is perhaps the most useful element to study because it is produce from the breakdown of both carbon dioxide and water.

          An artist’s concept depicts Comet Siding Spring (2013 A1) hurtling towards Mars. Closest approach to Mars comes on October 19, 2014. (NASA)

          Three views of an escaping atmosphere, obtained by MAVEN’s Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph. By observing all of the products of water and carbon dioxide breakdown, MAVEN’s remote sensing team can characterize the processes that drive atmospheric loss on Mars. (University of Colorado/NASA)

          A comet will give Mars a historically close shave next weekend, and NASA aims to be ready for the dramatic cosmic event. The space agency has already trained a number of its science assets on Comet Siding Spring , which will zoom within 87,000 miles of Mars on Oct. 19 — about one-third the distance between Earth and the moon. And NASA’s fleet of Red Planet orbiters and rovers will be watching on the big day, studying the comet and its influence on Mars’ atmosphere. (Wochit)

          A general view of Mars, captured by Mastcam:Left onboard NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity on January 27, 2013 (AFP Photo/NASA / JPL-Caltech / MSS/AFP/File)

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            Of the Siding Spring Mars Passage

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            SS: we are now only three weeks away from the Siding Spring close passage to mars. the comet should be a whopping -6 magnitude or brighter if viewed from mars.  the view from earth is +8 magnitude. who is going to get the best image of siding spring is what we are all wondering.?? will comet dust and fragments impacts the martian atmosphere and/or surface ?? will there be dust storms from any impacts that will be viewable from earth ?? these are all questions that no one knows the answers to right now. on 27 October the moon will align with siding spring in the mayan hunab ku after the passage while on 04 october before the passage siding spring will be near the “Sting of the Scorpion” star Shaula Scorpii.

            SS: UPDATE 10-01-14: imediatly following the Lunar Mars Antares Siding Spring alignment on the 29 September the vanguard come Schwassmann Wachmann went into OUTBURST on 30 September 2014. SW1 happens to be very near Antares as well .. this can be seen in the new starmap i have added. SW1 outbursts usually last about two weeks unless it is a mega-outburst which could last two months. likely this outburst will last two weeks which means it will be in OUTBURST during the lunar eclipse in october. outbursting comet means more cometary x-rays and scalar activity.

            What’s Up for October 2014 Published on Oct 1, 2014 What’s Up for October? A lunar eclipse, a solar eclipse and Mars has a close encounter with a comet. (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

            Caterpillar Comet Poses for Pictures En Route to Mars August 30, 2014 As Comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring sidles towards its October 19th encounter with Mars, it’s passing a trio of sumptuous deep sky objects near the south celestial pole this week. Astrophotographers weren’t going to let the comet’s picturesque alignments pass without notice. Rolando Ligustri captured this remarkable view using a remote, computer-controlled telescope on August 29th. It shows the rich assemblage of stars and star clusters that comprise the Small Magellanic Cloud, one of the Milky Way’s satellite galaxies located 200,000 light years away.

            NASA Mars Spacecraft Prepare for Close Comet Flyby July 25, 2014 In the days before and after the comet’s flyby, NASA will study the comet by taking advantage of how close it comes to Mars. Researchers plan to use several instruments on the Mars orbiters to study the nucleus, the coma surrounding the nucleus, and the tail of Siding Spring, as well as the possible effects on the Martian atmosphere. This particular comet has never before entered the inner solar system, so it will provide a fresh source of clues to our solar system’s earliest days.

            Mars’ atmosphere, though much thinner than Earth’s, is thick enough that NASA does not anticipate any hazard to the Opportunity and Curiosity rovers on the planet’s surface, even if dust particles from the comet hit the atmosphere and form into meteors. Rover cameras may be used to observe the comet before the flyby, and to monitor the atmosphere for meteors while the comet’s dust trail is closest to the planet.

            NASA’s Swift Satellite Tallies Water Production of Mars-bound Comet June 19, 2014 The comet makes its closest approach to Mars on Oct. 19, passing just 86,000 miles (138,000 km) from the Red Planet — so close that gas and dust in the outermost reaches of the comet’s atmosphere, or coma, will interact with the atmosphere of Mars.

            Mars Express team readies for Siding Spring 02/07/2014 While we know the comet will not hit Mars, nor our spacecraft, Mars Express, initial observation data lead us to expect that the coma (the cloud of dust particles surrounding the comet’s nucleus) will be big enough to envelop Mars and therefore the spacecraft orbiting it.

            Serqet /ˈsɜrˌkɛt/, also known as Selket, Serket or Selcis /ˈsɛlsɨs/, is the goddess of healing venomous stings and bites in Egyptian mythology, originally the deification of the scorpion.[2] Scorpion stings lead to paralysis and Serket’s name describes this, as it means (she who) tightens the throat, however, Serket’s name also can be read as meaning (she who) causes the throat to breathe, and so, as well as being seen as stinging the unrighteous, Serket was seen as one who could cure scorpion stings and the effects of other venoms such as snake bites. In Ancient Egyptian art, Serket was shown as a scorpion (a symbol found on the earliest artifacts of the culture, such as the protodynastic period), or as a woman with a scorpion on her head. Although Serket does not appear to have had any temples, she had a sizable number of priests in many communities.

            Theta Scorpii (θ Sco, θ Scorpii) is a star in the southern zodiac constellation of Scorpius. It has the traditional name Sargas, of Sumerian origin.[10] In Chinese, it is referred to as 尾宿五 (Mandarin: wěi xiù wǔ), the Fifth Star of the Tail.[citation needed] The apparent visual magnitude of this star is +1.87,[2] making it readily visible to the naked eye and one of the brightest stars in the night sky. It is sufficiently near that the distance can be measured directly using the parallax technique, which yields an estimate of roughly 300 light years (90 parsecs).[1]

            Lambda Scorpii (λ Sco, λ Scorpii) is a blue star and the second brightest star system in the constellation Scorpius, and one of the brightest stars in the nighttime sky. It has the Bayer designation λ despite being the second brightest in its constellation. It has the traditional name Shaula, which comes from the Arabic الشولاء al-šawlā´ meaning the raised [tail], as it is found in the tail of the scorpion (Scorpius). It is known as Wei Xiu Ba 尾宿八 (the Eighth Star of the Tail) in Chinese.

            Shaula: The Sting of Scorpius November 25, 2013 Shaula, also known as Lambda Scorpii, is the second-brightest star in the southern constellation Scorpius (which is visible in much of the Northern Hemisphere). Like many of the bright stars close to Earth, Shaula is actually more than one star. Astronomers have confirmed it is made up of two stars, and there could be a third one given that the star system is producing more X-rays than expected, according to astronomer David Darling. The star’s name is an Arabic word that means “the stinger.” Indeed, it forms the end of the hook-shaped stinger in the Zodiac constellation.

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            Total Lunar Eclipse of October 08 The second lunar eclipse of 2014 is also total and is best seen from the Pacific Ocean and bordering regions. The eclipse occurs at the Moon’s descending node in southern Pisces, two days after perigee (October 06 at 09:41 UT). This means that the Moon will appear 5.3% larger than it did during the April 15 eclipse (32.7 vs. 31.3 arc-minutes).

            Partial Solar Eclipse of October 23 the final event of 2014 occurs at the Moon’s ascending node in southern Virgo. Although it is only a partial solar eclipse, it is of particular interest because the event is widely visible from Canada and the USA (Figure 4).

            A seagull flies in front of a total lunar eclipse, also known as a “blood moon”, in Sydney October 8, 2014. The coppery, reddish color the moon takes is made as it passes into Earth’s shadow. The total eclipse is the second of four over a two-year period that began April 15 and concludes on Sept. 28, 2015. The total eclipse is the second of four over a two-year period that began April 15 and concludes on Sept. 28, 2015. The so-called tetrad is unusual because the full eclipses are visible in all or parts of the United States, according to retired NASA astrophysicist Fred Espenak. REUTERS/David Gray (AUSTRALIA – Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY ANIMALS)

            A partial solar eclipse is pictured through cloud cover in Bellingham, Washington October 23, 2014. The eclipse was expected to have been visible through much of North America, according to NASA. REUTERS/Jason Redmond (UNITED STATES – Tags: ENVIRONMENT)

            Spica is believed to be the star that provided Hipparchus with the data that enabled him to discover precession of the equinoxes.[9] A temple to Menat (an early Hathor) at Thebes was oriented with reference to Spica when it was constructed in 3200 BC, and, over time, precession resulted in a slow but noticeable change in the location of Spica relative to the temple.[10]

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              Of the ‘Sting of the Scorpion’ Siding Spring

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              SS:  this month i am focusing on Siding Spring as it races toward Mars this month. Siding Spring was near the “End of the River” Achernar last month and is now moving very quickly into the mayan Hunab Ku region. On the 27th the Siding Spring appears next to the star Sargas (Theta Scorpii) and Shaula (Lambda Scorpii) the ‘Sting of the Scorpion’..

              SS: as we can see from NASA video what’s up for september is a mars alignment with the moon and the star Antares. this alignment happens at the time that Siding Spring is passing near the stars Shaula (Lambda Scorpii) and  Sargas (Theta Scorpii).. next month Siding Spring will make it near Mars passage in the middle of the mayan Hunab Ku. we can see in my close up star map of the 29 sept. the Centaurus piercing lupus the wolf at the “Norma Jean” stargate.

              SS: the “Eyes of the Scorpion has appeared in China as can see from the latest spaceweather image. tomorrow the moon arrives to join the Eyes of the Scorpion . new starmap above i have released my first e-book publication on 26 september at the the start of the lunar mars antares alignment in the hinab ku when the moon was in alignment with mercury.

              SS: UPDATE 10-01-14: imediatly following the Lunar Mars Antares Siding Spring alignment on the 29 September the vanguard come Schwassmann Wachmann went into OUTBURST on 30 September 2014. SW1 happens to be very near Antares as well .. this can be seen in the new starmap i have added. SW1 outbursts usually last about two weeks unless it is a mega-outburst which could last two months. likely this outburst will last two weeks which means it will be in OUTBURST during the lunar eclipse in october. outbursting comet means more cometary x-rays and scalar activity.

              MARS vs. ANTI-MARS: Shining bright red in the heart of the constellation Scorpius, 1st-magnitude star Antares is often mistaken for Mars. In Greek, “Antares” means “rival of Mars” or “anti-Mars,” so-named because it is about the same brightness and color as the Red Planet. As September comes to a close, the rivals are converging. Jeff Dai sends this photo of Mars and Antares setting side-by-side behind Mount Balang in Sichuan, China:

              What’s Up for September 2014  Published on Aug 29, 2014 NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory: View the red star Antares near the red planet Mars, plus the Zodiacal Light that points towards Jupiter in the morning sky. (NASA Screen Captures)

              Caterpillar Comet Poses for Pictures En Route to Mars August 30, 2014 As Comet C/2013 A1 Siding Spring sidles towards its October 19th encounter with Mars, it’s passing a trio of sumptuous deep sky objects near the south celestial pole this week. Astrophotographers weren’t going to let the comet’s picturesque alignments pass without notice. Rolando Ligustri captured this remarkable view using a remote, computer-controlled telescope on August 29th. It shows the rich assemblage of stars and star clusters that comprise the Small Magellanic Cloud, one of the Milky Way’s satellite galaxies located 200,000 light years away.

              NASA Mars Spacecraft Prepare for Close Comet Flyby July 25, 2014 In the days before and after the comet’s flyby, NASA will study the comet by taking advantage of how close it comes to Mars. Researchers plan to use several instruments on the Mars orbiters to study the nucleus, the coma surrounding the nucleus, and the tail of Siding Spring, as well as the possible effects on the Martian atmosphere. This particular comet has never before entered the inner solar system, so it will provide a fresh source of clues to our solar system’s earliest days.

              Mars’ atmosphere, though much thinner than Earth’s, is thick enough that NASA does not anticipate any hazard to the Opportunity and Curiosity rovers on the planet’s surface, even if dust particles from the comet hit the atmosphere and form into meteors. Rover cameras may be used to observe the comet before the flyby, and to monitor the atmosphere for meteors while the comet’s dust trail is closest to the planet.

              NASA’s Swift Satellite Tallies Water Production of Mars-bound Comet June 19, 2014 The comet makes its closest approach to Mars on Oct. 19, passing just 86,000 miles (138,000 km) from the Red Planet — so close that gas and dust in the outermost reaches of the comet’s atmosphere, or coma, will interact with the atmosphere of Mars.

              Mars Express team readies for Siding Spring 02/07/2014 While we know the comet will not hit Mars, nor our spacecraft, Mars Express, initial observation data lead us to expect that the coma (the cloud of dust particles surrounding the comet’s nucleus) will be big enough to envelop Mars and therefore the spacecraft orbiting it.

              Antares, also known by its Bayer designation Alpha Scorpii (abbreviated to α Scorpii or α Sco), is the seventeenth brightest star in the nighttime sky[a] and the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius, and is often referred to as “the heart of the scorpion. Alternative name of this star, meaning “the Heart of Scorpion”: In ancient Egypt, Antares represented the scorpion goddess Serket (and was the symbol of Isis in the pyramidal ceremonials).[23]”

              Serqet /ˈsɜrˌkɛt/, also known as Selket, Serket or Selcis /ˈsɛlsɨs/, is the goddess of healing venomous stings and bites in Egyptian mythology, originally the deification of the scorpion.[2] Scorpion stings lead to paralysis and Serket’s name describes this, as it means (she who) tightens the throat, however, Serket’s name also can be read as meaning (she who) causes the throat to breathe, and so, as well as being seen as stinging the unrighteous, Serket was seen as one who could cure scorpion stings and the effects of other venoms such as snake bites. In Ancient Egyptian art, Serket was shown as a scorpion (a symbol found on the earliest artifacts of the culture, such as the protodynastic period), or as a woman with a scorpion on her head. Although Serket does not appear to have had any temples, she had a sizable number of priests in many communities.

              Theta Scorpii (θ Sco, θ Scorpii) is a star in the southern zodiac constellation of Scorpius. It has the traditional name Sargas, of Sumerian origin.[10] In Chinese, it is referred to as 尾宿五 (Mandarin: wěi xiù wǔ), the Fifth Star of the Tail.[citation needed] The apparent visual magnitude of this star is +1.87,[2] making it readily visible to the naked eye and one of the brightest stars in the night sky. It is sufficiently near that the distance can be measured directly using the parallax technique, which yields an estimate of roughly 300 light years (90 parsecs).[1]

              Lambda Scorpii (λ Sco, λ Scorpii) is a blue star and the second brightest star system in the constellation Scorpius, and one of the brightest stars in the nighttime sky. It has the Bayer designation λ despite being the second brightest in its constellation. It has the traditional name Shaula, which comes from the Arabic الشولاء al-šawlā´ meaning the raised [tail], as it is found in the tail of the scorpion (Scorpius). It is known as Wei Xiu Ba 尾宿八 (the Eighth Star of the Tail) in Chinese.

              Shaula: The Sting of Scorpius November 25, 2013 Shaula, also known as Lambda Scorpii, is the second-brightest star in the southern constellation Scorpius (which is visible in much of the Northern Hemisphere). Like many of the bright stars close to Earth, Shaula is actually more than one star. Astronomers have confirmed it is made up of two stars, and there could be a third one given that the star system is producing more X-rays than expected, according to astronomer David Darling. The star’s name is an Arabic word that means “the stinger.” Indeed, it forms the end of the hook-shaped stinger in the Zodiac constellation.

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                Of the Siding Spring at “The End of The River” Achernar

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                SS: ok here it comes .. Siding Spring starts to make it’s run toward close passage with mars in october .. after hovering around in the Fornax Furnace for months  (as seen in the first starmap above from the day of the comet bolt) Siding Springs starts to dip down thru the River Eridanus and makes close passage to the star Achernar in the second starmap of 20 aug. three days later the moon will graze comet Panstarrs as complete passage in the Beehive Crown.

                SS: the river eradinus was thought to be the Nile River by the egyptians and as well the river the dead followed to reach Orion and the astral light beyond the belt of orion.. maybe the river flows both ways .. but i am certain that the phoenix travels this river to stargate orion .

                SS: 08-09-14 UPDATE: V5 Oukaimeden is starting to brighten .. om 19 august it will be in alignment with the moon in Orion stargate.. and Siding Spring still looking like the ISON that was dissipated at solar graze and now resurrected in the fornax furnace.. now we know there is a spring at the river eradinus .

                ScienceCasts: Beautiful Conjunction Published on Aug 15, 2014 Visit http://science.nasa.gov/ for more. Wake up early in mid-August to see Venus and Jupiter shining side-by-side.

                NASA Mars Spacecraft Prepare for Close Comet Flyby July 25, 2014 In the days before and after the comet’s flyby, NASA will study the comet by taking advantage of how close it comes to Mars. Researchers plan to use several instruments on the Mars orbiters to study the nucleus, the coma surrounding the nucleus, and the tail of Siding Spring, as well as the possible effects on the Martian atmosphere. This particular comet has never before entered the inner solar system, so it will provide a fresh source of clues to our solar system’s earliest days.

                Mars’ atmosphere, though much thinner than Earth’s, is thick enough that NASA does not anticipate any hazard to the Opportunity and Curiosity rovers on the planet’s surface, even if dust particles from the comet hit the atmosphere and form into meteors. Rover cameras may be used to observe the comet before the flyby, and to monitor the atmosphere for meteors while the comet’s dust trail is closest to the planet.

                NASA’s Swift Satellite Tallies Water Production of Mars-bound Comet June 19, 2014 The comet makes its closest approach to Mars on Oct. 19, passing just 86,000 miles (138,000 km) from the Red Planet — so close that gas and dust in the outermost reaches of the comet’s atmosphere, or coma, will interact with the atmosphere of Mars.

                Mars Express team readies for Siding Spring 02/07/2014 While we know the comet will not hit Mars, nor our spacecraft, Mars Express, initial observation data lead us to expect that the coma (the cloud of dust particles surrounding the comet’s nucleus) will be big enough to envelop Mars and therefore the spacecraft orbiting it.

                Achernar is the End of the River Nov 10, 2013  Just as Eridanus marks the end of the River, so the River has a beginning, the star Beta Eridani or Cursa, which itself is easily visible from the northern hemisphere, very near Orion’s brightest star, Rigel.

                On most nights of the year, Achernar cannot be seen from anywhere in North America, but around October 20 it skirts the southern horizon around midnight, never getting very high. Then as the months pass, it is seen earlier at night – around 10 p.m. in November, 8 p.m. in December and just after sunset in January. Being far to the south with no bright stars around it, Achernar stands out in its isolation. If you have a dark sky, and are far enough south, you’ll easily see Achernar’s constellation Eridanus swelling up in a great loop under the constellation Orion.

                PRAESAEPE A cluster of stars better known by the name the “Beehive Cluster”, or the Latin equivalent, Praesepe, which not only means a “hive” but also a “Manger”, or “Crib”. The name Beehive derives from the appearance of a swarm of stars in a dance of activity. In Orphic teaching, souls were symbolized by bees, not only because of the association with honey but also because they migrate from the hive in swarms, since it was held that souls ‘swarm’.

                Ancient Egyptians and the Constellations The Ancient Egyptians’ knowledge of geometry and Precession is clearly demonstrated on the Nermer Plate. The centre point is the tip of the White Leo/Gemini Crown. Line One is through the Club. Line Two bisects the Crown. This creates four angles each of 90 degrees. Line Three is the horizontal at the tip of the Crown. Line Four is the vertical through the tip of the Crown. Already the formation of angles of 30 degrees can be observed. The tip of the White Leo/Gemini Crown becomes a dot within a circle; the Ancient Egyptian hieroglyph for Ra and the concept of Precession. It is the pinnacle of the Axis Munde around which the heavens appear to revolve. (See Part 5) A revolution through the heavens of twelve 30-degree segments can take one year or, in the case of Precession of the Ages of the Zodiac, 25920 years. The division of the heavens into twelve 30-degree segments gives the appearance of a starburst. A further division into 15-degree segments creates the 24-hour day.

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                  Of the Andromeda and Beehive Galaxy Comet Swarm Passages

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                  A super moon sets towards the western skies behind the observation "High Roller" wheel of Las Vegas Nevada early Saturday morning

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                  SS: this month of july two comets will make galaxy passages as they both are at their closest points to the sun .. after two months of cometary alignment with the moon at the ecliptic the UQ4 Dragon Comet picks up much speed and charges through Andromeda Galaxy passage near the star Alpheratz (Alpha Andromeda)  on 01 july 2014. meanwhile K1 Panstarrs is entering into the Beehive Crown shining brightly. the UQ4 comet moves quickly into Draco the Dragon .

                  SS: by the end of the month the UQ4 comet is on it’s way out through bootes while the Panstarrs comet shining brightly is making it’s Beehive Galaxy passage near the precession star Regulus . this Beehive Crown passage will continue into the next month of august. i have always said that comets come in two’s and three’s .

                  SS: well now we know they come in fours in sets of two .. the Oukaimeden and Siding Spring comets are still incoming for later in the year. Oukaimeden hovering the the Orion Stargate on one side of the River Eradinus while Siding Spring hovering at the entrance to the River Eradinus .. the River that leads to the Orion Stargate marked by three Temple Grave Stone Monuments.

                  SS: 07-28-14 UPDATE: yesterday, sunday, lighting strikes happened in los angelesa at venice beach and catalina island .. it just happens that the UQ4 comet has also been called Catalina and if view the starmap above of the 27th July (day of lightning strike) can see the UQ4 comet is near the star Arcturus .. well we certainly got the arcs of electricity in LA at Venice Beach and Catalina Island. .

                  Fierce lightning storm hits L.A. beach without warning, witnesses say July 27, 2014 Saida Rodriguez, 70, was just north of the Venice Pier when she saw a lightning bolt strike and then heard loud explosions like gunshots. “It got cloudy … All of a sudden I see this lightning,” the Camarillo resident said. “It was scary.” The lightning struck at least nine people and ignited brush fires in various parts of Southern California on Sunday afternoon, officials said.

                  electric arc in Science An electric current, often strong, brief, and luminous, in which electrons jump across a gap. Electric arcs across specially designed electrodes can produce very high heats and bright light, and are used for such purposes as welding and illumination in spotlights. Unwanted arcs in electrical circuits can cause fires. Lightning is a case of an electric arc between one cloud and the earth or another cloud, as are sparks caused by discharges of static electricity.

                  Mars Express team readies for Siding Spring 02/07/2014 While we know the comet will not hit Mars, nor our spacecraft, Mars Express, initial observation data lead us to expect that the coma (the cloud of dust particles surrounding the comet’s nucleus) will be big enough to envelop Mars and therefore the spacecraft orbiting it.

                  NASA’s Swift Satellite Tallies Water Production of Mars-bound Comet June 19, 2014 The comet makes its closest approach to Mars on Oct. 19, passing just 86,000 miles (138,000 km) from the Red Planet — so close that gas and dust in the outermost reaches of the comet’s atmosphere, or coma, will interact with the atmosphere of Mars.

                  Full ‘Buck Moon’ on Friday, July 11 Jul 11th 2014 Skywatchers will be treated to the first ‘Supermoon’ of summer when the Buck Moon arrives this weekend. It’s called the Buck Moon because it occurs at about the same time as buck deer begin to grow new antlers, according to Space.com. It is also sometimes called the Thunder Moon, describing the weather conditions of the season, or the Hay Moon.

                  A super moon sets towards the western skies behind the observation “High Roller” wheel of Las Vegas Nevada early Saturday morning July 12, 2014. The astronomical event occurs when the moon is closest to the Earth in its orbit, making it appear much larger and brighter than usual. REUTERS/Gene Blevins  (UNITED STATES – Tags: ENVIRONMENT)

                  A full moon, known as “super moon”, sets towards the western skies of Las Vegas, Nevada early Saturday morning July 12, 2014. The astronomical event occurs when the moon is closest to the Earth in its orbit, making it appear much larger and brighter than usual. REUTERS/Gene Blevins (UNITED STATES – Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)

                  At least eight people were injured by lightning in a thunderstorm at Venice Beach in Los Angeles on July 27, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. This dramatic video, filmed by a local surfer, captures one victim being resuscitated by a lifeguard. (Credit: Instagram/gunner_cuz)

                  I have requested them (the winds of the sky) from the Lord of Powers, and it is he who has given them to me. Come, proceed with me, that i may cause you to see the bark, that you may go aboard it and navigate in it without me. I have built my own bark, and i cross in it to the lotus-tank, and i will hew out therein a bark 1000 cubits over all, i will navigate in it to the Stairway of Baking just as Re navigated to the Stairway of Baking, and i will have bread outside of TnT : Spell 164  Coffin Texts

                  Betelgeuse is travelling supersonically through the interstellar medium at a speed of 30 km per second (i.e. ~6.3 AU per year) creating a bow shock.[8][111] The shock is not created by the star, but its powerful stellar wind as it ejects vast amounts of gas into the interstellar medium at a rate of 17 km/s, heating up the material surrounding the star thereby making it visible in infrared light.[112] Because Betelgeuse is so bright, it was only in 1997 that the bow shock was first imaged. The cometary structure is estimated to be at least 1 parsec wide, assuming a distance of 643 light-years.[113]

                  Alpha Andromedae (Alpha And, α And, α Andromedae), which has the traditional names Alpheratz (or Alpherat) and Sirrah (or Sirah), is the brightest star in the constellation of Andromeda. Located immediately northeast of the constellation of Pegasus, it is the northeastern star of the Great Square of Pegasus. Ptolemy considered Alpha Andromedae to be shared by Pegasus, and Bayer assigned it a designation in both constellations: Alpha Andromedae (α And) and Delta Pegasi (δ Peg).

                  Astronomers Predict Titanic Collision: Milky Way vs. Andromeda May 31, 2012:  NASA astronomers say they can now predict with certainty the next major cosmic event to affect our galaxy, sun, and solar system: the titanic collision of our Milky Way galaxy with the neighboring Andromeda galaxy. The Milky Way is destined to get a major makeover during the encounter, which is predicted to happen four billion years from now. It is likely the sun will be flung into a new region of our galaxy, but our Earth and solar system are in no danger of being destroyed.

                  Andromeda–Milky Way collision The Andromeda–Milky Way collision is a galaxy collision predicted to occur in about 4 billion years between the two largest galaxies in the Local Group—the Milky Way (which contains our Solar System and Earth) and the Andromeda Galaxy[1][2][3] although the stars involved are sufficiently far apart that it is improbable that many of them will individually collide.[4]

                  “O you whose vision is in his face and whose vision is in the back of this head, bring this to me!” ‘Which ferryboat shall be brought to you?’ “Bring me ‘It-flies-and-alights’” — The King Summons the Celestial Ferryman : Utterance 310 Pyramid Texts

                  maid·en ˈmādn/ noun: maiden; plural noun: maidens; noun: maiden over; plural noun: maiden overs 1.a girl or young woman, esp. an unmarried one. a virgin. adjective: maiden 1.(of a woman) unmarried.”a maiden aunt” 2.being or involving the first attempt or act of its kind.”the ship’s maiden voyage”

                  PRAESAEPE A cluster of stars better known by the name the “Beehive Cluster”, or the Latin equivalent, Praesepe, which not only means a “hive” but also a “Manger”, or “Crib”. The name Beehive derives from the appearance of a swarm of stars in a dance of activity. In Orphic teaching, souls were symbolized by bees, not only because of the association with honey but also because they migrate from the hive in swarms, since it was held that souls ‘swarm’.

                  Ancient Egyptians and the Constellations The Ancient Egyptians’ knowledge of geometry and Precession is clearly demonstrated on the Nermer Plate. The centre point is the tip of the White Leo/Gemini Crown. Line One is through the Club. Line Two bisects the Crown. This creates four angles each of 90 degrees. Line Three is the horizontal at the tip of the Crown. Line Four is the vertical through the tip of the Crown. Already the formation of angles of 30 degrees can be observed. The tip of the White Leo/Gemini Crown becomes a dot within a circle; the Ancient Egyptian hieroglyph for Ra and the concept of Precession. It is the pinnacle of the Axis Munde around which the heavens appear to revolve. (See Part 5) A revolution through the heavens of twelve 30-degree segments can take one year or, in the case of Precession of the Ages of the Zodiac, 25920 years. The division of the heavens into twelve 30-degree segments gives the appearance of a starburst. A further division into 15-degree segments creates the 24-hour day.

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                    Of the UQ4 Lunar Comet Swarm

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                    SS: the inbound comet swarm starmap 19 June 2014 shows four comets, two that will arrive at the end of this year and one that is charging toward andromeda galaxy passage with another racing into the Beehive Crown. only a few more weeks. Comet UQ4 is now in alignment with the moon again this month this time north of the ecliptic. last month comet UQ4 was in alignment with the moon south of the ecliptic.

                    SS: K1 Panstarrs passes over the head of Leo this month on it’s way to enter the Beehive Crown where it will pass between the star Regulus and the Beehive Cluster. we can see the Beehive Crown worn by the mermaid enchantress on the side of our planet… it should be brightening well now as it will be at it’s closest point to the sun in the Beehive Crown while UQ4 comet makes it Andromeda Galaxy passage. in a few weeks will be interesting the alignments in the sky.

                    SS: comet Siding Spring is still hovering around in the fornax. at the end of the year it is going to make a close mars passage, so close that the Mars Express team expects the coma to engulf mars. if this really happens then we have to see how that turns out since as far as i know we haven’t actually seen a coma engulf a planet. that shows the difference between mars and jupiter where jupiter would engulf the comet into itself.

                    SS: and while Siding Spring is making it’s near Mars passage the Oukaimeden comet will be making it’s solar graze passage. we still have to see what this comet does a little later in the year whether it outburst, breaks apart, or does something else.  it depends really on the size of the comet and what the sun does.

                    SS: 06-20-14 UPDATE: NASA has confirmed that the coma of the Siding Spring comet will indeed interact with the Mars. It might be hard to predict what will happen .. although if there is a lot of debris interacting with the martian atmosphere then there will likely be a fireball storm on mars and possibly dust storms from impacts. maybe because i do not really know since i think we have never seen this happen before.. we will have to see what happens.

                    COMET PANSTARRS K1: On August 27, 2014, Comet C/2012 K1 PanSTARRS will buzz Earth’s orbit only 0.05 AU away. Unfortunately for sky watchers, Earth won’t be there. Our planet will be on the other side of the sun during PanSTARRS’s close approach. A better time to photograph the comet is now. UK astronomer Damian Peach took this picture from his backyard observatory in Selsey, West Sussex, on May 31st:

                    Mars Express team readies for Siding Spring 02/07/2014 While we know the comet will not hit Mars, nor our spacecraft, Mars Express, initial observation data lead us to expect that the coma (the cloud of dust particles surrounding the comet’s nucleus) will be big enough to envelop Mars and therefore the spacecraft orbiting it.

                    NASA’s Swift Satellite Tallies Water Production of Mars-bound Comet June 19, 2014 The comet makes its closest approach to Mars on Oct. 19, passing just 86,000 miles (138,000 km) from the Red Planet — so close that gas and dust in the outermost reaches of the comet’s atmosphere, or coma, will interact with the atmosphere of Mars.

                    Astronomers Predict Titanic Collision: Milky Way vs. Andromeda May 31, 2012:  NASA astronomers say they can now predict with certainty the next major cosmic event to affect our galaxy, sun, and solar system: the titanic collision of our Milky Way galaxy with the neighboring Andromeda galaxy. The Milky Way is destined to get a major makeover during the encounter, which is predicted to happen four billion years from now. It is likely the sun will be flung into a new region of our galaxy, but our Earth and solar system are in no danger of being destroyed.

                    Andromeda–Milky Way collision The Andromeda–Milky Way collision is a galaxy collision predicted to occur in about 4 billion years between the two largest galaxies in the Local Group—the Milky Way (which contains our Solar System and Earth) and the Andromeda Galaxy[1][2][3] although the stars involved are sufficiently far apart that it is improbable that many of them will individually collide.[4]

                    “O you whose vision is in his face and whose vision is in the back of this head, bring this to me!” ‘Which ferryboat shall be brought to you?’ “Bring me ‘It-flies-and-alights’” — The King Summons the Celestial Ferryman : Utterance 310 Pyramid Texts

                    maid·en ˈmādn/ noun: maiden; plural noun: maidens; noun: maiden over; plural noun: maiden overs 1.a girl or young woman, esp. an unmarried one. a virgin. adjective: maiden 1.(of a woman) unmarried.”a maiden aunt” 2.being or involving the first attempt or act of its kind.”the ship’s maiden voyage”

                    PRAESAEPE A cluster of stars better known by the name the “Beehive Cluster”, or the Latin equivalent, Praesepe, which not only means a “hive” but also a “Manger”, or “Crib”. The name Beehive derives from the appearance of a swarm of stars in a dance of activity. In Orphic teaching, souls were symbolized by bees, not only because of the association with honey but also because they migrate from the hive in swarms, since it was held that souls ‘swarm’.

                    Ancient Egyptians and the Constellations The Ancient Egyptians’ knowledge of geometry and Precession is clearly demonstrated on the Nermer Plate. The centre point is the tip of the White Leo/Gemini Crown. Line One is through the Club. Line Two bisects the Crown. This creates four angles each of 90 degrees. Line Three is the horizontal at the tip of the Crown. Line Four is the vertical through the tip of the Crown. Already the formation of angles of 30 degrees can be observed. The tip of the White Leo/Gemini Crown becomes a dot within a circle; the Ancient Egyptian hieroglyph for Ra and the concept of Precession. It is the pinnacle of the Axis Munde around which the heavens appear to revolve. (See Part 5) A revolution through the heavens of twelve 30-degree segments can take one year or, in the case of Precession of the Ages of the Zodiac, 25920 years. The division of the heavens into twelve 30-degree segments gives the appearance of a starburst. A further division into 15-degree segments creates the 24-hour day.

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