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THE STRUCTURE OF THE CELESTIAL SPHERE
1st edition, by James A. Green, Greenwood Research.
Large Hardback, ISBN-13: 978-1-890121-40-2 (ISBN 1-890121-40-1), 44.29 dollars.
Large Paperback, ISBN-13: 978-1-890121-30-3 (ISBN 1-890121-30-4), 37.29 dollars.
"If the radiance of a thousand suns
Were to burst at once into the sky,
That would be like the Splendor
Of the Enlightened One."


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Includes 4 pole-to-pole charts for the Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall skies showing characteristic symmetries of constellation mythos. Also presents 23 detailed astronomical charts of super-constellations such as Orion standing in the Winter Crescent, the smile of Andromeda formed by Perseus, Aries, and the Pleiades, and the Azure dragon rising above Ara. Includes constellation asterism microstructure such as the Chalice of Taurus, the envelope asterism on the underside of the Chalice at the tongue- tip of Taurus, the eye image associated with Pices Austrinus and it's details and mythic synchronism with Aquarius and Microscopium. Includes mythic imaging in the nebulae and imaging galaxies and shows how these sub-illustrate the mythically cohesive drama projected by the constellations. This volume also presents charts of meteor radiants, fireball radiants (meteors brighter than Venus), and explains their mythic synchronism to the whole. Symmetry charts of the celestial sphere are included along with material on the connection of grand visionary mythic projection to field theory.

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1. The Universe of Visionary Symbolism.
2. Spherical Harmonic Symmetries of Celestial Sphere Symbolism.
3. Imaging Nebulae and Imaging Galaxies as Sub-Illustrations.
4. Listening to the Stars.
5. A Personalized View of the Universe.
6. "God" and the Mythic Image of the Moon.
7. God and Mythic Imaging in Nebulosities.
8. Red Star.
9. Green Stars or Objects.
10. Constellation Symmetries Around the Polar Axis.
11. Meteor Radiants.
12. The Winter Crescent.
13. Precession of the Equinoxes and Ages Yet to Come.
14. The Legend of LightSpeed.
15. Pole-to-Pole Nomenclature Maps of the 4 Seasons.
16. Astronomical Charts (23) and Associated Imaging Nebulae & Galaxies.
Bibliography.
Appendix A. Summary of the Overthrow of GR and Transition to
the Unified Field Theory.
Appendix B. The Overthrow of Classical General Relativity.


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Astronomical Maps
Map 1. Traveling as Leo & Cancer to Become Orion, Hero of Andromeda-Mithra.
Map 2. The Celestial Sphere as a Figure of 8.
Map 3. Red Stars and Green Stars.
Map 4. Pieces of Eight: Mirrored Opposites in Celestial Sphere Symbolism.
Map 5. Meteor Radiants.
Map 6. The Winter Crescent Around the Orion Shoulder-Star Bellatrix.
Map 7. The Precession of the Equinoxes and Ages Yet to Come.
Map 8. The Precession of the Equinoxes and Ages Yet to Come II.
Map 9. The Winter Constellations from Pole to Pole.
Map 10. The Spring Constellations from Pole to Pole.
Map 11. The Summer Constellations from Pole to Pole.
Map 12. The Fall Constellations from Pole to Pole.
Astronomical Charts
Chart 1. Orion, the King of Angels, alias Orion the Hunter.
Chart 2. The Arc of the Winter Crescent (The Arc Around Orion).
Chart 3. Mithra-Andromeda's Smile and Her Nose.
Chart 4. The Fall of Eridanus.
Chart 5. Draco and Ursa Major, The Vessel of Spring Rains.
Chart 6. Ursa Major with Canes Venatici, the Chariot of Elijah.
Chart 7. Leo, Cancer, Sextans, and Hydra's Head.
Chart 8. The Coma-Virgo Cluster of Galaxies.
Chart 9. Gienah and Virgo Spread Their Arms Wide near Crater.
Chart 10. The Azure Dragon Rising Above Ara.
Chart 11. The Milky Way Rising Like Steam from Sagittarius near Scorpius.
Chart 12. The Coffeepot Summit of Ophiuchus.
Chart 13. The Heart of the Matter: Cygnus, Aquila, Lyre, and Hercules.
Chart 14. Centaurus Waves His Arms above Lupus and Libra the Balance.
Chart 15. Cygnus Stands on Vulpecula and Regards Lyre-Pi.
Chart 16. Cepheus to the Pole & Pregnant Cassiopeia as a Plow.
Chart 17. The Fall of Hercules (The Myth of Sisyphus).
Chart 18. The Swan Song of the Fallen Angels near Grus.
Chart 19. Aquarius Dives Over Capricornus and Pices Austrinus.
Chart 20. The Pices Wings of Pegasus and Aquarius to Cetus.
Chart 21. Vela as the Eye of Ra, the Egyptian God of Light.
Chart 22. To Sail Beyond the Sunset: Chamaeleon and Carina.
Chart 23. The Underworld: A Coffin, A Cup, and a Shard.
Chart 24. Boötes, Corona Borealis, and Serpens Caput.
Figures and Drawings
Fig.1. The Legend of Light Speed and Orion.
Fig.2. The Legend of Light Speed Rising Like a Vision from Aladdin's Lamp.
Fig.3. "Les Mysteres des Infinis" by Grandville, 1844.
Fig.4. The Legend of Light Speed in the Forehead of Speeding Leo.
Fig.5. Celestial Sphere Symmetries, Transactional Analysis, Dial & Tune Dialectics.
Nebulae and Galaxies
Pic 1. "Kissinger" image from The Great Nebula in Carina.
Pic 1B. "Knocking on Heaven's Door" Image from The Great Nebula in Carina.
Pic 2. B33 - The Horsehead Nebula - Horsehead, Wings, Sleeper, Toad, & Alnitak.
Pic 3. NGC 2264's S.Monocerotis - Paradiso Skywalker Strides Toward Charon.
Pic 4. M1 - The Crab Nebula Supernova Relic above Orion's Head.
Pic 5. M42/M43 in the Sword of Orion - Bury my Heart at Wounded Knee.
Pic 6. The Flaming Star Nebula IC 405 near A.E.Auriga.
Pic 7. NGC 1365 in Fornax - The Swordsman of Fornax.
Pic 8. The Inverted Image of M43 in Orion: The Wings of an Angry Lenin.
Pic 9. The Magic Swirling Ship of Galaxy M51 (NGC 5194-5195).
Pic 10. The Real Sombrero Galaxy - Galaxies 4567 & 4568 above M104.
Pic 11. Galaxy M104 near Heaven's Gate Above a Line Joining Algorab and Spica.
Pic 12. Galaxy M83 in the Heaven's Gate Region between Hydra's Rump & Spica.
Pic 13. Nebula M8, the Lagoon Nebula, in Symmetrically Opposed Orientations.
Pic 14. The House of Mars and the Ro Ophiuchi Nebula: Indicators & Portents.
Pic 15. The Towering Phallic Center of the Eagle nebula M16: The Star Queen.
Pic 16. The Veil Nebula Near the Right Hand of Cygnus.
Pic 17. The Magic Lantern of Galaxy Centaurus-A: NGC 5128 Silhouettes.
Pic 18. Electromagnetic Shower in the BBC in the Posture of Centaurus-Christ.
Pic 19. NGC 7000: The Heads near Deneb in Cygnus.
Pic 20. Galaxies in Bootes: Subillustrations for the Rump-End of the Big Dipper.
Pic 21. The Triffid Nebula M20 - A Leap-Trip from the Cat-Peak to the Albert-nose.
Pic 22. The Ring Nebula and the pi-symbol of Lyre: Symbols for Circle & Eye.
Pic 23. NGC 2264's Cone Nebula: A Few Crumbs to a Soul on the Precipice.
Pic 24. The Eye of God - M51's Central Eye.
Pic 25. The Eye of God - The Girl He Left Behind - Nebulosity at the South Pole.
Pic 26. The Rosette Nebula in Monoceros: Or Eye It.
Pic 27. The Author James A. Green and a Beach Scene in Clearwater, Florida.


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Astronomical Maps comes with STARCAL software for astronomical cartography.
STARCAL computes stellar parameters from the visual magnitude, spectral type, and stellar distance, including the absolute magnitude, radius, and mass of the star. STARCAL uses a table of bolometric corrections for absorption of starlight in the Earth's atmosphere, and prints results for luminosity, absolute magnitude, radius, mass, and other parameters with and without bolometric correction so that you can correct star charts computed without reference to bolometric corrections. STARCAL can also compute many other theoretical parameters associated with the star, such as central density, central pressure, average density, and so on, using an n=3 gamma=4/3 polytropic star model useful for stars in equilibrium without large degenerate cores. It is also possible to model stars with other values of n to approximate stellar structure in other cases. The program detects the 6.3 solar mass Type II solar mass threshold, and develops a supernova prediction in terms of probability of explosion this century based on stellar lifetime calculations. The program computes the internal structure stars also, including a trial computation of the thermonuclear luminosity. STARCAL includes fundamental data on distance, visual magnitude, and spectral type for many well-known stars. It is also possible to account for the chemistry of the star in thermonuclear calculations in detail, or to use typical galactic disk or galactic halo composition for advanced calculations. (Press here for a starexp.txt output report file for the Type II supernova progenitor Aldebaran in Taurus.)
The STARCAL package includes an executable module for Windows and source code in Borland C/C++ 3.1, as well as a starcalreadme.txt file. This edition of the STARCAL software allows the user to enter the name of the star, the distance or parallax of the star, the spectral type, and the visual magnitude along with a chemistry specification. The chemistry spec may be simply standard galactic halo or galactic composition, or the user may specify the chemistry in detail. The program applies bolometric corrections for atmospheric absorption to the visual magnitude, then computes a large array of model variables for the star, including the radius, luminosity, absolute magnitude, surface temperature, central and average densities, and other measures. It uses the chemistry specification to compute the nuclear luminosity of the star from the inside out, using stellar structure theory and formulae for nuclear cross-sections. In addition, it prepares supernova forecasts for stars over 6.3 solar masses based on the stellar lifetime formulae that apply to the star, and calculates many details of the appearance of a Type II supernova explosion that might result, including the projected luminosity of the supernova, the visual magnitude over time, the probability of explosion in the next century, and so on. The program generates a report file starexp.txt that describes internal structure and fusion process cross-sections together with the supernova forecasts. (Press here for a sample starexp.txt output report file.) The program also makes a condensed report to the screen. The nuclear luminosity calculations work best with dwarf stars like the sun that run primarily on p-p fusion. Red giant calculations are good for many variables, but not optimum with regard to nuclear luminosity. Instead, the program diagnoses the structural characteristics of the red giant deviating from normal dwarf structure. The program is useful for preparing or correcting astronomical charts incorporating astrophysical information. Some authors, for example, do not include bolometric corrections for atmospheric absorption of stellar radiation before computing the absolute magnitude, radius, and mass of a star. In addition STARCAL software makes charting of supernovae progenitors possible (Type II only), along with other novel applications. I note that STARCAL is not normalized, but computes a thermonuclear luminosity of 1.33 or so times the observed solar luminosity for the Sun when figuring solar luminosity from stellar structure theory using n=3, gamma=4/3 polytropic structural modeling. The discrepancy is probably due to difficulties in computing the exact screening factor for p-p fusion in the degenerate part of the solar core. The normalizing factor has been omitted to permit experimentation with details of the screening problem.
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Celestial Sphere Star Name Charts
by James A. Green. (Astrocartography)
Pack of 4 maps: 2.00 dollars.
James A. Green, Celestial Sphere Star Name Charts, Greenwood Research, 2006. The Orion Sky chart is 1/8 of the complete set of 4 11"x17" charts of constellations with star names and μ-ε stellar intensity codes covering the celestial sphere. For the complete set of 8 sections in 4 star maps with book references, site references, and explanations, send $2.00 with the ship-to address for the maps to:
James A. Green
Greenwood Research
Celestial Sphere Maps
P.O.Box 12102
Wichita, Kansas 67277-2102.