Space: Mysteries of the Ascendents Sphere (AAC-1)
This article is continued from previous article, Space: Ascendents Sphere of Stars (AAC-1). There are questions of if it's accurate to classify AAC-1 as a dome-shaped open cluster, where stars are locked in tight gravitational bound orbits, or if it's something else entirely. It's been awakening realizing how its center is extremely close, out of everywhere in the galaxy, as if humans have something to do with it. The feature is similar to a galactic stellar halo, except that it isn't, because of its center's eerie/close proximity to the Solar System. The Ascendents Sphere (AAC-1) should not be confused with the Milky Way Galaxy (AAC-10), the Milky Way Galactic Halo (AAC-11), or the Milky Way Galactic Core (AAC-12).
• List of objects in the Ascendents Astronomy Catalog (AAC)
• Ascendents Sphere of Stars (AAC-1) [previous article]
• Notable stars of the Ascendents Sphere
For the Ascendents Sphere (AAC-1), how many star dome stars (Ascendents) there are depends on when the counting stops, because for several light years on both the inside and outside of the sphere, large stars influence AAC-1's gravity. It's easy estimate tens or hundreds of thousands of stellar objects, because a square with 100 stars dome stars, is negligible to the significant amount of stars making the entire Ascendents Sphere.
A 2000 year time-lapse photo reveals, in relation to each other, little movement of AAC-1 stars. Other than a few stars here and there, for the most part, stellar positions haven't changed. For being tiny bright dots over 900 light years away, in the grand perspective, they hardly move. Over 100,000 years, it becomes more significant as Ben Burress from KQED said, "it would take Barnards' Star (the star with the fastest proper motion in our skies [at this time]) about 350 years to move one pinky-width across the sky." Barnard's Star is one of the nearest stellar objects to Sol, it takes finer precision to measure movement for more distant objects.
If there is enough inertia, perhaps the star dome, or maybe the entire Ascendents Sphere itself actually has a rotation period. Larger intervals of time could eventually drastically change the region by turning stellar features like Ptolomy's Cluster (M 7 / AAC-7) to face closer to the center or to the edge of the Milky Way Galaxy.
Ptolemy's Cluster (AAC-7 / M 7) is located in Scorpio, but the actual group of blue stars are located to the right of the constellation's brightest lone stars, above Ophuchius, and left of Sagittarius. The Ascendents Sphere (AAC-1) stars might have orbits, but they don't quite appear to flow or migrate -- as M 7 is still where M 7 is. From a galactic perspective, since 2000 years ago when Ptolemy named the blue star cluster now also known as M 7 / AAC-7, the stars were almost in the same place.
The discovery of the Ascendents Sphere (AAC-1) has opened the door to a new world of questions about the nature of existence and how our individual interpretations light perspectives, inspire visions, and give us a better understanding of how everything connects. Contributions answer questions, bring peace, and create satisfaction. Postmodernism has been a threshold for a new age of thinking that can blind people to believe they already know everything, however; now it's more obvious that by taking a step back and understanding how the experts of the past, even with their limited technology, also had right perspectives; there are both -- new and old truths to be learned and relearned for the record. The Ascendents Sphere is quite the astronomic phenomenon; and for some reason with us as humans beings at the center, it seems the discovery strongly relates to anthropology (the study of humans and the human experience), as well as many other aspects to life and science.
Comment from: Sandun Shanaka Visitor
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I just amazed by seeng the pictures and reading the artcile. it give more information a huge knowledge about the space mystories. wow.