Arcturus

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Name: Arcturus
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Judy Isacoff: Ares, Antares, Altair light up sky

Mars, commonly known as the "red planet," named after the Roman god of war, was Ares to the Greeks. Currently, Mars is in the southwest at nightfall, approaching Antares, the red, heart star of the constellation Scorpius the Scorpion. Antares translates ... [Published Berkshire Eagle - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Want to impress your significant other watch a triple conjunction together

Nature will be putting on a spectacle Sunday evening August 31 you don’t want to miss, a triple conjunction or grouping of the Moon , Saturn , and Mars .Tonight, if you look to the west south west tonight after sunset you will see two fairly bright stars ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 26 2014]
Entities: Saturn, Spica, Libra
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

With telescope, mine the riches of constellation Lyra

G reetings, stargazers.I hope you have been enjoying the dog days of summer. One reason these might be called the dog days is because Sirius, the dog star, is now roughly aligned with the sun. Since Sirius is the brightest star visible from Earth, an ... [Published Durango Herald - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Firecracker Astronomers

High above the crowds in Oak Bluffs Friday night, there will be rockets with red, blue and yellow glare. It will be a royal display. But higher than the fireworks, the stars of summer will still be shining. There is color in these objects, too.Early in ... [Published Vineyard Gazette - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Colorado Springs man in jail after balcony fall

A Colorado Springs man was jailed Wednesday after he allegedly caused another man to fall from a second-story balcony during a fight, police said.Terrance Michael Sexton, 20, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault, menacing and violation of ... [Published Colorado Springs Gazette - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

IN THE MAIL: Slow Train to Arcturus. Plus, today only at Amazon: 50% off Lily Pulitzer. An…

IN THE MAIL: Slow Train to Arcturus. Plus, today only at Amazon: 50% off Lily Pulitzer. And, also today only: Up to 77% Off a Scotch Laminator and Laminating Pouches. ... [Published Instapundit - Aug 19 2014]
Entities: Arcturus
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Supermoon and Perseid Meteor Shower

First check out this short video .  We’ve been enjoying the full moon this weekend.  The full moon of August is called the Sturgeon Moon .  This full moon is special, it’s  what’s called a “ supermoon “.   The distance between the Earth and the Moon averages ... [Published Wood TV - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Whitby’s Eye on the Night Sky

The Full Moon on Sunday (August 10) should look particularly impressive as it is a so-called Mega Moon event.These occur when moonrise coincides with a lunar perigee; when the Moon is closest to Earth in its orbit.On Sunday, this occurs just an hour before ... [Published Whitby Gazette - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Metallon Gold to increase production

Tinashe Makichi Harare BureauZIMBABWE’s largest gold mining group, Metallon Gold is working towards increasing production through expanding its current operations under  its medium term plan, the company said in a  statement. The company said feasibility ... [Published Zimbabwe Chronicle - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 3 reports

PRO/AH/EDR> Rabies - Zimbabwe (03): (ME, MW) human, canine, feline

Rabies -- Worldwide/UnknownVeterinarians for Animal Welfare Zimbabwe (VAWZ) has expressed serious concern at the "increasing" number of rabies cases in the country amid reports the disease has killed a child.VAWZ, a Harare based animal well-being non-profit ... [Published HealthMap Global Disease Alerts - Jul 31 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 2 reports

Arcturus UAV announces JUMP-25 and CAT-25 long endurance UAVs

ROHNERT PARK, Calif. - Today Arcturus UAV announced development efforts on their JUMP-25 and CAT-25 long endurance UAVs. The JUMP-25, vertical takeoff and landing capable, will have a larger fuselage and wingspan and more powerful VTOL and tractor motors ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - May 13 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

Arcturus UAV Unveils JUMP Fixed Wing VTOL UAV

ROHNERT PARK, Calif. - Today Arcturus UAV unveiled JUMP™, a new vertical takeoff and landing system for their T-20 and T-16 fixed wing UAVs."This is a pivotal moment in the history of small unmanned air vehicles. JUMP™ is to UAVs what the touch screen ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Apr 22 2014]

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According to Stephen James O'Meara, writing in the current issue of Astronomy Magazine, "When Mars lies far from Earth, the planet's shrunken disk concentrates the warmth of its light." That is, it appears red
Selene, sister of Helios, was also very important to the Greeks. According to the "Homeric Hymn" praising Selene: "From her immortal head a heaven-sent glow envelopes the Earth... her rays turn night to noon... [The] manes [of her horses] play with the evening, dividing the months. Her great orbit is full and as she waxes a most brilliant light appears in the sky."
...month are: Hōkū Le`a (Happy Star), also known as Arcturus; Pūnana (Nest), also known as Hōkū Pa`a (Fixed Star), in English called the North Star; ` "Iwa Wahine (Lady Frigate Bird), known in English as the Big Dipper; `Iwa Keli`i (Royal Frigate Bird) or Cassiopeia; and Lehua Kona (Southern Lehua Blossom), or Antares."
"The mine has had an exploration average grade of quartz ore bodies of 5,5grammes per tonne" said the company

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Want to impress your significant other watch a ... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 26 2014]
Greeks Sailing by the Stars [Published Huffington Post - Aug 26 2014]
Stellar Snow Globe Mystery Solved [Published National Geographic - Aug 25 2014]
With telescope, mine the riches of constellatio... [Published Durango Herald - Aug 24 2014]
Southern Cross Stargazer for Aug. 24-30, 2014 [Published Miami Herald - Aug 23 2014]
Firecracker Astronomers [Published Vineyard Gazette - Aug 22 2014]
Colorado Springs man in jail after balcony fall [Published Colorado Springs Gazette - Aug 20 2014]
IN THE MAIL: Slow Train to Arcturus. Plus, toda... [Published Instapundit - Aug 19 2014]
It’s in the stars: ‘Hawaiki Rising’ by Sam Low [Published Martha's Vineyard Times - Aug 17 2014]
Awesomeness from the International Space Station [Published EarthSky - Aug 17 2014]
Southern Cross Stargazer for Aug. 17-23, 2014 [Published Miami Herald - Aug 16 2014]
Sailing by the stars - Hawaiian voyaging [Published Examiner.com - Aug 16 2014]
Days of iron men: a younger man’s business? [Published Hornell Evening Tribune - Aug 15 2014]
Celebrating the Thunderbird [Published Driving.ca - Aug 14 2014]
Coast Realty appoints Barbara Lafreniere as gen... [Published REM Online - Aug 11 2014]
African Consolidated Resources (AFCR) to bag go... [Published sundaymail.co.zw - Aug 10 2014]
Fear Not the Moon, Perseids Always a Great Show [Published Universe Today - Aug 10 2014]
Supermoon and Perseid Meteor Shower [Published Wood TV - Aug 10 2014]
Southern Cross Stargazer for Aug. 10-16, 2014 [Published Miami Herald - Aug 09 2014]
Whitby’s Eye on the Night Sky [Published Whitby Gazette - Aug 08 2014]
Metallon explores for new Zim gold reserves [Published Daily News Zimbabwe - Aug 05 2014]
Metallon Gold to Increase Production [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 05 2014]
Metallon Gold to increase production [Published Zimbabwe Chronicle - Aug 05 2014]
Southern Cross Stargazer for Aug. 3-9, 2014 [Published Miami Herald - Aug 02 2014]
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Waxing moon moves past Mars and Saturn, nears s... [Published EarthSky - 4 hours ago]
The wide waxing crescent moon has moved eastward of the planets Mars and Saturn on the sky’s dome, and is now heading for Antares, the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius the Scorpion . The name Antares is Greek for “like Ares,” probably ...
IN THE MAIL: Slow Train to Arcturus. Plus, toda... [Published Instapundit - Aug 19 2014]
IN THE MAIL: Slow Train to Arcturus. Plus, today only at Amazon: 50% off Lily Pulitzer. And, also today only: Up to 77% Off a Scotch Laminator and Laminating Pouches. ...
Awesomeness from the International Space Station [Published EarthSky - Aug 17 2014]
View larger. |Astronaut Donald R. Pettit of ISS Expedition Six captured this image in March 2003. First, the Plough or Big Dipper as seen from the International Space Station. You’d get a much clearer view from space, because there’s no atmospheric ...
BH : Rabies (animal, human) / Africa / Zimbabwe... [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - Jul 31 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140731-44744-ZWE Date / time: 31/07/2014 14:07:00 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: Rabies (animal, human) Area: Africa Country: Zimbabwe State/County: Mashonaland West City: Chegutu Description: VAWZ, a Harare ...
Biological Hazard - Africa - Zimbabwe [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jul 31 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140731-44744-ZWE Date / time: 31/07/2014 14:07:00 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Area: Africa Country: Zimbabwe State/County: Mashonaland West Location: Chegutu Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number of Infected: ...
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