Essays Tagged: "Constellation"

Aquarius. Viewing and history

uator. Sudalsud: It means 'luckiest of the lucky' in Arabic. It is the brightest star in the constellation Sadachbia: Arabic for 'lucky star of hidden things' or ' lucky star of the tent ... s name comes from Latin and means 'well bucket'. Situla was the original Arabic name for the entire constellation Aquarius. There are three star clusters contained in Aquarius. M2, which was di ...

(2 pages) 66 0 4.9 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Cybernetic Plot of Ulysses

carrying, and receiving ofinformation. My thesis is that there is a cybernetic plot to ULYSSES -- a constellation or meaningful pattern to the novel'smany images of people sending, carrying, and recei ...

(11 pages) 91 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Planispheres: Guide To The Night Sky

dition to the planisphere, I also bought a star map, which in case I couldn't find acertain star or constellation, I could use the map to offer me an extra guide. Myobservations took me on drives to G ... ther stars that I couldn't pin point exactly were, October 8th around 8pm I thoughtto have seen the constellation Hercules, October 25th around 9pm I observed the Pegasusconstellation. Also following ...

(4 pages) 63 0 4.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Hydra Constellation and It's Mythological Ties. (Astrology)

. Its declination is at -20 degrees. It is visible between 60 and -90 degrees. Hydra is the largest constellation in the sky. Once Hydra was much larger, but it was split into four parts known as the ... he Raven, perched on the serpent's back. This myth gave rise to two alternate manes for Corvus as a constellation: Avis Ficarius, or "the Fig Bird," and Emansor, or "One Who Lingers Too Long."

(3 pages) 54 0 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

How The Great Sphinx was created, where and when it was made and the different theories about how the nose fell off. (sentances are mixed)

ts summer month that the Nile began to flood. It is lined up and hasthe perfect 'reflection' of the constellation. "Sphinx" comes from the Greek word'Sphingein' which means to struggle. Although it is ...

(3 pages) 93 0 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

The Andromeda Galaxy.

rfs the Milky Way and contains around twice as many stars.This galaxy is set among the stars of the constellation of Andromeda, the tiny misty blur that astronomers know by the catalog number M 31 is ...

(2 pages) 51 1 4.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy


ou always staring up at the stars in the sky." She told her daughter, "I am looking up at a certain constellation (a group of stars together that make a picture), in the sky that has a special meaning ... sky that has a special meaning to me from when I was your age." Her daughter asked, "Why does that constellation had a special meaning to you and what it a picture of." She told her daughter, "It is ...

(2 pages) 29 1 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Constellations: Ursa Major

Ursa Major is the best known of the constellation and it appears in every reference known. Ursa Major, the Great Bear, is visible in the ... ged to a bear because of Zeus's jealousy and transferred her to the sky. This is improbable, as the constellation was already well established before this time.The drawings all show a bear with a long ... lanation for the bears and one which I find intriguing is the fact that Native Americans called the constellations the bear, but instead of the tail they depict the bear being chased around the pole b ...

(3 pages) 55 2 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Exploring the Crab Nebula

Exploring the Crab NebulaIn 5466 BC in the constellation of Taurus, the last weeks of a stars life were drawing too close. Having a mass of at ... r 1054, court astrologers observed a new mark in the heavens that beckoned between the horns of the constellation that we call the Bull. Not only did this new star out blaze the others, but also it wa ... comet. In 1758, astronomers predicted that Halley's comet would be passing through the horns of the constellation Taurus. The great discoverer of sixteen comets in the eighteenth century, Charles Mess ...

(7 pages) 41 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

This paper about the art of PRINTMAKING, and how it is done in other countries. There are specific examples as well.

hown through a very elaborate chandelier photographed by Edward Bernstein in three separate prints, Constellation I, II, and III.Edward Bernstein uses light and shadow to portray the good and bad of t ... lessons learned come out through the paintbrush, then are shown on the canvas. Edwards Bernstein's Constellation I, II, and III can be viewed as a type of expressionism. Memory is the same as past ex ...

(3 pages) 60 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Global Positioning Systems

ing System.The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a worldwide radio-navigation system formed from a constellation of 24 satellites and their ground stations. Using satellites and radio signals to pin- ...

(4 pages) 164 8 4.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

The Power Of Nature

mind but as I peered into the myriad bright stars, a glimpse of hope shimmered in the interior of a constellation. Claret red, emerald green, sapphire blue and amber yellow amalgamated into a figure b ...

(1 pages) 46 3 3.4 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Global Positioning System and its underlying physical principles related to waves.

Global Positioning System involves the use of transmission of at least 4 radio wave signals from a "constellation" of 24 earth-orbiting satellites at one time.A Global Positioning System (GPS) unit co ... PS) unit consists of a space segment, a control segment, and a user segment. The space segment is a constellation of two-dozen satellites orbiting the earth twice every 24 hours, at approximately 10,9 ...

(3 pages) 29 0 2.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Scientific Method

ected in step two. "In other words, within the context of a given hypothesis, given such and such a constellation of factors (the controlled experiment), such and such an outcome can be expected" (Pru ...

(3 pages) 113 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Black Holes

ht, or to examine the waves that they put off. The first thing discovered was a X-ray source in the constellation of Cygnus. This was then called Cygnus X-1 for its first X-ray source. No one knew for ...

(1 pages) 9 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

America's Youth Censored

n of freedom of expression. Others would limit the basis of the First Amendment to one only among a constellation of possible values and would therefore limit coverage or degree of protection of the s ...

(14 pages) 29 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Tech Exploration – Global Positioning Systems

ioning System:The GPS, which is the only fully functioning Global Navigation Satellite System, is a constellation of twenty-nine earth orbiting satellites that are powered by solar energy, travelling ...

(11 pages) 433 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Patterns In the Sky

Patterns in the SkyThesis Statement: Constellations were devised by man to help them from the simplest thing, such as telling stories, to ... the stars formed. With further observations, they found out that these patterns, which they called constellations, can be helpful in their daily lives. Constellations are patterns in the sky which se ... terns in the sky which are usually composed of bright stars which are referred to by astronomers as constellations. Astronomy is not just focused only with the stars, but also studies other heavenly b ...

(14 pages) 3 0 0.0 Sep/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Lights in the Night Sky

s in the Night SkyFor years humans have traced patterns in the night sky, these patterns are called constellations. Constellations aren't real in fact they are imaginary things that poets, farmers, an ... ct they are imaginary things that poets, farmers, and astronomers have made up. The real purpose of constellations is to help us tell which stars are which. To most people a constellation is a group o ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Science Essays