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Delphinus

Delphinus Eng. oth: ) is a constellation in the northern sky, close to the celestial equator. Its name is the Latin version for the Greek word for dolphin. Delphinus was one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd century astronomer Ptolemy, it remains among the 88 modern constellations recognized by the International Astronomical Union, it is one of the smaller constellations, ranked 69th in size. Delphinus' brightest stars form a distinctive asterism that can be recognized, it is bordered by Vulpecula the fox, Sagitta the arrow, Aquila the eagle, Aquarius the water-carrier, Equuleus the foal and Pegasus the flying horse. Delphinus lacks stars above fourth magnitude; the main asterism in Delphinus is Job's Coffin, nearly a 45°-apex lozenge diamond of the four brightest stars: Alpha, Beta and Delta Delphini. Delphinus is in a rich Milky Way star field. Alpha and Beta Delphini have 19th century names Sualocin and Rotanev, read backwards: Nicolaus Venator, the Latinized name of a Palermo Observatory director, Niccolò Cacciatore.

Alpha Delphini is a blue-white hued main sequence star of 241 light-years from Earth. Beta Delphini, called Rotanev; the gap between its close binary stars is visible from large amateur telescopes. To the unaided eye, it appears to be a white star of magnitude 3.6. It is 97 light-years from Earth. Gamma Delphini is a celebrated binary star among amateur astronomers; the primary is orange-gold of magnitude 4.3. The pair form a true binary with an estimated orbital period of over 3,000 years. 125 light-years away, the two components are visible in a small amateur telescope. The secondary described as green, is 10 arcseconds from the primary. Struve 2725, called the "Ghost Double", is a pair that appears dimmer, its components of magnitudes 7.6 and 8.4 are separated by 6 arcseconds and are 15 arcminutes from Gamma Delphini itself. Delta Delphini is a type A7 IIIp star of magnitude 4.43. Epsilon Delphini, Deneb Dulfim, or Aldulfin, is a star of stellar class B6 III and magnitude 4, at 330 ly. In Delphinus, in extremes of distance, Gliese 795 is the closest known star at 54.95 ly and moves east over a period of centuries.

Its brightness ranges from a magnitude of 12.3 to a magnitude of 9.7 over its variable period as it is a Beta Persei star-type semi-detached system. Other variable stars of large amateur telescopic visibility include R Delphini, a Mira-type variable star with a period of 285.5 days. Its magnitude ranges between a maximum 7.6 and a minimum 13.8. Rho Aquilae at magnitude 4.94 is at about 150 light years. Due to its proper motion it has been in the bounds of the constellation since 1992. HR Delphini was a nova that brightened to magnitude 3.5 in December 1967. A nova was discovered by amateur astronomer Koichi Itagaki, Nova Delphini 2013. GiantsGiants within our galaxy in Delphinus aside from Delta and Epsilon include: Its rich Milky Way star field means many modestly deep-sky objects. NGC 6891 is a planetary nebula of magnitude 10.5. NGC 6934 is a globular cluster of magnitude 9.75. At a distance of about 185,000 light-years, the globular cluster NGC 7006 is at the outer reaches of the galaxy, it is fairly dim at magnitude 11.5.

Delphinus is associated with two stories from Greek mythology. According to the first Greek god Poseidon wanted to marry a beautiful nereid. However, wanting to protect her virginity, she fled to the Atlas mountains, her suitor sent out several searchers, among them a certain Delphinus. Delphinus accidentally stumbled upon her and was able to persuade Amphitrite to accept Poseidon's wooing. Out of gratitude the god placed the image of a dolphin among the stars; the second story tells of the Greek poet Arion of Lesbos, saved by a dolphin. He was a court musician at the palace of Periander, ruler of Corinth. Arion had amassed a fortune during his travels to Italy. On his way home from Tarentum his wealth caused the crew of his ship to conspire against him. Threatened with death, Arion asked to be granted a last wish which the crew granted: he wanted to sing a dirge; this he did, while doing so, flung himself into the sea. There, he was rescued by a dolphin, charmed by Arion's music; the dolphin left.

In Chinese astronomy, the stars of Delphinus are located within the Black Tortoise of the North. In Polynesia, two cultures recognized Delphinus as a constellation. In Pukapuka, it was called Te Toloa and in the Tuamotus, it was called Te Uru-o-tiki. USS Delphinus and USS Delphinus, two United States Navy ships, are named after the constellation. A house at Sutton Girls is named Maud Worcester; the Morning Star Rises: an account of Polynesian astronomy. Yale University Press. Ian Ridpath and Wil Tirion. Stars and Planets Guide, London. ISBN 978-0-00-823927-5. Princeton University Press, Princeton. ISBN 978-0-691-17788-5. University of Wisconsin, "Delphinus" The Deep Photographic Guide to the Constellations: Delphinus The clickable Delphinus Star Tales – Delphinus Warburg Institute Iconographic Database

Nimnayaka Hudekalawa

Nimnayaka Hudekalawa is a 2017 Sri Lankan Sinhala drama film directed by Boodee Keerthisena and produced by his father Buddhi Keerthisena. It stars Saumya Liyanage and Sangeetha Weeraratne in lead roles along with Samanalee Fonseka and Ravindra Randeniya. Music composed by Lakshman Joseph De Seram, it is the 1277th Sri Lankan film in the Sinhala cinema. The film cited as the last outing of Tissa Abeysekera before his death. A creative director of an advertising agency going through an experience that he has never encountered, his wife being pregnant and waiting to give birth any moment, he has to be at office and sort out an urgent advertising campaign. While at the office he gets a phone call from his mother that wife is about to give birth and she is taking her to hospital. On his way to hospital, he encounters an experience. Through this experience he starts to fight with his fears, he gets to the hospital and he experiences the unexpected. - Boodee Keerthisena Saumya Liyanage as Vishwa Samanalee Fonseka as Maya Sangeetha Weeraratne as Thaaraka Palitha Silva as Army Officer Sachini Ayendra as Advertising Executive Vimukthi Jayasundara as Vishwa's Friend Ravindra Randeniya as The Client Tissa Abeysekera as Mysterious Man Jayalal Rohana as Supermarket cashier Kingsly Rathnayake as Weather Man Lakshman Mendis as Hermit Official Facebook page එකම සිනමා ශානරයකට කොටු වෙන්න මම කැමැති නැහැ නිම්නයක හුදකලාව සිනමා විමසුම

Nicetas Stylites

Venerable Nicetas Stylites was a 12th-century Russian saint who founded the Monastery of St. Nicetas on the eastern shore of Lake Pleshcheyevo in Zalesye. Nikita led a dissolute life in his youth. However, upon entering a church on a certain occasion he heard the words of the Prophet Isaiah'Wash you, make you clean, thus converted Nikita left all he entered upon the ascetic life near Pereyaslavl. His discipline led him to bind himself in chains and enclose himself within a pillar, thus the title'stylite', he became well known as a healer. Nikita Stylites was killed on May 16, 1186 during a robbery, the thieves having believed the hermit to have been bound by silver chains. Venerable Nikita is commemorated May 24 by the Orthodox Church. Pole-sitting Nikitsky Monastery God: Sole Satisfier Russian Orthodox Church, Texas

Walter Adams (historian)

Sir Walter Adams was a British historian and educationalist. Adams was educated at University College London, was a lecturer in History at the same institution from 1926 to 1934, he was a Rockefeller Fellow in the United States from 1929 to 1930, the organising secretary of the Second International Congress of the History of Science and Technology in 1931. He served as secretary of the Academic Assistance Council from 1933 to 1938, of the London School of Economics from 1938 to 1946. After the war, he served as secretary of the Inter-University Council for Higher Education in the Colonies from 1946 to 1955. Adams was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1945, Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George in 1952. "Former Directors of the LSE". LSE.ac.uk. London School of Economics. Retrieved 28 May 2009. "Walter adams, dead". The New York Times. May 21, 1975. P. 42. Retrieved November 26, 2011. Sir Walter Adams, the controversial former director of the London School of Economics and Political Science...died here today of a heart attack

Bob's Watches

Bob's Watches is an online marketplace for the resale and trade of watches, with a focus on Rolexes. As of 2016 it was one the largest watch reselling websites in the United States; the company was founded in the mid-1990s by Bob Thompson in North Carolina as a local seller of various watch brands and models. Thompson retired in 2010 and sold the business to Paul Altieri for $8,000. Alteiri relaunched the website, with a focus on reselling Rolex watches. From the beginning, its website listed the price that the company would be willing to pay for each watch alongside the price the company would sell the watch for. In 2014 it began offering buyers and sellers of Rolex watches the ability to post selling and buying prices, creating an exchange. From 2010 the Company had a retail storefront and main offices in a small shopping center in Huntington Beach, California. In November 2018, the company moved to a retail storefront and headquarters in a 10,000 square foot, free standing office building in Newport Beach, California.

Carol Altieri is Chief Operating Officer. By 2017 grey market sales of luxury watches were "upending the global watch industry," according to Barron's. Disintermediation Profit margin Murphy, Jr. Bill. "5 Things That Drive Away Customers". Inc. Official website

Boomerang Bill

Boomerang Bill is an extant 1922 American silent crime melodrama film produced by Cosmopolitan Productions and distributed through Paramount Pictures. Adapted from a Boston Blackie short story by Jack Boyle, it was directed by Tom Terriss and stars veteran actor Lionel Barrymore, it is preserved incomplete at the Library of George Eastman House. Lionel Barrymore as Boomerang Bill Marguerite Marsh as Annie Margaret Seddon as Annie's Mother Frank Shannon as Terrence O'Malley Matthew Betz as Tony the Wop Charles Fang as Chinaman Harry Lee as Chinaman Miriam Battista as Chinese Girl Helen Kim as Chinese Girl Boomerang Bill on IMDb Boomerang Bill synopsis at AllMovie Period newspaper clipping Boomerang Bill Lionel Barrymore and Marguerite Marsh in a film scene