The following are lists of stars. These are astronomical objects that spend some portion of their existence generating energy through thermonuclear fusion. List of stars by constellation List of traditional star names List of Arabic star names List of Chinese star names Stars named after people List of nearest stars and brown dwarfs - up to 16.3 light-years List of star systems within 16–20 light-years List of star systems within 20–25 light-years List of star systems within 25–30 light-years List of star systems within 30–35 light-years List of star systems within 35–40 light-years List of star systems within 40–45 light-years List of star systems within 45–50 light-years List of star systems within 50–55 light-years List of star systems within 55–60 light-years List of star systems within 60–65 light-years List of star systems within 65–70 light-years List of star systems within 70–75 light-years List of nearest bright stars List of brightest stars List of stars more luminous than any closer star List of brightest stars List of most luminous stars List of most massive stars List of largest stars List of smallest stars List of oldest stars List of least massive stars List of hottest stars List of brown dwarfs List of collapsars List of notable variable stars List of semiregular variable stars List of stars that dim oddly List of stars with confirmed extrasolar planets List of supernova candidates List of white dwarfs List of red dwarfs List of brightest stars and other record stars List of extremes in the sky List of hypothetical stars List of selected stars for navigation List of star extremes List of stars that dim oddly List of stars with resolved images List of supernovae Lists of real astronomical locations in fiction Solar twins Stars and planetary systems in fiction The following is a list of notable actual or hypothetical stars that have their own articles in Wikipedia, but are not included in the lists above.
BPM 37093 — a diamond star Cygnus X-1 — X-ray source EBLM J0555-57Ab — is one of the smallest stars discovered. HR 465 — chemically-peculiar variable star MACS J1149 Lensed Star 1 — most distant star, 9 billion light years away. P Cygni — brightened in the 17th century WNC4 — Messier Object 40 Zeta Boötis — speckle binary test system Lists of astronomical objects Astronomical naming conventions Star Star catalogue Sun The Bright Star Catalog, Astronomical Data Center, NSSDC/ADC, 1991. Astronomiches Rechen-Institut Heidelberg — ARICNS Database for Nearby Stars Northern Arizona University database of nearby stars SIMBAD Astronomical DatabaseSpecific International Astronomical Union: IAU Sol Station — information on nearby and bright stars
Shivering Sands Army Fort was a Maunsell army fort built near the Thames estuary for anti-aircraft defence. It is made up of several once interconnected towers north of Herne Bay and is 14.8 km from the nearest land. They can be viewed from Shoeburyness East Beach on clear days; the Shivering Sands fort was the last of the Thames estuary forts to be constructed, was grounded between 18 September and 13 December 1943. The towers were built on land and floated out in 1943. In the war, the equipment was replaced, removed soon after; the forts were abandoned in 1958. In the 1960s, some weather equipment was installed in the searchlight tower. On 7 June 1963, a boat called the Ribersborg collided with one of the towers, which fell into the sea without harming anyone or sinking the boat. In 1964 Screaming Lord Sutch set up Radio Sutch on one of the old towers. However, he soon became bored and handed the project to his friend and unpaid manager Reginald Calvert, who expanded into all five towers that were still connected and called it Radio City.
After Calvert was killed by Oliver Smedley, his wife took over for a short time before the project was closed by legislation and the towers again abandoned. In 1990, the top of the searchlight tower was cut away so that helicopters could be used to maintain the weather equipment inside. In 1992, it was decided that the tower was no longer necessary for the continued operation of the instruments contained within, a large buoy was placed next to the tower for the same purpose. In August and September 2005, artist Stephen Turner spent six weeks living alone in the searchlight tower of the Shivering Sands Fort, in what he described as "an artistic exploration of isolation, investigating how one's experience of time changes in isolation, what creative contemplation means in a 21st-century context"; the forts, filmed from a North Sea ferry, appear in the 1984 music video for the song "A Sort of Homecoming" by the Irish pop music band U2. The British indie band, The Mystery Jets, filmed the music video of their song Bubblegum at Shivering Sands Army Fort.
Science fiction writer Sheila Finch's novella "Not This Tide" used the Shivering Sands fort as one of its settings. Maunsell Forts Fort Fanatics: Shivering Sands Thames Estuary Maunsell Forts
Melville "Mel" Aaron Rosser sometimes recorded as Melvin and Melvyn was a Welsh international rugby centre who played rugby union for Penarth and Cardiff and turned to professional rugby league joining first Leeds Castleford, York. Rosser played international rugby for Wales under both union and league codes, toured Australia with the Great Britain rugby league team in 1928. Mel Rosser began his rugby career with his local rugby club Machen RFC, before moving to first class team Cardiff, he played two seasons for Cardiff. During the 1923–24 season, Rosser switched from Cardiff to local rival club Penarth, it was as a Penarth player that he was first selected for international duty, selected for Wales to face Scotland as part of the 1924 Five Nations Championship. Rosser was brought in at centre, partnered with Jack Elwyn Evans of Llanelli; the game was a sporting disaster, with Scotland inflicting their heaviest victory over Wales, running up a record breaking score in a 35–10 win. Although Rosser was dropped after the Scotland game, missing the encounter with Ireland, he was reselected for the final game of the Championship, away to France.
Rosser was intended to play at centre, but on the train trip to Paris the Welsh selectors suspended Ossie Male as he had broken a rule preventing any player from representing Wales if they had played club rugby within the week leading up to the international match. With no other fullback aboard the train, Rosser was switched to an emergency fullback with reserve player Joe Jones drafted into the backs, it was a narrow win for Wales. During his rugby union career, Griffiths represented Glamorgan County and as a serving police officer, he played for Glamorgan Police. Wales France 1924 Scotland 1924 At the start of the 1924/1925 season, Rosser turned his back on rugby union by joining professional rugby league club Leeds. At the same time he became a licensee, he played his first game for Leeds on 6 September 1924, on 12 April 1926 he was selected to play for the Wales national rugby league team, making him a dual-code international. The game was held at Pontypridd against England, the Welsh lost narrowly despite scoring six tries and two goals.
Rosser scoring one of the tries. He had to wait four years to record his second and Wales league cap, when he was selected to face Australia at Wembley in early 1930. Although Wales lost again, Rosser was again on the score sheet with another try. In between his two Wales caps for Leeds, Rosser represented Great Britain on the team's 1928 tour of Australia. One of six Welsh players who went on the tour, he played in nine matches though none of the six Tests. In the 1930/31 season, Rosser switched rugby clubs from Leeds to Castleford for one match, to York Football Club. While at York he represented Wales another three times, two games against England and another encounter with Australia; the Australian game was his last, played on 30 December 1930. Mel Rosser played left-centre, i.e. number 4, in Monmouthshire's 14-18 defeat by Glamorgan in the non-County Championship match during the 1926–27 season at Taff Vale Park, Pontypridd on Saturday 30 April 1927. Mel Rosser played right-centre, i.e. number 3, in York's 8-22 defeat by Halifax in the 1930–31 Challenge Cup Final during the 1930–31 season at Wembley Stadium, London on Saturday 2 May 1931, in front of a crowd of 40,368.
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Şevket Altuğ is a Turkish actor. Altuğ grew up in İstanbul where he studied at Galatasaray High School, he began his theatre career in 1962 and worked continuously for five years at AEG. He became the father of two children. Altuğ acted in many cinema films in the 1970s and 1980s including Kapıcılar Kralı, Meraklı Köfteci, Aile Şerefi, Hasip ile Nasip, Mağlup Edilemeyenler, Şabanoğlu Şaban, Gülen Gözler, Hababam Sınıfı Dokuz Doğuruyor, Düşman, Dolap Beygiri, Yedi Bela Hüsnü, Şekerpare and Tokatçı. After making his television debut in Seyehatname, he did the part of Şakir in the comedy series Perihan Abla. Beginning in 1993, he played the lead role of Fikret in Süper Baba which became one of the popular and beloved television series in Turkey. Şevket Altuğ on IMDb
HMS Tyrian was a S-class destroyer built for the Royal Navy during the Second World War. Tyrian displaced 1,710 long tons at 2,530 long tons at deep load, she had an overall length of 362 feet 9 inches, a beam of 35 feet 8 inches and a deep draught of 14 feet 6 inches. She was powered by two Parsons geared steam turbines, each driving one propeller shaft, using steam provided by two Admiralty three-drum boilers; the turbines gave a maximum speed of 36 knots. Tyrian carried a maximum of 615 long tons of fuel oil that gave her a range of 4,675 nautical miles at 20 knots, her complement was 170 ratings. The ship was armed with four 45-calibre 4.7-inch Mark XII guns in dual-purpose mounts. For anti-aircraft defence, Tyrian had one twin mount for Bofors 40 mm guns and four twin 20-millimetre Oerlikon autocannon, she was fitted with two above-water quadruple mounts for 21-inch torpedoes. Two depth charge rails and four throwers were fitted for. Between 1946 and 1951 Tyrian was held in reserve at Harwich.
Between 1951 and 1952 she was converted to a Type 16 fast anti-submarine frigate, by Harland & Wolff at Liverpool. She was allocated the new pennant number F67. From August 1952 until 1956 she was part of the 2nd Training Squadron at Portland. In 1953 she took part in the Fleet Review to celebrate the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. In November 1956 Tyrian was placed in reserve at Chatham. Between 1957 and 1965 she was part of the Lisahally reserve, she was subsequently sold for scrap and arrived at Troon for breaking up on 9 March 1965. Chesneau, Roger, ed.. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1922–1946. Greenwich, UK: Conway Maritime Press. ISBN 0-85177-146-7. Colledge, J. J.. Ships of the Royal Navy: The Complete Record of all Fighting Ships of the Royal Navy. London: Chatham Publishing. ISBN 978-1-86176-281-8. English, John. Obdurate to Daring: British Fleet Destroyers 1941–45. Windsor, UK: World Ship Society. ISBN 978-0-9560769-0-8. Lenton, H. T.. British & Empire Warships of the Second World War.
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Walford Davis Green was a British barrister and Conservative Party politician. He sat in the House of Commons from 1895 to 1906. Green was born in Blackheath, the son of Rev. Walford Green, a Wesleyan Minister and sometime president of the Wesleyan Methodist conference, he was educated at the Leys School in Cambridge, at King's College, where he graduated with an honours B. A. in modern history in 1891. He won the Members' Prize in 1892 for his short book The political career of George Canning, he was called to the bar at the Inner Temple in 1895. He was elected at the 1895 general election as the Member of Parliament for the borough Wednesbury in Staffordshire, he was re-elected in 1900, held the seat until he stood down from Parliament at the 1906 general election. After he had announced his intention to retire on health grounds, the local Unionist Association selected as its candidate F. E. Muntz, who had contested Rugby in 1900. However, Muntz was himself forced to withdraw due to ill-health, consideration was given to asking Green to stand again, since his health had improved.
The Times reported that the Liberal Party candidate Clarendon Hyde had been nursing the constituency for some time, that local unionists wanted Green to reconsider his retirement. However, Green did not stand again and the Unionist candidate Alfred Bird lost the seat to Clarendon Hyde, he died on 17 November 1941 in Langton, Tunbridge Wells, aged 72. Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Walford Green