Lyra is a small constellation. It is one of 48 listed by the 2nd century astronomer Ptolemy, is one of the 88 constellations recognized by the International Astronomical Union. Lyra was represented on star maps as a vulture or an eagle carrying a lyre, hence is sometimes referred to as Vultur Cadens or Aquila Cadens, respectively. Beginning at the north, Lyra is bordered by Draco, Hercules and Cygnus. Lyra is nearly overhead in temperate northern latitudes shortly after midnight at the start of summer. From the equator to about the 40th parallel south it is visible low in the northern sky during the same months. Vega, Lyra's brightest star, is one of the brightest stars in the night sky, forms a corner of the famed Summer Triangle asterism. Beta Lyrae is the prototype of a class of binary star known as Beta Lyrae variables; these binary stars are so close to each other that they become egg-shaped and material flows from one to the other. Epsilon Lyrae, known informally as the Double, is a complex multiple star system.
Lyra hosts the Ring Nebula, the second-discovered and best-known planetary nebula. In Greek mythology, Lyra represents the lyre of Orpheus. Made by Hermes from a tortoise shell, given to Apollo as a bargain, it was said to be the first lyre produced. Orpheus's music was said to be so great that inanimate objects such as trees and rocks could be charmed. Joining Jason and the Argonauts, his music was able to quell the voices of the dangerous Sirens, who sang tempting songs to the Argonauts. At one point, Orpheus married a nymph. While fleeing from an attack by Aristaeus, she stepped on a snake. To reclaim her, Orpheus entered the Underworld. Hades relented and let Orpheus bring Eurydice back, on the condition that he never once look back until outside. Near the end, Orpheus faltered and looked back, causing Eurydice to be left in the Underworld forever. Orpheus spent the rest of his life strumming his lyre while wandering aimlessly through the land, rejecting all marriage offers from women. There are two competing myths relating to the death of Orpheus.
According to Eratosthenes, Orpheus failed to make a necessary sacrifice to Dionysus due to his regard for Apollo as the supreme deity instead. Dionysus sent his followers to rip Orpheus apart. Ovid tells a rather different story, saying that women, in retribution for Orpheus's rejection of marriage offers, ganged up and threw stones and spears. At first, his music charmed them as well, but their numbers and clamor overwhelmed his music and he was hit by the spears. Both myths state that his lyre was placed in the sky by Zeus, Orpheus' bones buried by the muses. Vega and its surrounding stars are treated as a constellation in other cultures; the area corresponding to Lyra was seen by the Arabs as a vulture or an eagle carrying a lyre, either enclosed in its wings, or in its beak. In Wales, Lyra is known as King Arthur's Harp, King David's harp; the Persian Hafiz called it the Lyre of Zurah. It has been called the Manger of Praesepe Salvatoris. In Australian Aboriginal astronomy, Lyra is known by the Boorong people in Victoria as the Malleefowl constellation.
Lyra was worshipped as an animal deity. Lyra is bordered by Vulpecula to the south, Hercules to the east, Draco to the north, Cygnus to the west. Covering 286.5 square degrees, it ranks 52nd of the 88 modern constellations in size. It appears prominently in the northern sky during the Northern Hemisphere's summer, the whole constellation is visible for at least part of the year to observers north of latitude 42°S, its main asterism consists of six stars, 73 stars in total are brighter than magnitude 6.5. The constellation's boundaries, as set by Eugène Delporte in 1930, are defined by a 17-sided polygon. In the equatorial coordinate system, the right ascension coordinates of these borders lie between 18h 14m and 19h 28m, while the declination coordinates are between +25.66° and +47.71°. The International Astronomical Union adopted the three-letter abbreviation "Lyr" for the constellation in 1922. German cartographer Johann Bayer used the Greek letters alpha through nu to label the most prominent stars in the constellation.
English astronomer John Flamsteed observed and labelled two stars each as delta, zeta and nu. He added pi and rho, not using xi and omicron as Bayer used these letters to denote Cygnus and Hercules on his map; the brightest star in the constellation is a main-sequence star of spectral type A0Va. Only 7.7 parsecs distant, is a Delta Scuti variable, varying between magnitudes −0.02 and 0.07 over 0.2 days. On average, it is the second-brightest star of a northern hemisphere and the fifth-brightest star in all, surpassed only by Arcturus, Alpha Centauri and Sirius. Vega was the pole star in the year 12,000 BCE, will again become the pole star around 14,000 CE. Vega is one of the most-magnificent of all stars, has been called "arguably the next most important star in the sky after the Sun". Vega was the first star other than the Sun to be photographed, as well as the first to have a clear spectrum recorded, showing absorption lines for the first time; the star was the first single main-sequence star other than the Sun to be known to emit X-rays, is surrounded by a circumstellar debris disk, similar to the Kuiper Belt.
Rolf Köhler was a German born singer and record producer. Köhler achieved commercial success performing under the pseudonym Marc de Ville in the 1970s; as Marc de Ville, Köhler released a few singles, including "Annie", "Walking Alone in the Rain" and "California". Köhler performed with a diverse range of musicians, including Marius Müller-Westernhagen and heavy metal band Saxon. Köhler wrote a number of German songs, including "Wenns um Geld geht", "Tortella" and "BIFI". Köhler was part of the Modern Talking choir. Köhler co-owned Karo Music Studios and produced music together with other producers including Kalle Trapp, Blind Guardian, Molly Hatchet, New Commix, Toll House, Ian Cussick band, BLUE BLIZZ, Wave and Gnadenlos Platt. In the mid 1980s, Köhler co-produced a few singles in the of italo-disco style productions with artists including Stag, L'Affair, C. Dorian, Tom Jackson. Several of Köhler's disco productions, including Solid Strangers, Boo Who, Straight Flush, Broken Dreams. Köhler died on September 2007, from an apoplectic attack.
In late 1984 Kohler was contracted as a backstage musician for the Modern Talking project to be part of the falsetto chorus. He collaborated with Dieter Bohlen for nearly 16 years meanwhile he composed some heavy metal albums and some hard rock albums without any success. After the dissolution of Modern Talking project, Kohler joined the Blue System project created by Dieter Bohlen and Luis Rodriguez. Blue System had an international success releasing several albums during 1987 to 1997 where Kohler can be heard singing for most tracks in both the refrains and choruses. In 2003 Kohler joined Systems in Blue. However, in 2007 he died. In 2003, Köhler, together with Michael Scholz, Detlef Wiedeke and producer Thomas Wildrat, formed the Europop/Synthpop group Systems in Blue, which evolved from Blue System and Modern Talking. Systems in Blue has released 4 commercially successful albums as of January 2013.. In 2008, Systems in Blue released the album, Out of the Blue. Many critics noted that the musical construction and lyrics of the album were more mature and independent than the group's previous album, Point of No Return.
The 2012–13 Rostov season was the fourth straight season that the club played in the Russian Premier League, the highest tier of football in Russia after they won their relegation playoff tie against Shinnik Yaroslavl. They will play in the 2012–13 Russian Cup; as of 10 MarchNote: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality; the following players are listed on the official club's website as reserves and are registered with the Premier League. They are eligible to play for the main squad. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality; as of 3 June 2013
Beijing Daoxiang Village Food Co. Ltd. v. Beijing Sudao Food Industry Co. Ltd. and Suzhou Daoxiang Village Food Co. Ltd. Jing Zhimin Chu Zi No. 1606 is a trademark litigation case in China involving the name of a popular brand of moon cake and highlights the criteria applied by Chinese courts to interim injunctions. The Beijing Intellectual Property Court ordered an injunction near the time of China's Mid-Autumn Festival, the only time of the year in which mooncakes are sold; the two parties are pastry companies based in different parts of China. Suzhou Daoxiang is based in Jiangsu and has been operating since 1773. Beijing Daoxiang is based in Beijing and has been operating since 1895. Both companies have long produced moon cakes branded as Daoxiangcun and both have registered the term as a trademark, in different product categories - Suzhou Daoxiang in 1982 and Beijing Daixiang in 1997; because of increased use of e-commerce, the two companies have come into direct competition with one another.
In 2006, Suzhou Daoxiang applied to the State Administration for Industry and Commerce to register a trademark including the phrase Daoxiangcun. Beijing Daoxiang objected and their position was upheld by the SAIC's review board in 2013 and by the Beijing High Court in 2014. Suzhou Daoxiang continued to use the trademark, so Beijing Daoxiang filed a case in the Beijing Intellectual Property Court. On 22 September 2017, a judicial panel consisting of Zhang Xiaojin, Cui Ning and Liu Yijun granted an interim injunction because the applicant was urgently facing irreparable damage; the court stated that:...f the relevant behavioral preservation measures are not taken, it will cause irreparable damage to the lawful rights and interests of the applicants, that is, the judgment of the irreparable damage and the urgency of the behavior preservation measures. In view of the current Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day holiday, traditional cakes and other commodities are in the peak season of sales, the sales volume of the infringed goods such as moon cakes and other cakes will increase and the market share of the applicants will be seized, thus reducing their interests.
Therefore, if the respondent is not ordered to stop the case, it will have a serious impact on the applicant's market share and will cause irreparable damage to its interests. The damage will be greater than Suzhou. Daoxiangcun Company stopped the damage caused by the act of the case. On 26 September 2017, in response to the preliminary injunction, the defendant placed a counter-guarantee of RMB 60 million in cash, twice as much as the guarantee placed by the plaintiff and requested the court to lift the injunction. Due to the counter-guarantee, the short shelf-life of mooncakes, the short season in which mooncakes can be sold, the likelihood that the defendant would suffer huge losses if the mooncakes, produced were not permitted for sale, that the applicant could be compensated by money since the counter-guarantee placed by the defendant was sufficient to cover all of the applicant's claims, the court lifted the injunction. Suzhou Daoxiang was ordered to stop using the trademarks and to pay RMB 30 million in damages to Beijing Daoxiang.
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Iron County is a county located in the U. S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,916, making it the third-least populous county in Wisconsin, its county seat is Hurley. It was named for the valuable iron ore found within its borders. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 919 square miles, of which 758 square miles is land and 161 square miles is water. Vilas County - east, southeast Price County - southwest Ashland County - west Gogebic County, Michigan - northeast CTH-A CTH-B CTH-C CTH-CC CTH-D CTH-FF CTH-G CTH-H CTH-J As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 5,916 people living in the county. 97.9% were White, 0.6% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% Black or African American, 0.2% of some other race and 0.9% of two or more races. 0.6 % were Latino. 22.9% were of German, 13.7% Italian, 12.6% Finnish, 8.2% Polish, 6.6% American and 5.4% Irish ancestry. As of the census of 2000, there were 6,861 people, 3,083 households, 1,960 families living in the county.
The population density was 9 people per square mile. There were 5,706 housing units at an average density of 8 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 98.28% White, 0.09% Black or African American, 0.60% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.06% from other races, 0.80% from two or more races. 0.66% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 20.9 % were of 9.3 % Polish and 6.4 % Irish ancestry. 97.1% spoke English as their first language. There were 3,083 households out of which 22.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.00% were married couples living together, 7.00% had a female householder with no husband present, 36.40% were non-families. 32.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.30% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.74. In the county, the population was spread out with 19.40% under the age of 18, 5.90% from 18 to 24, 24.70% from 25 to 44, 26.80% from 45 to 64, 23.20% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 96.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.80 males. In 2017, there were 34 births, giving a general fertility rate of 46.1 births per 1000 women aged 15–44, the 2nd lowest rate out of 72 Wisconsin counties. 13 of the births were to unmarried mothers, 21 were to married mothers. Additionally, there were no reported induced abortions performed on women of Iron County residence in 2017. Hurley Montreal Iron Belt Mercer Pence Saxon National Register of Historic Places listings in Iron County, Wisconsin includes some of the areas historic sites. From 1928 to 2008, Iron County voted Democratic in presidential elections, the only two exceptions being Richard Nixon in 1972 and George W. Bush in 2000. Beginning in 2012, Iron County became a swing county, with Mitt Romney winning the county by 8 votes; the county gave 59.2% of the vote to Trump in the 2016 election. National Register of Historic Places listings in Iron County, Wisconsin History of Iron County.
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Paskal Trokshi, Italian: Pasquale Trocsci, was a Catholic religious figure who served as Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Skopje from 1893 to 1908. Trokshi was of Albanian ethnicity. According to Elsie he was born in Delbnisht village of Kurbin region in central Albania, back Ottoman Empire. According to Albanian sources, he was born in Mallkuç village near Durrës in present-day Bubq municipality, son of Jak Trokshi and Diella Vathi, a Catholic woman from Kurbin, he remained orphan at a young age, together with his brother Hilë moved to his mother's family. His intelligence was noted by Raffaele D'Ambrosio, archbishop of the Archdiocese of Durrës, back stationed in Delbnisht. With his intervention, Trokshi pursued his elementary education in his village in Albanian Pontifical Seminary in Shkodër. There he started his theology studies, which he finished in Rome, he was ordained priest in 1873. After his return to Albania, he led the parish in Gurëz, served as a secretary for D'Ambrosio.
Trokshi was regarded corrupt and much given to alcohol. Regardless, on 29 December 1892, Pope Leo XIII nominates him as Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Skopje, which he took over on 10 January 1893, his ordination was performed by Bishop Pasquale Guerini, Raffaele D'Ambrosio, Abbot of Mirdita Preng Doçi. As requested by Trokshi, the ceremony took place in the Chapel of the Pontifical Seminary in Shkodër, on 5 May 1893. Trokshi encountered increasing Slavic tendencies in the Albanian speaking parishes which he opposed, started a series of reforms; this led to accusations from Slavic speaking parishes, which led to a drop in popularity, opposition from Austro-Hungarian officials. One of his achievements was the reopening of the Albanian School of Stublla, dating from 1584 but closed during Ottoman oppression; this was followed by schools in the Albanian communities of Kosovo, İpek, Ferizoviç, Zlakućan, etc. Trokshi resigned on 22 March 1908. On 29 April 1908 he was elected Archbishop of Titular Diocese of Nakoleia, died in Rome, on 28 July 1917