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Mogons

Mogons or Moguns was a Celtic god worshiped in Roman Britain and Gaul. The main evidence is from altars dedicated to the god by Roman soldiers. According to J. T. Koch at the University of Wales, the various alternations of the name Moguns derive from the Romano-Celtic dialectal reflexes of Proto-Celtic *mogont-s, an Indo-European *-nt- -stem cognate with Sanskrit mahānt and Avestan mazant ‘great’. Altar-stones raised to Mogons have been recovered in the United Kingdom, such as the stones found at the following locations; the number is the catalog number of the artifact and the name in parentheses is the word as it appears on the stone, not in the nominative case. Most are datives, to be translated as "to" the god: Voreda: 921, 922 Castra Exploratorum: 971 Habitancum: 1225, 1226 Bremenium: 1269 Vindolanda: 1722d. Modern Mainz takes its name from Castrum Moguntiacum, a Roman base placed there, it is hypothesized. The inscription at Habitancum identifies the troops stationed at that location as being from the Vangiones, the Gaesati and Rhaetia.

Mainz was in the territory of the Aresaces, a celtic tribe part of the Treveri. The Habitancum inscription contains the expression Deo Mogonito Cad... with the letters following Cad missing. As the region is in the territory of the historic Scottish tribe called the Gadeni, centered around Jedburgh, the Cad.. is interpreted as some case of Cadeni. One speculation is; some derive Gael. A third theory derives Cad from catu-, "battle", with a sense "to the battle god, Mogon...". Considering that the gods worshipped in the future Alsace home of the Vangiones, were Celtic, such as Grannus, Moguns is taken to be Celtic; the -uns is a Celtic suffix. As for the historic Gadeni, their origin is not known, they could be the remnants of the Vangiones or among the indigenes. The future discovery of additional inscriptions or the future publication of inscriptions known but unpublished will shed further light on Mogons. Penrith Museum, England. Carlisle Museum, England. Voreda Castra Exploratorum Habitancum Bremenium Vindolanda

Berthelot's pipit

Berthelot's pipit is a small passerine bird which breeds in Madeira and the Canary Islands. It is a common resident in both archipelagos. Berthelot's pipit is found in open country; the nest is with 3-5 eggs being laid. This is 13 -- 14.5 cm in length. It is an undistinguished looking species on the ground grey above and whitish below, with some breast streaking, it has a whitish eyering, with dark eye and moustachial stripes. The sexes are similar; this species appears larger headed than meadow pipit. Its call is a "schrip" like yellow wagtail, the song, given in flight, is a chattery "tsivrr tsivrr tsivrr tsivrr"; this species is named after the French naturalist Sabin Berthelot, one-time resident of the Canary Islands, by Carl Bolle. Madeira Birds: Berthelot's pipit

Vasily Tikhonov (ice hockey coach)

Vasili Viktorovich Tikhonov was a Russian ice hockey coach. Tikhonov was born and died in Moscow and was the son of legendary Soviet ice hockey coach Viktor Tikhonov, he started his career in the 1980s by coaching the youth teams of Dinamo Riga. In 1990 he became the head coach of Finnish SM-liiga side Ässät Pori. After the 1992–1993 season Tikhonov moved to North America and worked as an assistant coach with the San Jose Sharks in the National Hockey League and as a head coach with the Kansas City Blades and Kentucky Thoroughblades of the American Hockey League. In 1998 he returned to Europe and coached several teams in Finland and Russia, his son Viktor Tikhonov is a former KHL player with SKA Saint Petersburg who plays for the Arizona Coyotes in the NHL. Vasily Tikhonov died on 7 August 2013 in Moscow. Tikhonov was cutting a hole to a plastic screen that covered his building's facade because of repairs, he is survived by his wife Tatjana, his daughter Tatjana a hockey coach, his son Viktor. Ässät Pori 1990–1993 San Jose Sharks 1993–1996 Kansas City Blades 1995–1996 Kentucky Thoroughblades 1996–1998 Lukko Rauma 1998–2001 0HC Langnau 2001–2002 CSKA Moscow 2002–2004 Avangard Omsk 2010–2011 Ak Bars Kazan 2011–2012 Vasily Tikhonov at Eliteprospects.com

Kepler-47

Kepler-47 is a binary star system with three exoplanets in orbit around the pair of stars located about 1055 parsecs away from Earth. The first two planets announced are designated Kepler-47b, Kepler-47c. Kepler-47 is the first circumbinary multi-planet system discovered by the Kepler mission; the outermost of the planets is a gas giant orbiting within the habitable zone of the stars. Because most stars are binary, the discovery that multi-planet systems can form in such a system has impacted previous theories of planetary formation. A group of astronomers led by Jerome Orosz at San Diego State University, including astronomers from Tel-Aviv University in Israel, discovered the planetary system via NASA's Kepler space telescope in 2012. In November 2013, evidence of a third planet orbiting between the planets b and c, Kepler-47d, was announced. Analyses of transit data from the Kepler space telescope confirmed the existence of Kepler-47d. Prior to Kepler observation, Kepler-47 had the 2MASS catalogue number 2MASS J19411149+4655136.

In the Kepler Input Catalog it has the designation of KIC 10020423, when it was found to have transiting planet candidates it was given the Kepler object of interest number of KOI-3154. Planetary candidates were detected around the pair of stars by NASA's Kepler Mission, a mission tasked with discovering planets in transit around their stars; the discoverers referred the pair of stars as Kepler-47, the normal procedure for naming stars with exoplanets discovered by the spacecraft. Hence, this is the name used by the public to refer to the pair of its planets. Candidate planets that are associated with stars studied by the Kepler Mission are known as Kepler objects of interest and are assigned the designations ".01", ".02", ".03" etc. after the star's name, in the order of discovery. If planet candidates are detected then the ordering follows the order of orbital periods from shortest to longest. Following these rules, two candidate planets were detected, with orbital periods of 49.51 and 303.158 days.

Upon confirmation, the planets of Kepler-47 are designated by letters, with the first planet being designated b and so on. The ordering of designations are identical to the latter designations for candidate planets. Kepler-47 is a binary star system located about 1,055 parsecs away from Earth; the binary system is composed of a red dwarf star. The stars orbit each other around their barycenter, or center of mass between them, completing one full orbit every 7.45 days. The stars orbit their barycenter from a distance of about 0.084 AU. The stars have 104% and 35% of the Sun's mass, 96% and 35% of the Sun's radius, respectively, they have surface temperatures of 5636 K and 3357 K. Based on the stellar characteristics and orbital dynamics, an estimated age of 4–5 billion years for the system is possible. In comparison, the Sun is about 4.6 billion years old, has a temperature of 5772 K. The primary star is somewhat metal-poor, with a metallicity of about −0.25, or about 56% of the amount of iron and other heavier metals found in the Sun.

Both of the stars' luminosities are typical for their kind, with a luminosities of around 84% and 1% of that of the solar luminosity, respectively. The apparent magnitude of the star system, or how bright it appears from Earth's perspective, is about 15.4. It is too dim to be seen with the naked eye, which can detect objects with a magnitude less than 6.5. Prior to the discovery of the Kepler-47 planetary system by Jerome Orosz, his colleagues, as well as astronomers from Tel-Aviv University in 2012, it was thought that binary stars with multiple planets could not exist, it was believed that gravitational perturbations caused by the orbiting parent stars would cause any circumbinary planets to collide with each other or be ejected out of orbit, either into one of the parent stars or away from the system. However, this discovery demonstrates that multiple planets can form around binary stars in their habitable zones; because most stars are binary, the discovery that multi-planet systems can form in such a system has impacted previous theories of planetary formation, could provide more opportunities for finding habitable exoplanets.

The binary system is known to host three planets, all orbiting close to each other and larger than Earth, with no solid surface. All three of the planets in the Kepler-47 system have a low density, less than that of Saturn; the densities of the planets are estimated to be around 0.26 g/cm3 to 0.68 g/cm3. The low densities of the planets are unusual for their mild temperatures. Low density planets with such mild temperatures are thought to be uncommon. Kepler-47b is the innermost planet of the Kepler-47 system, it resides close to its parent stars, at a distance of 0.2956 AU. It completes one full orbit around its parent stars in less than 50 days; the equilibrium temperature of Kepler-47b is 442 K, therefore being inhospitable to life. Due to the high equilibrium temperature of Kepler-47b, methane gas in its atmosphere would be broken into other compounds, leading to a thick haze that would cover the planet's atmosphere, it is the smallest planet of the Kepler-47 system. The second planet discovered, Kepler-47c, is a Neptune class planet and the outermost planet, orbiting its parent stars from a distance of 0.989 AU, nearly the distance from Earth

Coke (footballer)

Jorge Andújar Moreno, known as Coke, is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Levante UD as a right back. He began his career at Rayo Vallecano, who he helped rise from Segunda División B into La Liga, totalling 204 official appearances. In 2011 he joined Sevilla. Born in Madrid, Coke was a product of Rayo Vallecano's youth system, being promoted to the main squad for the 2005–06 season at only 18, with the capital club in the third division, he helped it achieve promotion in his third year, played 33 matches in the following campaign as the team overachieved for a final fifth place. In the following two second level seasons, combined Coke only missed 11 league games out of 84 and scored 12 goals, with Rayo achieving promotion to La Liga by finishing in second place in 2011. In early June 2011, Coke signed with fellow league club Sevilla FC, he made his top flight debut on 28 August by coming on for Fernando Navarro at half-time in the 2–1 home win against nearby Málaga CF, finished his first year with 32 appearances all competitions comprised.

Coke scored his first league goal with the Andalusians on 17 March 2013, grabbing a brace in a 4–0 home routing of Real Zaragoza. On 14 May of the following year, he played the full 120 minutes and converted his penalty shootout attempt in the final of the UEFA Europa League against S. L. Benfica, as Sevilla went on to win the trophy. After the departure of Ivan Rakitić to FC Barcelona, Coke captained the team in the 2014 UEFA Super Cup on 12 August, a 0–2 defeat to Real Madrid at Cardiff City Stadium, he featured less throughout the season as new signing Aleix Vidal was reconverted to right back by coach Unai Emery, but played 32 minutes as they retained their Europa League crown with a 3–2 victory over FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk on 27 May 2015. On the final day of the 2015–16 campaign, Coke was the first of three players sent off in a 1–3 loss at Athletic Bilbao, being shown a red card for dissent despite not leaving the substitutes' bench. On 18 May 2016, in the Europa League final, he started as right midfielder in place of injured Michael Krohn-Dehli and scored twice in a 3–1 defeat of Liverpool in Basel, being subsequently named Man of the match.

On 31 July 2016, Coke signed for German club FC Schalke 04 on a three-year contract for a reported €5 million. During a friendly game with Bologna F. C. 1909 held the following week, he suffered a severe cruciate ligament injury to his right knee. Coke made his Bundesliga debut on 1 April 2017, starting in a 1–1 home draw with Borussia Dortmund in the Revierderby, he scored his first goal for the Gelsenkirchen club 15 days equalising in a 1–2 loss at SV Darmstadt 98. On 16 December 2017, struggling with injury problems and lack of playing time, Coke returned to Spain and joined Levante UD on loan until the following 30 June. Subsequently, the move was made permanent for an undisclosed fee; as of match played 24 November 2018 Rayo Vallecano Segunda División B: 2007–08Sevilla UEFA Europa League: 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16 Copa del Rey: Runner-up 2015–16 UEFA Super Cup: Runner-up 2014, 2015 Sevilla official profile Coke at BDFutbol Coke at Futbolme

Aerospace General Mini-Copter

The Aerospace General Mini-Copter was a miniature helicopter designed to be air-dropped to U. S. military pilots stranded in otherwise inaccessible areas. At its most basic, the Mini-Copter was made up of fuel tanks and a rotor unit strapped to the pilot. A more conventional configuration was developed, with these units attached to a steel framework that provided a seat for the pilot. In both these versions, power was provided by rocket motors on the rotor tips. A third variation added a piston engine and pusher propeller to the design, allowing it to fly as an autogyro without the tip rockets once sufficient forward speed had been achieved. Design work started in 1972, with first flight on 31 March 1973; the three prototype vehicles were tested by the US Navy from late 1974 to 1977 transferred to the US Army in 1978 for testing under a $409,000 program named "Individual Tactical Air Vehicle". Data from Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1976–77General characteristics Crew: 1 Length: 8 ft 0 in Height: 7 ft 0 in Empty weight: 275 lb Max takeoff weight: 650 lb Fuel capacity: 4 US gal rocket fuel 20 US gal gasoline Powerplant: 2 × Aerospace General hydrogen peroxide rockets, 42 lbf thrust each Powerplant: 1 × McCulloch flat-four engine, 90 hp Main rotor diameter: × 18 ft 0 in Main rotor area: 254 sq ft Propellers: 2-bladed wooden fixed-pitch, 4 ft 4 in diameterPerformance Maximum speed: 140 mph Cruise speed: 85 mph Range: 250 mi Service ceiling: 18,000 ft Rate of climb: 2,500 ft/min Taylor, John W. R. ed..

Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1976–77. London: Jane's Yearbooks. ISBN 0-354-00538-3. Taylor, Michael J. H.. Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. P. 32. US Patent 4071206