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Pisces (constellation)

Pisces is a constellation of the zodiac. Its name is the Latin plural for fish, it lies between Aquarius to Aries to the east. The ecliptic and the celestial equator intersect in Virgo, its symbol is. The vernal equinox is located in Pisces, due south of ω Psc, due to precession drifting below the western fish towards Aquarius. Van Maanen's Star, at 12.35 magnitude, is located in this constellation, along with others, such as HD 222410, at 7.45 magnitude. Alrescha, otherwise Alpha Piscium, 309.8 lightyears, class A2, apparent magnitude 3.62 Fumalsamakah, otherwise Beta Piscium, 492 lightyears, class B6Ve, apparent magnitude 4.48 Delta Piscium, 305 lightyears, class K5III, apparent magnitude 4.44 Epsilon Piscium, 190 lightyears, class K0III, apparent magnitude 4.27 Revati, otherwise Zeta Piscium, 148 lightyears, class A7IV, apparent magnitude 5.21 Alpherg, otherwise Eta Piscium, 349 lightyears, class G7 IIIa, apparent magnitude 3.62 Torcular, otherwise Omicron Piscium, 258 lightyears, class K0III, apparent magnitude 4.2 Omega Piscium, 106 lightyears, class F4IV, apparent magnitude 4.03 Gamma Piscium, 320 lightyears, apparent magnitude 12.078.

Κομμένο πρόσωπο Piscium, 680 lightyears, apparent magnitude 16.9 M74 is a loosely wound spiral galaxy in Pisces, found at a distance of 30 million light years. It has many clusters of young stars and the associated nebulae, showing extensive regions of star formation, it was discovered by Pierre Méchain, a French astronomer, in 1780. A type II-P supernova was discovered in the outer regions of M74 by Robert Evans in June 2003. NGC 488 is an isolated face-on prototypical spiral galaxy. NGC 520 is a pair of colliding galaxies located 90 million lightyears away. CL 0024+1654 is a massive galaxy cluster that lenses the galaxy behind it, creating arc-shaped images of the background galaxy; the cluster is made up of yellow elliptical and spiral galaxies, at a distance of 3.6 billion light-years from Earth, half as far away as the background galaxy, at a distance of 5.7 billion light-years.3C 31 is an active galaxy and radio source in Perseus located at a distance of 237 million light-years from Earth.

Its jets, caused by the supermassive black hole at its center, extend several million light-years in both directions, making them some of the largest objects in the universe. Pisces originates from some composition of the Babylonian constellations Šinunutu4 "the great swallow" in current western Pisces, Anunitum the "Lady of the Heaven", at the place of the northern fish. In the first-millennium BC texts known as the Astronomical Diaries, part of the constellation was called DU. NU. NU. Pisces is associated with the Greek legend that Aphrodite and her son Eros either shape-shifted into forms of fishes to escape, or were rescued by two fishes. In the Greek version according to Hyginus and Eros while visiting Syria fled from the monster Typhon by leaping into the Euphrates River and transforming into fishes; the Roman variant of the story has Venus and Cupid carried away from this danger on the backs of two fishes. And in the version by the Persian astronomer al-Sufi and Cupid tied themselves together with a cord in order not to lose each other in the Euphrates.

The knot of the rope is marked by Alpha Piscium called Al-Rischa. There is a somewhat different origin tale that Hyginus preserved in another work. According to this, an egg rolled into the Euphrates, some fishes nudged this to shore, after which the doves sat on the egg until Aphrodite hatched out of it; the fishes were rewarded by being placed in the skies as a constellation. This story is recorded by the Third Vatican Mythographer. In 1690, the astronomer Johannes Hevelius in his Firmamentum Sobiescianum regarded the constellation Pisces as being composed of four subdivisions: Piscis Boreus: σ – 68 – 65 – 67 – ψ1 – ψ2 – ψ3 – χ – φ – υ – 91 – τ – 82 – 78 Psc. Linum Boreum: χ – ρ,94 – VX – η – π – ο – α Psc. Linum Austrinum: α – ξ – ν – μ – ζ – ε – δ – 41 – 35 – ω Psc. Piscis Austrinus: ω – ι – θ – 7 – β – 5 – κ,9 – λ – TX Psc. Be aware that Piscis Austrinus more refers to a separate constellation in its own right. Both fish depicted in Pisces are said to be the offspring of the one greater fish in the constellation Piscis Austrinus.

In 1754, the astronomer John Hill proposed to treat part of Pisces as a separate constellation, called Testudo 24 – 27 – YY – 33 – 29 Psc. centred a natural but faint asterism in which the star 20 Psc is intended to be the head of the turtle. While Admiral Smyth mentioned the proposal, it was neglected by other astronomers, it is now obsolete; the Fishes are associated with the German legend of Antenteh, who owned just a tub and a crude cabin when he met a magical fish. They offered him a wish. However, his wife begged him to ask for a beautiful furnished home; this wish was granted. She asked to be a queen and have a palace, but when she asked to become a goddess, the fish became angry and took the palace and home, leaving the couple with the tu


Rui Filipe Ferreira Carruço is a Portuguese painter. Carruço led an academic life in the field of exact sciences until he decide to dedicate himself to painting. In 2000, he took the design course of the National Society of Fine Arts in Lisbon. In 2003 the course of “Gravura” Portuguese Cooperative for Print Making and he attended the studios of several artists. In 2004 he completed the course of Renaissance Painting Techniques of the Angel Academy of Arts in Florence and in 2005 the course of stone sculpture of the International Sculpture Center, his artistic production shows many different styles, which were driven in search of a unique voice in the world of art. This voice is coming with a new forms, inspired by scientific knowledge of the curved space-time, perpetual motion and other inspirations from the area of physics, his works are represented in several public collections, like the Embassy of Portugal in Poland, Sintra City Hall, Lourinhã City Hall, Oureana Foundation of Culture and in several famous private collections like the collection of the King Kigeli V of Rwanda, the collection of the Prince of Ethiopia Ermias Sahle Selassie or the collection of Cicciolina in Rome.

"Every time I start a new painting, I know not. And gone are the days when I worried about that! Today I molest painting on the canvas and let her give body to my visions of what lies within life outself! I am Carruço, I have no limits and everything is allowed to me. Courage is for the artist, therefore I paint!” II Livro de Ouro da Arte Contemporânea em Portugal, of Fernando Infante do Carmo in 2009 Carruco held more than 200 collective and individual exhibitions around the world: Selection of Solo Exhibitions 2016 - Galeria de S. Sebastião, Portalegre 2015 - CNAP, Clube Nacional de Artes Plásticas, Lisbon 2014 - Galeria Vestigius, Lisbon 2013 - Galeria LCH, Lisbon 2013 - Galeria CB Concept Art, Cascais 2012 - Museu da República e Resistência, Lisbon 2011 - Galeria AZO, Lisbon 2010 - Museu da República e Resistência, Lisbon 2009 - Museum of the Republic and Resistance, Lisbon 2007 - Gallery of "Engraving" Lisbon 2007 - III International Erotic Fair of Lisbon 2006 - Museum of the Republic and Resistance, Lisbon 2006 - II International Erotic Fair of Lisbon 2005 - Cultural Center Gallery of Lourinhã 2005 - Artist's House of Gois 2005 - Ethnographic Museum of Arganil 2005 - Museum of the Republic and Resistance, Lisbon 2005 - Gallery of "Engraving" Lisbon 2004 - Gallery of "Engraving" LisbonSelection of International Exhibitions 2016 - Galeria Gaudi, Spain 2016 - Affordable Art Fair - Bruxelas - Belgium 2012 - Galerie de Nesle, France 2007 - Broadway Gallery, New York City, USA 2007 - NY Arts Beijing Gallery, China 2007 - Color Elefante Gallery, Spain 2004 - Gallery DAP - Sun artysty Plastyc - Warsaw Poland 2004 - IV Cenenário of Don Quijote de La Mancha, Socuéllamos, Spain Carruço Web Site

The Preacher (novel)

The Preacher is a 2004 psychological thriller by Camilla Läckberg, translated into English by Steven T. Murray in 2009. A young child who discovers a female cadaver in the Swedish countryside starts a cataclysmic chain of events: When the police arrive, two skeletons are discovered underneath the woman's body, it is believed they are the remains of two female teens, Siv Lantin and Mona Thernblad, who vanished in 1979. Clues point to the Hult family, comprising patriarch Gabriel, spouse Liane, children Linda and Jacob, as well as Gabriel's estranged nephews Robert and Stefan and their mother, Solveig; when another young girl goes missing, Patrik Hedström, a detective, finds himself pitted against dead ends plus literary conundrums in a race to save her life. There is Erica Falck's sister Anna, her marriage problems, which form an internal theme. Läckberg acquaints us at the outset with what at first might seem an unlikely Swedish import: a pair who feed off holiday-makers from the metropolis, the head of a clan, now overweight yet acerbic.

Patrik's task is hampered by a heat wave, Erika being with child, sycophantic relatives. Office machinations abound: a chief. Patrik is not always good. Faced with multiple sense impressions, he sometimes has trouble staying focused; every subplot focuses on a parent-child relationship: central we have three generations of misogynist father/ son in which violations of young girls is enshrined. The plot exposes the pitfalls that can have deadly consequences when we take an end justifies the means approach. Erica, the central character of The Ice Princess, becomes more of an adjunct much intimidated by her pregnancy, finding dealing with guests or unraveling the crime daunting. Instead it's down to his trusty sidekick, Martin; as Patrick pursues ancient leads, his sixth sense tells him the Hults have something to do with these ugly murders. Their grandfather, titled The Preacher, moved into the community when one of his acolytes, died leaving both land and property for him to disperse. Soon it is found out the Hults have more dark secrets.

Which of this family's skeletons will decide this is a perfect time to exit the closet

El Rodeo de San Antonio, Michoácan

El Rodeo de San Antonio is a city located in the state of Michoacán, Mexico. This community belongs to the municipal of Jose Sixto Verduzco and is located between the borders of the state of Michoacán and Guanajuato. El Rodeo is formally known as Heroes de Chapultepec but it is popularly known as El Rodeo de San Antonio; the town is home to more than 2000 residents. However, another 4500 people have immigrated to the United States; this town has 3000 temporary residents. The inflow and outflow of people stays around 1000 per year to and from the United States. About 50% of all the population has immigrated to the United States. From the percentages that immigrates, 20% reside in California and the other 80% resides in other parts of the United States; the percentage always the mean always stays within the same range. Paleterias "Michoacana" - The paleteria business is the most recognized and profitable business in this town; the town is one of the original places. Combined, all paleterias business' owners in this town make more than $10 million in profits per year in profit.

This business has grown internationally specially in the western, a few mid-west United States cities

Conquest of Stockholm

The Conquest of Stockholm was a battle in the Swedish War of Liberation that took place in Stockholm, Sweden on 17 June 1523. The Swedish forces had for a long time laid siege to Stockholm, the last Danish stronghold in Sweden; the city waited for reinforcement from Denmark. It was clear. A first attempt at negotiation began on the basis that the military forces in Stockholm would surrender to Lübeck, that Lübeck and Danzig would compensate them for their remaining pay. Gustav Vasa refused to agree with this proposal, the siege continued. In June 1523 the negotiations were resumed. Stockholm's defenders were tired of the fighting, their only demand was safe passage and that they were allowed to retain their equipment; this was accepted by Gustav Vasa and on 17 June the capitulation of the city and castle was signed. Gustav Vasa, crowned King of Sweden on 6 June, could march into the city on Midsummer's Eve; the conquest of Stockholm 1523 is depicted in the Swedish opera Gustaf Wasa from 1786 by Johann Gottlieb Naumann, where the libretto was written by Johan Henric Kellgren and Gustav III of Sweden.

Sundberg, Ulf. "Befrielsekriget 1521-1523". Svenskt Militärhistoriskt Bibliotek. Archived from the original on 16 September 2011. Retrieved 20 November 2011

Sipocot, Camarines Sur

Sipocot the Municipality of Sipocot, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 64,855 people. Notable hills include: Susong Daraga Hill, located at Brgy. Impig and near CBSUA-SIPOCOT campus Overlooking Point, Brgy. Manangle located on the left side towards Manila at the Quirino Highway. Hundred Steps, located in Barangay Impig Sipocot is politically subdivided into 46 barangays: Long before it became a town in the year 1801, Sipocot belonged to the town of Lupi, being one of its barrios, its conversion into a town paved the way for the establishment of its parish in dedication of St. John the Baptist, the town's patron saint; this marked the beginning of the celebration of the town fiesta held annually every June 24. A version known to the local residents concerning the roots of the name of the municipality tells about the coming of the Spaniards to the Philippines, where a certain Captain Aguire of Lupi spent his leisure hours fishing in the cool water of Vigaan River in the morning and in the afternoon he would sail back by banca in the Bicol River.

He have a plentiful catch which would be more his family needs. This activity did not escape the Spanish encomienderos’ ears in the town of lupi and the said Captain was summoned by the Spaniards for questioning. However, in the process of the inquiry, the Captain misunderstood and misinformed the foreigners and pointed to the Bicol River as his fishing area; the following day, the Spaniards and some native guides equipped with hook and lines went to the river to fish. Upon reaching the bank they found a shed with Captain Aguirre’s fishing net or “pocot”, they found in the place different kinds of fishes like bakla and buyod. Delighted with their discovery, the Spaniards asked some natives the name of the place; the natives thinking that the Spaniards were asking for the name of the net they were holding, answered “si, pocot”. From on, the Spaniards built a settlement near the Vigaan River which they christened SIPOCOT. In the 2015 census, the population of Sipocot, Camarines Sur, was 64,855 people, with a density of 270 inhabitants per square kilometre or 700 inhabitants per square mile.

Banks and financial institutions in Sipocot include Land Bank of the Philippines, RCPI, Rural Bank of Sipocot, Rural Bank of Pamplona, Rural Bank of Minalabac, CARD Bank, BLVING Lending Corporation, M Lhuiller, Tambunting Pawnshop, Cebuana Lhuiller, Henry Lhuiller and Sipocot. Pawnshop. Prominent establishments in Sipocot includes Tom Eloy Convenient Store, ANSON Merchandise, RodBar Auto Supply, Lady Anne's Boutique and Giftshoppe. 7-11 Convenience stores are present with 2 branches. Digitel Communications, BayanTel and PLDT provide the telephone services including DSL, Dial-up internet services Using of Cellular phones is one of the important medium of communication in the area, it is being powered by Smart Communications, Sun Cellular and Globe Telecom, The municipality have this Post Office with 4408 as the Zip Code; the area is accessible via buses, tricycles, skates, etc. for public transportation vehicles. The cable TV is available, it is being powered by Dream Cable and Sky Cable. In the area ABS-CBN and GMA are the leading TV stations being watched.

Sipocot District Hospital Our Lady of Salvation Hospital TertiaryFelix O. Alfelor Sr. Foundation College, located at Barangay South Centro Central Bicol State University of Agriculture- Sipocot, located at Barangay Impig; this college has a transition name: Central Bicol State University of Agriculture - Sipocot. Schools are divided into two districts: the Sipocot South District. Private Primary InstitutionsChristian Mission Service Philippines School Felix O. Alfelor Sr. Foundation College - Elementary School Dept. King Thomas Learning Academy, Inc Lady Amherstia Montessori School Nazareth Institute of Learning & Formation Serranz Learning Center Sipocot Municipal Amphitheater Governor Mariano E. Villafuerte Sr. Sports Complex CBSUA-BIST Andaya Gymnasium CBSUA-BIST Cultural Stage and Quadrangle CBSUA-BIST Audio Visual Room CBSUA-BIST Sports Ground Calagbangan Cockpit Arena Sipocot Cockpit Arena Every barangay has its own Barangay Plaza for social gatherings and sport activities. Sipocot Municipal Hall's Field SNCS Covered Court and Open Ground SNHS Sports Complex Impig Viewing Point Susong Daraga and other mt.

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