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2013-03-06 16:24:14

NORFOLK, Va., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "Be not afeared"; Town Point Park will be full of "noises, sounds, and sweet airs, that give delight and hurt not" when Norfolk Festevents and Virginia Stage Company (VSC) present Shakespeare's last known play, The Tempest, July 26 through July 28,( )2013. Presented along the banks of the Elizabeth River in downtown Norfolk, The Tempest will be the central attraction of a "Mid Summer's Fantasy Festival" an annual series of major outdoor theatre...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Uranus' moon Sycorax -- Sycorax is a moon of Uranus. It was named after a witch living on an island in William Shakespeare's play The Tempest. Its orbital radius is approximately 12.2 million km from Uranus and is about 160 km in diameter, but this size estimate is based on the moon's apparent brightness and the assumption that it has an albedo of about 0.07. Its orbit is retrograde and highly inclined. Sycorax's composition is probably a mixture of rock and ice, and its unusually...

2004-10-19 04:45:41

Uranus' moon Caliban -- Caliban is a moon of Uranus, named after Caliban, the character in William Shakespeare's play The Tempest. Caliban was discovered on September 6 - September 7, 1997 by Brett Gladman, Phil Nicholson, Joseph Burns, and JJ Kavelaars using the 200-inch Hale telescope; they also discovered the moon Sycorax at the same time. ----- Discovery Discovered by Brett Gladman Discovered in 1997 Orbital characteristics Semimajor axis 7.1106 km Eccentricity...

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