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Latest Magellan probe Stories

2012-08-05 23:02:24

The brand new Magellan Switch GPS watch unit makes a great running and cycling computer according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. Magellan is one of the pioneers of GPS technology and brings many features to the table. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) August 04, 2012 The all new Magellan Switch features excellent data and accuracy for cyclists, runners and outdoor sports enthusiasts according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. "These are some great new GPS fitness products, great design, rugged, offers...

2012-08-03 23:01:19

The new Magellan Switch Up and Switch Series GPS watches are now available at the Heart Rate Watch Company. These multi-sport GPS watches offer full functionality and fast transitions for multi-sport athletes. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 The Heart Rate Watch Company is pleased to announce its affiliation as a dealer with the new Magellan Switch and Magellan Switch Up GPS watches. "Magellan has long been one of the most respected pioneers of GPS technology and it is the first new...

Mysterious Arc Of Venus To Be Seen During Transit
2012-06-05 09:16:17

When Venus transits the sun on June 5th and 6th, an armada of spacecraft and ground-based telescopes will be on the lookout for something elusive and, until recently, unexpected: The Arc of Venus. "I was flabbergasted when I first saw it during the 2004 transit," recalls astronomy professor Jay Pasachoff of Williams College. "A bright, glowing rim appeared around the edge of Venus soon after it began to move into the sun." For a brief instant, the planet had turned into a "ring of...

Venus May Be Slowing Down
2012-02-11 04:02:58

[ Watch a Venus Animation ] ESA´s Venus Express spacecraft has discovered that our cloud-covered neighbor spins a little slower than previously measured. Peering through the dense atmosphere in the infrared, the orbiter found surface features were not quite where they should be. Using the VIRTIS instrument at infrared wavelengths to penetrate the thick cloud cover, scientists studied surface features and discovered that some were displaced by up to 20 km from where they should be...


Latest Magellan probe Reference Libraries

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2012-03-24 09:33:33

Atlantis launched from Kennedy Space Center on May 4, 1989 at 2:46 PM EDT and landed at Edwards Air Force Base on May 8 at 12:43 PM PDT. The shuttle orbited 65 times at an altitude of 184 nautical miles at an inclination of 28.8 degrees and travelled 1.7 million miles. The mission lasted 4 days, 0 hours, 56 minutes, and 27 seconds. The primary mission was the launch of the Magellan probe that would travel to and study the planet Venus, adding vastly to our store of knowledge about our...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

The Planet Venus is the second planet from the sun. It is often called the evening star or morning star and is brighter than any object in the sky except the sun and the moon. Because its orbit lies between the sun and the orbit of the earth, Venus passes through phases like those of the moon, varying from a large bright crescent when the planet is near inferior conjunction (nearest the earth) to a smaller silvery disk when it is at superior conjunction (farthest from the earth). Since...

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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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