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NEW YORK, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 18th, at 7PM, PHOEBE LEGERE, musician, composer, singer, painter, and songwriter of college radio hit Marilyn Monroe, inventor of the wearable computer instrument "The Rap Shoes" and painter of provocative, sensual, multi-format art works will be singing the lead soprano role in Will Todd's "Mass in Blue" at Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center.
PASADENA, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has discovered an enormous ring around Saturn -- by far the largest of the giant planet's many rings.
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has discovered an enormous ring around Saturn -- by far the largest of the giant planet's many rings.
Despite the incredible diversity of Saturn's icy moons, theirs is a story of great interaction. Mounting evidence suggests that some mechanism has spread the mysterious dark material found on several of the moons from one to another.
Cassini will make its only close flyby of Saturn's odd, two-toned, walnut-shaped moon Iapetus on Sept. 10, 2007, at about 1,640 kilometers (1,000 miles) from the surface.
Two new Cassini views of Saturn's tumbling moon Hyperion offer the best looks yet at one of the icy, irregularly-shaped moons that orbit the giant, ringed planet.
Cassini-Huygens mission are providing convincing evidence that Saturnâ€™s moon Phoebe was formed elsewhere in the Solar System, and was only later caught by the planet's gravitational pull.
Data from the NASA/ESA/ASI Cassini-Huygens mission are providing convincing evidence that Saturnâ€™s moon Phoebe was formed elsewhere in the Solar System, and was only later caught by the planet's gravitational pull. The origin of Phoebe is of particular interest because its orbit is in the opposite direction.
Saturn's battered little moon Phoebe is an interloper to the Saturn system from the deep outer solar system, scientists have concluded. The new findings appear in the May 5 issue of the journal Nature.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft continues making new and exciting discoveries. New findings include wandering and rubble-pile moons; new and clumpy Saturn rings; splintering storms and a dynamic magnetosphere. The new findings include refinements in the orbits of several of Saturn's small satellites.
The Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe) is a species of passerine bird that is found in eastern North America. It is a migratory species and winters in the southern USA and Central America. It is a rare visitor to western Europe. Its breeding habitat is open woodland, farmland, and suburbs. It is often seen near water. It is one of the last birds to leave its breeding grounds in the fall, and is one of the earliest to come back. Despite changes in climate, the Eastern Phoebe's migration patterns...
The Vermillion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus) is a species of passerine bird that is found in the southwestern United States, Central America, and northern and central South America. It is also found further south to central Argentina. It is the only species in the genus Pyrocephalus. The adult is about 7 inches long. The male is bright red in color with dark brown plumage. The female has a peach-colored belly with dark gray upperparts. The female is also similar in appearance to Say's...
Sayornis saya - more commonly known as the Say's Phoebe - is a passerine bird in the tyrant flycatcher family. Adults have brownish-grey upperparts with an orange-brown belly and light grey on the throat and breast. Younger birds have cinnamon wing bars while adult birds have no wing bars. They breed in dry open or semi-open areas across western North America from Alaska to Mexico in open-cup nests in a natural or man-made cavity or on a ledge. These birds migrate to southern Mexico...
Saturn's moon Phoebe -- Phoebe is the outermost of Saturn's known moons. Phoebe is almost 4 times more distant from Saturn than its nearest neighbor (Iapetus). It was discovered by William Henry Pickering in 1898. Most of Saturn's moons have very bright surfaces, but Phoebe's albedo is very low (.06), as dark as lampblack. All of Saturn's moons except for Phoebe and Iapetus orbit very nearly in the plane of Saturn's equator. Phoebe's orbit is retrograde, inclined almost 175, and is...
Saturn's moon Hyperion -- Hyperion is a moon of Saturn discovered by Bond and Lassell in 1848. It is the largest highly irregular (non-spherical) body in the solar system (Proteus is quite a bit larger but is almost spherical). It seems likely that Hyperion is a fragment of a larger body that was broken by a large impact in the distant past. The largest crater on its surface is approximately 120 kilometers in diameter and 10 kilometers deep. Like most of Saturn's moons, Hyperion's low...
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