Celestial pole

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  • Moon: Theia Impact Or Big Splash Theory

    how large a circle appears from a certain point of view. An Annular solar eclipse occurs when the moon moves to cover the sun, but does not cover it fully. Creating a ring of fire effect! -End that part- Refreshing quote! “If you don’t get an A on the final with all this shit, you’re a dumbass!” `end quote. Random Sky shit: An astronomical unit is around 149,597,871 kilometers. Light distance is 9.4607 × 1012 km, in other words. That’s pretty fucking huge. The Milky Way is the galaxy we live in you stupid shit. It’s around 100k light years big… fuck. The magnitude scale is used to describe how large stars can be. The celestial sphere is the plain in which we see the stars and constellations move. Although the earth rotates from West to East, we see the sky moving from East to West. The idea is that stars are in fixed positions and moving around the pole star, but in reality it is the perspective of an individual based on their location. The Zenith is the point directly above you. The Nadir is the point directly below you. The Horizon is the lowest place you…

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  • Symbolism In The Teachings Of Diné People

    hogan. When First Man was first created by the Creator and the Holy People (Diyin Diné 'é), he needed a home, which they all worked together to plan. In the construction of the first hogan, the Blessingway ceremony was performed, where the chief hogan songs, one of the two types of hogan songs, were sung. (Wyman 1970, 11-13). In the hogan songs, the five basic foundation poles were built from precious jewels: the east pole (though it was two poles rather than one) was made from white shell, the…

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  • Store X Case Study

    quality. There is also the perception that if something looks expensive must be good quality even when the item itself was of low price and quality. The locations where each item was placed were carefully selected, from lower to high price items. Store X has two big entrances with two handbags poles all located at each side. The low priced home brand handbags were placed at the four front poles, as they are the store focus point of sale for several reasons. The front poles served as an…

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  • Saint Cloud: An Intertextual Analysis

    have a very simply body (The Pantheon Paris, 2009). However, the tops and bases of the columns is what has all of the design and detail. The part of the columns that connects them to the roof of the Pantheon is what gives is the elegant look that it has. While in the same area of the Lakefront Park in Saint Cloud I came across a set of six yellow poles that immediately reminded me of Donald Judd’s sculpture, Untitled, which consists of ten copper boxes evenly spaced by mathematical premise.…

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  • Son Of Saul And Maus Analysis

    perpetrator conflict with Jews and Poles. Of course, the two works aren’t exactly the same and there are some major thematic differences. Perhaps the most striking difference is the difference in the identity politics narrative that can be seen in both works. To begin with the major comparisons between both works, one should probably start at the key plot elements that drives Son of Saul and Maus: the…

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  • Newton's Gravitational Law

    Core 1 Quantitative Assignment 1 Background: When wanting to find the mass of a massive object, the following is needed, Newton’s gravitational law (F = ma = mv2/r). Newton’s gravitational law can be used to calculate the mass which is represented by (M). This can be calculated if the velocity represented by (v), at orbital radius represented by (r), is known for the equation. When these two laws are put together they create the formula M = v2 r / G what G represents is the…

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  • Johannes Kepler Research Paper

    This paper will discuss the life of the German mathematician, astronomer, and astrologer Johannes Kepler. Who had a great impact in the 17th century scientific revolution, because of his development of the three laws of planetary motion. He is also remembered for the legacy he left that later provided one of the foundations for Isaac Newton's theory of universal gravitation. “Johannes Kepler was born on December 27, 1571 poor and sickly in what is now Germany. His father left home when Johannes…

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  • The Importance Of Overcoming Obstacles Of My Life

    A broken heart that manifests as chest pain, or a broken arm that does not allow you to pole vault (at the time this was crushing for me, I was actually really good at it), pain left unchecked, creates nothing but more pain. It was the Marines that taught me that no matter what, it will all come to an end eventually. It is in how you handle and deal with a situation that will dictate the outcome. Life works similarly, once it begins to wear at you, you simply have to grind forward. It is going…

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  • Santa Research Paper

    The Truth About Santa Currently, the Postal Office has a program called “Letters from Santa”. This program allows parents send their children’s letters addressed to Santa Claus, North Pole. They also send the response from Santa in the same envelope, and the Post Office return the response to the kids. In addition, the Postal Service has a program named “Operation Santa”, in which, many postal employees respond to the letters by providing a written response signed by Santa, while other Post…

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  • The Haida Culture

    Haida Culture The First Nation people who lived on the coastal bays/inlets of Haida Gwai in BC were the Haida culture. They were skilled traders and seafarers. They are known for their mostly known by their totem poles and their art work. They all of the Haida people belonged to two social groups. The two groups were the Raven and Eagle and also known as clans or moieties. Each family of a village was an independent entity. Clan membership was matrilineal. A group contained more than 20…

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