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Lalande 21185

Lalande 21185 is a star in the constellation of Ursa Major, relevant for being the brightest red dwarf observable in the northern hemisphere. Despite this, and although relatively close by, it is very dim, being only magnitude 7.5 in visible ligh ...

                                               

LHS 288

LHS 288 is a red dwarf around 15.8 light years from the Sun, the closest in the constellation Carina. It is far too faint to be seen with the unaided eye, with an apparent magnitude of 13.92. Recent studies suggest that it may Harbor planets with ...

                                               

LHS 292

LHS 292 is a red dwarf in the constellation Sextans. It is far too faint to be seen with the unaided eye and requires a large amateur telescope to be seen visually. It lies relatively close to our star system at a distance of about 14.9 light yea ...

                                               

Luyten 726-8

Luyten 726-8, also known as Gliese 65, is a binary star system that is one of Earths nearest neighbors, at about 8.7 light years from Earth in the constellation Cetus. Luyten 726-8B is also known under the variable star designation UV Ceti, being ...

                                               

Luytens Star

Luytens Star is a red dwarf in the constellation Canis Minor located at a distance of approximately 12.36 light-years from the Sun. It has a visual magnitude of 9.9, making it too faint to be viewed with the unaided eye. It is named after Willem ...

                                               

Ross 248

Ross 248, also called HH Andromedae or Gliese 905, is a small star approximately 10.30 light-years from Earth in the northern constellation of Andromeda. It was first catalogued by Frank Elmore Ross in 1926 with his second list of proper-motion s ...

                                               

Struve 2398

Struve 2398 is a binary star system in the northern constellation of Draco. Struve 2398 is star number 2398 in the Struve Double Star Catalog of Baltic-German astronomer Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve. The astronomers surname, and hence the s ...

                                               

Teegardens Star

Teegardens Star is an M-type red dwarf in the constellation Aries, about 12 light-years from the Solar System. Although it is near Earth it is a dim magnitude 15 and can only be seen through large telescopes. This star was found to have a very la ...

                                               

Van Maanen 2

Van Maanen 2, or van Maanens Star, is the closest known solitary white dwarf to the solar system. It is a dense, compact stellar remnant no longer generating energy and has equivalent to about 68% of the Suns mass but only 1% of its radius. At a ...

                                               

Wolf 359

Wolf 359 is a red dwarf star located in the constellation Leo, near the ecliptic. At a distance of approximately 7.9 light years from Earth, it has an apparent magnitude of 13.54 and can only be seen with a large telescope. Wolf 359 is one of the ...

                                               

Wolf 424

Wolf 424 is a binary star system comprising two red dwarf stars at a distance of approximately 14.2 light years from the Sun. It is located in the constellation Virgo, between the stars ε Virginis and ο Virginis. The close binary nature of this s ...

                                               

Wolf 1061

Wolf 1061 is an M class red dwarf star located about 14.1 light years away in the constellation Ophiuchus. It is the 36th closest known star system to the Sun and has a relatively high proper motion of 1.2 seconds of arc per year. Like many red d ...

                                               

YZ Ceti

YZ Ceti is a red dwarf star in the constellation Cetus. Although it is relatively close to the Sun at just 12 light years, this star cannot be seen with the naked eye. It is classified as a flare star that undergoes intermittent fluctuations in l ...

                                               

L183

L183 or L134N is a much-studied pre-stellar core in the constellation Serpens Cauda 360 light-years away. This massive accumulation of gas and dust was the interstellar object in which the phenomenon of coreshine was first investigated by astrono ...

                                               

Nikon NASA F4

The Nikon NASA F4 Electronic Still Camera was one of the first and rarest fully digital cameras with development started in 1987. While Nikon delivered a modified Nikon F4 body, most of the electronics for the digital camera and housings were des ...

                                               

Polaroid SX-70

The SX-70 is a folding single lens reflex Land camera which was produced by the Polaroid Corporation from 1972 to 1981. Polaroid SX-70 instant camera was taken aboard the space station Skylab in the early 1970-ies.

                                               

Sony α7S II

The Sony α7S II is a 12.2-megapixel full-frame mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera made by Sony. It was publicly announced on September 11, 2015 at a press conference held at the IBC 2015 exhibition in Amsterdam and was released in October 201 ...

                                               

Hearts/Wires

Hearts/Wires is a single by American alternative metal band Deftones, released on April 4, 2016 as the third single from their eighth studio album, Gore. "Hearts/Wires" came as a free download audio file for each physical copy of Gore purchased f ...

                                               

Eliezer Gruenbaum

Eliezer Gribaum or Eliezer Gruenbaum was a Polish Jewish communist activist. During World War II, he was a kapo in the Auschwitz concentration camp. After the war, he wrote memoirs about his experiences.

                                               

Foy de la Neuville

Foy de la Neuville is the mysterious author of Relation curieuse de la Moscovie, a late seventeen-hundreds account of a foreign travelers trek to Russia. Almost nothing is known about this author, not even his real name. His reasons for traveling ...

                                               

Robbing the Cradle

Robbing the Cradle is a level created by Ion Storm for their final video game, Thief: Deadly Shadows. Unlike other levels in the game, it features a strong survival horror theme, in addition to the stealth gameplay typical of the Thief series. Pl ...

                                               

Pharos Lighthouse (Fleetwood)

The Pharos Lighthouse is a 93-foot tall sandstone lighthouse situated in Fleetwood, Lancashire, England. The lighthouse was designed in 1839 by Decimus Burton and Capt H.M. Denham. Burton has been commissioned three years previously by Sir Peter ...

                                               

Huset på Christianshavn

Huset på Christianshavn was an 84-part television comedy series broadcast in Denmark between 1970 and 1977. It was produced by the Nordisk Film company for the national broadcasting corporation, DR. 48 of the episodes were also shown in the Germa ...

                                               

Throw Grampa from the Dane

"Throw Grampa From the Dane" is the twentieth episode of the twenty-ninth season of the animated television series The Simpsons, and the 638th episode of the series overall. It aired in the United States on Fox on May 13, 2018. The title is a tak ...

                                               

Taste of Love (Nigerian TV series)

Taste of Love is a 2014 Nigerian telenovela, created by Globacom and aired on Africa Magic and STV. On release, it was reported to be the first Nigerian telenova. The complete season featured 150 episodes that began airing in October 2014.

                                               

East End of London in popular culture

The East End of London in popular culture covers aspects of popular culture within the area of the East End of London. The area is roughly that covered by the modern London Borough of Tower Hamlets, and parts of the south of the London Borough of ...

                                               

London in film

London has been used frequently both as a filming location and as a film setting. These have ranged from historical recreations of the Victorian London of Charles Dickens and Sherlock Holmes, to the romantic comedies of Bridget Joness Diary and N ...

                                               

List of London Eye appearances in popular culture

Now You See Me 2 2016: The Four Horsemen and Dylan Shrike expose Arthur Tressler and his son, Walter Mabry for fraud on New Years Eve in front of millions of people. Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer 2007: the team must prevent the Eye fa ...

                                               

Piccadilly Circus in popular culture

The phrase its like Piccadilly Circus is commonly used in the UK to refer to a place or situation which is extremely busy with people. It has been said that a person who stays long enough at Piccadilly Circus will eventually bump into everyone th ...

                                               

Tower of London in popular culture

The Tower of London has been represented in popular culture in many ways. As a result of 16th and 19th century writers, the Tower has a reputation as a grim fortress, a place of torture and execution. One of the oldest traditions associated with ...

                                               

Filming at University College London

Filming periodically takes place at University College London. The university tends to be chosen as a location for film and television recording because of its convenient position within London and the historical nature of the UCL Main Building a ...

                                               

Central Park in popular culture

Central Park is an urban park in Manhattan, New York City. Central Park is the most visited urban park in the United States, with 40 million visitors in 2013, and one of the most filmed locations in the world. A landmark of New York City since 18 ...

                                               

Coney Island in popular culture

Both the Genesis and the SNES versions of the 1995 Spider-Man game has a level set on Coney Island. Coney Island will be the setting for the Episode 3 DLC for The Division 2. Much like the film, Rockstar Games take on The Warriors is based in a m ...

                                               

2021 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

Turkmenistan showed their interest in hosting the championships at the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Council of Asia General Assembly in September 2015. The Central Asian countrys President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov expressed his intention in w ...

                                               

Epitaph on the tomb of Basil II

The long reign of the Byzantine Emperor Basil II saw continuous warfare in both East and West. A true soldier-emperor, Basil led most of these campaigns himself, something reflected in his epitaph. His complete subjugation of the Bulgarian state ...

                                               

Keroessa

In Greek mythology, Keroessa was a heroine of the foundational myth of Byzantium. She was the daughter of Io and Zeus, elder sister of Epaphus, and mother of Byzas, founder of Byzantium, with her uncle, Poseidon.

                                               

Notitia Urbis Constantinopolitanae

The Notitia Urbis Constantinopolitanae is an ancient "regionary", i.e., a list of monuments, public buildings and civil officials in Constantinople during the mid-5th century, during the reign of the emperor Theodosius II. The text lists the four ...

                                               

Noumeroi

The Noumeroi or Noumera were a Byzantine infantry garrison unit for the imperial capital, Constantinople. Their main task involved the protection of the Great Palace of Constantinople and of the Noumera, one of the citys prisons.

                                               

Palace of Antiochos

The Palace of Antiochos was an early 5th-century palace in the Byzantine capital, Constantinople. It has been identified with a palatial structure excavated in the 1940s and 1950s close to the Hippodrome of Constantinople, some of whose remains a ...

                                               

Palace of Blachernae

The Palace of Blachernae was an imperial Byzantine residence in the suburb of Blachernae, located in the northwestern section of Constantinople. The area of the palace is now mostly overbuilt, and only literary sources are available as to its des ...

                                               

Palace of Lausus

The Palace of Lausus or Lausos, also known as the Lauseion, was a 5th-century building located in Constantinople that was acquired and owned by the eunuch Lausus.

                                               

Palace of the Porphyrogenitus

The Palace of the Porphyrogenitus, known in Turkish as the Tekfur Sarayı, is a late 13th-century Byzantine palace in the north-western part of the old city of Constantinople. An annex of the greater palace complex of Blachernae, it is the best pr ...

                                               

Philadelphion

After passing the Forum of Theodosius, the Mese Odos the main road of Constantinople branched into two directions. One led to the quarter known today as Yedikule, via the Aksaray and Cerrahpasa quarters. The other passed through the quarters of S ...

                                               

Placidia Palace

The Placidia Palace was the official residence of the papal apocrisiarius, and the intermittent home of the Pope himself when in residence at Constantinople. The apocrisiarius held "considerable influence as a conduit for both public and covert c ...

                                               

Tsargrad

Tsargrad is a Slavic name for the city or land of Constantinople, the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire, and present-day Istanbul in Turkey. It is rendered in several ways depending on the language, for instance Old Church Slavonic: Цѣсарьградъ ...

                                               

14th Special Forces Division

Syrians use the term Special Forces to describe the 14th, 15th divisions, as well as the independent special forces regiments, but they more closely resemble conventional light infantry units, than Western Special Forces in both mission and compo ...

                                               

Bazawash

Bazawash, also known as Bazwāj and Beza-Uch. Mameluk military commander at Damascus through 1138. Bazawash led a regiment at Baalbek who murdered Yusuf ibn Firuz in 1136, and was then made chief minister by Shihab ed-Din Mahmud, atabeg of Damascu ...

                                               

CapoeirArab

CapoeirArab is a sports association, located in Damascus, Syria. CapoeirArabs mission is to teach Capoeira to all youth, regardless of social status and income, and using Capoeira as a tool for social development for youth, refugees and vulnerabl ...

                                               

Damascus goat

The Damascus goat, also known as Aleppo, Halep, Baladi, Damascene, Shami, or Chami, is a breed of goat. It originated in Middle East countries such as Syria and was imported by the British into Cyprus, where its qualities were improved by breedin ...

                                               

Ecbatana

Ecbatana was an ancient city in Media in western Iran. It is believed that Ecbatana is in Hagmatana Hill, an archaeological mound in Hamedan. According to Herodotus, Ecbatana was chosen as the capital of the Medes at the end of the 8th century BC ...

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