The cathedral of St Januarius, occupying the site of temples of Apollo and Neptune, and still containing some of their original granite columns, was designed by Nicola Pisano, and erected between 1272 and 1316.
II represents the arrangement fitted to the Neptune log; with the Cherub log, a small piece of line is introduced between the governor and the eye of the register.
- Neptune Log fitted with Governor.
his explanation upon natural causes of Scipio the Elder's capture of New Carthage, " by the aid of Neptune," x.
On the 10th of September 1849 the " Neptune " arrived in Simon's Bay.
Practical astronomy was only secondarily concerned with the addition of Neptune, on the 23rd of September 1846, to the company of known planets; but William Lassell's Lassa.
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The most famous of the temples of Paestum, the so-called temple of Neptune, comes next in point of date (about 420 B.C.).
Under the hill of Ascension are the remains of a temple, popularly called of Neptune, a very simple Doric structure, which still in its mutilated state presents some peculiarities of architecture.
The discovery of Neptune (1846), due to the influence of this planet on the motion of Uranus, may be mentioned as its most dramatic achievement.
Two colossal statues of Neptune and Mars at the top of these stairs were executed by Jacopo Sansovino in 1554 - hence the name "giants' staircase."
This is true not only of the major planets Mercury, Venus, the Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune; it is also true of the host of more than five hundred minor planets.
So Augustus Caesar, having lost some ships in a storm, punished Neptune by forbidding his image to be carried in procession at the Circensian games (Sueton.
The outer group of major planets comprises: Jupiter, 24,24, with seven satellites; Saturn, T?, with ten satellites; Uranus, a or 1, with four satellites; Neptune, with one satellite.
His researches into the perturbations of Uranus and Neptune (Proc. Amer.
An example of this process is that of the discovery of the planet Neptune: certain perturbations of the orbit of Uranus had been observed, and it was seen that these could be explained on the hypothesis of the existence of a then unknown planet, and this hypothesis was verified by actual observation.
Carefully sifting all the known causes of disturbance, he showed that one previously unknown had to be reckoned with, and on the 23rd of September 1846 the planet Neptune was discerned by J.
He bore the surname of "Horse Neptune" (Hoo-a6c7w 17r7rcos), and was regarded as the tamer as well as the creator of the steed.
When the home government became aware of the state of affairs orders were sent directing the " Neptune " to proceed to Tasmania, and it did so after having been in Simon's Bay for five months.
of the Cumberland; 1 A bronze fountain, "The Court of Neptune," in front of the Library, is by Hinton Perry.
One of them, Kubera, the god of wealth, is a new figure; whilst another, Varuna, the most spiritual and ethical of Vedic deities - the king of the gods and the universe; the nightly, star-spangled firmament - has become the Indian Neptune, the god of waters.
In 1866 Newcomb had published' an important memoir on the orbit of Neptune, which was followed in 1873 by a similar investigation of the orbit of Uranus.
equatorial at the United States Naval Observatory, Newcomb devoted it almost exclusively for the first two years to observations of the satellites of Uranus and Neptune, being of opinion that it was better to do one thing well than many things indifferently.
From the motion of the satellites he finds that the mass of Uranus is - T - A o o th of that of the sun, while for the planet Neptune he finds a mass equal to 19 Toth of the sun, agreeing with the value previously found by him from the perturbations of Uranus within o th of its amount.
Similar honours were paid to other divinities in subsequent times - Fortuna, Saturnus, Juno Regina of the Aventine, the three Capitoline deities (Jupiter, Juno, Minerva), and in 217, after the defeat of lake Trasimenus, a lectisternium was held for three days to six pairs of gods, corresponding to the twelve great gods of Olympus - Jupiter, Juno, Neptune, Minerva, Mars, Venus, Apollo, Diana, Vulcan, Vesta, Mercury, Ceres.
Owing to some misunderstanding, a vessel, the " Neptune, " was despatched to the Cape before the opinion of the colonists had been received, having on board 289 convicts, among whom were John Mitchell, the Irish rebel, and his colleagues.
The firm has withdrawn all three products in its Neptune Burmese teak garden furniture range.
Although Adams's researches on Neptune were those which attracted widest notice, the work he subsequently performed in relation to gravitational astronomy and terrestrial magnetism was not less remarkable.
A collection, virtually complete, of Adams's papers regarding the discovery of Neptune was presented by Mrs Adams to the library of St John's College.
The discovery of Neptune in 1846 by Adams and Leverrier marked the first solution of the " inverse problem " of perturbations.
The city is primarily a residential suburb of New York City, and has some fine colonial residences, and several beautiful residential parks, notably Rochelle, Neptune, and Beechmont Parks.
- Dial-plate of Neptune Log.
Earlier still the sun must have reached to where Neptune now revolves on the confines of our system, but the mass of the sun could not undergo an expansion so prodigious without being made vastly more rarefied than at present, and hence we are led by this mode of reasoning to the conception of the primaeval nebula from which our system has originated.
Cassini, as also in Le Neptune Francois (1693) with contributions by Pene, D.
Among other French works of importance deserving notice are Le Neptune oriental of Mannevillette (1745) and more especially the Carte geometrique de la France, which is based upon surveys carried on (1744-1783) by Cesar Francois Cassini de Thury and his son Dominique de Cassini.
Desbarres, Atlantic Neptune (1774), a North-American Pilot (1779), which first made known the naval surveys of J.
The town had no Punic coins, but under the Roman domination there were coins from the time of the Republic. These are of bronze and bear the name of the city in abbreviations, Hadr or HadrVM accompanying the head of Neptune or the Sun.
Petronio, the massive Palazzo Comunale, dating from 1245, the Palazzo del Podesta, completed in the same year, and the fine bronze statue of Neptune by Giovanni da Bologna (Jean Bologne of Douai).
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Persons who had recovered from an illness offered anathemata in the temples of Asclepius (Aesculapius); those who had escaped from shipwreck offered their clothes, or, if these had been lost, a lock of hair, to Neptune (Hor.
Three weeks after he had affixed his signature to the printed sheets of the theory of Neptune he died at Paris on the 23rd of September 1877.
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In the Roman city of Nikopolis the temple built by Octavian to Mars and Neptune, in commemoration of the battle of Actium, was excavated in 1912, and fragments of its structure were recovered.
By the Romans Poseidon was identified with Neptune (q.v.).
In this office he continued for six years, till, in February 1801, he, a vice-admiral of 1799, hoisted his flag on board the "Neptune," of 98 guns, as third in command of the Channel Fleet under Admiral Cornwallis, where, however, he remained for but a year, when he was appointed governor of Newfoundland and commander-in-chief of the ships on that station.
- Walker's Neptune Log.
the sacredness of the horse to Poseidon, the epithets Hippios and Equester applied to Poseidon and Neptune, the Greek fable of the origin of the first horse (produced by Poseidon striking the ground with his trident), and the custom in Argolis of sacrificing horses to Poseidon by drowning them in a well.
Ultimately in post-Vedic mythology he becomes the Hindu Neptune.
The head of the divine hierarchy of Mithras was Infinite Time - Cronus, Saturn; Heaven and Earth were his offspring, and begat Ocean, who formed with them a trinity corresponding to Jupiter, Juno, and Neptune.
N., the Caledonian canal begins, the series of locks between here and Banavie - within little more than a mile - being known as "Neptune's Staircase."
Taking the mean distance of this group as that of a planet, the distance of the major planets closely approximates to Bode's law, except in the case of Neptune.
to Athena); to this class probably belong the trophies erected by the victors on the field of battle; sometimes a captured ship was placed upon a hill as an offering to Poseidon (Neptune).
1910) at Berlin, within one degree of the spot Leverrier had indicated (see Neptune).
He also investigated the orbit of the newly discovered planet Neptune.
Three couches were prepared for three pairs of gods - Apollo and Latona, Hercules and Diana, Mercury and Neptune.
A Greek inscription at Adulis, no longer extant, but copied by Cosmas of Alexandria, and preserved in his Topographia Christiana, records that Ptolemy Euergetes, the third of the Greek dynasty in Egypt, invaded the countries on both sides of the Red Sea, and having reduced most of the provinces of Tigre to subjection, returned to the port of Adulis, and there offered sacrifices to Jupiter, Mars and Neptune.
Arago, received by general consent the neutral name of Neptune.
circus and the theatre, where decency is wholly set at nought, and Minerva, Mars, Neptune and the old gods are still worshipped (vi.
Between the orbit of Neptune and the nearest star known to us is an immense void in which no bodies are yet known to exist, except comets.
But although these sometimes wander to distances considerably beyond the orbit of Neptune, it is probable that the extent of the void which separates our system from the nearest star is hundreds of times the distance of the farthest point to which a comet ever recedes.
This full moon will find the moon conjunct the planet Neptune, which will give energy to that planet.
conjunction Pluto and Jupiter retrograde opposing Neptune.
Jupiter in the first offered a lot of promise, Neptune on the 5th cusp promised a summer of love.
dedication of a temple to Neptune and Minerva by a local guild of smiths but is undated.
There are things in here that I found disagreeable not the least of which is the overuse of Neptune.
Interactions with Neptune and Uranus have made their orbits so elliptical.
It is simply too frigid at this distance for Triton to hold onto an atmosphere, despite tidal warming by Neptune.
Trying to describe Neptune is like trying to grab a handful of smoke.
From £ 229.99 Sealy Upholstered headboard - Neptune Kingsize Part of Sealy's new 2005 headboard range.
As we retreat back into space we make a brief detour to view Triton, Neptune's largest moon.
The tunnel was entered 30 yards from the golden fishplate, and its interior was inspected with the aid of Neptune's lights.
On this Neptune sits enthroned surrounded by twelve knights.
At 1.45pm the " Neptune " brought down bother the " Bucentaure's " main and mizzen masts.
I have Neptune in my 4th house not sure about the meaning of this maybe it indicates this as well.
Neptune transit (well ok that really is a personal opinion!
Neptune is a slow, trance-inducing track which builds around a simple piano and bass ostinato in the style of nouveau rockers Tortoise.
These objects are generally thought to have been scattered out to their present orbits by a gravitational slingshot with Neptune.
In his hand, Neptune held a huge trident.
In times past crossing the line was always recognized for first trippers by a ceremony paying homage to Neptune.
Walker's Neptune log (fig.
- Neptune Pattern for securing Rotator.
The satellite of Neptune, and one satellite, Phoebe, of Saturn, are also quite exceptional, the direction of motion being retrograde.
In 1693 he was engaged to publish a second volume of the Neptune francais, which was to include the hydrography of the Mediterranean.
I laughed when you spoke of old Neptune's wild moods.
On Pluto, Neptune, Saturn or Mars, On a silver moon or a shinning star.
The state of New Jersey has excellent resources such as Coastal Hearing and Balance located in Neptune, New Jersey.
There are quite a few online sites out there that offer the studded Neptune look you are after.
C Glasses or Motoclear Eyewear also offers a healthy selection of studded Neptune looks.
Neptune Smoke will have you looking like you just stepped out of the Matrix; that's how cool this look is!
Finally, you can also turn to EBay to get your studded Neptune look.
Pisces, Neptune is your dreamy ruler, so any function having to do with art, music or poetry would be a perfect place for you to meet that special someone.
For example, Neptune in the fifth can lend a dreamy, slightly gauzy attitude towards romantic affairs.
Neptune Aspects: Neptune aspects indicate creativity, fantasy, and if ill aspected, dishonesty.
Sun trine Neptune: Not only does Neptune rule dreams, but it also holds the keys to the collective unconsciousness.
Venus trine Neptune: This aspect is one of searching for a soul mate, or at the very least having a very idealized view of love.
Neptune in Leo: This is all about making one's dreams a reality.
In order to use a moon calendar to your advantage, you should know the location of all the major planets (Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto).
Neptune is Pisces's ruler, and as the god of the sea, helps people understand that there are times of tumult and times of deep calm.
Neptune also rules deception in all its forms; from addiction to treachery to lies.
This process is often called the "veil of Neptune" because on the surface, everything appears beautiful, rosy and calm.
Neptune, the twelfth house, Jupiter and Venus all play a role in that process.
Neptune is the planet of dreams, romance and spirituality, and it is considered the higher octave of Venus.
Neptune provides an idealistic view of love, that feeling of "I can't believe I've found the one".
Neptune to Venus: It's not unusual to see Neptune making aspects in a chart, but when it makes an aspect to Venus, you should pay special attention since this usually means an idealized love.
Pisces zodiac characteristics are easily seen when viewed through the lens of the sign's astrological house and planetary ruler, Neptune.
Neptune: His name is Neptune to the Romans and Poseidon to the Greeks, but his meaning is the same: The God of the Sea.
Neptune connections: Considered the higher octave of Venus, Neptune helps the relationship feel like true love; it's a feeling that you've found a soul mate.
Neptune aspect: With Neptune, activities like meditation and prayer, focused on the kind of love you want, are helpful.
The planets are Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto, respectively.
of Neptune Log.
- Ball Bearings of Neptune Log in Skeleton Case.
(?) and viii., and the satellite of Neptune.); while, to make the argument complete, the planets, so far as they can be observed, rotate on their axes in the same manner.
Small Dark Spot This image was obtained when the infrared spectrograph was mapping Neptune.
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