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  • 1 Faint Object Camera — The Faint Object Camera (FOC) was a camera installed on the Hubble Space Telescope from launch in 1990 until 2002. It was replaced by the Advanced Camera for Surveys.The camera was built by Dornier GmbH and was funded by the European Space Agency …

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  • 2 glimmer — I. v. n. Shine (faintly), gleam, glitter. II. n.; (also glimmering) 1. Gleam (of faint, unsteady light), ray, beam. 2. Glimpse, glance, transitory view, faint view …

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  • 3 Glimmering — Glim mer*ing, n. 1. Faint, unsteady light; a glimmer. South. [1913 Webster] 2. A faint view or idea; a glimpse; an inkling. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 Super Monkey Ball Adventure — Infobox VG title = caption = developer = Traveller s Tales publisher = Sega designer = engine = released = PlayStation 2 vgrelease|PAL=June 30, 2006|NA=August 1, 2006PlayStation Portable vgrelease|PAL=June 30, 2006|NA=August 29, 2006GameCube… …

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  • 5 Rings of Saturn — The full set of main rings, imaged as Saturn eclipsed the Sun from the vantage of the Cassini spacecraft on 15 September 2006 (brightness is exaggerated). The pale blue dot at the 10 o clock position, outside the main rings and just inside the G… …

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  • 6 Rings of Uranus — The scheme of Uranus s ring moon system. Solid lines denote rings; dashed lines denote orbits of moons. The planet Uranus has a system of rings intermediate in complexity between the more extensive set around Saturn and the simpler systems around …

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  • 7 cosmos — /koz meuhs, mohs/, n., pl. cosmos, cosmoses for 2, 4. 1. the world or universe regarded as an orderly, harmonious system. 2. a complete, orderly, harmonious system. 3. order; harmony. 4. any composite plant of the genus Cosmos, of tropical… …

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  • 8 Rings of Jupiter — A schema of Jupiter s ring system showing the four main components The planet Jupiter has a system of rings, known as the rings of Jupiter or the Jovian ring system. It was the third ring system to be discovered in the Solar System, after those… …

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  • 9 galaxy — /gal euhk see/, n., pl. galaxies. 1. Astron. a. a large system of stars held together by mutual gravitation and isolated from similar systems by vast regions of space. b. (usually cap.) See Milky Way. 2. any large and brilliant or impressive… …

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  • 10 Milky Way Galaxy — Large spiral galaxy (roughly 150,000 light years in diameter) that contains Earth s solar system. It includes the multitude of stars whose light is seen as the Milky Way, the irregular luminous band that encircles the sky defining the plane of… …

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  • 11 telescope — /tel euh skohp /, n., adj., v., telescoped, telescoping. n. 1. an optical instrument for making distant objects appear larger and therefore nearer. One of the two principal forms (refracting telescope) consists essentially of an objective lens… …

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  • 12 Hume on human understanding — David Hume on human understanding Anne Jaap Jacobson David Hume’s A Treatise of Human Nature1 was published before he was 30 years old. It is often said to be the greatest philosophical work written in English. Bold and ambitious, it is designed… …

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  • 13 Sun — This article is about the star. For other uses, see Sun (disambiguation). The Sun …

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  • 14 Modern geocentrism — Part of a series on Creationism History of creationism Neo creationism …

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  • 15 nebula — nebular, adj. /neb yeuh leuh/, n., pl. nebulae / lee , luy /, nebulas. 1. Astron. a. Also called diffuse nebula. a cloud of interstellar gas and dust. Cf. dark nebula, emission nebula, reflection nebula …

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  • 16 Binoculars — Binocular telescopes, or binoculars (also known as field glasses), are two identical or mirror symmetrical telescopes mounted side by side and aligned to point accurately in the same direction, allowing the viewer to use both eyes (binocular… …

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  • 17 Uranus — This article is about the planet. For other uses, see Uranus (disambiguation). Uranus   …

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  • 18 Astrophotography — An image of Orion s Belt composited from digitized black and white photographic plates recorded through red and blue astronomical filters, with a computer synthesized green channel. The plates were taken using the Samuel Oschin Telescope between… …

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  • 19 Great Observatories program — Four Great Observatories satellites NASA s series of Great Observatories satellites are four large, powerful space based telescopes. Each of the Great Observatories has had a similar size and cost at program outset, and each has made a… …

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  • 20 Pan-STARRS — logo The Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System (Pan STARRS) is a planned array of astronomical cameras and telescopes and computing facility that will survey the sky on a continual basis, including accurate astrometry and… …

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