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  Antares - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Antares (α Scorpii / Alpha Scorpii) is the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius and one of the brightest stars in the nighttime sky.
In the religion of Stregheria, Antares is a fallen angel and quarter guardian of the western gate.
Antares is a symbol for the Swedish historical province of Småland.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Antares   (703 words)

 Antares (AK-258)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Antares was commissioned at Baltimore on 12 February 1952, Comdr.
Antares returned to active service in February of 1960 with a new mission and a new pattern of employment.
Antares departed Norfolk in September 1962 to relieve Altair in the Mediterranean.
www.hazegray.org /danfs/auxil/ak258.htm   (518 words)

The Hindus used alpha (Antares), sigma, and tau for their 16th nakshatra Jyestha, "Oldest", also known as Rohini, "Ruddy", from the color of Antares, — Indra, the sky-goddess, being regent of the asterism that was figured as a pendent Ear Jewel.
According to tradition, Antares is of violent character and is credited with being significant for a violent death, either in battle or by process of law.
Antares is also said to be unfortunate for the eyes, if in conjunction with the Ascendant, Moon or Sun and this has proven to be the case by later researchers.
www.winshop.com.au /annew/Antares.html   (1349 words)

 About Antares
Antares Information Technologies, Inc. is a privately held company incorporated in 1983 as a full service direct marketing company, providing database management, data processing, print, direct mail, fulfillment, and statement processing solutions.
Antares is an innovative, customer-centric direct marketing company with the goal of providing full service communications solutions to our customers.
Antares is a valuable one-stop marketing resource, known for the ability to handle sophisticated and complex data processing requirements for diverse types of communication enterprises.
www.antares-iti.com /about   (329 words)

The name Antares derives from Greek: anti ares meaning "The Rival of Mars." The name may have to do with the color of the star or with its placement in the constellation of Scorpius, which was particularly associated with Mars in astrology.
Antares A is the cool red M1.5Iab-Ib supergiant primary of a double star system.
The spectral type implies an effective temperature of 18,000 K. The companion Antares B is itself larger than the sun, with a diameter about 4 times that of the sun and a mass almost 10 times that of the sun.
domeofthesky.com /clicks/antares.html   (362 words)

 Stereophile: Rockport Technologies Antares loudspeaker
Antares is a giant red star in the constellation Scorpio.
According to Rockport Technologies' Andy Payor, the $41,500/pair Antares loudspeaker is the "ultimate" reasonably sized, full-range loudspeaker, and is built to a standard "unequaled in the industry." Rockport's $73,750 System III Sirius turntable came with equally boastful claims that turned out to be anything but hyperbole.
The Antares' enclosure is said to be "essentially...an inertial reference, subsequently, there is virtually no tendency for it to vibrate." I believe Rockport's claim.
www.stereophile.com /loudspeakerreviews/644/index.html   (916 words)

 Antares   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Buried within the wind is a fifth magnitude (5.5) hot class B (B2.5) companion star (only 3 seconds of arc away) that hides within Antares' bright glare.
Antares, with a mass of 15 to 18 solar masses, probably does not have much time left to it.
It is massive enough someday to develop an iron core and eventually to explode as a brilliant supernova.
www.astro.uiuc.edu /~kaler/sow/antares.html   (392 words)

 DANFS: USS Antares (AG-10/AKS-3)
Antares notified the destroyer Ward (DD-139), on patrol off the harbor entrance, and the latter altered course toward the object which proved to be a midget submarine.
Antares reached her destination, Kerama Retto, on 10 May, and issued stores in that forward area until she was ordered to Pearl Harbor, via Saipan.
Postwar records reveal Antares' assailants to be I-36, whose torpedoes missed their target, and the kaiten-carrying I-165, which had departed Hikari on 15 June 1945 for the waters east of the Marianas as part of the "Todoroki" squadrons special kaiten attack unit.
www.ibiblio.org /hyperwar/USN/ships/dafs/AKS/aks3.html   (1826 words)

 Home page Antares at NIKHEF   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
ANTARES is a neutrino telescope that is being built located in the Mediterranean Sea, 40 km offshore Toulon in France, at a depth of 2500 m.
ANTARES is named after the brightest star in the constellation Scorpio in the southern hemisphere.
The ANTARES collaboration consists of about 150 scientists coming from institutes in France, Italy, The Netherlands, Russia, Spain and United Kingdom.
www.nikhef.nl /pub/experiments/antares/index.htm   (463 words)

 All Star Line Up
The region of sky surrounding Antares, known as Rho Ophiuchus.
Greek for "Rival of Mars" (Ares is Greek for Mars).
Sometimes Antares is mistaken for Mars when they are close together because both are red.
www.windows.ucar.edu /tour/link=/the_universe/antares.html   (129 words)

 The Steamboat Pilot & Today: Antares
Patrons who dine in Antares' elegant yet understated interior have the pleasure of choosing from a menu sure to please any appetite.
All of Antares' desserts are made on premises, including chocolate pecan praline ice cream, Abo's banana pecan cheesecake, blueberry Frangelico sauté with vanilla ice cream and crème brulee du jour.
Antares' bar and parlor area are a local's favorite.
www.steamboatpilot.com /section/dining_guide0405/story/27511   (689 words)

 APOD: July 26, 1998 - Antares   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Antares is the brightest star in the constellation of
Antares' blue stellar companion helps cause the nebular gas to glow, as photographed above.
Antares is located about 500 light years away.
antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov /apod/ap980726.html   (92 words)

 Web Site Development and Managed Web Hosting - About Us
Antares Development was founded in 1999, responding to a need in the Kansas City area to provide cost effective Internet solutions.
Antares Development builds web sites with Macromedia's Dreamweaver software, which is the recognized gold standard of professional web development tools.
Antares Development is a member of Macromedia's Developers Network, which provides our company with cutting edge technological information.
www.antares-dev.net /content/about   (436 words)

 SPACE.com -- New Telescope is Upside-Down at the Bottom of the Sea
The project, called ANTARES (Astronomy with a Neutrino Telescope and Abyss environmental RESearch), will hunt for evidence of elusive neutrinos crossing space and passing right through the planet.
Testing and deployment of ANTARES equipment has been underway since the late 1990s in a complex construction project whose engineers have had to figure out how to track the exact positions of the array's sensors in ever-shifting currents.
High-energy neutrinos, the quarry of ANTARES, are extremely difficult to detect.
www.space.com /businesstechnology/technology/antares_030319.html   (890 words)

 Overview of the ANTARES experiment
The ANTARES Collaboration is constructing a large area water Cherenkov detector in the deep Mediterranean Sea, optimised for the detection of muons from high-energy astrophysical neutrinos.
At somewhat lower energies, non-baryonic dark matter (WIMPs) may be detected through the neutrinos produced when gravitationally captured WIMPs annihilate in the cores of the Earth and the Sun, and neutrino oscillations can be measured by studying distortions in the energy spectrum of upward-going atmospheric neutrinos.
ANTARES is constructing and deploying a detector with a surface area of 0.1 km
antares.in2p3.fr /Overview/index.html   (203 words)

 ANSTO ANTARES Accelerator   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The ANTARES facility is made up of several functional units.
Ions (electrically charged atoms, sometimes called particles) are never accelerated singly, but for the sake of clarity we will describe the life of a single ion as it is born, accelerated and used to provide information.
This technique has been used to evaluate the leaching resistance of synroc, an artificial rock which can be used to encapsulate radioactive wastes from spent reactor fuel.
www.ansto.gov.au /natfac/antares.html   (1237 words)

 Artist Profile - Antares - Bio
This versatility allows Antares to create programs which span the traditional eras of classical music from the 18th century through the music of today.
Antares’ numerous festival appearances include the Bayview (MI) Music Festival and the Huntington (NY) Summer Arts series, a three-part series at New Haven’s International Festival of Arts and Ideas, the Chautauqua Institution, the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival and the Norfolk Contemporary Music Seminar and Chamber Music Festival.
Antares was twice Ensemble-in-Residence at the Festival Eleazar de Carvalho in Fortaleza, Brasil and has performed at the Tuckamore Festival in St. John’s, Newfoundland.
www.concertartists.org /antares_bio.htm   (229 words)

 ANTARES discography, MP3 and reviews
ANTARES is a German symphonic rock band with reminiscences to GENESIS, MARILLION, PENDRAGON and YES.
ANTARES released the debut concept CD "Over The Hills" on the Bellaphon label in 1982 and their second album "Out Of Sight" on the Bekegg label in 1998.
It's quite a long time between the albums, but the explanation is that the band split in 1983 and was later reformed to record "Out Of Sight".
www.progarchives.com /Progressive_rock_discography_BAND.asp?band_id=1000   (229 words)

 Artist Page
Antares is not just a distant star in Scorpio, but four rising ones very close to our home planet (New England to be precise).
Antares have the gift of making whatever they are playing seem the most important piece in the world.
John Mackey puts Antares through its paces, with two virtuosic, driving sections surrounding a sultry, klezmer-tinged tango.
www.innovarecordings.com /artist1.asp?skuID=222   (320 words)

 Company Profile on Antares Corporation authors of the Auscal Pro Calibration Management Software   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Antares Corporation Pty Ltd was founded in 1981 in Sydney, Australia.
Antares has developed a number of software products for use in the manufacturing and mining sectors.
Antares is a certified McAfee Associate and can work with you to protect your valuable corporate data against virus attack.
www.antares.com.au /auscal/profile.html   (132 words)

 Antares USA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Hailed by Ultralight Flying as one of the best designs among weight shift aircraft, this affordable, safe and fun to fly air vehicle is the answer to your recreational, fun, safe flying demands.
Dec 26/2005: STRATOS, the new strutted wing for Antares Trikes.
Antares is still the first and only Trike on the FAA's 51% kit list.;
www.antares-us.com   (193 words)

 June Star of the Month: Antares   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
During late May and early June, Antares stands opposite of the Sun in the sky.
It's a long jump to Antares -- some four times the distance from Deneb to Albireo -- but once you acquire a feeling for the distance, it's a good guide to the red star.
Once you're practiced, you can even see Antares beneath the horizon with the "mind's eye." In autumn, for instance, Antares no longer stays out all night long but sets at evening time.
www.idialstars.com /jsom.htm   (234 words)

 SPACE.com -- Moon to Cross a Star
The regions that will see Antares pass behind the Moon include parts of the Pacific Northwest, California, the Southern Rocky Mountains, Southwest Desert, Central and Southern Texas, the Gulf Coastal States, Florida, and parts of the Piedmont and Southeast Coast.
There will be a bonus in that both the fiery-red Antares as well as its hard-to-see "wily" 5th-magnitude companion star may appear to repeatedly vanish and reappear along the rugged lunar landscape.
So, as seen from Denver, the distance separating Antares from the Moon's rim will be equal to roughly 1/11 of the Moon's diameter.
www.space.com /spacewatch/050715_moon_antares.html   (1026 words)

 Antares   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The star in the yellow region is Antares (Alpha Scorpii); the star in the blue region at the right is Rho Ophiuchi surrounded by the emission nebula IC 4604; the star in the red region at the bottom is Sigma Scorpii; just below Antares is the globular cluster M 4.
Antares (aka "Le Coeur de Scorpion" -- the Heart of the Scorpion) is a red supergiant star some 700 times larger in diameter than the Sun, though it is "only" 9000 times more luminous and "only" 10 or 15 times more massive.
Note that M 4 is much more distant than the Antares/Rho Ophiuchi nebulosity; we see it thru the intervening gasses.
astro.nineplanets.org /twn/antx.html   (138 words)

 Antares Custom Saddles | Fine Custom French Saddle Accessories from Antares Sellier France
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The Antares Glycerin Soap will clean and protect the leather of your equipment (Not for use on suede leather).
www.antaressaddle.com /products/accessories.html   (86 words)

 Antares - Band page with free MP3 music downloads on SoundClick
The band Antares is the opposite of that: still being in its infancy they are far from exploding.
Antares is not based on any band, but comparisons can be made with bands like Arena, Jethro Tull, Marillion, IQ, Camel, Spocks Beard, Yes, Dream Theater, Toto & Van der Graaf Generator.
Antares plays a blend of symphonic rock, progressive metal and sing/songwriter style.
www.soundclick.com /bands/pageartist.cfm?bandID=70781   (500 words)

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