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In Greek mythology, Astraea ("star-maiden") was a daughter of Zeus and Themis.
Astraea was the last of the immortals to live with humans during the Golden Age.
As mankind became wicked, she was the last to stay on earth, ascending to heaven to become the constellation Virgo; the scales of justice she carried became the nearby constellation Libra.
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Astraea ("the star-maiden") is the daughter of Zeus and Themis.
Astraea was the last to leave and took up her abode among the stars where she was transformed into the constellation Virgo.
Article "Astraea" created on 03 March 1997; last modified on 06 September 1998 (Revision 2).
www.pantheon.org /articles/a/astraea.html   (88 words)

 Astraea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
5 Astraea is also the fifth-discovered asteroid, the first asteroid discovered almost four decades after the original four.
For the plant genus Astraea, see its synonym Croton.
In Greek mythology, Astraea ("star-maiden") was a daughter of Zeus and Themis or of Eos and Astraeus.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Astraea   (169 words)

 Astraea, discovery
Astraea or 5 is a little asteroid situated between Mars and Jupiter orbit.
Its excentricity is 0.1911 a clasic number to asteroid kinds, by the way, at perihelion Astraea is situated at 2.08 A.U. and aphelion at 3.07 AU.
The orbital period of Astraea is 4.13 years and its inclination with the ecliptic plane is 5.36º.
www.mallorcaweb.net /masm/Astraea1.htm   (318 words)

 Astraea - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Astraea, in Greek religion and mythology, goddess of justice; daughter of Zeus and Themis.
Because of the wickedness of man, she withdrew from the earth at the end of the Golden Age and was placed among the stars as the constellation Virgo.
Books: Men in ironic masques; Astraea by Jane Stevenson Jonathan Cape, pounds 15.99, 308pp; It's history, but not as we know it.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-astraea.html   (223 words)

 Astraea Productions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Astraea Productions is a documentary film company specializing in programming that "connects the dots" between violence against women and the various crises that plague human societies.
Thanks to seed funding from the Waitt Institute for Violence Prevention and The Sunshine Lady Foundation, Astraea Productions is now developing "Private Violence: the Movement Against Battering in America" a two-hour documentary film and outreach project about the collective struggle to end domestic violence.
Through our media and educational initiatives, we at Astraea Productions stand in solidarity with all of the survivors and activists who have devoted their lives to delivering people from the hell of abuse within the "private" sphere of the home.
www.astraeaproductions.com /index.html   (170 words)

 Astraea Snails
Astraea snails are one of the best herbivores to include in the reef tank.
Astraea snails stay small and don’t stuff over like some of the larger snails.
Astraea snails must be acclimated slowly as with other inverts.
www.knology.net /~jumpfrog/astrea_snails.htm   (111 words)

 The Grazing Snails, Part I - Turbo, Trochus, Astraea, and Kin by Ronald L. Shimek, Ph.D. - Reefkeeping.com
Astraea (and yes, the spelling includes the second "a") may be thought of as "angular Turbo." The outer edges of the coiled whorls are not rounded or inflated as in Turbo, but are often straight or flattened.
That shape, in fact, gives the genus its name; "Astraea" means star, and they are commonly called "star shells." However, the Astraea species offered for sale in the aquarium hobby are generally not heavily sculpted, although various species may have small bumps or ridges.
Astraea, like Turbo, have a calcareous operculum, and unlike trochids they seldom have an open hole in the bottom center of the shell.
reefkeeping.com /issues/2004-05/rs/index.htm   (4430 words)

 Petfinder PetNotes
Astraea is a lively, personality-plus kitty looking for a home that will appreciate her for the special cat she is. At seven-years-old, Astraea knows exactly what she wants and what she likes and doesn’t like.
Like many cats, Astraea has preferences and a threshold when it comes to being pet (she can be finicky about when she wants to be pet and how much) and does not enjoy being picked up.
Astraea’s favorite activities include sleeping in a basket in her habitat, lounging in the sun, playing with mice and feather toys and eating special treats like cheese whiz.
search.petfinder.com /petnote/displaypet.cgi?petid=5816169   (374 words)

 Sailing Vessel "Astraea"
Astraea was the last of the immortals to live with humans during the
Astraea, on the other hand, was manufactured before engineers really understood the true strength of fiberglass and back when glass, resin and labor were much cheaper.
Astraea had solid, modern, yet simple rigging that could be relied upon; a solid Isuzu diesel; and simple yet adequate instrumentation.
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 Astraea Emerging Lesbian Writers Awards | Mamaphonic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Underlying Astraea's mission is an enduring commitment to feminism, progressive social change and an end to all forms of exploitation and discrimination.
Astraea is dedicated to the belief that only through action can we build a world of peace and justice for lesbians, and for society as a whole.
Astraea lesbian Writers Fund was established in 1990 with the generous support of its founding donor, Joan Drury.
www.mamaphonic.com /node/710   (971 words)

 Astraea.net - "do the right thing the right way" body mind soul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Astraea is challenged to balance the desire for fairness and equity for all life against the need to consume resources and the desire to control resources.
And, having weighed the options of money and ethics, astraea considers that the two are not mutually exclusive, can be achieved and, actually, present a competitive and attractive way of life.
In fact, astraea has accidently found itself assured by the forethought of others e.g.: P. Teillard de Chardin, M. Gorbachov, Shell, IMD and Nestle, Body Shop and more...
www.astraea.net   (411 words)

 ASTRAEA : Greek goddess of justice ; mythology ; pictures ; zodiac Virgo : ASTRAIA
ASTRAIA (or Astraea) was the virgin-goddess of justice.
ASTRAEA (Astraia), a daughter of Zeus and Themis, or according to others, of Astraeus by Eos.
During the golden age, this star-bright maiden lived on earth and among men, whom she blessed ; but when that age had passed away, Astraea, who tarried longest among men, withdrew, and was placed among the stars.
www.theoi.com /Titan/Astraia.html   (1354 words)

 ASTRAEA partners sign contracts to begin £32m programme to demonstrate use of UAVs in UK airspace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
ASTRAEA has three major thrusts: technology development and maturation; regulatory process development; and integrated systems simulation and flight demonstration.
ASTRAEA will work closely with regulators and aviation authorities, and will seek to align to other international and national initiatives, including other AeIGT programmes within the Aerospace Innovation Networks and Aerospace Technology Validation programmes.
ASTRAEA is a national programme that focuses on the technologies, systems, facilities and procedures that will allow UAVs to operate safely and routinely in the UK.
www.astraeaproject.com /press/astraea_airspace_contracts.cfm   (673 words)

 IHRFG: Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice
Astraea is committed to funding groups, projects, or organizations that are led by and for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgendered (LGBT) communities that directly address oppression based on sexual orientation and sexual identity.
As a result of Astraea’s emphasis on funding groups that are committed to social change, the majority of Astraea’s grantees are lesbian organizations and LGBT organizations, or progressive organizations that have LGBT's in leadership roles and include LGBT issues as an integral part of their work.
Astraea prioritizes funding to groups that have the least access to traditional funding.
www.hrfunders.org /funders/funder.php?op=view&orgid=316   (233 words)

 Astraea News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The world's birds are disappearing in greater numbers than previously calculated, and the number of extinctions will grow even more dramatically by the end of the century, according to a grim study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
The strategic research programs in the three areas will be implemented in the next five years and are aimed at turning these sectors into economic growth drivers to keep the city-state's competitive edge amid increasingly tougher rivalry.
The Temple of the Fox lay covered by dirt and sand for 4,000 years in the barren hills of Buena Vista, Peru, before it was unearthed in June 2004 by Robert Benfer, professor emeritus of anthropology at MU.
astraeamagazine.blogspot.com   (2049 words)

 SF&F Art / Whitney B. Mattila / 'Astraea'
Astraea came from the union of Zeus and Themis, and was one of the many gods who lived among the humans in the Golden Age.
Astraea stayed behind and preached about the powers of justice, and was the last god to leave.
She rose into the sky and became the constallion Virgo, and it is said that she will come back down when another golden age arrives.
elfwood.lysator.liu.se /loth/b/l/blair/ar.jpg.html   (599 words)

 Astrea Snail
The Astraea snail is identified by the sharp conical shell with pronounced ridges circling the shell.
Reef Suitability: Astraea snails are one of the best herbivores to include in the reef tank.
Astraea snails also have the annoying habit that they cannot right themselves if they become dislodged and land on their back.
www.reefcorner.com /SpecimenSheets/astrea_snail.htm   (182 words)

 5 Astraea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
5 Astraea (IPA: [əˈstɹiə]; written Astræa in the early literature) is a large main belt asteroid.
There has been only one observed stellar occultation by Astraea (February 2, 1991).
Krasinsky et al Hidden Mass in the Asteroid Belt, Icarus, Vol.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/5_Astraea   (340 words)

 Hinckley OC40 Astraea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
ASTRAEA is Hank Hinckley’s first OC-40, built in 1979, and he put many extra hours into finishing her.
ASTRAEA is in the water near Bar Harbor, Maine, ready to sail.
The replacement cost of ASTRAEA would be upwards of $600,000.
www.oc40astraea.com   (146 words)

According to the Greeks, Astraea left Earth and became the constellation Virgo the Virgin.
Get a beautiful certificate declaring that you are a witch, priestess, priest, high priestess, high priest, or shaman of Astraea.
Pr Ntr Kmt is a church for witches and other pagans based on ancient practices, especially ancient Egypt.
www.teenwitch.com /DEITY/GREEK/ASTRAEA.HTM   (187 words)

 Astraea Asteroid and Clade Parthene
After finding a way to induce parthenogenesis (the development of new individuals from unfertilised ova) at will in human females, the all female team at Biotopia (Asherah) produced a superbright all female genotype, the so-called Parthenes.
The first Adult Individual, Jenni Denley, led the colonisation of Astraea Asteroid in 220 AT, and her clone/daughter Julie became a famous astrometrist, working with the hyperturing AI known as 110001 to map the entire visible galaxy by 261.
As time passed the Parthene clade diversified their artificial genome mix, some becoming adapted to life on planets and habitats with artificial gravity, others remaining primarily a microgravity clade; they have remained relatively close in appearance to baseline humans, although generally only develop secondary sexual characteristics when in reproductive mode.
www.orionsarm.com /historical/Clade_Parthene.html   (294 words)

 Astraea Class Cruisers
HMS Astraea, HMS Bonaventure, HMS Cambrian, HMS Charybdis, HMS Flora, HMS Forte, HMS Fox and HMS Hermione.
I was wondering if anyone had a crew list for HMS Astraea for the period July 1908, as she was involved in the rescue of the crews of several Junks in Hong Kong harbour during the typhoon of that month.
I think my grandfather was on board her as I have a small note written by him describing the incident, his name was Edward J Pink.
www.battleships-cruisers.co.uk /astraea_class.htm   (1295 words)

 Astraea Snail (Astraea tecta)
The Astraea Snail is also called the Astraea Star Snail, or Astraea Conehead Snail.
It is pyramidal in shape; some may have projections on the shell which give them a star-like outline.
The Astraea Snail will do well in an aquarium if provided with ample hiding places and sufficient room to roam.
www.peteducation.com /article.cfm?cls=16&cat=1906&articleid=2160   (169 words)

 ASTRAEA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
ASTRAEA (Autonomous Systems Technology Related Airborne Evaluation and Assessment) is a national programme that focuses on the technologies, systems, facilities and procedures that will allow autonomous vehicles to operate safely and routinely in the UK.
Autonomous vehicles, such as unmanned air vehicles, will bring real economic, environmental and security benefits in many areas and ASTRAEA will position the UK at the very forefront of these opportunities.
ASTRAEA is an industry lead consortium working with UK Government, DTI, academia and regional bodies.
www.astraeaproject.com   (81 words)

 Astraea | Thailand Convening
As part of Astraea's current strategic plan, we have examined ways to increase our impact on movement building, and enhance our support of the social justice work of Astraea grantees around the world.
Like Astraea, these groups recognize the broad diversity of LGBTI communities—with a number of grantees prioritizing work with those within LGBTI communities, who often have the least access to structural power (including women, Transgender people, poor people, sex workers, and people living with HIV/AIDS).
In addition, the experience of convening a four-day meeting with simultaneous interpretation for up to six languages at any given time (English, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Taiwanese, and Thai) was both challenging and exhilarating as we witnessed participants adapt to the limitations of all of our languages in expressing our lived experiences as LGBTI people.
www.astraea.org /PHP/NewsAndResources/ThailandConvening.php4   (379 words)

 Charity Navigator Rating - Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Founded in 1977, Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is a dynamic global foundation providing critically needed financial support to lesbian-led, LGBTI and progressive organizations.
Separated by continents, language and culture, Astraea grantees are seizing opportunities, and laying the groundwork necessary for women and LGBTI people to claim their human rights.
Today, Astraea is the largest lesbian organization in the world.
www.charitynavigator.org /index.cfm/bay/search.summary/orgid/8820.htm   (247 words)

 purevolume™ | Astraea Recalling Rhea
Formed late in October 2005, previously known as Sun Down Aurora, Astraea Recalling Rhea was first started with Dillon O'Hare and Jay Dyer wanting to start something musical.
After writing songs and performing with Dillon on vocals, one day his cousin Patrick O'Hare asked to see if he could jump in on vocals.
Due to this major change we lost the old name and had to come up with something new and fresh, which bore the name Astraea Recalling Rhea.
www.purevolume.com /astraearecallingrhea/shows   (226 words)

 Astraea Snail
All snails are sensitive to changes in specific gravity and temperature and should always be acclimated to your aquarium just like fish or corals.
Astraea Snail Quantity 100, Astraea Snail Quantity 12, Astraea Snail Quantity 50, More Snails
Note: Because these are living animals, and not made in a factory, actual specimens will vary and may not look identical to the image provided.
www.marinecenter.com /inverts/snails/astraeasnail   (166 words)

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