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  Blue giant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In astronomy, a blue giant is a star with a spectral type of O or B and class of III (giant).
Blue giant is a misused term, as giant implies an advanced evolutionary state.
Other blue giants are merely misclassified hydrogen fusing dwarf stars, such as Spica or the Pleiades, their exceptional brightness making earlier astronomers believe they were elderly giants and the classification has simply stuck.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Blue_giant   (272 words)

 Red giant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
According to the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, a red giant is a large non-main sequence star of stellar classification K or M; so-named because of the reddish appearance of the cooler giant stars.
They are believed to be stars of near solar mass or higher which have exhausted the supply of hydrogen in their cores and switched to fusing hydrogen in a shell outside the core.
Stars of spectral types O through K are believed to become red giants (or supergiants in the case of O and B stars).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Red_giant   (527 words)

 Giant Acroyear
The missile launching vehicle consisted of the Giant Acroyear's head fit into the winged backpack, which was in turn plugged into the blue chassis bar (with blue wheel and holder) and Micronaut carrier attachment.
Finally, a large blue missile launcher was placed in the remaining peg hole on the chassis and had 3 red winged missiles.
Giant Acroyears basic assembly consisted of attaching the lower legs to the upper legs, then attaching that to the torso, and placing the Giant Acroyear head on top.
www.innerspaceonline.com /ga.htm   (526 words)

 The Hottest Stars are Here Tonight
A typical blue giant star has a mass perhaps 10 times that of the Sun, and has a surface temperature of two to four times that of our local star.
The most famous of the blue giant stars is the star Rigel, in the constellation of Orion, the hunter.
The blue giants are O and B class stars, and would make an unlikely place to find an intelligent alien civilization.
www.tmclark.com /Starwatch/4_05_99.html   (894 words)

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Blue jets are often associated with thunderstorms, but until now were thought to be relatively small.
Sprites, blue jets and associated flashes called elves, crawlers, trolls and pixies are all fleeting electrical discharges that accompany thunderstorms.
Mishin, E. one layer perturbation by a single blue jet.
www.nature.com /news/2002/020311/pf/020311-6_pf.html   (511 words)

 TBM Holdings Completes the Acquisition of Blue Giant. - Business Wire - HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The assets were acquired by a newly formed corporation, Blue Giant Equipment Corporation, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of TBM Holdings.
Blue Giant Equipment Corporation is a manufacturer of material handling equipment, lift tables and dock equipment.
Blue Giant represents the third acquisition this year for TBM Holdings in the material handling equipment industry.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:66924926&refid=holomed_1   (555 words)

 Bode Equipment Company Represents Blue GiantBlue Giant Webpage
BLUE GIANT recognizes that past performance does not insure present success and that is why in addition to implementing the latest CAD systems and analysis tools we realize that we all must compete in a competitive global marketplace.
BLUE GIANT STACKERS are an ergonomic and economic alternative to the forklift for intermittent load positioning and stacking operations.
BLUE GIANT Manual Pallet Trucks are built with long term ownership in mind and include replaceable bushings at all pivot points, fully rebuildable pumps, and high tensile steel chassis.
www.bodeequipment.com /bluemain.htm   (335 words)

 FictionPress.Com Story : Nekarra   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The Green Giant's nature forces cleansed the universe, and all was right as water flowed everywhere from the great mouth of the Blue Giant.
The Second Age was when the Red Giant took hold of the universe and shook it so that on all the worlds, volcanoes spread and spread until rivers of lava destroyed the Lily Faeries and five of the great Waterworlds, so that only Ibene and Narali remained.
The Giants quietly watched Kenall, creatures lived their lives far away from cities of old in small, solitary huts, and the Red Giant plotted to himself.
www.fictionpress.com /read.php?storyid=18351   (1556 words)

 Giant Food
Anticipating a huge cultural shift, Giant in 1955 opened its first shopping center store in Rockville, Md. Before the decade ended, a "new dimension in retailing" was ushered in when the first 35-department Super Giant opened in District Heights, Md.
To speed the checkout process for time-conscious shoppers, Giant in 1979 became the first chain in the world to install computer-assisted laser scanning in all its stores.
Giant opens an average of eight new stores each year, and has expanded from D.C., Maryland and Virginia into Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.
www.carefirst.com /company/nca1997/argiant.html   (454 words)

 AstronomyNZ - Star Data North
The primary star is a blue giant (O9.5 II) 8,400 times brighter than the Sun.
(Omicron Ceti) is a colossal red giant star (M5-M9 III) that varies in brightness between the 2nd and 10th magnitude, a 1500 fold variation in brightness, in an average period of 332 days.
The cluster, which is 368 light years away, is immersed in a cloud of dust and ice crystals that reflects the blue light of the brightest stars.
www.astronomynz.org.nz /nightsky/star_charts/bright_stars_north.htm   (1107 words)

 AstronomyNZ - Star Data South
A giant star (M5 III) that varies in luminosity between 260 and 344 times the brightness of the Sun.
A red giant star (M3.5 III) that varies between 105 and 142 times the brightness of the Sun.
It is a blue supergiant (O5 Ia) 20,330 times brighter than the Sun.
www.astronomynz.org.nz /nightsky/star_charts/bright_stars_south.htm   (726 words)

 blue giant
A massive, giant star of spectral type O or B.
Blue giants typically have a luminosity of 10,000 L
and a surface temperature of 30,000 K. They have exhausted their core supply of hydrogen and are evolving to the stage at which they will expand further and cool to become red giants.
www.daviddarling.info /encyclopedia/B/blue_giant.html   (144 words)

 Writer's Guide to the PR Universe - Robo Racer
Rescuezord cockpits, with what would have been its Ranger-colored lights being blue, and with Blue Senturion's badge symbol (bearing the letter "S") in a blue circle behind his seat.
Blue Senturion badge) flew in and put it on Robo Racer as it fought the Turbo Megazord, but turning the machine evil was unnecessary, since
Blue Senturion was already under the spell of his own jacket.
www.rovang.org /wg/roboracer.htm   (806 words)

 Blue Giant   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Blue Giant is a multitrack audio recording application.
Thinking Cap recommends that you do not purchase Blue Giant until you have tested your microphone.
The trial version of Blue Giant will show you all of its features with the exception of saving files.
www.ethinkingcap.com /BlueGiant   (175 words)

 Blue Giant XDS - eXtra Dock Safety
A Blue Giant Dock Leveler equipped with the DOOR and DOCK GUARD can greatly improve the overall safety and efficiency of your loading dock area.
This is especially critical when tail or end loading is required - a Blue Giant® advantage over other systems that prevent the forklift from lowering pallets right at the edge of the dock onto the back of the tractor-trailer.
For added protection from the other side of the "drop-zone", you can also incorporate a Blue Giant® 'TL85' Safety Vehicle Restraint to prevent trailer creep and unscheduled truck departures.
www.montacargas.com /xds.htm   (480 words)

 Blue Giant
To find out more about Blue Giant or to contact us, please click on one or both of our two divisions.
Please be advised that no Blue Giant product will be affected by the date change at the year 2000.
Blue Giant products do not have internal time clocks; do not use any date in program formats, and will make the transition from 1999 to 2000 without any performance difficulties.
www.dsidoors.com /BlueGiant/unknown.html   (149 words)

 New York Daily News - Giants - Blue hoo! Giant fans devastated   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Giants fan Claudia Cupo has lived through two world wars, the great Depression and has seen 15 Presidents come and go.
Big Blue was just plain bad, and Giants fans had to watch every minute of the Stinker in the Swamp, which ended the grid squad's Super Bowl dream for another season.
Throngs of Giants faithful streamed out of the Meadowlands after their heroes were manhandled by the up-and-coming Panthers.
www.nydailynews.com /sports/football/giants/story/381237p-323725c.html   (438 words)

 Astronomy - Glossary, absolute brightness, angular resolution, binary stars, blue giant, brown dwarf, color index, ...
The V (visual magnitude) is the magnitude of the apparent brightness as seen by the naked eye and can be measured by photometry.
In early days, photometry was carried out by measuring the exposure of a star on a photographic plate that is more sensitive to the blue than it is to red.
This gives a measurement of star brightness weighted towards the blue end of the spectrum.
sciencepark.etacude.com /astronomy/basic.php   (513 words)

 Jolly Green Giant Statue, Blue Earth, Minnesota
The Jolly Green Giant ho-ho-hos it over the midpoint of I-90, America's longest interstate.
Putting even giant animals in their place, the Jolly Green Giant dwarfs all other North Dakota / Minnesota highway leviathans.
Blue Earth is also the Birthplace of the Ice Cream Sandwich, but with no fiberglass colossus to commemorate it, how are tourists supposed to know, Blue Earth???
www.roadsideamerica.com /attract/MNBLUjolly.html   (142 words)

 Loadmaster -- Blue Giant Products
Blue Giant's broad range of dock equipment assures each customer a solution for every application.
Our full-sized dock levelers, both mechanical and hydraulic, are ideal for most docks and where dock space does not permit them, our line of edge-of-dock levelers are innovative alternatives.
Blue Giant also offers lift tables and handling products designed to help increase manufacturing operations, employee productive and reduce lost time from lifting and lowering injuries.
www.loadmaster.com /bluegiant.htm   (180 words)

 Scabiosa - Giant Blue
The Scabiosa 'Giant Blue' is a vigous version of the 'Buttefly Blue'.
‘Giant Blue’ is reminiscent of a pincushion full of pins.
‘Giant Blue’ is great for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds and does excellent in rock gardens.
www.naturehills.com /new/product/perennialsdetails.aspx?prodid=1290   (149 words)

 The Horror of the Deep Blue Sea: Giant Megalodon Shark - Pravda.Ru
The scientific name of the giant shark literally means a “great tooth.” Megalodon had these big teeth indeed, according to archeological excavations.
Scientists say that the giant shark could swallow a small car, but most likely, this is an exaggeration.
Almost everyone who has studied the giant shark realizes that if Megalodon is extinct, it happened not long ago, from the geological point of view.
english.pravda.ru /main/2002/10/28/38779.html   (1050 words)

 Giant Blue Poppy Pods
The giant blue poppy pods are a type of the known species of the poppy plant.
The giant blue poppy pods grow one of the most beautiful kinds of poppy.
The giant blue poppy pods are available in many places on the Internet, as well as in many nurseries.
www.driedpoppies.com /articles/giant-blue-poppy-pods.html   (497 words)

 PlantFiles: Detailed information on Giant Blue Flag Iris (Iris giganticaerulea)
The 'Blue Flag,' Iris versicolor, is a shorter natural hybrid of I. virginica.
Blues and blue-purples were other common colors of the original I. giganticaerulea species, and the showy flowers were born above the foilage, with double flowers at the top, and singles along the stem.
i have 4 ft bedding of blue flag iris and white lirope grasses along the area bordering the driveway, swale and side -walk, with plantings that will not interfere with waterflow and possibly help suck up the moisture as sometimes the heavy rains do stand, flooding streets for a day or two.
davesgarden.com /pf/go/60454   (1159 words)

 Arts Unlimited | Arts critics | Jolly blue giant
The descriptive part of one title says: "A silhouette of a hand whose surface is a collage comprised of small bits of images of all the artist's work".
Instead of Untitled, one work here is called True Love, followed by the descriptive: "A butterfly made out of paper sits atop shit made out of paper." There it is: a paper butterfly cut and glued from coloured papers, on a pile of unpleasantly realistic brown papier-mache turds: beauty and squalor.
The big guy has been carved from blue Styrofoam, and the other stands in a pile of blue flakes and granules.
arts.guardian.co.uk /critic/feature/0,1169,1239011,00.html   (1322 words)

 Nearctica - Eastern Wildflowers - Lamiaceae - Blue Giant Hyssop (Agastache foeniculum)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Habitat: Blue Giant Hyssop is a species of prairies and thickets.
Similar Species: The flowers of Purple Giant Hyssop are purple, not blue-violet.
The flowers of Yellow Giant Hyssop (as the name implies) are yellow.
www.nearctica.com /flowers/lamia/Afoen.htm   (150 words)

 blue giant concept from the Astronomy knowledge base   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
blue giant concept from the Astronomy knowledge base
Next giant: Capella Up: giant Previous giant: Beta Volantis
Blue giants are generally on or near the main sequence of the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram.
www.site.uottawa.ca:4321 /astronomy/bluegiant.html   (162 words)

 Blue Jersey Giants   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
I never thought of trying to get Blue Giants as I had all I could do to continually improve my Blacks and Whites.
If I should mate her with a Black Giant cock I would produce the beginning of Blue Giants.
How a blue bird with beautiful lacing can come from something like this will always be a miracle to me. It was real enjoyment to watch.
www.feathersite.com /Poultry/CGD/BJG/BlueJG.html   (302 words)

 Blue Giant - Audio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Blue Giant requires a microphone, and you may record sound through most USB or sound input microphones, including Macs that have a built-in microphone.
Graphically select and edit sound data, and add effects to recorded sound data.
Any questions, complaints or claims regarding the applications must be directed to the appropriate software vendor.
www.apple.com /downloads/macosx/audio/bluegiant.html   (125 words)

 Major Projects - RPGnetWiki
A land of high fantasy where dragons scheme from their scattered fiefdoms, giants rule the great mountain ranges, and human empires struggle for dominance over the civilized worlds.
It is a land where dwarves dream of recapturing the days of glory, elves fight to protect their forest homelands, and gnomes and halflings struggle under the oppression of empires.
Blue Giant is a hard Science Fiction campaign setting for BESM set on the far side of the Milky Way at the dawn of the Fourth Millennium.
wiki.rpg.net /index.php/Major_Projects   (1885 words)

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