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  Corvus (constellation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Corvus (Latin for Raven/Crow) is a small southern constellation with only 11 stars visible to the naked eye (brighter than magnitude 5.5).
The origin of this story is likely to be the juxtaposition of this constellation with those of Crater (constellation), and Hydra (constellation), in the area of the sky known as the Sea.
Corvus • Crater ;• Cygnus ;• Delphinus ;• Draco ;• Equuleus • Eridanus ;• Gemini ;• Hercules ;• Hydra ;• Leo ;• Lepus ;• Libra ;• Lupus ;• Lyra ;• Ophiuchus ;• Orion • Pegasus ;• Perseus ;• Pisces • Piscis Austrinus ;• Sagitta ;• Sagittarius ;• Scorpius ;• Serpens ;• Taurus ;• Triangulum ;• Ursa Major ;• Ursa Minor ;• Virgo
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Corvus_(constellation)   (404 words)

  
 Corvus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Corvus is the generic name of large passerine birds including the raven and crow species.
Corvus (Latin - the crow or raven) is a small southern constellation.
Corvus (Latin - the crow or raven) was a weapon used on Roman ships during the First Punic War.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Corvus   (146 words)

  
 Chamaeleon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
constellation - is an officially recognized group of stars used by astronomers to locate objects in the heavens.
There are a total of 88 constellations spanning the entire sky from the northern hemisphere to the southern hemisphere.
Corvus - constellation of the Sacred Crow of Apollo.
www.singularsci.com /SkyGlossary3.htm   (137 words)

  
 Corvus a May constellation
Corvus, the Crow, is a small constellation of ancient origin, to which Ptolemy assigned seven stars.
In legend, Corvus is associated with the neighbouring constellation of Crater, the Cup, and Hydra, the Water Snake.
Chart showing Corvus as seen high in the sky to the south fairly early evening in May.   Details of some of the objects shown are given below the chart.
www.faster.co.nz /~rasnz/Stars/Corvus.htm   (540 words)

  
 Corvus, mithology, history, characteristics and observations by telescope.
It limits the north and the west with the constellation of Virgo, the east with Crater (the glass) and the south with Hydra.
The constellation of Corvus I located in one cold night of winter the 30 to it of January of 1982 at the age of 14 years of age.
One is in a zone, very very poor; there is a slight difference of magnitude between the components, the main one is white, however, the secondary one is bluish, is unfolded without difficulty with the eyeglass of 50x.
www.mallorcaweb.net /masm/Crv1.htm   (648 words)

  
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Corvus, the Crow, is a small constellation of ancient origin.
With one element of the story already in place (the snake), the two constellations, Corvus (crow) and Crater (cup) were created to represent the other two story elements.
In legend, Corvus is associated with the neighbouring constellations of Crater, the Cup, and Hydra the Water Snake.
www.lycos.com /info/corvus.html   (499 words)

  
 Greek Mythology: THE CONSTELLATIONS, STAR MYTHS 1
The constellations in Greek myth, were god-favoured heroes and beasts placed in the heavens by the gods as a memorial to their deeds.
Various myths describe the birth and death of the semi-immortal constellations: such as the Gemini twins, the Dioskouroi, who were said to divide their time equally between Heaven and Haides, and Orion who is described by Homer both in heaven and hunting wild beasts in the underworld.
His constellations was the first to rise in the Greek year, and so he was perhaps thought of as the Titan god who led the other constellations in their heavenly cycle.
www.theoi.com /Cat_Astraioi.html   (2019 words)

  
 Constellations theory - Lostpedia
Crater is the cup carried by Corvus the crow, to Apollo.
To explain his tardiness Corvus returned to Apollo with the cup (Crater) of spring water, and a water serpent, Hydra, in his claws, claiming he had been attacked by the serpent and thus delayed.
Corvus now sits within sight of the cup of water, but he can never drink, because it is guarded by the serpent.
www.lostpedia.com /wiki/Apollo_constellations   (1324 words)

  
 Crater, mythology and history, characteristics and observations by telescope
One is a mediocre celestial zone where the Crater constellation, nailed in galactic latitude of +40º is located and therefore in a very poor zone in doubles and accumulations and something rich in galaxies.
It limits the north with the constellation of I read, to the east with Hydra and Sextans, to the south with the Hydra and the west with a the precious constellation of Corvus.
One is in the South sector of the constellation.
www.mallorcaweb.net /masm/Crt1.htm   (383 words)

  
 Corvus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
Corvus is a small, faint, and very old constellation.
Corvus, the Crow, was called the Raven by ancient Greeks.
A printed version of this web site ["The Constellations Pocket Guide"] is available, covering all 88 constellations and their graphics.
www.dibonsmith.com /crv_con.htm   (377 words)

  
 Corvus - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Corvus, small constellation situated just south of the constellation Virgo.
The European jackdaw is classified as Corvus monedula...
- small constellation: a small constellation of the southern hemisphere
ca.encarta.msn.com /Corvus.html   (73 words)

  
 PY124: Constellations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
There are 12 constellations that are special in a way, specifically, they are on the celestial sphere directly on the path the sun takes through the stars over the course of a year, that is they lie on the ecliptic.
constellations of the zodiac, and are probably familiar to you through astrology.
In theory, all the bright stars of a constellation are lettered in order of their brightness, but in practice this isn’t quite the case.
www.physics.ncsu.edu /courses/astron/constellations.html   (1077 words)

  
 Star Lore of the Constellations: Corvus the Crow
Corvus is the Latin name for both the raven and the crow and these two birds are usually paired together in mythology.
The stars of Corvus share this reputation and the classical myths that relate to the constellation speak of mistrust, shameful motives, insincerity, glorification in the misfortune of others, and the bearing of bad news.
Corvus and its neighbour Crater are contained within a loop of Hydra the water snake and lie towards the south of Leo and Virgo.
www.skyscript.co.uk /corvus.html   (982 words)

  
 Mithraism and Precession: The Tauroctony - © Dr Shepherd Simpson
In this scheme, the scorpion is the constellation Scorpius, the snake the constellation of Hydra, and the dog the constellation of Canis Minor.
No constellation drawing from that time - to this - features a whole Taurean bull, only the front half [again, see the Mainzer Globus.] Canis Minor is depicted on no known star map from the classical period.
Prof Ulansey argues that the characters are constellations and that the constellations shown are those which lay on the Celestial Equator during the period between about 2000 BC and 4000 BC - his dates for the Age of Taurus.
www.geocities.com /astrologyages/mithraismandprecession.htm   (1835 words)

  
 Hawaiian Astronomical Society - Corvus
The angry god placed the crow, the cup (Crater) and the water snake (Hydra) among the stars, where the snake guards the water from the everlastingly thirsty crow.
By the way, this dove is associated with the constellation of Columba, the Dove.
They are located near the western border of the constellation, and in the top, left of the photograph.
hawastsoc.org /deepsky/crv/index.html   (694 words)

  
 Corvus
Corvus is one of the lesser known constellations, but it is home to some interesting deep-sky objects.
The meridian is an imaginary line that runs from south to north, and when an object crosses the meridian, it is at its highest point in the sky.
This little known Messier object should be visible in a 4.5 inch scope from dark skies as a little puff of cotton, and with larger apertures it resolves into a tight sprinkling of tiny individual stars.
www.angelfire.com /ky/astronomers/Corvus.html   (761 words)

  
 Constellation of the Month: Hydra, Corvus & Crater; The Water Serpent, The Crow & The Cup.
Corvus could not pass these lovely, juicy figs by and leave them for someone else to devour, so he decided to wait until they ripened.
The constellations are situated rather low in the sky, (from our point of view in the northern hemisphere) as only the head of Hydra rises north 0 degrees Declination.
Hydra, the largest constellation, stretches across the sky from 8 hours 11.5 minutes at its western border to 15 hours 2.5 minutes at its eastern edge, and from north 6 degrees 39 minutes declination to south 35 degrees 39.5 minutes declination.
www.umich.edu /~lowbrows/guide/hydra.html   (1256 words)

  
 Jim's Hubble Fantasy Worlds
The Antennae galaxies, 63 million light-years away in the southern constellation Corvus, contain sweeping spiral-like patterns, traced by bright blue star clusters, that show the result of a firestorm of star birth activity which was triggered by the collision of the two orange-colored galaxies..
Three galaxies known as NGC 2300 group are combined with a false-colorX-ray image (magenta) that shows the galaxies immersed in a huge cloud of hot gas about 1.3 million light-years in diameter, with a mass equal to 500 billion times that of the Sun and a temperature of about about 18 million degrees Fahrenheit.
An example of a round planetary nebula, IC 3568 lies in the constellation Camelopardalis at a distance of about 9,000 light-years, and has a diameter of about 0.4 light-years (or about 800 times the diameter of our solar system).
www.mindspring.com /~deline/bubbleEntry2.htm   (450 words)

  
 Virgo Constellation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-01)
The constellation is very hard one to identify its shape because most of stars are fainter than third magnitude excepting Spica, alpha Virginis.
Around the center of the constellation of Virgo, M49 is a member elliptic galaxy of The Virgo Cluster in where the galaxy is positioned at fairly southern part.
Same as various constellations formed by connecting characteristic stars, the Markarian's chain is, as it were, like a kind of constellation composed of galaxies.
home.xtra.co.nz /hosts/Wingmakers/Virgo.html   (4103 words)

  
 Constellation of the Month (CoM) - April
Apollo placed the cup next to Corvus as the constellation, Crater (KRAY-ter), from which Corvus is forever forbidden to drink.
Leo (LEE-oh) is the fifth sign of the Zodiac for birthdates from 23 July to 22 August.
When Leo was first named, the stars of this constellation were rising and setting with the Sun (the Sun was "in" Leo) at the time of year when the Sun was at its maximum altitude (the Summer Solstice).
www.wsanford.com /~wsanford/exo/apr_com_prn.html   (378 words)

  
 Corvus Omninet
In the corvus case, there were only a few possible sockets and the socket number corresponded to the address in shared memory where the data sent/received was buffered.
Corvus had originally sold external disk drives with their own proprietary interface and adapter cards allowing these drives to be connected to various different computers.
I think I found some disks with corvus stuff on them but I don't know what is on them or whether it would be sufficient to use them.
www.freelabs.com /~whitis/corvus   (3243 words)

  
 RedOrbit - Reference Library
The constellation Crater is in the same area of the sky as the constellations Hydra and Corvus.
This constellation was not created so much because it looked like a cup, but because the stars that make it up were near the constellation Hydra.
With one element of the story, the snake (Hydra), already in place, the two constellations, Corvus (crow) and Crater (cup) were created to represent the other two story elements.
www.redorbit.com /education/reference_library?article_id=315   (337 words)

  
 Corvus
This bird and an ass appear together on a coin of Mindaon, which is interpreted as a reference to the almost simultaneous setting of the constellations Corvus and Cancer, for the ass always has been associated with the latter in the Ovot, or Asini, of its stars (the Assellus in Cancer).
One of the best known myth associated with Corvus is the story of Coronis, and of her unfaithfulness to Apollo, when the bird reported to his master this unwelcome news he was changed from his former silver hue to the present fl (see that myth Below).
For the Celts, the raven was the sacred bird of Bran, the god whose prophesying head is said to be buried beneath the Tower of London, which is still guarded by ravens, upon whom the safety of the city is supposed to depend.
www.winshop.com.au /annew/Corvus.html   (3350 words)

  
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Gienah is also known as Gamma Corvus and is found, not surprisingly, on the wing of the constellation of Corvus, the Raven.
tolemy says that the stars in the constellation Corvus are of the nature of Mars and Saturn.
We note that the Moon is applying to a conjunction of the Wing of Corvus on the Ascendant.
www.renaissanceastrology.com /corvustalisman.html   (626 words)

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