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  Enceladus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Enceladus is much too small to be heated by the decay of radioactive material in its interior at present (the heat would have all dissipated long ago).
Enceladus is locked in a 1:2 resonance with Dione (similar to the situation between Io and Europa).
Enceladus may be the source of the material in Saturn's tenuous E ring.
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 Encyclopedia: Enceladus (mythology)
Typhon (Typhaon, Typhoeus, Typhus), in Greek mythology, was the final son of Gaia, this time with Tartarus, the offspring of the Earth and the cavernous void beneath: But when Zeus had driven the Titans from heaven, huge Earth bare her youngest child Typhoeus of the love of —Hesiod, Theogony 820...
Mythology says he was the leader of the Giants, the sons of heaven and earth who fought with the Olympian gods for control of the universe.
Enceladus was crushed by Athene in the war between the Titans and the gods of Olympus.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Enceladus-(mythology)   (584 words)

  
 * Enceladus - (Astronomy): Definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Enceladus may be the source of the material in Saturn's tenuous E.
This Voyager 2 mosaic of Enceladus was made from images taken through the clear, violet and green filters on August 25, 1981, from a distance of 119,000 kilometers (74,000 miles).
Enceladus is one of the 18 moons of Saturn.
www.mimihu.com /astronomy/enceladus.html   (442 words)

  
 Welcome to the Planets Version
Centaur -- In Greek mythology, a being with the head, arms, and torso of a man, and the body and legs of a horse.
Enceladus -- In Greek and Roman mythology, a giant, son of Titan and Gaea.
In Greek mythology, god of the sky, mate of the goddess of the Earth, and father of the Titans.
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 Omniseek: /Science & Tech /Astronomy /Solar System /Planets /Saturn /Moons /Enceladus
Saturn II Enceladus is the eighth of Saturn's known satellites: distance from Saturn: 238,020 km diameter: 500 km Pronounced "en SEL a dus".
Saturn II Enceladus Facts Enceladus is the eighth of Saturn's known satellites: distance from Saturn: 238,020 km diameter: 500 km mass: 8.40e19 kg Pronounced "en SEL a dus".
Enceladus is one of the innermost moons of Saturn.
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 Saturn
In Greek mythology Epimetheus was the brother of Prometheus and husband of Pandora.
In Greek mythology Tethys was the personification of the fertile ocean; wife of Oceanus.
In Greek mythology Telesto was a sea nymph, a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys.
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In Greek mythology Rhea was the sister and wife of Cronus (Saturn) and the mother of Demeter, Hades (Pluto), Hera, Hestia, Poseidon (Neptune), and Zeus (Jupiter).
In Greek mythology Iapetus was a Titan, the son of Uranus, the father of Prometheus and Atlas and an ancestor of the human race.
In Greek mythology, Triton is a god of the sea, the son of Poseidon (Neptune); usually portrayed as having the head and trunk of a man and the tail of a fish.
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 The Solar System
In Greek Mythology Rhea was the wife of Saturn, and the mother of Neptune, Jupiter, and Pluto.
In mythology Iapetus was the son of Uranus.
In mythology Phoebe is the daughter of Uranus, and Earth.
www.kidsastronomy.com /saturn/moons.htm   (1119 words)

  
 Gigantes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
nl:Gigantpl:Gigant In Greek mythology, the Gigantes were giants who sprang forth from the blood of the wounded Uranus after being castrated by Cronus.
Enceladus, one of the Gigantes, was placed beneath Mt. Etna.
This mountain was the holy peak of Mount Athos.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /Gigantes   (154 words)

  
 Medusa (mythology): Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In Greek mythology (The mythology of the ancient Greeks), Medusa (Μεδουσα "Queen"), was a monstrous female character whose gaze could turn people to stone.
Some classical references describe her as one of three Gorgon ((Greek mythology) any of three winged sister monsters and the mortal Medusa who had live snakes for hair; a glance at Medusa turned the beholder to stone) sisters.
She was raped by Poseidon ((Greek mythology) the god of the sea and earthquakes in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and Hades and Hera; identified with Roman Neptune) in Athena ((Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare; guardian of Athens; identified with Roman Minerva) 's temple.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/M/Me/Medusa_(mythology).htm   (289 words)

  
 BBC - Science & Nature - Space - Enceladus
Enceladus is continually squeezed by the changing gravitational fields of Saturn and its nearby moons.
Enceladus may be the source of the material in one of the rings of Saturn.
In Greek mythology, Enceladus was a Titan who was defeated in battle by the God Athena, and buried under Mount Etna.
www.bbc.co.uk /science/space/solarsystem/saturn/enceladus.shtml   (424 words)

  
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Its flavour is that Enceladus reflects almost 100 percent of the sunlight that strikes it.
Enceladus has very smooth regions without craters, while on Mimas the south pole is a bit freer of craters, but there are still craters about 20 kilometers in diameter.
We observed Enceladus from the Polaris Observatory in Hungary with a Dobsonian telescope.
eso.org /outreach/eduoff/edu-prog/catchastar/casreports-2004/rep-321   (2569 words)

  
 EDM on Enceladus
Enceladus is a Saturnian variant of Jupiter’s moon, Io, with electrical activity in an “auroral zone” around Enceladus’ pole.
Because Enceladus orbits within Saturn’s plasmasphere, it’s emission of gases and particles is due to EDM from the potential difference between it and the surrounding Saturnian electric field.
Because the voltage at Enceladus is much less than that at comets, the current is in the “dark discharge” mode rather than in the “glow” mode.
www.thunderbolts.info /tpod/2005/arch05/050908enceladus.htm   (475 words)

  
 saturn
The fifth satellite is Epimetheus and in Greek mythology Epimetheus was the brother of Prometheus and husband of Pandora.
Next is Enceladus, the eighth of Saturn's known satellites and in Greek mythology Enceladus was a giant who was killed by a lightning bolt sent by Zeus and buried beneath Mount Etna by Athena.
Dione is the twelfth satellite and in Greek mythology Dione was the mother of Aphrodite..
www.soulgrowth.co.uk /Zodiac%20article/saturn.htm   (1191 words)

  
 PROJECT ENCELADUS
The god Enceladus is shown trapped in the rocks of Mt. Etna, sent there by Zeus.
In Greek and Roman mythology, Enceladus was the son of Uranus (Titan) and Gaea.
According to one legend, Enceladus, one of the Giants, was crushed by a rock which the Gods threw at him.
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 Godlike Productions -- News
Saturn´s tiny moon Enceladus is "absolutely a highlight" of the Cassini mission and should be targeted in future searches for life, Robert H. "The complexity is just dumbfounding," Dennis Matson, senior scientist with the Cassini project, told a meeting in Cambridge of top US and European specialists on the solar system.
As for Saturn´s 46 moons, Enceladus has joined Titan as a source of nagging speculation as to how they were formed -- a process that sheds light on the birth of Earth and the other rocky planets that orbit close to the Sun.
Enceladus is in theory too tiny to develop enough internal heat to do this.
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 Cassini Finds Vents on Saturn's Icy Moon Enceladus - US Department of State
Enceladus is 505 kilometers across and has the most reflective surface in the solar system.
In Greek mythology, Enceladus was defeated in battle by Zeus's thunderbolts and buried under Mount Etna by Athena.
Enceladus is 314 miles across and has the most reflective surface in the solar system.
usinfo.state.gov /eur/Archive/2005/Aug/31-398787.html?chanlid=eur   (1107 words)

  
 The Hot Poles of Enceladus
The unexpected hot spot around Enceladus’ south pole is another indication of electric currents coursing through Saturn’s moon and connected with the electric circuits that compose Saturn’s plasma sheath.
Water escaping from the atmosphere may be the source of the icy material in Saturn’s E ring, the largest ring, in which Enceladus orbits.
In this respect, Enceladus is similar to Io, orbiting within an equatorial toroid around Jupiter and connected to Jupiter’s auroral circuit by a polar flux tube.
www.thunderbolts.info /tpod/2005/arch05/050809hotenceladus.htm   (458 words)

  
 Wikijunior Solar System/Saturn/Enceladus - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
One day on Enceladus is equal to 1.37 Earth days, or one day, 8 hours, and 53 minutes.
Enceladus is named after a Gigantes in Greek mythology.
Enceladus was discovered in 1847 by the English astromomer William Herschel.
en.wikibooks.org /wiki/Wikijunior_Solar_System/Saturn/Enceladus   (357 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Enceladus
This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title.
Enceladus is an average distance of 238020 km from Saturn and completes its rotation of Saturn in 1.37 days.
Mt. Etna's eruptions were said to be caused by Enceladus rolling around inside the mountain.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Enceladus   (224 words)

  
 Religious News - Archive 09/13/99
Enceladus is one of the numerous ancient Greek gods which were worshipped for centuries as controllers over specific events and parts of the world.
Enceladus was, of course, the god of seismic tremors and volcanos.
Enceladus, according to Greek mythology, was the leader of the Giants, the sons of heaven and earth who fought with the Olympian gods for control over the universe.
www.cygnus-study.com /archives/news091399.shtml   (1408 words)

  
 Enceladus (mythology)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In Greek mythology Enceladus was one of the Gigantes who was defeated in battle and under Mount Etna by Athena.
Edith Hamilton makes no pretenses that this is all there is to say on mythology, but she gives a reader a fine start.Hamilton puts them...
In my college years a friend who was a philosophy major introduced me to this video series (the book is a transcript), and over a period of a couple weeks, we spent many coffee fueled nights watching all six videos, interrupted here and there by heated de...
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 Enceladus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Greek mythology Enceladus was one of the Gigantes.
In astronomy, Enceladus is a moon of Saturn.
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Enceladus   (88 words)

  
 Enceladus
In Greek Mythology the Giant Enceladus was the son of Uranus (Heaven) and Gaia (Mother Earth).
He was the leader of the Giants who fought against the Olympian gods for control of the universe.
According to another legend, Enceladus, one of the Giants, was crushed by a huge rock which the Gods threw at him.
www.geocities.com /kingptolemy/Enceladus.html   (178 words)

  
 Enceladus (mythology) - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Enceladus (mythology) - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
In Greek mythology, Enceladus was one of the Gigantes, who was defeated in battle by Zeus's thunderbolts and buried under Mount Etna by Athena.
This encyclopedia, history, geography and biography article about Enceladus (mythology) contains research on
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Enceladus_%28mythology%29   (112 words)

  
 List of giants in mythology and folklore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of giants and giantesses from mythology and folklore; it does not include giants from modern fantasy fiction or role-playing games (for those, see list of species in fantasy fiction).
Anakim (Jewish mythology, references in the Old Testament)
Nimrod (Jewish mythology, referred to in the Old Testament)
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 Links SQL: Physical Science/Astronomy/4. The Solar System/(h) Saturn
In Greek mythology Dione was the mother of Aphrodite (Venus) by Zeus (Jupiter).
Enceladus ("en SEL a dus") is the eighth of Saturn's known satellites.
The Nine Planets is an overview of the history, mythology, and current scientific knowledge of each of the planets and moons in our solar system.
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 Enceladus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Enceladus is much too small to still be heated by the decay of radioactive material in its interior (the heat would have all dissipated long ago).
Enceladus, moon of Saturn, close image 69k gif
Enceladus, moon of Saturn, close and chopped off 204k gif
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 Dione --  Encyclopædia Britannica
in Greek mythology, a consort and, in one remote region, cult partner of Zeus, the king of the gods.
Approaching as close as 87,140 km (54,146 miles), the spacecraft revealed that Enceladus is complex geologically; observations of its surface indicate that the satellite has undergone five distinct...
Of all the goddesses of ancient mythology, none was more widely venerated than the goddess of love.
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 Bulfinch's Mythology, The Age of Fable - Chapter 16: Monsters & Giants, The Sphinx, Pegasus and the Chimaera, The ...
MONSTERS, in the language of mythology, were beings of unnatural proportions or parts, usually regarded with terror, as possessing immense strength and ferocity, which they employed for the injury and annoyance of men.
Tityus, we are told, when stretched on the plain, covered nine acres, and Enceladus required the whole of Mount AEtna to be laid upon him to keep him down.
Laius, king of Thebes, was warned by an oracle that there was danger to his throne and life if his new-born son should be suffered to grow up.
www.bulfinch.org /fables/bull16.html   (2313 words)

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