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Topic: Galactic

  Galactic coordinate system - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Galactic latitudes are measured in degrees and increase from 0° at the Galactic Equator to 90° at the North Galactic Pole near the star Arcturus and decrease to - 90° at the South Galactic Pole in the constellation Sculptor.
Galactic longitude is measured in degrees as well from 0° to 360° originating in the direction of the axial center of the Milky Way in the constellation Sagittarius.
Since the plane of the galactic equator lies above the plane through the center of the galaxy the galactic center is offset from the longitudinal origin and is located at 17h45m40.04s, −29°00′28.1″ (J2000).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Galactic_plane   (989 words)

 Pollstar -- HotStar Galactic
Since the group's Prophylactic days, Galactic has become a major touring force in the world of eclectic jam bands, delivering a jazzy mix of Crescent City funk and soul influences blended with a heavy groove and a touch of the blues.
The Galactic sound is completed with the soulful, soothing vocals of Theryl "HouseMan" de Clouet, who graces a handful of tunes on the album and gives "South Park's" Chef a run for his money.
Galactic continued its climb to recognition with subsequent stints on the H.O.R.D.E. tour and dates with label mate Widespread Panic.
www.pollstar.com /news/viewhotstar.pl?Artist=GALACTR   (902 words)

 Bonnaroo 2003 Artist Bios: Galactic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Galactic barreled out of New Orleans in the late '90s with the deepest grooves of its generation.
In 2002, Galactic developed further, with such diverse acts as The Roots, The Pharcyde, Jack Johnson, Taj Mahal and Ozomatli supporting the band in sellout theater shows across the country.
On the road, Galactic continues to reinvent itself, inspiring its ever-growing fan base with ongoing artistic evolution, synthesizing the most thrilling elements of vintage and contemporary styles to keep the party rolling.
www.bonnaroo.com /2003/artists03/bio03_galactic.htm   (533 words)

Galactic was conceptualized in late 1992, when Daniel C. Mohorc and William J. Vastine, Ph.D., envisioned a company whose focus would be to drive sales and performance improvement for companies looking to achieve dramatic results — companies who shared their vision of being beyond the ordinary.
In mid 1993, Galactic was incorporated and in 1998, the supporting companies that formed Galactic; Galactic Tours, Galactic Printing, Galactic Promotional Advertising, and Galactic Consulting were integrated to form Galactic Marketing Incentives, more commonly known as Galactic.
From handling the special needs of first-time travelers to creating intriguing experiences for even the most savvy voyagers - we are dedicated to ensuring your winner is treated to the trip of a lifetime, one that is truly beyond the ordinary.
www.galacticmarketing.com   (644 words)

 Galactic Meeting Abstracts
The VLA Galactic Plane Survey is the latest in a series of surveys made using aperture synthesis radio telescopes that provide HI line and continuum measurements with about 1 arcmin spatial resolution and 1 km/s velocity resolution over large areas at low Galactic latitude.
The Galactic CO survey of Dame, Hartmann, and Thaddeus (2001; hereafter DHT) is composed of both large-scale unbiased surveys, mainly concentrated within 10 deg of the Galactic plane, and targeted observations of clouds at higher latitudes.
Near the Galactic midplane the HII appears to have little relationship to the HI; however, at higher Galactic latitudes the WHAM survey reveals a close relationship, both kinematically and spatially, between the diffuse HII and "warm" (i.e., broad 21 cm component) HI clouds, including the distinct complexes of HI clouds at intermediate and high velocities.
www.bu.edu /iar/galactic_meeting/abstracts.html   (15004 words)

 Scientific predictions made by the galactic superwave theory
He was the first to suggest such a short recurrence time for galactic core explosions and that our own Galactic core undergoes Seyfert-like explosions with similar frequency.
Mainstream media, such as Sky and Telescope magazine, suggested that this gamma ray pulse may be accompanied by a volley of high energy cosmic ray particles travelling at very close to the speed of light along a rectilinear trajectory and that the gamma ray pulse is produced by the radial outward movement of this volley.
In effect, they were restating the same Galactic superwave idea that LaViolette had proposed 14 years earlier in the face of stiff resistance from mainstream astronomers.
www.etheric.com /LaViolette/Predict.html   (4779 words)

 Galactic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Galactic is a funk and jazz group from New Orleans.
The group was started when Raines and Mercurio, childhood friends from the Washington D.C. area, moved to New Orleans together for college, and became enamored of the local funk scene, populated by such legendary acts as The Meters and Professor Longhair.
Galactic's next album will include guest appearances from rappers including Lyrics Born (an MC and producer from the Quannum Projects hip hop collective).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Galactic   (424 words)

 The Galaxy - Wookieepedia, the Star Wars Wiki
The Galactic Republic and subsequently all Galaxy-wide governments were born in the Core Worlds and spread out over the Galaxy.
The Inner Rim was a region of the Galaxy between the Colonies and the Expansion Region.
Wild Space was the frontier of galactic society, separating the known parts of the Galaxy from the Unknown Regions.
starwars.wikia.com /wiki/The_Galaxy   (2111 words)

 Galactic News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Currently in the midst of a summer tour, New Orleans-based jazz/funk band Galactic has unveiled the itinerary for a fall outing dubbed the "Left Coast Run." The newly scheduled stretch of headlining shows...
Galactic will celebrate one decade together with the launch of the Ten Year Invasion tour on October 26th in Crystal Bay, Nevada.
VAIL - Galactic comes full circle tonight at 8150, playing the location almost 10 years before, one of the first out of town gigs for the now instrumental giants.
www.topix.net /who/galactic   (672 words)

 APOD Search Results for "galactic center"
The galactic plane runs along the middle of this image while the galactic center itself is the bright spot at picture center.
galactic halo orbit is a highly eccentric one which, every one or two billion years, brings it relatively close to the galactic center.
The galactic center itself is at the edge of the extremely bright object labeled Sagittarius (Sgr) A, suspected of harboring a million solar mass fl hole.
antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov /cgi-bin/apod/apod_search?galactic+center   (11021 words)

 Galactic Alignment
Galactic Alignment presents a wide-spread recognition of how all ancient cultures were aware that alignments to the galactic center do periodically occur, and that these alignments offer spiritual renewal for humanity --- not catastrophe and destruction as is commonly promoted by modern-day interpretations of the end time.
Galactic Alignment is so rich in history, mythology, astronomy, and the significance of our spiritual evolution that it is very difficult to touch on every aspect mentioned in this masterful synthesis of scholarship drawn from manuscripts around the world.
Galactic Alignment needs to be read several times to break out of the materialistic paradigm, and enter into a new spiritual realm.
www.earthportals.com /Portal_Messenger/alignment2012.html   (3794 words)

 Galactic Core Home Page
Galactic Core is a game of exploration, strategy and carnage in the depths of space.
Galactic Core comes with six campaigns, designed to provide many hours of challenge and torment.
Galactic Core is a complex and exciting game of exploration and conquest, designed to be accessible to the novice player.
www.spiderwebsoftware.com /GalacticCore/index.html   (268 words)

 Fog City Records presents: Galactic
Galactic continues to bring their brand of funk to the masses with a nonstop touring schedule.
Galactic started out in early 1994 as an eight member New Orleans based horn-fueled funk ensemble, playing local bars like Cafe Brasil, Muddy Waters and the Mermaid Lounge.
Two years later, Galactic's second album "Crazy Horse Mongoose" (also recorded and produced by Fog City's Dan Prothero) was released by Capricorn Records (now BMG/Volcano Records), who have also re-issued the Coolin Off CD...
www.fogworld.com /galactic/bio.html   (786 words)

 Galactic Civilizations for PC Review - PC Galactic Civilizations Review
The game has a single galactic map that can be customized in terms of size and star density, and all movement and combat occurs on this map.
Galactic Civilizations also has a handful of additional interface screens you'll open up to monitor your production, economy, relations with your neighbors, and research, but it won't take long to find your way around in the game.
As a space conquest game, Galactic Civilizations is all about conflict, but that doesn't mean you have to rely on your military.
www.gamespot.com /pc/strategy/galacticcivilizations/review.html   (1047 words)

 GameSpy: Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords
The sequel to Stardock's hit turn-based strategy game, Galactic Civilizations II is a strategy game that takes place in the distant future where mankind has become a space-faring civilization and now must contend with other galactic powers who strive for domination in the galaxy.
Galactic Civilizations II: The Dread Lords -- Hands-on (01/30/06) - Delsyn goes hands-on with the "almost gold" version of Galactic Civilizations II and finds out that beauty is far more than skin-deep.
Galactic Civilizations II Hands-on (09/08/05) - The sequel to Stardock's outstanding turn-based strategy title is shaping up to be the game Master of Orion III should have been.
pc.gamespy.com /pc/galactic-civilizations-ii   (353 words)

 Galaxy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
When astronomers speculated that certain objects previously classified as spiral nebulae were actually vast congeries of stars, this was called the "island universe theory"; but this was an obvious misnomer, since universe means everything there is. Consequently, this term fell into disuse, replaced by applying the term galaxy generically to all such bodies.
The standard model for such active galactic nucleus is based upon energy generation from matter falling into a supermassive fl hole at the core region.
Elliptical galaxies, produced as a result of many galactic collisions, quickly lose their clouds of interstellar hydrogen gas, and cannot make new generations of stars.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Galaxy   (2617 words)

 Galactic Messenger
Galactic beings are souls in beautiful eternal bodies that are like human bodies, but on a higher vibration, in perfect harmony with Creation Universe.
The communications on this website are of the prophesied "Everlasting Gospel", whose channelings of all-knowing spiritual truth coming thru galactic adept Allen Michael "bring all things to our remembrance." The spiritual reality of the Everlasting Gospel reconnects this world with Galactica, the Cosmic Civilization of our eternal Universe.
The Everlasting Gospel is channeled telepathically through automatic writing by Allen Michael, who is incarnate here from the galactic world of Altamedia at the Great Central Sun and operates in synchronicity with the Universal Mind.
www.galactic.org   (497 words)

 Amazon.com: We Love 'Em Tonight (Live at Tipitina's): Music: Galactic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The album is not without its excesses (the 90-seconds of applause baiting at the end of "Lumpology" wears thin quickly), but New Orleans's answer to Medeski Martin & Wood wouldn't have earned their place in the jam-band pantheon without an implicit understanding that anything worth doing is worth overdoing.
Galactic is a fantastic music group playing songs somewhere in the neighborhood of blues, jazz and funk.
This is Galactic's best release to date, just worlds better than their studio work.
www.amazon.com /Love-Em-Tonight-Live-Tipitinas/dp/B00005LN6O   (1132 words)

 ESA Science & Technology: Galactic
A detailed and complete contour map of the galaxy seen in the light of gamma radiation is shown in figure 1.
Further evidence that gamma-rays trace the distribution of matter in the galaxy has resulted from the large-scale correlation of intermediate latitude gamma rays with the total gas column as derived from galaxy counts (Ref.19).
The gamma-ray emissivity derived from this method is locally in excellent agreement with that given by the comprehensive, low latitude galactic analysis of Strong et al.
sci.esa.int /science-e/www/object/index.cfm?fobjectid=31459   (468 words)

 Galactic Chimp Comic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Follow the weekly adventures of Galactic Chimp and the cast of characters that make up the world of the galaxy's most feared simian crime fighter.
Our friends over at www.komikwerks.com have added the Galactic Chimp comic strip on to their ever-expanding list of web offerings.
We'll be updating the Gallery Section with various new sketches, concept designs and the layout that was used for Chapter Five.
www.galacticchimp.com   (1938 words)

 Galactic Chimp Comic Strips   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In this episode Galactic Chimp is given a very important task by none other than the Prime Minister of Aladron himself.
In this episode Galactic and Conrad have to meet with a seedy member of the criminal underworld in order to track down the stolen Emerald of Etopia
In this episode Galactic and Conrad track down a potential witness, and what should be a routine questioning, quickly turns to mayhem.
www.galacticchimp.com /comic.asp   (221 words)

 Amazon.com: Ruckus: Music: Galactic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Anyway, Galactic's tight new sound utilizes a few things that they hadn't dabbled in before; hip-hop sound (heavy drums and bass) and more songwriting contribution from all members of the band.
From the album's opening, the trademark Galactic instrumental qualities are there--great funk-rock guitar, keys, and fuzzed-out sax and harmonica.
Galactic also succeeds at trying different tempos and mixing it up a little with songs that are more like "instrumentals with a couple vocals." The bottom line: if you're a hardcore jambander who only wants to hear the same old 10 minute song with a long solo, Galactic is changing too fast for you.
www.amazon.com /Ruckus-Galactic/dp/B0000CDL76   (1323 words)

 Galactic: Galactic Dream, Galaxy Unfurled, Planetary Dreamscapes 1, ...
Posturing of alliances and positioning of fleets, and yet, even as the galactic warlords arm themselves to the fangs, civilization blooms on lush green worlds, undeterred.
Galactic Battle is an easy to learn yet hard to master turn based space strategy game.
The ultimate objective is to assemble parts of a galactic hyperdrive; as a space captain, you can explore, decide what you want to do and how you want to play.
www.fileedge.com /all/galactic   (463 words)

 The Galactic Cowboys - AOL Music
Galactic Cowboys was formed in 1989 in Houston, Texas by bassist Monty...
Galactic Cowboys combine Beatles-ish vocal harmonies (similar to Kings X, who are friends of the Cowboys) with a traditional metal sound.
Download, listen and watch The Galactic Cowboys music, mp3's, song lyrics, music videos, Internet radio, live performances, concerts, and more on AOL Music.
music.aol.com /artist/the-galactic-cowboys/4329/main   (157 words)

 Galactic Civilizations II: Dread Lords
Galactic Civilizations II: Dark Avatar, was originally designed to add new units, new maps, a new story-based campaign, user-created civilization opponents, an epic generator, espionage agents, asteroid fields, new treaties, unique planet environments, and much more.
For the past few weeks, Stardock and CivFanatics.com have had a contest to come up with some characters to be inserted into the campaign of the upcoming expansion pack to Galactic Civilizations II.
Over at CivFanatics.com we had a contest for players to submit their own characters to be integrated into Dark Avatar.
www.galciv2.com   (1726 words)

 About Fox Run at Galactic Park
Fox Run at Galactic Park offers discerning buyers the opportunity to live in an esthetically inspired community nestled in a cottonwood forest in the beautiful Gallatin Valley of southwestern Montana.
The Galactic Park subdivision also includes a multi-use component with commercial properties surrounding the high-technology campus of Zoot Enterprises, an industry leading provider of customized instant credit decisioning for financial institutions and other credit grantors.
For more information about Fox Run at Galactic Park or the Galactic Park commercial section, please contact us.
www.galacticparkmt.com /about.html   (140 words)

 GameSpy: Galactic Civilizations
The player is placed at the lead of human civilization at the dawn of the 23rd century.
Galactic Civilizations: Post Mortem (05/29/03) - Designer Brad Wardell takes us through the development of Galactic Civilizations noting what went right and what went wrong.
Galactic Civilizations (03/28/03) - A great way to indulge your inner cosmic despot.
pc.gamespy.com /pc/galactic-civilizations   (250 words)

 IGN: Galactic Civilizations: Altarian Prophecy
Galactic Civilizations: Altarian Prophecy is an expansion pack to Stardock's space strategy game, Galactic Civilizations.
The "Altarian Prophecy" is a campaign that takes the player on a multi-game journey to solve the mystery alluded to in Galactic Civilizations.
These two civilizations hold the secret to Altaria's past, but worse, they know the Altarian Prophecy that for tells the destruction of the galaxy that is connected to Altaria's past.
pc.ign.com /objects/668/668807.html   (276 words)

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