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  Leo Minor
To the right of the first leap third is Praecipua of Leo Minor, the Smaller Lion, the constellation stretching out to the right in a flat equilateral.
The top of the Sickle of Leo is at the bottom, while the eastern end of the modern constellation Lynx (the Lynx) is to the the far right.
See Leo Minor in context with Leo, Virgo, and Coma Berenices.
www.astro.uiuc.edu /~kaler/sow/lmi-p.html   (92 words)

  
  Leo Minor
Leo Minor is an unremarkable constellation consisting of four forth magnitude stars.
A degree to the west of 46 Leo Minor is the galaxy NGC 3381.
The galaxy is round in shape with a brighter stellar core that fades rapidly to a ghostly halo.
www.knoxvilleobservers.org /dsonline/spring/leominor.html   (928 words)

  
 Leo Minor, mythology, history, characteristics and observations by telescope.
The constellation of Leo Minor Minor (the smaller lion) was designed by Jonnanes Hevelius in 1687 to fill up the hollow that occupied the very poor zone in stars between Leon (Leo) and the Great Bear (Ursa Major).
Leo Minor limits the north with the constellations of the Great Bear (Ursa Major) and Lynx (lynx), to the east with Lynx, the south with Leo again and the west with the Great Bear.
Leo Minor I located the 2 of January of 1982 at the age of 14 years from the locality of Inca, Majorca, Spain to it.
www.mallorcaweb.net /masm/LMi1.htm   (277 words)

  
 Leo Constellation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Leo is one of the most recognizable constellations in spring skies, although almost all of them are formed out of faint stars and have complicated shapes.
Leo is one of the easiest constellations in the sky to identify and is certainly one of the few that is instantly identifiable with its mythological form: the sickle of Leo, dominated by the first magnitude star Regulus, forms the head and mane of a majestic crouching lion facing westwards.
Leo is a constellation rich in galaxies, and there are many galaxies too in Virgo lying a few degrees to the east.
www.wingmakers.co.nz /Leo.html   (3200 words)

  
 Star Tales – Leo Minor
A lion cub accompanying Leo, introduced by the Polish astronomer Johannes Hevelius in 1687.
The brightest stars of Leo Minor are of only fourth magnitude and there are no legends associated with it.
In his book Star Names, Their Lore and Meaning, R. Allen says that Hevelius described the brightest star in Leo Minor as Praecipua, meaning ‘chief’, which was later used as a star name by Piazzi in his Palermo Catalogue.
www.ianridpath.com /startales/leominor.htm   (265 words)

  
 Leo Minor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Leo Minor (IPA: /ˈliəʊ ˈmʌɪnə/, Latin: smaller lion) is a rather dim constellation that can barely be recognized as a triangle and lies between the easily discerned constellations Ursa Major and Leo.
In contrast to Leo it does not belong to the ancient list of 48 constellations drawn up by Ptolemy in the 2nd century AD, but was instead created by Johannes Hevelius in 1687.
The brightest one is NGC 3003, a galaxy with an apparent brightness of 11.7m and an angular size of 5.9 arcminutes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leo_Minor   (407 words)

  
 Leo Minor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Leo Minor is one of the seven constellations introduced by Johannes Hevelius in his posthumous catalogue of 1690.
Leo Minor is the only northern hemisphere constellation which has no "alpha".
Beta Leo Minoris is an extremely close binary with an orbit of 39 years: PA 223º, separation 0.4".
www.dibonsmith.com /lmi_con.htm   (286 words)

  
 Leo and Leo Minor, 2 Constellations for March and April
Leo and Leo Minor, 2 Constellations for March and April
Leo Minor was introduced by Johannes Hevelius, the Polish astronomer, in the late 17th Century.
Leo lies on and to the north of the equator.
www.rasnz.org.nz /Stars/Leo.htm   (593 words)

  
 Leo and Leo Minor, April Constellations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Leo, the Lion is one of the few constellations that looks like the figure it is supposed to represent - in this case, a crouching lion, though this is upside-down to us in the southern hemisphere.
There is little of interest, and the labelling of its stars is very fragmentary, testimony to the cavalier treatment by successive generations of celestial cartographers.
(gamma) Leo (Algeiba, lion's mane) at 100 light years away, is a beautiful pair of stars easily seen in small telescopes, with a period of about 600 years.
www.faster.co.nz /~rasnz/Stars/Leo.htm   (592 words)

  
 Leo Minor - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Leo Minor - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Leo Minor (Latin, “smaller lion”), small constellation between Leo and the Big Dipper.
Minor (juvenile), legal term for those under the age of majority, which varies from country to country but is usually between 18 and 21.
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 LEO MINOR: Fact Magazine
Leo Minor (aka Jason Todd) first pricked-up eagerly-attuned ears a few months back, when an ultra-limited white label appeared on Radioclit’s new label UpperCuts, and totally blew-away those who were lucky enough to snag a copy.
Leo Minor was born in Los Angeles and is now based in Milwaukee (near Chicago), but has lived in San Francisco and Florida and spent time working with Bristol band 100 Strong in the UK.
Anyhow, Leo’s been in a few bands before, but this is his first solo project, which he charmingly describes as, “allowing me to do whatever the fuck I want to.” Such artistic freedom is already paying its dividends.
www.factmagazine.co.uk /da/43789   (352 words)

  
 Leo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Leo is the Nemean Lion which was killed by
The Chaldeans associated Leo with the sun since it is in the sky during the summer solstice (although this is no longer true, due to the precession of the Earth's axis).
In more modern times (late 1600's that is!), Johannes Hevelius added the constellation Leo Minor.
www.astro.wisc.edu /~dolan/constellations/constellations/Leo.html   (149 words)

  
 Utah Skies Astronomy Resource | The Amateur Astronomer's Resource
First off, you'll need to start from Leo which we visited recently.
Leo Minor is referred to as "the little lion".
As you'll see shortly, Leo Minor is loaded with beautiful galaxies of all shapes and sizes.
www.utahskies.org /deepsky/constellations/leominorMain.html   (772 words)

  
 Leo Minor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Very weak constellation, between Ursa Maior and Leo.
Hevelius probably gave this star the name of Praecipua ("principal", in Latin), but such denomination was out of luck.
Today the brightest star of Leo Minor is identified with the Flamsteed number: 46 Leonis Minoris.
www.astrofilitrentini.it /mat/costell/lmi_e.html   (111 words)

  
 Constellation Leo Minor
lies to the north of the Great Lion, Leo, in an area of the sky that has no bright stars and only a few celestial objects for backyard astronomers to observe.
Together with other stars in this region, including those we know as Leo, the Chinese recognized a great Yellow Dragon, Hien-Youen, proceeding up the steps of heaven on its way to the land of the gods.
Two other galaxies, NGC 3395 and NGC 3398, are interacting, and may be of particular interest.
www.eastbayastro.org /articles/lore/leominor.htm   (270 words)

  
 Leo Minor
This insignificant Northern constellation lies between Ursa Major and Leo.
It was introduced in 1687 by the Polish astronomer Johannes Havelius, but has not attracted enthusiasm from celestial cartographers.
It gives a generous, noble, peaceable, but fearless nature, with the ability to undertake prominent and responsible positions.
www.winshop.com.au /annew/LeoMinor.html   (97 words)

  
 Constellations: Leo Minor, The Lion Cub
Also known as the Lesser Lion, Leo Minor is an insignificant constellation which lies between Ursa Major The Great Bear and Leo, The Lion.
The star labelling is disorganised, being a mixture of Bayer letters and Flamsteed numbers.
Despite the apparent association with Leo, it is not one the of 48 ancient constellations but a relatively modern one, having been created by Hevelius in 1687.
www.r-clarke.org.uk /constellations/leo_minor.htm   (90 words)

  
 Leo Minor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Leo Minor lies just above Leo, the Lion.
It's a dim constellation and honestly, not one of terrible interest.
In fact, there is only one star that glows a deep red color that is of interest.
www.brandonjaynes.com /education/?LeoMinor   (49 words)

  
 Ole's Astronomy Site: Galaxies in Leo and Leo Minor
The three CCD images of M65, M66 and NGC3628 pasted into a map of the Leo Triplet generated by Skymap Pro.
This galaxy group comprises the bright Messier objects M95, M96 and M105 and further NGC 3299, 3377, 3384, 3412 and 3489.
The two elliptical galaxies M105 (right) and NGC 3384 (left) belong to the Leo I (or M96) galaxy group.
home.planet.nl /~onielsen/ccd/gal-leo.html   (475 words)

  
 Leo Minor definition - Dictionaries - MSN Encarta
Leo Minor definition - Dictionaries - MSN Encarta
Search for "Leo Minor" in all of MSN Encarta
small northern constellation near Ursa Major: a small inconspicuous constellation of the northern hemisphere between Ursa Major and Leo
uk.encarta.msn.com /dictionary_1861767868/Leo_Minor.html   (67 words)

  
 Constellation Leo Minor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Leo Minor is one of seven constellations introduced by Johannes Hevelius (1611-1687), a Polish astronomer mostly known for his charts of the lunar surface.
His catalogue of 1564 stars, Prodromus Astronomiae was published by his wife three years after his death.
It was in this catalogue that he included the seven new constellations: Canes Venatici, Lacerta, Leo Minor, Lynx, Scutum, Sextans, and Vulpecula.
www.coldwater.k12.mi.us /lms/planetarium/myth/leominor.html   (71 words)

  
 Nemo Italianaluce Leo Minor/Halogen Floor Reading Lamp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
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 Galaxies in Leo Minor - The "Amateur Deep Field"
In addition 153 new objects are included, so the Leo Minor Galaxy Catalogue lists 1379 objects.
A less crowded area off the Milky Way is the constellation Leo Minor, with 232 square degrees not too extented, but with a considerable large number of galaxies.
So the resulting database is a complete set of known objects, but surely not a complete set of galaxies in Leo Minor.
ngcic.org /papers/Lmi.htm   (1286 words)

  
 LEO MINOR
LEO MINOR - Sudden Death City / Don't Bring Me Down
I can see where theyre coming from on some counts, the B Side 'Don't Bring Me Down' is a real Missy Elliot meets indierock mashup (Grindie anyone??) but the A side just reminds me of the current slew of Domino-related post punk....
Tracks on LEO MINOR - Sudden Death City / Don't Bring Me Down:
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 Galaxies in Leo Minor - The "Amateur Deep Field"
Nevertheless, it is interesting to see, what's all in the constellation, and to look at deep sky objects through dense star fields.
A less crowded area off the Milky Way is the constellation Leo Minor, with 232 square degrees not too extented, but with a considerable large number of galaxies.
So the resulting database is a complete set of known objects, but surely not a complete set of galaxies in Leo Minor.
www.ngcic.org /papers/Lmi.htm   (1286 words)

  
 Re: Leo Minor of Bakersfield, Ca.
In Reply to: Leo Minor of Bakersfield, Ca.
You give no dates, but go to either or both www.rootsweb.com and www.ancestry.com enter his name in the search window.
SSDI has a Leo D. Minor that died in Kern Co, I think it was 1970.
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 Leo Minor - ninemsn Encarta
Leo Minor (Latin, “smaller lion”), small constellation between Leo and Ursa Major.
None of the stars of Leo Minor is brighter than the fourth...
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 LEO MINOR, Sudden Death City / Don't Bring Me Down
LEO MINOR, Sudden Death City / Don't Bring Me Down
Apparently Leo Minor has already been snapped up by Domino so you'd better get this quick before things go totally mental.
Click to see more items belonging to customers who bought LEO MINOR - Sudden Death City / Don't Bring Me Down
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 Leo Minor concept from the Astronomy knowledge base   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Leo Minor concept from the Astronomy knowledge base
abstraction > mathematical concept > number > quantity > equatorial sky area > constellation > Leo Minor
Next constellation: Lepus Up: constellation Previous constellation: Lacerta
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