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Maia (mythology), in Greek mythology, is the eldest of the Pleiades, the seven daughters of Atlas and Pleione.
Maia (star) in astronomy, (20 Tauri) is the third brightest of the seven bright stars in the Pleiades open star cluster.
Maia (Ribeira Grande) is a parish in Ribeira Grande in the Azores (an autonomous region of Portugal)
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  Maia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Maia (mythology), in Greek mythology, is the eldest of the Pleiades, the seven daughters of Atlas and Pleione.
Maia (star) in astronomy, (20 Tauri) is the third brightest of the seven bright stars in the Pleiades open star cluster.
Maia (Ribeira Grande) is a parish in Ribeira Grande in the Azores (an autonomous region of Portugal)
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 Maia (star) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Pleiades, the Seven Sisters star cluster (one of two naked eye clusters that belong to Taurus, the other the Hyades), twinkle high in northern hemisphere autumn and winter skies, while shining closer to the horizon in the skies of southern hemisphere spring and summer.
Maia, a proper name, is one of the seven mythical daughters of Atlas and Pleione.
Maia appears to be a relatively slow rotator, and as such has a fairly quiet atmosphere.
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 The 4400 Show and Television Series - Maia Skouris Character Profile - USA Network - Character Profile: Maia Skouris
Maia is furious when Diana, worried about her daughter's safety, forbids Maia to continue to attend school at The 4400 Center.
Maia has a nightmare in which her mother turns into a monster, one that begins to come true when Diana learns she's being injected with the promicin serum.
Maia is elated when a woman arrives at her house claiming to be Sara Rutledge, her sister.
www.usanetwork.com /series/the4400/theshow/characterprofiles/maia/index.html   (809 words)

The star Maia (Scientific Name 20 Tauri) is located at right ascension 3h 45.827m and declination 24° 22.067'.
Maia is a relatively dim star with a magnitude of 3.87.
The spectral class of this star is B8III.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /stars/maia.htm   (55 words)

 Maia - A Scrapbook of Gods, Heroes, Monsters and other Creatures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In Greek Mythology, Maia was one of The Pleiades.
Maia was placed amongst the stars with her sisters as the constellation Pleiades, and out of Orion’s reach.
Maia is a relatively dim star with a magnitude of 4.
www.pantera-designs.com /huszra/maia.htm   (203 words)

 Welcome to Maia & Madi's site!
Maia arrived into this world such a perfect little bright eyed girl...looked a lot like her daddy-o, and still does, but she has some of her mama in her too.
We named her Maia Isabelle.  Maia is pronounced Mya.  We spelled it Maia, as it is the spelling with the most history, and Maia means Goddess of Spring in Greek and Roman mythology.  Spring is her mommy's favorite season.  And, spring is the time for new growth, and re-birth.
Maia's new thing is playing with Barbies.  Grandma bought her some, and brought some of my old one's down from the attic.  Maia is having a great time with them.  Cinderella barbie is her favorite.
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 MAIA : Pleiad nymph of Mt Cyllene in Arcadia ; Greek mythology ; pictures
MAIA was the eldest of the Pleiades, the seven goddess Nymphs of the constellation of the same name.
MAIA (Maia or Maias), a daughter of Atlas and Pleione (whence she is called Atlantis and Pleias), was the eldest of the Pleiades, and in a grotto of mount Cyllene in Arcadia she became by Zeus the mother of Hermes.
Maia, Electra, Taygete[lay] with Jove [Zeus]." - Ovid, Fasti 4.169
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Maia of Greek myth had an affair with Zeus and gave birth to Hermes.
Later became foster-mother to Arcas (Ursa Minor) who was the son of Zeus and Callisto (Ursa Major) during the period while Callisto was a bear, and before Callisto and Arcas were placed in the heavens by Zeus (she as Ursa Major, he as either Ursa Minor).
This is also the goddess Maia of the Romans who was the mother of Mercury and to which the month of May was particularly dedicated.
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An additional galaxy property which influences star formation has been shown to be the density of the environment in which the galaxy lives.
The studies which show reduced star formation in cluster galaxies tend to be more sensitive to widespread star formation over the whole disk, while those which find an increase in star formation of cluster galaxies tend to be more sensitive to central bursts of star formation.
(1998) do not attempt to determine the distribution of the star formation in the galaxies of their survey, which could be key in understanding the type of star formation triggered in the field vs. that triggered in clusters.
www.astro.washington.edu /ben/a511/environment.html   (1448 words)

 Maia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Maia, a proper name, is one of the seven mythical daughters of Atlas and Pleione.
As a giant, Maia either has shut down its internal hydrogen fusion or will do so very shortly, its mass of a bit over four times that of the Sun giving the star a destiny as a massive white dwarf.
Maia appears to be a relatively slow rotator, and as such has a fairly quiet atmosphere.
www.astro.uiuc.edu /~kaler/sow/maia.html   (412 words)

 crystallotus.com - Pleiades - convergence of knowledge- acupressure angkorvat banaras river ganga atma aum varanasi ...
The stars in the Pleiades are thought to have formed together around 100 million years ago, making them 1/50th the age of our sun, and they lie some 130 parsecs i.e.
A seventh star, that is invisible or hidden, is often included when reference is made to the stars of the Pleiades.
In India it was the junction star of the nakshatras Krittika and Rohini, and Amba, the
www.crystallotus.com /TheTransition/017.htm   (851 words)

 Dream, Believe, Achieve: Maia
According to Greek mythology Maia was the eldest of the seven daughters of Atlas and Pleione.
Later she was placed amongst the stars with her sisters as the constellation Pleiades.
Contrary to popular belief, the star Maia (20 Tauri) is not the brightest star in the Pleiades cluster -- it is technically the fourth-brightest
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 Maia Resort, Hotel, Mahe
On the lush green island of Mahé is a beach called Anse Louis, a secluded, untouched beach with transparent turquoise sea and sand.
Maia Resort is a Deluxe Hotel accommodation, in Seychelles.
Maia is located on the lush green island of Mahé in the Seychelles.
www.go2africa.com /seychelles/hotel-lodge.asp?accommodation=Maia-Resort&ServiceNo=4173   (422 words)

 the "Seven Sisters"
The Pleiades are a cluster of young stars imbedded in a reflection nebula.
In fact, images from larger, better telescopes reveal that almost all of the brightest stars in the Pleiades are blue.
Researchers discovered that all of the stars in the Pleiades were formed at roughly the same time, and the age of the cluster is about 50 million years (Kaufmann.
www.macalester.edu /astronomy/research/phys20/VS99/Pleiades.html   (635 words)

 Maia Weinstock
Like the Greek Maia, the Roman Maia (in the image at right) was also worshiped as a "good mother." It is generally acknowledged that the month of May is named in honor of the Roman Maia.
According to legend, Maia and her sisters were placed into the sky by Zeus so that they would forever be out of the reach of Orion, a constant suiter.
Maia and several of her Pleiades sisters are symbolically emblazoned on every Subaru-brand vehicle.
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 Maia Luxury Resort & Spa - Anse Louis - Mahé West Coast - Seychelles
The newly built Maia Luxury Resort & Spa is situated in the green mountain chain along the bay of Anse Louis in the southwest of Mahé.
The resort is named after the Maia star (The Great One) in The Seven Sisters star constellation.
The Maia Spa by La Prairie has been designed as a haven for pure relaxation.
www.helicopterseychelles.com /maia_resort_seychelles.html   (432 words)

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The sorceress Laya tried to dominate the world with her armies of monsters, but her plan was thwarted by the brave warrior Orakio and his army of cyborgs.
On the day that Rhys and the woman Maia were to be wed, a Layan dragon swooped down, screaming that Maia would not be the bride of "filthy Orakians." As the dragon flew off with Maia, Rhys vowed to search for her and bring her back, setting an epic adventure into motion....
In fact, the PHANTASY STAR III storyline is so great and long, that it requires three generations to see the story through; only two loyal cyborgs participate in all three of the adventures.
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 CD Baby: D'ANGELO: D'Angelo
Maia's voice and sound was a totally new one on the scene and Philips A&R man Nelson Motta was quick to sign him up and get him to duet with his main star Elis Regina on 'These Are the Songs'.
A solo album quickly followed the success of this single and Maia's star was assured its place in the firmament.
Another track from Tim Maia's debut LP, this is another Azimuth-like mood with its big fat bass line and the organ swells, only this time the chorus is male and female voices.
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 Back issues of Eurotrade computer & communication monthly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Cool and modern in its design, Maia Star adds a professional touch to any business environment requiring state-of-the-art technology and style, making it the ideal solution for executive table-top applications and small-medium meeting rooms.
The unique thin 10" video display, which is one of the largest available in the videophone marketplace, has the high-resolution (640 x 480 pixels) perfect for private conversations as well as group discussions as the images are top-quality from any visual angle.
The versatility of the Maia Star also extends to vertical videocommunication applications, such as Home Care, thanks to its capacity to transfer data via its RS232 serial port.
www.etmag.com /publication/magazine/2003-12/90-1.htm   (412 words)

 EPA > Wetlands
The Five Star Restoration Program brings together students, conservation corps, other youth groups, citizen groups, corporations, landowners and government agencies to provide environmental education and training through projects that restore wetlands and streams.
At the completion of Five Star projects, each partnership will have experience and a demonstrated record of accomplishment, and will be well-positioned to take on other projects.
The biggest challenge faced by Five Star applicants is to develop a comprehensive grant proposal that is complete and reflects the goals of the grant program.
www.epa.gov /owow/wetlands/restore/5star   (503 words)

 The Pleiades M45: Stars and nebulae
The bright stars and associated nebulosities in the Pleiades star cluster M45
Star letter or number; "eta" is "eta Tauri", "27" is "27 Tauri", etc.
The star Maia (20 Tauri) was subject to speculation when Otto Struve brought up the hypothesis that it might be the representative of a new type of variables of spectral type B7-A3 near-main sequence stars, of some ours period and small amplitudes.
www.seds.org /messier/more/m045_tab.html   (408 words)

 Aethra Maia Star ISDN & IP Exective Desktop Video Phone
The Aethra Maia Star is an elegant non-PC based executive desktop videoconference system with a unique and modern design.
The Maia Star is also a cost effective videoconference solution for small meeting rooms or small branch offices.
The Aethra Maia Star supports both ISDN and IP-based communications standards, and it is fully conforming to the H.320 and H.323 international standards.
www.audeonet.com.my /maiastar.htm   (266 words)

 How to Pick the Right Telescope
It turned out he was trying to polar align on the star Maia in the Pleiades, rather than Polaris in The Little Dipper (Ursa Minor).
It shows stars down to magnitude 8.5 which is more than enough for beginners and for use with scopes of 8 to 10 inch aperture.
Solitary star gazing can be restful and fulfilling, but observing with others will open your eyes to many more starry wonders and increase your observing skills.
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 Marcelo Maia Press Reviews and Articles - Free Artist Portfolio at absolutearts.com
The Subjects in Marcelo Maia's portraits are not to be ogled.
In a short introduction Maia frames this collection in political terms, discussing the importance of skin color in racism and a whole host of other injustices, but the photos speak for themselves.
Lyrical, moving, and dramatically composed, Maia's work challenges the standard cultural expectations to which African American nudes have been held.
www.absolutearts.com /portfolios/m/marcelomaia/artist_reviews.html   (172 words)

 CAiiA-STAR 2001: bios & abstracts
Maia Engeli is an information architect, specialized in the design of information access and exchange.
Maia Engeli is Assistant Professor for Architecture and CAAD at the ETH Zurich and the head of the ETH World Center that supports the ETH community in the creation of the new virtual/physical presence of the ETH Zurich.
His essay 'More Sign than Star: Diana, Death and the Internet', will be published in 'Stars in Our Eyes - the Star Phenomenon in the Contemporary Era', edited by Angela Ndalianis early in 2001 (Wesport: Greenwood Press).
www.uoc.edu /caiia-star-2001/bios.html   (6222 words)

 StarGrail - StarGrail.net
StarGrails are sacred symbols that harmonize stars, star clusters, and planets with their geographical magnetic locations.
The star Maia is the 3rd star of the Pleiades constellation.
Our sun and Maia will be star synchronized and ancient wisdom released as spiritual influences.
www.stargrail.net /stargrail.php   (682 words)

 EPA ORD - Monitoring
Its main goal is to develop high-quality scientific information on the condition of the natural resources of the Mid-Atlantic region of the eastern United States, including the watersheds of the Delaware and Chesapeake Bays, Albemarle-Pamlico Sound, and the Delmarva Coastal Bays.
Remote sensing is the art, science, and technology of obtaining reliable information about physical objects and the environment, through the process of recording, measuring, and interpreting imagery and digital representations of energy patterns derived from non-contact sensor systems.
It is generally agreed that a better understanding of biological mechanisms is needed to effectively apply bioremediation for environmental cleanup of pesticide waste.
www.epa.gov /ord/htm/monitoring.htm   (1189 words)

 Pleiades Nebulosity - Astronomy.com Forums
Nebulusity can best be seen fanning south off the star Merope in the "bowl" of the dipper asterism that the brightest stars of M45 form.
Nebulosity can sometimes also be seen as a circular patch surrounding the star Maia (but I have never seen it).
And actually there are two nebulosities to the Pleiades and the study of their motion shows that both "clouds" have drifted into the star cluster and are not remnant left over from the formation of the Pleiades star cluster.
www.astronomy.com /ASY/CS/forums/179226/ShowPost.aspx   (1044 words)

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