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  Sea and Sky: Charles Messier
Messier was born in Lorraine, France on June 26, 1730.
In 1759, Messier became the chief astronomer of the Marine Observatory.
Messier determined the positions of the Orion Nebula (M42 and M43), the Beehive cluster (M44) and the Pleiades (M45) on March 4, 1769.
www.seasky.org /spacexp/sky5e06.html   (675 words)

 Astronomie.de - Messier
Messier muß gefühlt haben, daß diese Angelegenheit - obwohl er in eigener Sache keine Ansprüche gestellt hatte - seinen Ruf nicht verbessern, sondern nur verschlechtern mußte.
Messier bekam zwar nicht seinen Posten und damit keine Gehaltserhöhung, aber er durfte mit den Geräten der Sternwarte weiter beobachten.
Kurz darauf stürzte Messier leider bei einer Wanderung in einer Grotte und wurde schwer verletzt.
www.astronomie.de /galerie/projekte/messier/lebenslauf.htm   (1160 words)

 Mark Messier Biography, pictures and stats - Hockey Fans
When Gretzky was traded to the LA Kings, Messier emerged as a leader for the Oilers scoring a career high in points and leading them to a Stanley Cup victory in 1990.
As the Oilers continued to dump salaries, Messier was traded to the New York Rangers for Bernie Nicholls, Steven Rice, and Louie Debrusk.
Messier moved on to the Vancouver Canucks in 1997, a move that did not yield the desired results.
www.hockey-fans.com /players/messier.php   (328 words)

 ESPN.com - NHL - Messier injures right knee
Messier, who left GM Place in the middle of the third period, was not available for comment.
The injury occurred when Messier, on his first shift of the game, was going to the front of the Sharks' net as teammate Peter Schaefer was attempting a wraparound play.
Messier, 38, stayed on the ice, on hands and knees, for a couple minutes before he was helped off the ice, able to skate only on his left foot.
espn.go.com /nhl/news/1999/1109/161708.html   (399 words)

 Charles Messier
Even though Messier came from a poor family and had limited schooling he was hired at the age of 21 as a draftsman by Joseph-Nicholas de l'Isle, Astronomer to the French Navy.
But Messier was no mathematician and relied on his aristocratic friend Bouchart de Saron who was the President of the French Assembly to compute the orbits of his comets.
Charles Messier was limited as a scientist but he was an astute observational astronomer who studied sunspots, eclipses and occultations in addition to discovering many comets and nebulous objects.
www.astrosurf.com /re/messier1.html   (1102 words)

 || UPN 38 || Gotta Have U || Pine Bluff / Little Rock - Report: Messier might not be finished   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Messier told the paper that he is willing to extend his ear if any of the NHL's general managers have interest.
The 44-year-old Messier, who has a two-year-old son and another child on the way, also expressed confidence in his on-ice abilities despite his advancement in years.
Messier, who re-joined the Rangers before the 2000-01 season after spending three seasons in Vancouver, has totaled 694 goals and 1,193 assists in 1,756 NHL games.
www.kasn.com /sports/nhl/story.aspx?content_id=47D85173-3D75-451D-B282-07F17E09AF02   (300 words)

 CBC Sports: Messier returning for 25th NHL season   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The 42-year-old Messier stopped short of proclaiming 2003-04 to be his last season in the league.
Messier is the third-most prolific scorer in league history with 1,844 career points.
Messier has six Stanley Cup rings to his credit, five with the Edmonton Oilers and one with the Rangers.
www.cbc.ca /pcgi-bin/templates/sportsView.cgi?/news/2003/09/05/Sports/messier030905   (239 words)

 Como identificar las estrellas
Messier 38 (M 38): cúmulo estelar abierto; se encuentra en la constelación Auriga, al sur de Capella.
Messier 7 (M 7): cúmulo estelar abierto cercano a M 6 y también de gran belleza.
Messier 15 (M 15): cúmulo estelar globular situado entre Enif y h constelación de Equuleus, fácilmente visible y comparable a M 13.
ignaciocarranza.galeon.com /enlaces855082.html   (2234 words)

 ESPN.com - ESPN 25 - 38: Messier leads Rangers to Stanley Cup win   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Messier sets up the Rangers' first goal at 11:02 of the first period.
Early in the second period, when the puck is deflected in front of the Canucks' net, it's Messier who's there at the left post to tip it home for a 3-1 lead.
Messier's usual stone face is aglow in a joyous smile as he takes the shining silver chalice and cradles the 32-pound trophy high, then shakes it like he can't believe he actually has it in his grasp.
sports.espn.go.com /espn/espn25/story?page=moments/38   (890 words)

 Messier Guide: Early Spring
Spring time is galaxy time; of the 38 Messier objects between RA 9:00 and RA 15:00, 33 are galaxies.
But because of their far northern declination, all of these objects are well placed for northern observers quite early in the spring, or even late in the winter.
M40 is probably the oddest of all the Messier objects, recognized by Messier himself to be a double star rather than a true deep-sky object.
home1.gte.net /vze55p46/id15.html   (4456 words)

 New York Rangers Official Web Site : Press Releases
Messier, 41, appeared in 41 matches with the Rangers last season, registering seven goals and 16 assists for 23 points, along with 32 penalty minutes.
Messier currently ranks seventh in assists (394) and points (608) and 11th in goals (214) on the club’s all-time scoring list.
Messier was named the franchise’s 22nd captain in team history on October 7, 1991 and then assumed the captaincy upon his return to the club on July 13, 2000.
www.newyorkrangers.com /pressbox/pressreleases.asp?id=671   (620 words)

 CNNSI.com - Inside Game - Jim Kelley - Rumor Mill - CNN/SI's Jim Kelley: A whole new mess in Vancouver - Tuesday ...
Messier is 38 now and clearly well into the downside of his career.
It's not likely any team is interested in acquiring him at this point of his career unless he were willing to take a major hit in his salary, estimated at $6 million-plus per season and with two seasons to go after this one.
Messier certainly isn't likely to walk away from a deal that gives him ownership rights so the two sides are likely to go the buyout route.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /inside_game/jim_kelley/news/1999/12/28/kelley_rumormill   (526 words)

 * M38 - (Astronomy): Definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Nearby in Auriga there are 2 other Messier open clusters.
The richest of these three Messier objects is M37...
Auriga has three Messier objects: M36, M37, and M38.
www.mimihu.com /astronomy/m38.html   (299 words)

 Messier suffers knee injury
 Messier, 38, was hurt on his first shift of the game when he headed to the front of the Sharks' net as teammate Peter Schaefer was attempting a wraparound play.
The two fell to the ice with Messier's right leg tangled between Sutton's.
 Messier stayed on the ice, on hands and knees, for a couple minutes before he was helped off the ice, able to skate only on his left foot.
www.canoe.ca /HockeyVancouverArchive/nov9_mes.html   (191 words)

 USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Mark Messier had a hand in all three goals, including defenseman Tom Poti's game-winner a minute into overtime, as the Rangers posted a 3-2 triumph over the Coyotes.
Messier found Eric Lindros along the right boards and he rifled a pass that Holik redirected just inside the left goalpost.
If it happens, it happens." Messier, who will turn 43 next month, has 12 goals in 34 games after scoring 18 in 78 games last season.
www.usatoday.com /sports/scores103/103363/20031229NHL--PHOENIX---0nr.htm   (711 words)

 The Messier Marathon Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
For astronomers in New England and other cold climates, the Messier Marathon is also "Opening Day", a rite of spring that marks the beginning of better weather and less perilous observing conditions.
At Arunah Hill, the Messier Marathon is the impetus for clearing the road to the summit and returning to "normal" observing and regular star parties.
This is one of the dimmest objects in the Messier catalog to begin with, and your dealing with late twilight, the poor visibility of the low altitude and the glow of zodiacal light!
www.reflector.org /MESSIER.HTM   (569 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
CLUSTER" MESSIER 34 SAO 23655 MESSIER 37 MESSIER 38 MESSIER 42 SAO 112528 SAO 132323 STAR "BETELGEUSE" MESSIER 45 USER 04:27:00 +16d00m00s "Hyades" "Mag 0.5 Size 330'" "The closest star cluster to Earth is about 130 LY distant.
Aldebaran is NOT a member," "but happens to be in front, in the line of sight." MESSIER 01 MESSIER 35 NGC 2392 MESSIER 44 USER 08:47:00 +28d48m00s "Iota CNC" "Mag 4/6" "A nicely colored double star.
I have" "always seen them as gold and light blue." MESSIER 48 SAO 179278 STAR "ALGIEBA" MESSIER 66 STAR "MIZAR" MESSIER 81 SAO 63257 MESSIER 51 MESSIER 03 USER 12:25:00 +26d00m00s "Coma Cluster" "Mag 1.8 Size 6 deg" "This large scattered star grouping is best studied in a pair of binoculars" "or a finderscope.
www.weasner.com /etx/autostar/tours/Tonights_Gems.txt   (338 words)

 Bode's 1782 Catalog
M63 CVn 48 203:03 13:32.2 +26:28 8 7 Messier Neb. patch M3 CVn 52 200:04 13:20.3 +48:30 8 7 Bode Sm.
Cyg 45 305:48 20:23.2 +48:13 15 11 Hevelius Is Nebulous Der 6 Hev 618, Omega1+2 Cyg Cyg 84 287:01 19:08.1 +29:48 15 11 Messier Neb. patch M56 Cyg 85 304:03 20:16.2 +37:16 15 11 Messier Sm.
Mon 35, 38 (M48): Messier's wrong and Bode's correct position for M48 are both given separately.
www.la.yurisnight.net /messier/xtra/similar/bode1782.html   (1916 words)

 Utah Skies -- Deep Sky Observer's Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The plan is to make this the first place you think of when you need information on a particular deep sky object.
This section provides charts to help you find all the objects as well as images and descriptions of the objects.
The reason is that for the most part, these were objects which Messier himself missed.
www.utahskies.org /deepsky/messier/charts/messierTelradFrameSet.html   (357 words)

 TSN.ca - Print Story - Canada's Sports Leader
From Wade Belak's two-handed chop, to Mark Messier's spear, to the game-ending brawl in Calgary, the league is having a hard time shedding its goons-on-ice image.
In an unrelated disciplinary move, the 43-year-old Messier was banned two games for his spear on Pittsburgh's Martin Strbak.
There were 25 supplementary suspensions in the NHL at this point last season, and that number was at 38 after Messier and Belak were dealt with Monday.
www.tsn.ca /tools/print_story.asp?id=77446   (704 words)

 NRC Transcripts of `Great Debate' Page
We know the types and periods of light variation of its variable stars, the colors and spectral types of these variables, and something also of the absolute luminosity of the brightest stars of the cluster from the appearance of their spectra.
An earlier result of the photographic study of Messier 13 at Mount Wilson was the discovery of large numbers of negative color-indices.
By assuming, as usual, a random distribution of velocities, the transverse motion of Messier 13 and similar bright globular clusters should be greater than the quite appreciable value of 0".04 a year if the distance is less than 3,600 light-years.
antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov /htmltest/gifcity/cs_nrc.html   (14241 words)

 Both Messier, Ohlund expected back in new year
 Messier, 38, was diagnosed with a second-degree sprain in his right knee and will be sidelined a minimum of four weeks, said general manager Brian Burke.
 Messier hurt the knee in the opening minute of Tuesday's 4-4 tie with San Jose when he was pulled down in from of the Sharks net by defenceman Andy Sutton.
The two fell to the ice and Messier's right leg tangled with Sutton's.
www.canoe.ca /HockeyVancouverArchive/nov10_bot.html   (579 words)

 USATODAY.com - Avalanche sweep Canucks in four straight   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Peter Forsberg, Joe Sakic and Eric Messier scored 38 seconds apart in the third period as the Avalanche beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-1 Wednesday night, completing a sweep of the first-round playoff series.
Sakic jumped on a loose puck in the slot and snapped home his fourth goal of the playoffs 17 seconds later.
Messier scored on a backhand wraparound at 9:49.
www.usatoday.com /sports/hockey/cup01/games/2001-04-18-colvan.htm   (702 words)

 Messier Flies In To Tackle Crisis At Canal Plus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Messier flies in to tackle crisis at Canal Plus By Jo Johnson in Paris and James Harding in London Published: April 15 2002 20:14
Last Updated: April 15 2002 20:38 Jean-Marie Messier, (pictured left) chief executive of Vivendi Universal, has abandoned a planned holiday in the Bahamas to deal with the management crisis engulfing the French media group.
The high-profile media executive is due to fly to Paris on Tuesday and summon Pierre Lescure, the chairman of Canal Plus, for a meeting to decide the futu...
www.webprowire.com /summaries/74484.html   (342 words)

 Messier Objects   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The initial color images of the Messier Objects were obtained with the 24-inch f/5 reflector at the Grasslands Observatory from 1998 to early 2000.
These images are gradually replacing the older AP7 images, because they have a larger field of view, and upgrades to the observatory have permitted longer exposures and better images.
Because the images have the same relative exposures for each object type and the same camera orientation and image size, they can be used to compare one Messier object with another.
www.3towers.com /messier.htm   (665 words)

 AllSports' National Hockey League (NHL) League News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Messier, 38, got tangled up with Sharks defenseman Andy Sutton in front of the San Jose net exactly one minute into the first period.
He turned awkwardly on his right knee while falling to the ice and slapped the ice in obvious frustration.
A 13-time All-Star, Messier is fourth on the Canucks in scoring with five goals and seven assists in 16 games.
www.allsports.com /nhl/news/11-10-1999.htm   (2108 words)

 2MASS Atlas Image Gallery
The red "stars" just to the northeast of the brightest stars are filter glint artifacts, and the "fuzzy" bluish "stars" due north of these bright stars are array persistence ("ghost") artifacts.
The blue line indicates contamination due primarily to older giants in the foreground and background; the isochrone is solar age at 1 kpc distance with the same reddening.
A preliminary and approximate analysis of the 2MASS near-infrared color-color and color-magnitude diagrams show that the cluster is old, like Messier 67, with a pronounced "red clump" (see, e.g., Grocholski & Sarajedini 2002, AJ, 123, 1603) and ascending branch of red giant stars.
www.ipac.caltech.edu /2mass/gallery/images_open.html   (2140 words)

 New York Rangers Official Web Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
BOS 37 BERGERON vs NYR 11 MESSIER 105 2 13:19 STOPPAGE N/A - Offside 106 2 13:19 FACE-OFF N/A - BOS won - defensive zone.
BOS 37 BERGERON vs NYR 11 MESSIER 160 3 09:47 STOPPAGE N/A - Offside 161 3 09:47 FACE-OFF N/A - BOS won - neutral zone.
BOS 40 DONATO vs NYR 11 MESSIER 178 3 14:30 STOPPAGE N/A - Offside 179 3 14:30 FACE-OFF N/A - BOS won - defensive zone.
www.newyorkrangers.com /nhlsummary.asp?page=http://www.nhl.com/onthefly/scoreboard/htmlreports/PL020493.HTM   (1843 words)

 Weasner's Meade ETX Site
Within the borders of Auriga are at least 10 brighter galactic stars clusters of interest to amateur astronomers, all of which are visible in the widest range of telescope sizes, and certainly most even in binoculars.
Messier 36 is probably the most compact-looking of all the three, and is, indeed, the smallest in terms of observed area, at only 12' arc across....half the size of the other two.
Messier 38, in my opinion is "better than M36.....but not as spectacular as M37." As the northernmost of the three big galactic Auriga clusters, M38 is positioned slightly out of the thickest and most star-dense part of the Milky Way stretching through this constellation.
www.weasner.com /etx/ref_guides/auriga.html   (4903 words)

 Messier Object Of The Week: Archive
Each week, we feature one Messier object which is currently observable, from many places on Earth, i.e.
This means, chiefly, that the featured object culminates, or transits the meridian, around midnight (or somewhat earlier, as most observers prefer evening over morning observing sessions).
It will take slightly more than 2 years to cover all 110 Messier objects once.
www.maa.agleia.de /Messier/E/Xtra/Mootw/mootw_a.html   (70 words)

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