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  Phoebe (moon) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Phoebe is almost 4 times more distant from Saturn than its nearest major neighbor (Iapetus), and is substantially larger than any of the other moons orbiting planets at comparable distances.
Phoebe is roughly spherical and has a diameter of 220 kilometres (about 137 miles), which is equal to about one-fifteenth of the diameter of Earth's moon.
Phoebe's dark colouring initially led to scientists surmising that it was a captured asteroid, as it resembled the common class of dark carbonaceous asteroids.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Phoebe_(moon)   (879 words)

In the Greek pantheon, Phoebe was the daughter of Uranus and Gaia and the grandmother of Apollo and Artemis.
In the Greek myths, Phoebe was the daughter of Uranus and Gaia and the grandmother of Apollo and Artemis.
In the Greek myths, Phoebe was the daughter of Uranus and Gaia.
www.windows.ucar.edu /saturn/moons/phoebe.html   (758 words)

 Encyclopedia: Phoebe (mythology)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In Greek mythology, Crius was one of the Titans, a son of Uranus and Gaia.
In Greek mythology Lētō (Greek: Λητώ, Lato in Dorian Greek, the hidden one) is a daughter of the Titans Coeus and Phoebe, and in the Olympian scheme of things, Zeus is the father of her twins, Apollo and Artemis.
In Greek mythology, Phoebe was a Titan, a daughter of Uranus and Ge, and the mother of Leto and Asteria byher brother Coeus.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Phoebe-(mythology)   (936 words)

 Phoebe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Phoebe is also the common name for birds of genus Sayornis in the tyrant flycatcher family.
Phoebe was a Corinthian woman mentioned by the Apostle Paul in Romans 16:1 as a deaconess of the early Christian church.
Phoebe is a word used in Jacek Dukaj's science fiction novel Perfekcyjna niedoskonałość derived from the acronym of post-human being.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Phoebe   (260 words)

 NASA's Solar System Exploration: Planets: Saturn: Moons: Phoebe
Phoebe (FEE-bee) is one of Saturn's most intriguing satellites, orbiting at a distance of 12,952,000 kilometers (8,049,668 miles) from the planet, almost four times the distance from Saturn than its nearest neighbor, the moon Iapetus.
Phoebe is roughly spherical and has a diameter of about 220 kilometers (about 132 miles), about one-fifteenth the diameter of Earth's moon.
Phoebe's darkness, in particular, suggests that the small moon comes from the outer solar system, an area where there is plenty of dark material.
solarsystem.nasa.gov /planets/profile.cfm?Object=Sat_Phoebe   (452 words)

 Latin 1 - Mythology - Olympians - Artemis
As Phoebus was the Sun, she was the Moon called Phoebe and Selene (Luna) representing the evening and night, carrying a torch, and clad in long heavy robes, with a veil covering the back of her head.
Phoebe was a Titan, one of the older gods.
At Ephesus, where her great temple was one of the seven wonders of the world, Artemis was represented with a mural crown, with a disc behind the crown; on her breast, a garland of flowers, as a sign of her influence in spring time.
www.dl.ket.org /latin1/mythology/1deities/gods/olympians/artemis.htm   (460 words)

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.
In Greek mythology Phoebe is a Titaness, wife of Coeus and mother of Leto and Asteria.
critters.50megs.com /planet/saturn.htm   (952 words)

 Ancient Greece Mythology
Coeus was a titan of Intelligence, the father of Leto, husband of Phoebe.
Persephone is the goddess of the underworld in Greek mythology.
Mythology in Western Art If you are looking for Greek mythology Internet resources, this is an excellent one.
www.ancientgreece.com /mythology/mythology.htm   (2820 words)

 Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States - Literature
Phoebe was from the port city of Cenchrea, the eastern seaport of the city of Corinth.
Phoebe our sister: St. Paul calls Phoebe not just a sister but "our sister" emphasizing that she is not only a sister to St. Paul but the sister of all, a member of the Christian community.
Phoebe is therefore referred to as a servant or a deaconess.
www.suscopts.org /literature/literature.php?subaction=showfull&id=1109431684&archive=&start_from=&ucat=2&   (987 words)

 Greek mythology N-Z - All About Turkey
In Greek mythology, Pasiphae was the wife of King Minos of Crete and mother of Phaedra and of the Minotaur.
In Greek mythology, Xuthus was a son of Helen by the nymph Orseis.
In Greek mythology, Zethus was a son of Zeus and Antiope and twin brother of Amphion.
www.allaboutturkey.com /sozlukmit2.htm   (3951 words)

 The Solar System
In Greek Mythology Rhea was the wife of Saturn, and the mother of Neptune, Jupiter, and Pluto.
Phoebe is much darker than most of the other moons of Saturn, and like Iapetus it orbits Saturn nearly top to bottom instead of around it's equator Both of these facts lead scientists to believe that phoebe is probably a captured asteroid, or comet.
In mythology Phoebe is the daughter of Uranus, and Earth.
www.kidsastronomy.com /saturn/moons.htm   (1119 words)

 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Phoebe (bird)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Phoebe orbits Saturn at an average distance of...
Leto, in Greek mythology, daughter of the Titans Phoebe and Coeus.
Leto was the mother of divine twins: Artemis, goddess of the bow and of hunting, and...
encarta.msn.com /Phoebe_(bird).html   (151 words)

 Wikijunior Solar System/Saturn/Phoebe - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
The surface of Phoebe is dark and heavily cratered.
Phoebe's orbit is retrograde, meaning it moves in the opposite direction of moons such as Rhea or Titan.
Phoebe was diacovered by William Henry Pickering on March 17, 1899 from photographic plates that had been taken starting on August 16, 1898, at Arequipa, Peru by DeLisle Stewart.
en.wikibooks.org /wiki/Wikijunior_Solar_System/Saturn/Phoebe   (400 words)

 Atlantis Rising: the TITANS & early Greek Mythology
To the Greeks, mythology was literally a part of their history; few ever doubted that there was truth behind the account of the Trojan War in the Iliad and Odyssey.
Mythology tells us that when the Titans were defeated by Saturn they retreated into the interior of Spain; Jupiter followed them up, and beat them for the last time near Tartessus, and thus terminated a ten-years' war.
The entire Greek mythology is the recollection, by a degenerate race, of a vast, mighty, and highly civilized empire, which in a remote past covered large parts of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America.
forums.atlantisrising.com /cgi-bin/ubb/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=get_topic;f=1;t=000942;p=0   (10396 words)

 Phoebe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Phoebe is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness.
In Greek mythology Apollo (the sun) has two daughters, Hilaira and Phoebe (evening twilight and dawn); Eos is the dawn, as is Aurora in Latin.
In Hindu mythology, the wife of Surya (the sun) is Ushas (dawn), and she is also his mother.
www.experiencefestival.com /phoebe   (970 words)

 Artemis Diana Selene Phoebe Luna Hecate Greek mythology
In this capacity She represented the evening and the night, and was depicted carrying a torch and wearing long robes and a veil on the back of her head.
Phoebe and Selene - the sister of Helios - were both Titans and of the older gods, whereas Artemis was of the next generation.
And as She wanes to darkness, She is the wise crone or witch Hecate, knowledgeable in the magical arts, with the power to heal or transform.
www.myastrologybook.com /Artemis-Diana-Selene-Phoebe-Luna-Hecate.htm   (736 words)

 Spaceflight Now | Cassini | Features on Saturn's moon Phoebe given names
Two image montages of Phoebe, the first stop in the Saturn tour by the Cassini spacecraft taken in June 2004, are being released today and show the names and locations of the 24 craters identified by the Cassini imaging team as prominent enough to receive names.
Phoebe is an icy, ancient remnant of the small bodies that formed over four billion years ago in the outer reaches of the solar system.
This is what happened with Phoebe, since her legend is rather short and there were not enough names for all the features that required them.
www.spaceflightnow.com /cassini/050224phoebecraters.html   (856 words)

 SPACE.com -- Crater Face: 24 Surface Features Named on Saturn's Moon Phoebe
Phoebe's craters are named after the Argonauts, explorers of Greek mythology who sought the golden fleece.
Two image montages of Phoebe, taken in June 2004 on Cassini’s first stop on its tour of Saturn, have been released and show the names and locations of the 24 craters identified by the Cassini imaging team as prominent enough to receive names.
Phoebe's craters are thought to be the result of collisions with smaller objects.
www.space.com /scienceastronomy/phoebe_craters_050225.html   (616 words)

Christian Bible - Phoebe was a deaconess of the church at Cenchreae (Romans 16:1).
Greek mythology - Phoebe was a moon goddess.
Roman MythologyPhoebe is akin to the moon goddess Diana in Roman mythology.
www.biblicalbabyname.com /item.cfm?itemid=29678   (445 words)

Actually, it is two different pictures of Phoebe.
Many astronomers think Phoebe used to be an asteroid or Kuiper Belt Object.
They think Saturn's strong gravity captured Phoebe sometime long ago.
www.windows.ucar.edu /tour/link=/saturn/moons/phoebe.html&edu=elem&lonk=/our_solar_system/planets.html   (203 words)

 Bulfinch's Mythology, The Age of Fable - Chapter 26: Endymion, Orion, Aurora and Tithonus, Acis and Galatea.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Bulfinch's Mythology, The Age of Fable - Chapter 26: Endymion, Orion, Aurora and Tithonus, Acis and Galatea.
Her tears still flow, and may be seen at early morning in the form of dew-drops on the grass.
On the banks of the river Nile, in Egypt, are two colossal statues, one of which is said to be the statue of Memnon.
www.bulfinch.org /fables/bull26.html   (2115 words)

 Tour of the Solar System: Other Saturnian Moons
In Greek mythology, Prometheus was a Titan who stole fire from Olympus and gave it to humankind.
In Greek mythology, Phoebe was the virgin goddess of the hunt and the Moon, and the twin sister of the god Apollo.
Phoebe appears to be roughly circular in shape, and has a very low albedo.
www.seasky.org /solarsystem/sky3g9.html   (1716 words)

 My Phoebe
At age 15, I decided to name my first daughter (whenever I have her) after the Moon goddess "Artemis." Since in modern-day Greece, I am told Artemis is a boy's name, my hairdresser at the time--a wonderfully colourful Greek fellow--suggested "Artemia," and it stuck.
I come from the school of though not unlike that of ancient Norse peoples, where life is about the process of learning and awakening knowledge within you, and the day you have nothing left to learn might as well be the day you die.
Phoebe is totally adorable, and 100% her mama's girl.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/7192/59875   (490 words)

 Mythography | The Titan Leto in Myth and Art
In Greek mythology, Leto was a female Titan (or Titaness).
According to the ancient poet Hesiod, Leto was the daughter of two prominent Titans - Koios (also spelled Coeus) and Phoebe.
In recognition for its role in providing shelter for Leto, the floating island of Ortygia was fixed with columns into a permanent location, and called Delos - brilliant - in honor of the divine beings born there in some versions of the myth.
www.loggia.com /myth/leto.html   (526 words)

 The Probert Encyclopaedia - Greek &. Roman Mythology (N-Z)
In Greek mythology Pallas was one of the Titans.
In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was an evil King of Corinth.
In Greek mythology Tiresias was a blind prophet.
www.fas.org /news/reference/probert/D1B.HTM   (3810 words)

He was the first son of Gaia (the earth) and he also became her husband.
According to Hesiod, their children included the Titans: six sons (Oceanus, Coeus, Crius, Hyperion, Iapetus and Cronus) and six daughters (Theia, Rhea, Themis, Mnemosyne, Phoebe and Tethys).
There were other offspring: the Cyclopes, (who were named Brontes, Steropes and Arges and were later known as "one eyed giants"), and also the three monsters known as the Hecatonchires, who each had one hundred hands and fifty heads.
www.pantheon.org /articles/u/uranus.html   (498 words)

 Search Results for Phoebe (Greek mythology) - Encyclopædia Britannica
Greek religion is not the same as Greek mythology, which is concerned with traditional tales, though the two are closely interlinked.
In Greek mythology, any of the children of Uranus and Gaea and their...
Beliefs, rituals, and mythology of the ancient Greeks.
www.britannica.com /search?query=Phoebe+(Greek+mythology)   (526 words)

 SF-Fandom - Norse Mythology on Charmed?
Paige and Phoebe have their hands full, when Piper begins to lose her memory, and they seek the help of the Valkyries, Norse goddesses of the dead.
Meanwhile, Leo is trapped in Valhalla, the Norse Hall of the Slain, and must battle against the souls of soldiers, warriors and warlords.
Meanwhile, Phoebe struggles to cope with her new empathetic power when it overpowers her and causes her to do something she'll regret.
www.sf-fandom.com /vbulletin/showthread.php?t=5554   (557 words)

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