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  Constellation Phoenix
A new phoenix would be born from the ashes.
The phoenix was associated with life, rebirth and immortality.
Phoenix is one of the Southern Hemisphere constellations introduced by Johann Bayer in 1603.
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  Encyclopedia: Pavo (constellation)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Pavo, being Latin for Peacock, is a southern constellation.
Constellations created by Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597 and introduced by Johann Bayer in the 1603 text Uranometria Orion is a remarkable constellation, visible from most places on the globe (but not always the whole year long).
Scorpius (♏;, and Latin for scorpion) is one of the constellations of the zodiac.
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 Phoenix
In Ancient Egypt the phoenix was a symbol of the solar cycle and was associated with the town of Heliopolis.
The phoenix was regarded as sacred to the sun, and the length of its life (500 to 1000 years) was taken as a standard for measuring the motion of the heavenly bodies and also the cycles of time used in the Mysteries to designate the periods of existence.
To the ancient mystics the phoenix was a most appropriate symbol of the immortality of the human soul, for just as the phoenix was reborn out of its own dead self seven times seven, so again and again the spiritual nature of man rises triumphant from his dead physical body.
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 Phoenix, mythology, history, characteristics and observations by telescope.
The constellation of Phoenix or Fenix was described by German astronomer Johann Bayer in 1603.
The constellation of Phoenix I located it from the locality of Son Serra de Marina (Majorca, Spain) the 21 of October of 1989 at the age of 23 years.
It limits the north with the constellations of Fornax (For) and Scultor (Scl) where is in South Pole of the Milky Way; to the east with the constellation of Grux (Gru); to the south with Tucana (Tuc) and to the west with the constellation of Eridianus (Eri).
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 Phoenix
In Ancient Egypt the phoenix was a symbol of the solar cycle and was associated with the town of Heliopolis.
The phoenix was regarded as sacred to the sun, and the length of its life (500 to 1000 years) was taken as a standard for measuring the motion of the heavenly bodies and also the cycles of time used in the Mysteries to designate the periods of existence.
To the ancient mystics the phoenix was a most appropriate symbol of the immortality of the human soul, for just as the phoenix was reborn out of its own dead self seven times seven, so again and again the spiritual nature of man rises triumphant from his dead physical body.
users.winshop.com.au /annew/Phoenix.html   (2165 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for phoenix,
The Egyptian phoenix was said to be as large as an eagle, with brilliant scarlet and gold plumage and a melodious cry.
Phoenix Park murders (1882) The assassination in Phoenix Park, Dublin, of the British Chief Secretary for Ireland, Lord Frederick Cavendish, and his Under-Secretary, T. Burke, by the “Invincibles”, a terrorist splinter group of the FENIANS.
Phoenix focussing on core business, cost cuts: major German rubber processor Phoenix aims to cut costs by having dedicated plants for certain products, and by limiting speculative R&D, in a year where German car production may drop 10 percent.
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 Science Fair Projects - Phoenix (disambiguation)
Phoenix Islands A sparsely populated island chain in Kiribati.
Phoenix was the name of the first modern Greek currency.
Operation Phoenix is a program undertaken by the CIA in Vietnam to "neutralize" the civilian population.
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 * Phoenix - (Astronomy): Definition
Phoenix, the multi-coloured bird that ended its life on a funeral pyre, seen in the Uranographia of Johann Bode.
Phoenix, the Phoenix or Firebird, lies at the cetner of the picture, and includes the bright luminary Ankaa just up and to the right of center, and the prominent distorted quadrilateral to the left, which lies just above Achernar in.
It neighboured to Fornax to the west, Cetus and Aquarius to the north, Piscis Austrinus in the east and finally Grus and Phoenix and on the sourthern border.
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 Phoenix (constellation) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The constellation stretches from roughly -41° to -57° declination, and from 23.5h to 2h of right ascension.
Phoenix is associated with the minor Phoenicids meteor shower of December 5th.
Since it was introduced in the early 17th century, there is no classical, or earlier, mythology surrounding the Phoenix constellation.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /Encyclopedia/P/Ph/Phoenix_(constellation).htm   (70 words)

  
 Phoenix (constellation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Phoenix is a minor southern constellation, introduced by Dutch navigators Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman, and popularized by Johann Bayer's Uranometria in 1603.
This means it is generally invisible to anyone living north of the 40th parallel in the Northern Hemisphere, and remains low in the sky for anyone living north of the equator.
Constellations created by Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597 and introduced by Johann Bayer in the 1603 text Uranometria
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 Ankaa.
The phoenix in mythology is said to live for 500 or 1000 years.
At the end of its life, it builds and settles on a nest or funeral pyre of spices, and when the sun reaches its apex, the heat of its rays ignites the nest and the phoenix perishes in the flames.
Phoenix is a "date-palm" where it is said to have built its nest.
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 Phoenix
According to mythology, the Phoenix was a bird of incredible beauty who would live for 500 years.
The Phoenix would then be consumed by the fire, but a small worm would emerge from the fire and grow into another Phoenix.
The region & culture of Phoenicia were given that name because of their famous Tyrian purple dye made out of rotted molluscs, altho' the Phoenicians were the direct descendents of the Canaanites and "kenani" means dark red in Canaanite & may have refered to sunburned complexions.
www.astro.wisc.edu /~dolan/constellations/constellations/Phoenix.html   (149 words)

  
 Phoenix (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Phoenix, a character in the Iliad, tutor of Achilles and father of Adonis; or a different character in Greek mythology, brother of Europa and Cadmus
Phoenix, first major computer hacker to be arrested by Australian Federal Police after intruding into US defense and nuclear weapons research computer systems
Phoenix, a nickname sometimes used for Japan after World War II The Phoenix, a roller coaster in Knoebels amusement park inElysburg, Pennsylvania.
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 Mythology's Mythinglinks: COMMON THEMES / Animal Guides: Firebird & Phoenix
In Japan, as earlier in China, the mythical Phoenix was adopted as a symbol of the imperial household, particularily the empress.
Constellations in the southern hemisphere were not observable by the ancient Greeks and were therefore unknown until two Dutch navigators, Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman, mapped them during their travel down south during the sixteenth century.
Of the twelve Bayer constellations, Tucana (the toucan), Apus (the bird of paradise), Grus (the crane), Pavo (the peacock), and Phoenix (the firebird) form “the celestial birds” in the southern hemisphere.
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 Fire, Page 16
As its end approached, the phoenix fashioned a nest of aromatic boughs and spices, set it on fire, and was consumed in the flames.
From the pyre miraculously sprang a new phoenix, which after embalming its father's ashes in an egg of myrrh, flew with the ashes to Heliopolis ("City of the Sun") in Egypt, where it deposited them on the altar in the temple of the Egyptian god of the sun, Re.
Probably the phoenix story originated in the Orient and was assimilated to Egyptian sun worship by the priests of Heliopolis.
www.bibleandanthroposophy.com /Smith/main/david/chapters/fire/fire16.html   (1457 words)

  
 Phoenix, September constellation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Phoenix is the mythical bird that rose again from its own ashes by destruction by fire.
Johann Bayer introduced this inconspicuous constellation in 1603 in an area that was known by the Arabs as the Boat, moored on the shores of the river.
Top of Page Other Constellations Return to RASNZ home page.
www.faster.co.nz /~rasnz/Stars/Phoenix.htm   (326 words)

  
 Ankaa.
The phoenix in mythology is said to live for 500 or 1000 years.
At the end of its life, it builds and settles on a nest or funeral pyre of spices, and when the sun reaches its apex, the heat of its rays ignites the nest and the phoenix perishes in the flames.
Phoenix is a "date-palm" where it is said to have built its nest.
users.winshop.com.au /annew/Ankaa.html   (590 words)

  
 Information on Phoenix
Phoenix, AZ -- U.S. city in Arizona Population (2000): 1321045 Housing Units (2000): 495832 Land area (2000): 474.864719 sq.
Phoenix, NY -- U.S. village in New York Population (2000): 2251 Housing Units (2000): 1041 Land area (2000): 1.144859 sq.
Phoenix, IL -- U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 2157 Housing Units (2000): 846 Land area (2000): 0.450739 sq.
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 Final Fantasy Industry, your source of FF10, 9, 8, 7 information!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
When this Phoenix has grown and gained sufficient strength, it lifts the nest from the tree (its own cradle and its parent's sepulcher), and carries it to the city of Heliopolis in Egypt, and deposits it in the temple of the sun.
From the pyre springs forth a new Phoenix which then embalms the ashes of it's predecessor in an egg of myrrh and flies with it to the City of the Sun.
The Phoenix is a constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Tucana and Sculptor.
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 Phoenix
Phoenix was created by the Dutch navigators Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman, who charted the southern skies in 1595 - 1597.
There is no classical mythology associated with this particular group of stars, although the concept of the phoenix is part of classical mythology.
The Phoenix represents the mythical bird that expires in fire only to be reborn again from the ashes of its previous existence.
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 Tucana --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia
in astronomy, a constellation of the Southern Hemisphere, surrounded by the constellations Piscis Austrinus, Microscopium, Indus, Tucana, Phoenix, and Sculptor.
Phoenix can be located from Northern Hemisphere areas in early November when it is on the southern horizon.
in astronomy, a circumpolar constellation of the Southern Hemisphere surrounded by Carina, Pictor, Dorado, Mensa, and Chamaeleon.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9313900?tocId=9313900   (477 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Petroglyph may have recorded supernova   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
PHOENIX (AP) — A petroglyph near Phoenix may by the only record in the Western Hemisphere of a supernova that appeared in 1006 — the brightest supernova visible from earth for more than 5,000 years.
The petroglyph panel in the White Tank Mountains west of Phoenix consists of several figures pecked into the dark desert varnish, a patina of iron and manganese oxides that often coats rock in arid environments.
Todd Bostwick, archaeologist for Phoenix and an expert on Hohokam culture and archaeoastronomy, said it is difficult to correlate a specific celestial event to a single piece of rock art.
www.usatoday.com /tech/science/space/2006-06-06-petroglyph-supernova_x.htm?csp=34   (464 words)

  
 fUSION Anomaly. Phoenix
Phoenix (city, Arizona), capital city of Arizona, located on the Salt River in the south central part of the state.
1, "The Phoenix, a Linguistic Phenomenon" (1988; tr.
The name of the city, Phoenix, as Richard Hoagland also pointed out, interestingly is the name of the mythical bird which represents the ‘sun’ and is closely associated with the "City of the Sun", Heliopolis.
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 Sea and Sky's Pictures in the Sky: November Constellations
The six constellations of November contain such popular groups as Andromeda, the Princess of Ethiopia, Cassiopeia, Queen of Ethiopia, and Pisces, the fish.
The constellation Phoenix is completely visible in latitudes south of 32 degrees north from September through November.
This constellation was named by Johann Bayer, and represents the mythological bird that would be consumed by fire and then emerge from the flames reborn.
www.seasky.org /pictures/sky7b11.html   (439 words)

  
 phoenix star constellation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Phoenix is a minor southern constellation, introduced by Dutch navigators Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick...
History of the star: A star on the neck of the mythical Phoenix...
A constellation is a group of stars that, when seen from Earth, form a pattern.
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 Constellation Phoenix
Among the twelve Bayer constellations is Phoenix, which he named for the mythical Firebird.
The most prominent southern constellation, Crux, although known to Bayer, was not recognized until the year 1679.
The phoenix is often a symbol of resurrection.
www.eastbayastro.org /articles/lore/phoenix.htm   (386 words)

  
 Platinum Phoenix
The Phoenix was the symbolic representation of the death and rebirth of the sun." Source
"The phoenix is a long lived bird, which dies by self-immolation with a new phoenix arising from the ashes after three days.
The phoenix is a gentle creature, killing nothing, it lives on dew and despite its great size, crushes nothing it touches.
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 Ankaa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Well into the southern hemisphere lies the modern constellation Phoenix, the mythical Phoenix or Firebird, named by southern hemisphere explorers and first noted in Bayer's Uranometria.
Phoenix has a longer history, however, as the stars in the area were considered by the Arabs to be a "boat," giving Ankaa a second name, "Nair al Zaurak," the "bright one of the boat," a portion of the name ("
At a distance of 77 light years, it radiates 86 solar luminosities with a soft yellow-orange light from a surface estimated to have a temperature of about 4800 Kelvin (no accurate determinations are readily available).
www.astro.uiuc.edu /~kaler/sow/ankaa.html   (267 words)

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