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  Rhea (mythology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rhea tricks her husband Cronus by giving him the Omphalos Stone instead of Zeus.
Rhea (or Ria meaning "she who flows") was the Titaness daughter of Uranus and of Gaia.
In Homer, Rhea is the mother of the gods, though not a universal mother like Cybele, the Phrygian Great Mother, with whom she was later identified.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rhea_(mythology)   (650 words)

  
 Saturn's Moon Rhea
The temperature on Rhea is -174°C (-281°F) in direct sunlight and between -200°C and -220°C (-328°F and -364°F) in the shade.
Rhea is heavily cratered with bright wispy markings.
This image of Rhea was acquired by the Voyager 1 spacecraft on November 11, 1980.
www.solarviews.com /eng/rhea.htm   (1223 words)

  
 Rhea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Greek mythology, Rhea was the sister and wife of Cronus and the mother of many of the other major gods of the pantheon.
In biology, Rheas are a species of large flightless bird native to South America.
In Roman mythology, Rhea Silvia was the mother of the twins Romulus and Remus.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rhea   (136 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Rhea, in astronomy (Astronomy, General) - Encyclopedia
Rhea, in astronomy, one of the 18 named moons, or natural satellites, of Saturn.
Also known as Saturn V (or S5), Rhea is 950 mi (1530 km) in diameter, orbits Saturn at a mean distance of 327,487 mi (527,040 km), and has equal orbital and rotational periods of 4.517 earth days.
Rhea's density of 1.3 means that it is composed primarily of water ice, rocky material making up about a third of its mass.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/R/Rhea1.html   (257 words)

  
 TPS: Saturn's moon Rhea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Rhea is the largest of Saturn's medium-sized satellites; only Titan is bigger.
Rhea reveals itself to be one of the most heavily cratered bodies in the solar system, its surface completely saturated.
The resolution of the full-size map is 833.4 m/pixel at the equator for the Mercator map and 509.6 m/pixel at the center of the polar maps.
www.planetary.org /saturn/rhea.html   (907 words)

  
 Sea and Sky: Rhea
Rhea was named after the sister and wife of Chronus in Greek mythology (Saturn in Roman).
Rhea is an icy body very similar to Dione, although slightly larger in size.
Rhea is one of the most heavily cratered satellites in the solar system.
www.seasky.org /solarsystem/sky3g6.html   (334 words)

  
 Rhea
In Greek mythology, Rhea is the mother of the gods, daughter of Uranus and Gaia.
Rhea is identified with mother goddess Cybele from Asia Minor and is also known as Rhea Cybele and Magna Mater ("great mother").
Rhea is depicted between two lions or on a chariot pulled by lions.
www.pantheon.org /articles/r/rhea.html   (180 words)

  
 Rhea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Rhea, the fifth major satellite of Saturn, may be one of the most heavily cratered satellites in the solar system.
They appear to be extensional fractures, and suggest that Rhea has expanded a few percent in size, perhaps due to freezing of water ice in the interior.
If Rhea ever was volcanically active, this must have occurred very early in its history and any record obliterated by repeat impact cratering.
www.lpi.usra.edu /resources/outerp/rhea.html   (267 words)

  
 Rhessence
Rhea is the name of a large flightless bird that weighs about 65 pounds, resembles the ostrich, and is native to South America.
Rhea oil has been found to be one of nature's finest emollients and effective skin moisturizers.
The bird was arbitrarily named Rhea, however, in Greek Mythology, Rhea was one of the Titans, the Wife of Cronos and mother of Zeus.
www.internet-kent.com /Healthyou/RheaOil.htm   (1459 words)

  
 Rhea
Rhea is the 5th farthest moon from Saturn.
Rhea is about as wide as the state of California is long, with a width of 1500 km (1000 miles).
Rhea is heavily cratered but with wispy white streaks across the surface.
www.windows.ucar.edu /tour/link=/saturn/moons/rhea.html   (124 words)

  
 Rhea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Rhea ("REE a") is the fourteenth of Saturn's known satellites
In Greek mythology Rhea was the sister and wife of Cronus (Saturn) and the mother of Demeter, Hades (Pluto), Hera, Hestia, Poseidon (Neptune), and Zeus (Jupiter).
Rhea is composed primarily of water ice with rock making up less than 1/3 of its mass.
www.nineplanets.org /rhea.html   (163 words)

  
 Daughters or Rhea - Rhea
Rhea first became interested in belly dancing after seeing Jamila Salimpour's troupe Bal Anat perform at the Renaissance Pleasure Faire in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1968.
Rhea studied with Jamila and became one of the first sword dancers in her troupe.
Rhea went on to dance, teach and perform in the San Francisco Bay Area when interest in belly dance had reached its zenith, bringing up her two young daughters in the heart of the art.
www.daughtersofrhea.com /Rhea.htm   (442 words)

  
 Rhea Up Close
The icy, cratered surface of Saturn's moon Rhea is seen in this high-resolution image taken by Voyager l on November l1, 1980, at a range of 85,000 kilometers (52,800 miles) as the spacecraft passed over the satellite's north pole.
The craters and landscape resemble those on the Moon and Mercury, and are unlike the flattened crater forms that have collapsed in the soft icy crusts of the Jovian moons Callisto, Ganymede and Europa.
Scientists believe that Rhea (which is just l,600 kilometers or 995 miles in diameter, compared to the 5,500-kilometer or 3,400- mile diameter of Ganymede) froze and became rigid, behaving like a rocky surface, very early in its history.
www.solarviews.com /cap/sat/rhea2.htm   (191 words)

  
 Ratite Production: Ostrich, Emu and Rhea
Ostriches, rheas, and emus are the ratites most commonly raised as livestock in the United States.
The rhea, native to South America, is smaller than the ostrich but similar in appearance, with feathered necks and heads but with three toes.
The rhea family consists of two separate species: the white rhea and the common or gray rhea (gray or light brown with white bottom).
www.attra.org /attra-pub/ratite.html   (2451 words)

  
 APOD: 2003 June 8 - Rhea: Saturn's Second Largest Moon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Explanation: Rhea is the second largest moon of Saturn, behind Titan, and the largest without an atmosphere.
Rhea's rotation and orbit are locked together (just like Earth's Moon) so that one side always faces Saturn.
Rhea's leading surface is much more heavily cratered than its trailing surface.
antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov /apod/ap030608.html   (126 words)

  
 Rhea.html
The rhea is a large flightless bird that is found in the grasslands of South America.
The ostrich and the emu are related to the rhea.
One major difference between both the ostrich and the rhea is that the ostrich is a very fast runner, and the rhea is not.
lsb.syr.edu /projects/cyberzoo/rhea.html   (439 words)

  
 Common rhea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Common rhea is a large, flightless bird found in the south-eastern part of South America.
Common rhea populations have declined considerably; the species is considered near threatened.
Rheas are killed for their meat and skins, and farmers eliminate them because they eat almost any agricultural crop.
www.dierinbeeld.nl /animal_files/birds/common_rhea/index.html   (333 words)

  
 Rhea Silvia - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
Rhea Sylvia (also written as Rea Silvia), and also known as Ilia, was the mythical mother of the twins Romulus and Remus, who founded the city of Rome.
Amulius forced Rhea Sylvia to become a Vestal Virgin, a priestess to the goddess Vesta who is sworn to lifelong celibacy, so that Numitor would not have any heirs.
However, the god Mars took a fancy to Rhea Sylvia and raped her, conceiving the twins.
www.music.us /education/R/Rhea-Silvia.htm   (467 words)

  
 Rhea Family Tree   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Matthew was not destined for a quiet exile, for several sources claim that he participated in the siege of Londonderry, which was from April 19th to July 30th, 1689, in which the town successfully withstood a siege by King James II, although 2300 townspeople were slain or starved to death.
Some people contend that Mathew Campbell Rhea, the Rebel, is the son of Walter Campbell and his second wife, Jean Campbell, of Skipness Castle in Scotland, and therefore was born in Skipness, Kintyre, Argyll, Scotland, but this is yet to be proven.
Walter Preston Rhea 1841-1880 and Ellen Preston Rhea 1844-xxxx married respectively, Jane Edmondson and Hundsden Cary.
members.fortunecity.com /fpreston/rhea.htm   (1302 words)

  
 Rhea Murray
Rhea Murray is clear from the start that she loves her son unconditionally and any demons she faces are her own demons - not her son's.
To watch Rhea unfold as a human being as she faces these demons, is to watch a woman with a capital "W" come into her own strength and wisdom.
Rhea Murray can be reached by email at rmurray@mail.hsonline.net.
www.critpath.org /rhea   (1088 words)

  
 rhea, in zoology
The rhea also differs from the unrelated ostrich in structure of the palate, pelvis, and foot.
The rhea is typically a creature of the pampas and savannas and may often be found feeding in mixed herds along with cattle or guanaco, occupying an ecological niche similar to that of the ostrich and the zebra of Africa.
The rhea is one of the flat-breastboned, or ratite, flightless birds.
www.infoplease.com /ce5/ce043920.html   (371 words)

  
 Saturn's Moon Rhea
The temperature on Rhea is -174°C with illumation from the Sun and between -200°C and -220°C (-328°F and -364°F) in the shade.
Rhea is heavily cratered with bright whispy markings.
This image of the trailing side of Rhea shows whispy terrain similar to Dione.
www.iki.rssi.ru /solar/eng/rhea.htm   (221 words)

  
 Rhea family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
They are the New World equivalent of an Ostrich and, indeed, ostriches and rheas evolved from a common ancestor after the African and South America plates split from ancient Gondwanaland (Folch 1992).
Greater Rhea is the more widespread of the two species, ranging from eastern Brazil south to central Argentina.
Rhea americana was taken north of Picone, Matto Grosso, Brazil, in Aug 1999.
www.montereybay.com /creagrus/rheas.html   (507 words)

  
 RHEA - Classic crewed sailing charters in Turkey and Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Rhea's large deck area offers ample space for sunbathing on full length mattresses, and the use of sun awnings and sails gives the choice of shade.
"Rhea" has proved to be a successful choice for all age groups from the very young to the elderly.
"Rhea" is perfect for honeymoons or small groups, and she is also excellent for larger groups be they family, friends, reunions or corporate groups.
www.sailingandvillaholidays.com /RheaFrameset.shtml   (261 words)

  
 Rhea Printout- EnchantedLearning.com
The Common Rhea (also called the Nandu) is a large, flightless bird from forests of South America.
The common rhea is a fast runner; when it runs, its neck is almost horizontal to the ground.
Rheas are mature at 2 years of age.
www.enchantedlearning.com /subjects/birds/printouts/Rheaprintout.shtml   (214 words)

  
 Universe Today - First View of Rhea
Rhea is 1528 km (950 miles) across, ancient, and cratered.
Rhea is Saturn’s second largest moon, and like Dione, the Voyager spacecraft found one of its hemispheres to covered with bright, wispy streaks which may be water frost.
The spacecraft is slated to fly by Rhea at a distance of only 500 kilometers (311 miles) on November 26, 2005.
www.universetoday.com /am/publish/first_view_rhea.html?2072004   (449 words)

  
 Rhea - A Titan Goddess
Rhea has incredible drive and at home, while being forced to watch as other dogs are being trained she has earned her other nickname...
She finished her championship from the bred by exhibitor class as a puppy just after her first birthday, her canine good citizen’s award and therapy dog titles at one year and two days of age.
Rhea's Pedigree can be viewed by visiting the sites of her parents.
www.bestinshow.net /dogs/mydogs/rhea.html   (399 words)

  
 Nicholas Rhea - the man who inspired Heartbeat
Nicholas Rhea and his wife visited the show, and were delighted to learn that the flower bed had won a gold medal.
Nicholas Rhea is also the author of the Montague Pluke books, about an eccentric detective with a passion for horse troughs.
Nicholas Rhea also publishes under several other names; his books are also available in large print and audio format, and are among those most frequently borrowed from public libraries.
www.nicholasrhea.co.uk   (791 words)

  
 FOCUS ON: Ratites (Emu, Ostrich & Rhea)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Ostrich is native to Africa; emu, to Australia; and rhea, to South America -- particularly the grasslands of Argentina.
Adult rheas are about five feet tall and weigh 60 to 100 pounds.
Rheas are the newest U.S. farm-raised ratite, but at over 15,000 birds, are the largest population of farmed rheas.
www.fsis.usda.gov /OA/pubs/ratites.htm   (646 words)

  
 Phaedra Interviews Rhea for the Gilded Serpent
Rhea was the name of an ancient mother goddess.
Rhea was the wife of Chronos (father time) and the mother of Zeus.
One good thing that both my daughters believe that they have received from their unusual careers, is the ability to deal with just about any situation and some of the more rarified creatures one encounters in the academic world.
www.gildedserpent.com /articles5/rheaintervbyphaedra.htm   (4946 words)

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