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  Carrington, Richard Christopher   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Carrington was born in London and educated at Cambridge.
Carrington also derived a useful expression for the rotation of a spot in terms of heliographical latitude.
Carrington's Catalogue of 3,735 Circumpolar Stars 1857 was so highly regarded that it was printed by the Admiralty at public expense.
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 Richard Christopher Carrington
Richard Christopher Carrington was born on 26 May 1826 in Chelsea, England.
The second son of a wealthy brewer, Carrington was originally expected to pursue a career in the Church.
When Schwabe was awarded the Royal Astronomical Society's Gold Medal in 1857, Carrington personally delivered the medal to the aging German astronomer, and later persuaded him to donate his extensive collection of sunspot drawings to the Society's Archives.
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Richard Christopher Carrington was greatly influenced by Schwabe's discovery and began an intense study of the sunspots.
Carrington and Hodgson were both observing the sunspots when they became the first eye witnesses of a solar flare.
Carrington linked the two together but cautiously stated, "one swallow does not make a summer." [3] Perhaps he did not yet understand the importance of his discovery and the effect of solar flares here on earth.
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 Richard Christopher Carrington -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
In 1859 he already was the first one to see a (A sudden eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun's surface; associated with sunspots and radio interference) solar flare and suspected its connection with a (Click link for more info and facts about geomagnetic storm) geomagnetic storm observed later that day.
Even though Carrington did not discover the 11 years sunspot activity cycle, his observations of the sunspot activity after he heard about (Click link for more info and facts about Heinrich Schwabe) Heinrich Schwabe observations led to the numbering of the cycles being done with his name.
Carrington made the initial observations leading to the establishment of (Click link for more info and facts about Spörer's law) Spörer's law.
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 Encyclopedia: Richard Carrington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Thus the sunspot maximum of 2002 was of the Carrington Cycle #23.
Carrington made the initial observations leading to the establishment of Spörer's law.
He won the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society in 1859.
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 Sue's "The First Duty - Part 3"
Carrington had gradually grown into the role of Senior American Officer -- not that it was a particularly onerous one at the moment, but being included in the confidences of the other Senior Officers and in occasional formal meetings with the Kommandant had by now become a familiar part of his routine.
Carrington was watching the diminutive figure of the German officer behind the desk; his curiosity about the man was unabated, even though he knew he had been summoned here for no very pleasant reason.
Automatically Carrington observed the courtesies of the situation; however as he strode away with his back rigidly erect and a fierce determination not to succumb to his grief evident in every line of his body it was readily apparent that pleasure was positively the very last thing on his mind at that particular moment.
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 Amazon.com: Carrington (1995) : Video   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Carrington tells the story of people who tried, in their own way, and at a time when society did not encourage such experiments, to acknowledge openly what most of us are aware of but still reluctant to discuss: that a great many differences exist between love and desire.
Carrington is one of the great epic romances, but a romance where sexual congress between the two who are passionately in love with each other has nothing whatever to do with the deep wells of feeling they share with each other.
As Carrington points out in the film, with Lytton she was able to be herself in all her confusion and joy, and without the obligatory pressures of regular sexual performance was able to find in Lytton the only person she ever really felt emotionally comfortable with.
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 Nat' Academies Press, Storms from the Sun: The Emerging Science of Space Weather (2002)
Carrington rushed from the room to get a witness, but by the time he got back, the white flash was gone.
Months later Carrington described the event in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: While engaged in the forenoon of Thursday, Sept. 1, in taking my customary observation of the forms and positions of the solar spots, an appearance was witnessed which I believe to be exceedingly rare.
What Carrington and Hodgson had witnessed was the first known sighting of a solar flare, a sudden and intense heating of the solar atmosphere comparable to an explosion.
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 The Newfoundlander 1827-1830.
A.O., Royal Marines, son of the late Rev. Carrington, Vicar of Topaham, Devonshire, and a Prebebdary of Exeter.
Their sincere sorrow for that void in the domestic social circle which cannot be filled up, is the strongest testimony of her big, but unobtrusive worth.
CARRINGTON, R.M. of Topsham, - brother of the Rev. F.H. Carrington of this town.
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 Carrington's Solar Flare, Alaska Science Forum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Carrington spotted the flare when it erupted from a group of sunspots he had been observing on a projected image of the sun.
Carrington was quite taken aback by his sighting and could not at first quite believe what he was seeing, since no one had reported such a thing before.
Later he recognized that the huge aurora to follow may have been related to the remarkable solar flare but was too cautious to make such a bold claim.
www.gi.alaska.edu /ScienceForum/ASF5/518.html   (333 words)

 DIMON : Company History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Carrington accepted the offer, and remained with the company until 1902.
The triumvirate continued what Richard L. Dibrell had foreseen as the two secrets of the company's success: extensive travel to uncover new tobacco markets and customers, and timely acquisition of smaller subsidiary companies.
After the death of Richard L. Dibrell in 1920, A.B. Carrington took over as President; H.L. Boatwright was elected Vice President; Louis N. Dibrell, son of the late Richard L. Dibrell, became Secretary; and W.C. Wooding became Treasurer.
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 Amazon.co.uk: Carrington [1995] (REGION 1) (NTSC): DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Strachey, Carrington, Woolf and most of the other characters in this 1995 film were members of the Bloomsbury Group, all of whom were eccentric British geniuses who explored the dynamics of human relationships in strange ways when they were not busy exorcising their artistic impulses.
Ultimately, the tragedy of their relationship is not the absence of the physical dimension, but, as is often the case with most relationships, the failure of both to articulate the depth of their feelings to the other until fate cruelly rectifies that error.
Carrington is the one who actively engages in the acts of intimacy between them while we have to remind our selves that Lytton's passive acceptance of it is out of a sense of propriety and not a lack of deep feelings.
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 Richard Christopher Carrington   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
In 1865, having fallen into ill health, he sold the family brewery and retired to an isolated spot at Churt, Surrey, where he established a new observatory, but never really resumed serious astronomical work.
Carrington is however primarily remembered for his pioneering work on sunspots.
Bitterly disappointed, Carrington shortly thereafter put an end to his astronomical work at Redhill.
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 Sue's "The First Duty - Part 1"
Carrington and Carter were, in fact, working on a rooftop escape at this very moment, but the early frosts had set their plans back considerably.
Carrington and Carter's rooftop escape attempt had ended in an undignified scuffle with Hauptmann Ulmann and two other guards during which, to his astonishment, Carrington was on the receiving end of a blow from Ulmann, normally the most civilised of their captors.
Carrington drew Player in, kissed him with all the languor and tenderness their previous snatched moments together had denied him if the last few months had taught him anything, it was that Dick was right; this was not merely the answer to an uncontainable urge.
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 AFC BARNSLEY : season 2004-05
Richard joined AFC after being released by Barnsley in the summer of 2003 and he has made 13 appearances scoring an incredible 20 goals.
Carrington beat 2 defenders to get his shot away, only for it to be deflected onto the post, and bounce to safety.
Carrington also was at the end of good approach play, but his effort was saved at the 2nd attempt.
www.afcbarnsley.com /news/200311.html   (2672 words)

 New Scientist Premium- Dark side of the sun - Histories   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
On 1 September 1859, Richard Carrington had just completed his morning observation of the sun when he saw a pair of bright crescent shapes forming near a large group of sunspots.
For years, Carrington had been observing the sun by projecting its image onto a screen and meticulously sketching what he saw.
Carrington had seen a solar flare, making him the first person as far as we know to witness such an event.
www.newscientist.com /article.ns?id=mg18324635.500   (277 words)

 The Officer Down Memorial Page Remembers . . .
Chief Carrington was shot and killed in an ambush by a man he had previously arrested.
As the chief was en route to the home he called a local judge who had dealt with the suspect before and asked him to call the man. The judge began negotiating with the man and asked him to surrender his gun to Chief Carrington.
To prove he was unarmed, the chief removed his shirt and walked to the front door and turned all the way around with his arms raised.
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 RODNEY CARRINGTON - Comedians - Corporate Entertainment Booking
Rodney Carrington, a five-foot, seven-inch banty rooster of a good o' boy from Longview, Texas, does indeed speak with a drawl and wear a cowboy hat.
Carrington routinely holds forth with explosive candor about such potentially touchy subjects as marital infidelity, topless bars, prostate exams, being hung over at a religious revival, or his misadventures in Wal-Mart.
As Carrington kept grinding away, the money got better ("I've really been on a roll these past few years," he says proudly), and so did he.
www.delafont.com /comedians/Rodney-Carrington.htm   (1106 words)

 Henry & Elizabeth Hobbs Family History
Mary married Thomas(Thos) CARRINGTON on 15.2.1796 at Lt Stukeley.
Richard married Elizabeth Phillips on 16.10.1838 at Ramsay.
Richard married Elizabeth Southwell on 27.12.1813 at By Banns, Ramsey, Huntingdonshire.
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 The Sun -- History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
One who was greatly influenced by Schwabe's discovery was an English gentleman of independent means, Richard Christopher Carrington, who devoted himself to the study of sunspots.
Carrington had seen a flare, of the rare variety that is visible in white light (only about 50 are known).
In 1892 George Ellery Hale--founder of the great astronomical observatories on Mt. Wilson and later on Mt. Palomar--devised the spectroheliograph, an instrument scanning the Sun in a narrow range of color emitted by a certain atom ("spectral line").
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 carrington - pafg01.htm - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Richard Carrington (Athanasius, Athanasius, Athanasius, Athanasius) was born about 1743 in Fowlmere, Cambs.
Richard married Amy Lucas on 27 Jan 1767 in Fowlmere, Cambs.
William Carrington (Athanasius, Athanasius, Athanasius, Athanasius) was born about 1760 in Fowlmere, Cambs.
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 Richard Christopher Carrington - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Richard Christopher Carrington - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
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 pr04-29-02   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Carrington committed multiple violations of securities laws by failing to disclose the risks inherent in viatical investments, in misrepresenting his success to investors, and by failing to continue making policy premium payments.
Carrington's offices in Scottsdale and Mesa have been closed.
Carrington ran afoul of our regulations and is being held accountable for his actions."
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 U of M News Service
Aware of the threat such storms present to modern, technological society, scientists, supported by federal programs, have worked persistently for a decade to improve forecast tools that predict their occurrence thereby enabling warnings to lessen the impact.
What is now known as the Carrington Event or Carrington Storm was observed when Astronomer Richard Carrington, a member of the Royal Astronomical Society, observing spots on the sun through a telescope, made the first-ever observation of a white-light flare—a huge explosion erupting on the solar surface.
The explosion observed by Carrington signaled the ejection from the sun of an interplanetary hurricane directed at Earth.
www.umich.edu /news?Releases/2003/Sep03/r092603   (370 words)

 Northern Territory University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Nature: The Mamals, atext by Richard Carrington and associate..
This is about a fascinated aspect of the natural world particular the evolutionary desting of a man. Richard Carrington was a small boy and at 14 he planned to study science in London.
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 Ruud treat for hero
Richard, 14, used his savings to buy 72-year-old Brenda Keenan a card and then paid her weekly paper bill of £4.50.
The player found time to see Richard before being presented with an award after his wonder strike against Fulham was voted Premiership Goal of the Month.
Richard also won praise from his school and was presented with a special Easter egg in front of an assembly.
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 Mildenhall CC Results for 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The afternoon was very windy which made Richard`s time of 23 minutes 49 seconds even more remarkable for the course which being single carriageway is not renown for speed.
Overall winner on the night was Mildenhall's Richard Carrington in a time of 23 minutes 49 seconds.
The winner was Steve Williams from West Suffolk Wheelers with Richard Carrington in second spot and veteran Adrian Turner in third.
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 Welcome to the NEW NCEL website
They racked up eleven good attempts on the home goal as they threatened to completely overrun their hosts, and it was no surprise that the visitors went into the interval in the lead.
Indeed, the only real surprise was that Glapwell had somehow managed to keep the deficit down to a single goal, that coming off a brilliantly-struck 20-yard free-kick from Richard Carrington on 36 minutes.
However, Sheffield did finally double their advantage on 71 minutes, and again off a Carrington free-kick from the edge of the box, the ball taking a wicked deflection off Cheetham and finding its way into goal with Sprigg stranded at the other corner.
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