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  Scorpius (Farscape) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John manages to escape Scorpius with the help of his friends, leading into Season 2 where the crew of Moya are on the run from Scorpius.
From the appearances of Scorpius throughout Season 2, it becomes apparent that Scorpius' goal for weaponizing wormholes is not for galactic domination, but rather for survival in the face of a rising Scarran empire.
Scorpius is last shown overseeing the signing of the treaty that ends the war, apparently quite satisfied that two people he despises, Grayza and Staleek, have been forced into peace.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Scorpius_(Farscape)   (1656 words)

 Scorpius - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
According to Greek mythology, it corresponds to the scorpion which was sent by Gaia (or possibly the goddess Hera) to kill the hunter Orion, the scorpion rising out of the ground at the goddess' command to attack.
Although the scorpion and Orion appear together in this myth, the constellation of Orion is almost opposite to Scorpius in the night sky.
Scorpius also appears in one version of the story of Phaethon, the mortal son of Helios, the sun.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Scorpius   (714 words)

 Farscape Fantasy: Music Videos, Resources and Fun!
Scorpius is John's nemesis and the most powerful dynamic during the show's second and third seasons.
Scorpius' body is in constant battle with itself, a never-ending balancing between cold and hot.
Finally, Scorpius was introduced to a diagnosan who equipped the hybrid with his familiar fl thermal regulator suit and cooling rods.
www.farscapefantasy.com /Scorpius.html   (454 words)

Antares, brightest star of Scorpius, marking the heart of the Scorpion, was one of the "Royal Stars" of ancient Persia, around 3,000 BC For early Chinese it was the Fire Star, being part of a large assembly of stars making up the Dragon of the East.
Scorpius is one of the old constellations of the zodiac, probably originating in the Euphrates Valley at least several thousand years ago.
Scorpius is embedded in one of the richest parts of the Milky Way, having within its boundaries many star clusters and clouds of gas and dust still forming into clusters of stars.
www.clarkfoundation.org /astro-utah/vondel/scorpius.html   (1010 words)

 Chandra :: Photo Album :: Constellation Scorpius
The stars of Scorpius trace out the spine of the Scorpion (or of a dragon, according to Chinese legend), making it perhaps the most faithfully rendered constellation in the sky.
Scorpius rears his head (or, more accurately, his tail) in a number of different legends, the most popular of which involves the great hunter Orion.
Scorpius is also mentioned in the legend of Phaeton, the headstrong son of Apollo and the nymph Clymene.
chandra.harvard.edu /photo/constellations/scorpius.html   (728 words)

 Scorpius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Scorpius is one of the most ancient and the most recognizable constellations in the night sky.
According to mythology, Scorpius is the scorpion that the earth goddess Gaia sent to attack and kill the hunter Orion.
Scorpius can be found low in the southern sky during the summer months.
www.pa.msu.edu /people/horvatin/Astronomy_Facts/constellation_pages/scorpius.htm   (156 words)

 Constellation: Scorpius; The Scorpion - Facts, Mythology and Maps
Located between Sagittarius and Libra, Scorpius is one of the oldest constellations known, and one of the 13 constellations of the zodiac.
Originally, Scorpius was a much larger constellation, but the stars which formed the claws now form the constellation of Libra.
Scorpius, however, was placed on the opposite side of the sky so that Orion could never be harmed by it again.
www.r-clarke.org.uk /constellations/scorpius.htm   (440 words)

 SCIFI.COM | Farscape: Allies & Enemies
Scorpius has proved to be a formidable enemy to John Crichton and the crew of Moya — he is cold, methodical, intelligent and determined.
Scorpius' childhood aboard a Scarran Dreadnought was brutal enough to motivate not only his eventual escape, but also his lifelong vendetta against the Scarran race.
Consequently, when Scorpius discovered that secret wormhole knowledge had been hidden in Crichton's mind by The Ancients, he became obsessed with extracting that information.
www.scifi.com /farscape/characters/scorpius.html   (321 words)

 Scorpius (Farscape) - SciFi/Fantasy Wiki
Scorpius' body is shaped more like a Sebacean/humanoid than a Scarran, except for his grey, lizard-like skin.
Scorpius is a character willing to do absolutely anything to achieve his goals, which he typically very honest about when it suits him.
Whereas Scorpius is quietly menacing, Harvey is sometimes clownish, appearing in humorous scenes based on Crichton's memories and fantasies.
www.infoshop.org /sf/index.php/Scorpius_%28Farscape%29   (1048 words)

 Scorpius,an August Constellations
In mythology, Scorpius was the scorpion whose sting killed Orion.
The heart of Scorpius is marked by brilliant orange-red Antares, a name that means the rival of Mars (Ares).
Chart showing Scorpius as seen high in the sky to the north mid evening in July.  Details of some of the objects shown are given below the chart.
www.faster.co.nz /~rasnz/Stars/Scorpius.htm   (709 words)

 The Ascent of Scorpius
Scorpius was determined to become its commander, but until then, he had to carry out the missions as they were handed to him.
Scorpius was convinced this was the correct setup; he just had to find a more suitable asteroid or a dead planet in a system with no other habitable planets.
Scorpius was determined to be in charge of the construction and then to be its commander.
www.irondune.com /farscape/unohoo-1.html   (2419 words)

 || Contrarius Civitas || the scorpius fanlisting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Scorpius works for the Peacekeeper military, but only so far as working for them serves his purposes.
His single-minded mission: to develop a means to control the creation, and travel possibilities, of the natural space phenomenon known as wormholes.
Scorpius was first introduced during the season one episode 'Nerve'.
www.caffeine-headache.com /scorpius   (114 words)

 Scorpius ds408
Scorpius is one of the most easily recognized constellations.
Scorpius is near the center of the Milky Way, so it is surrounded by star clouds, dark lanes, and many star clusters.
In mythology, Scorpius is associated with death and darkness.
www.milkywayimages.com /ds408.html   (102 words)

Her eldest son (Antares in Scorpius), frustrated and angry, demanded the canoe and equipment, but his mother would not agree.
Ancient Egypt, too, kept the similar idea of opposition between evil forces and good, and when the Sun entered Scorpius it marked the reign of the god Set, personification of evil, and the mourning of the beloved Osiris, brother of Set.
Scorpius occupies a rich and wonderful area of the Zodiac, although the modern boundaries of the constellation are host to the Sun for only nine days of the year.
www.eastbayastro.org /articles/lore/scorpius.htm   (868 words)

 season 3
Scorpius grants her request, but has little confidence she'll succeed.
Scorpius later discovered that Tauza lied to him about his parentage - in truth, Scorpius's mother was a Sebacean civilian who was brutally raped by a Scarran male to see if Sebaceans could provide useful breeding stock.
Scorpius explains to the Crichton clone that his desire to possess wormhole technology is not motivated by an evil desire to conquer the universe.
www.farscape.com /episodes/pop/ep311.html   (411 words)

 Hawaiian Astronomical Society - Scorpius
Scorpius, the scorpion has a shape that even those people with no imagination at all can see.
Located near the brightest section of the Milky Way, when Scorpius sits low in the Southwest it appears the creature is being punished by hot boiling water flowing from the tea pot (Sagittarius).
In Greek mythology, the story of Scorpius involves Orion, the hunter.
www.hawastsoc.org /deepsky/sco/index.html   (1379 words)

 Scorpius (astronomy) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Scorpius (astronomy), formerly Scorpio (Latin, “scorpion”), a southern constellation situated partly in the Milky Way next to Libra.
The original X-ray source discovered in the constellation of Scorpius in 1962 (Sco X-1) proved to be associated with a previously unknown...
Astronomy, science dealing with all the celestial bodies in the universe, including the planets and their satellites, comets and meteors, the stars...
uk.encarta.msn.com /Scorpius_(astronomy).html   (103 words)

 Wayne Pygram - TV Zone - Number Five Scorpius
Scorpius visits the planet from which his mother disappeared, and removes a flower from it to keep in his quarters to help keep her in mind.
Scorpius is desperate to turn the wormhole information into a weapon whereby he can wipe the Skarrans out.
Trapped, forgotten and alone, Scorpius is at least partially kept under control by Crichton, but he pops up to offer advice from time to time in various scenarios, from a funfair to a World War 11 battle.
missykat.com /pygram/interview16.html   (2171 words)

 Scorpius - The Constellation Home Page
Scorpius gained eternal fame when, upon command of the gods, he spring from the earth to surprise Orion, and sent the able hunter to his final resting place.
Scorpius is also remembered for his disastrous intervention when the mortal man, Phaeton, attempted to drive the chariot of Apollo, God of the Sun.
Scorpius is a large and sprawling constellation which lies near the Milky Way, and thus holds many bright open and globular star clusters: a welcome change after hunting down the faint and distant galaxies of the Virgo-Coma galaxy cluster in the Spring.
www.astromax.com /con-page/spring/sco-01.htm   (727 words)

 SPACE.com -- The Wonders of Scorpius
Large, famous and rich, it is the most striking and most easily learned of all the deep southern constellations seen from the United States; the most beautiful of all the zodiacal constellations.
Unfortunately, Scorpius is a star pattern that appears to slink across the southern sky, rather low and close to the horizon.
In July 2000, the familiar head of Scorpius sported a new look as its middle star, Dschubba (from the Arabic for "the Scorpion's Forehead"), suddenly and unexpectedly brightened from its usual magnitude 2.3 to 1.9.
www.space.com /spacewatch/050722_scorpius.html   (1045 words)

Scorpius is one of the oldest constellations known - possibly even one of the original six signs of the zodiac.
While the sun still traverses Scorpius, it only takes nine days to do so; most of the time is spent in neighbouring Ophiuchus (which is the only constellation that the sun enters but which is not a part of the zodiac).
There are four Messier objects in Scorpius (some authorities put a fifth in the constellation as well: M62, but usually it is listed in Ophiuchus).
www.dibonsmith.com /sco_con.htm   (1035 words)

 Constellation Scorpius
Scorpius represents death, darkness, and everything that we look on as evil.
Orion Boasted that so great was his might and skill as a hunter that he could kill all the animals on the face of the Earth.
Orion and the scorpion were given honored places in the sky, but they were placed at opposite ends of the great sky dome so that they would never engage in battle again.
www.coldwater.k12.mi.us /lms/planetarium/myth/scorpius.html   (797 words)

 The Company · Scorpius Dance Theatre
Scorpius may appear at first to be a professional dance company but underneath all the layers of training and experience lurks the great mysteries to be discovered of life, love, fear, and joy.
As is common in the arts, Lisa now dealt with the challenge of figuring out what she needed to accomplish in order to pursue her passion and in 1998 she accepted the proposal to head the dance program at the Metropolitan Arts Institute High School.
This is a team environment and Scorpius’ strengths come from the mutual care, respect and cooperation of dancers, volunteers, and board members.
www.scorpiusdance.com /company.html   (1095 words)

 Solar Zodiac Astrology Scorpius [Scorpio] - © Dr Shepherd Simpson
Definition: [Sun Signs - Solar Zodiac] Scorpius [Scorpio], the sign of the Scorpion, is the 9th, and shortest, sign of the Real Solar Zodiac.
Scorpius Astrology: Below can be found the fundamentals of the astrology of Scorpius.
In the Age of Taurus, 4000 years ago, Leo was the Summer Solstice sign in the northern hemisphere and hence the Sun made its 'house' in Leo and the rest of the signs followed from this starting point.
www.geocities.com /astrologyconstellations/scorpius.htm   (477 words)

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