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Old 06-02-2013, 11:09 PM   #147
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Libra (♎) is the seventh astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Libra... It spans the 180-210th degree of the zodiac, between 180 and 207.25 degree of celestial longitude, which the Sun transits this area on average between (northern autumnal equinox) September 23 to October 23 each year...In astrology, a planet's domicile is the zodiac sign over which it has rulership. The planet said to be ruler of Libra is Venus..


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In 1870, 'C' Telegraph Troop, Royal Engineers, was founded under Captain Montague Lambert. The Troop was the first formal professional body of signallers in the British Army and its duty was to provide communications for a field army by means of visual signalling, mounted orderlies and telegraph.. By 1871, 'C' Troop had expanded in size from 2 officers and 133 other ranks to 5 officers and 245 other ranks. In 1879, 'C' Troop first saw action during the Anglo-Zulu War...
The flag and cap badge feature Mercury (Latin: Mercurius), the winged messenger of the gods, who is referred to by members of the corps as "Jimmy".. The origins of this nickname are unclear. According to one explanation, the badge is referred to as "Jimmy" because the image of Mercury was based on the late mediaeval bronze statue by the Italian sculptor Giambologna, and shortening over time reduced the name Giambologna to "Jimmy"..Modern artists use the "scales of justice" to represent the Tribe of Dan due to Genesis 49:16 referencing Dan Judging his people. However, more traditional artists use a snake to represent Dan, based on Genesis 49:17...

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