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Old 21-05-2014, 05:44 PM   #133
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Map outlining the British recapture of the islands...

May 24, 1982-A transit of Earth across the Sun as seen from Uranus takes place when the planet Earth passes directly between the Sun and Uranus, obscuring a small part of the Sun's disc for an observer on Uranus. During a transit, Earth can be seen from Uranus as a small black disc moving across the face of the Sun..Transits of Earth from Uranus occur in clusters, with 2 such clusters every 40 years or so..On 4 May, 2 days after the sinking of Belgrano, the British lost the Type 42 destroyer HMS Sheffield to fire following an Exocet missile strike from the Argentine 2nd Naval Air Fighter/Attack Squadron. Sheffield had been ordered forward with 2 other Type 42s to provide a long-range radar and medium-high altitude missile picket far from the British carriers. She was struck amidships, with devastating effect, ultimately killing 20 crew members and severely injuring 24 others.. The ship was abandoned several hours later, gutted and deformed by the fires that continued to burn for 6 more days. She finally sank outside the Maritime Exclusion Zone on 10 May..Taurus (♉) is the 2nd astrological sign in the Zodiac.. It spans the 30-60th degree of the zodiac, between 27.25 and 54.75 degree of celestial Long-itude.. Under the tropic zodiac, the Sun transits this area on average between April 20 and May 20 each year...

The Summer Triangle is an astronomical asterism involving an imaginary triangle drawn on the northern hemisphere's celestial sphere, with its defining vertices at Altair, Deneb, and Vega, the brightest stars in the three constellations of Aquila, Cygnus, and Lyra, respectively..Near midnight the Summer Triangle lies virtually overhead at mid-northern latitudes during the summer months, but can also be seen during spring in the early morning to the East. In the autumn the summer triangle is visible in the evening to the West well until November. From the southern hemisphere it appears upside down and low in the sky during the winter months..There is no controversy about the effect of a syzygy on ocean tides. The syzygy produces the more powerful spring tide due to the enhanced gravitational effect of the Sun added to the Moon's gravitational pull. The spring tides (highest tides) occur at full moon and new moon times while the neap tides (lowest tides) occur when the sun and moon are at right angles in the first and third quarters of the moon's cycle. Spring and neap tides are about 20% higher and lower, respectively, than normal tides..The gravitational effects of syzygies on planets, especially Earth, are still being studied. It is known that the gravitational stress on the Moon during a Sun–Earth–Moon syzygy can trigger a moonquake, a seismic event on the Moon similar in some ways to an EarthQuake...
Altair (Alpha Aquilae, Alpha Aql, α Aquilae, α Aql, Atair) is the brightest star in the constellation Aquila and the 12th brightest star in the night sky. It is currently in the G-cloud..Altair is an A-type main sequence star with an apparent visual magnitude of 0.77 and is one of the vertices of the Summer Triangle (the other 2 vertices are marked by Deneb and Vega)..The Atair Insect is a powered paraglider in the mode of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) by Atair Aerospace Inc..The company showcased its LEAPP technology in 2006 at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting and Exposition..The Atair Insect uses a parafoil for its kited wing, an evolution of Domina Jalbert's invention. LEAPP is a trademark for "Long Endurance Autonomous Powered Paraglider"..The Atair Insect is a Type II LEAPP UAV within Atair Aerospace's designation scheme. LEAPP (Type I) and LEAPP (Type III) are associated powered paraglider products..An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), commonly known as a drone and referred to as a Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), is an aircraft without a human pilot aboard. Its flight is controlled either autonomously by onboard computers or by the remote control of a pilot on the ground or in another vehicle. The typical launch and recovery method of an unmanned aircraft is by the function of an automatic system or an external operator on the ground.. Historically, UAVs were simple remotely piloted aircraft, but autonomous control is increasingly being employed..The concept of drones dates back to the mid-1800s, when Austrians sent off unmanned, bomb-filled balloons as a way to attack Venice. The drone we see today started innovation in the early 1900s, and was originally used for target practice to train military personnel. It continued to be developed during World War I, when the Dayton-Wright Airplane Company came up with the a pilotless aerial torpedo that would drop and explode at a particular, preset time..There are 2 prominent UAV programs within the United States: that of the military and that of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).. The military’s UAV program is overt, meaning that the public recognizes which government operates it and, therefore, it only operates where US troops are stationed. The CIA’s program is clandestine. Missions performed by the CIA’s UAV program do not always occur where US troops are stationed... am not the Zodiac.. And if I were, I certainly wouldn't tell you..Does he think that Zodiac's gonna send another code? 'Cause I think Zodiac's gonna send another code..Jesus Harold Christ on rubber crutches, Bobby, what are you doing? You're doing that thing.. The thing that we discussed, starts with an L...

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