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Pollux Straightforward

Those guarantees of neutrality of 1839 failed to prevent the invasion of Belgium by Germany in 1914, leading Britain to enter the First World War. British troops would continue fighting in Belgium throughout the course of the war (see Western Front (World War I)). 154 more words

Pollux

The Constellation Gemini Myth

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The origins of some constellation myths are heavily debated. Gemini mythology, luckily, is pretty straightforward.

By all accounts, the twins represented in Gemini mythology are Castor and Pollux of Greek mythology. 245 more words

Galaxy

2014 December 28th

My first object of the night was the open cluster NGC2244 in Monoceros. This, apparently, is in the Rosette Nebula but the nebula was not visible to me in the light of the first quarter moon. 254 more words

Observations

Monte Rosa ( Castor & Pollux )

O tura dupa principiile blitzkriegului german, desfasurata in Monte Rosa, un lant muntos ce face parte din Alpii Pennini, unde se afla cele mai inalte virfuri din Alpi. 1,062 more words

Mountains

Geminid 2014 Meteor Shower

This weekend of December 13th and 14th will mark the peaks days of the annual Geminid Meteor Shower, one of the better meteor showers of the year.  460 more words