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Message 1417183 - Posted: 18 Sep 2013, 13:48:38 UTC

Just some of the larger ones (Titan is far bigger than all other Saturn moons combined):

Saturn:
The Repulsive Idols Demand Their Extreme Makeovers
(Titan Rhea Iapetus Dione Tethys Enceladus Mimas)

Jupiter:
Even I Got Caught
(Europa Io Ganymede Callisto)

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Message 1417206 - Posted: 18 Sep 2013, 14:26:40 UTC

Stellar types: O B A F G K M R S
O Be A Fine Girl Kiss Me Rightnow Sweetheart
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Message 1417226 - Posted: 18 Sep 2013, 15:16:20 UTC - in response to Message 1417206.

Stellar types: O B A F G K M R S
O Be A Fine Girl Kiss Me Rightnow Sweetheart



That's how I always remember them by:)
I believe our sun is classified as a G2V star...
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Message 1417318 - Posted: 18 Sep 2013, 18:51:47 UTC

Interesting...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_visual_mnemonics
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Message 1417332 - Posted: 18 Sep 2013, 19:01:11 UTC - in response to Message 1417318.
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Interesting...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_visual_mnemonics

At the end of that is Flemings rules. Remembering which hand refers to generators or motors can be remembered by this car badge.

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Message 1417583 - Posted: 19 Sep 2013, 11:21:13 UTC

All I can remember is SWALK and NORWICH :-))

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Message 1417673 - Posted: 19 Sep 2013, 14:37:33 UTC - in response to Message 1417583.

All I can remember is SWALK and NORWICH :-))



LOL, NORWICH is a nice fair city :)
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Message 1417872 - Posted: 19 Sep 2013, 20:07:43 UTC - in response to Message 1417332.

Interesting...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_visual_mnemonics

At the end of that is Flemings rules. Remembering which hand refers to generators or motors can be remembered by this car badge.


...right hand rule?


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Message 1418009 - Posted: 20 Sep 2013, 9:43:38 UTC

To this day I can't get Flemings LH or RH rules. All I know is that I have a piece of plastic 12" long that I use as a rule :-)

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Message 1418015 - Posted: 20 Sep 2013, 10:16:49 UTC - in response to Message 1418009.

To this day I can't get Flemings LH or RH rules. All I know is that I have a piece of plastic 12" long that I use as a rule :-)

I always go LH as I'm RH as a rule but my plastic ruler is slightly longer at 305mm. :-D

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Message 1418070 - Posted: 20 Sep 2013, 15:11:34 UTC

The LH rule is for Motors and the RH rule is for Generators.

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Message 1418089 - Posted: 20 Sep 2013, 15:48:45 UTC

but my plastic ruler is slightly longer at 305mm. :-D

12" = 304.8mm, I've been diddled, I demand a recount!


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Message 1420011 - Posted: 25 Sep 2013, 6:00:42 UTC - in response to Message 1418089.

A friend who knew I liked science sent me this:

http://www.sciencerecorder.com/news/moon-is-100-million-years-younger-than-previous-estimates/

Moon is 100 million years younger than previously thought

The moon is much younger than previously thought.

The universe wastes nothing, it's simply transferred.
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Message 1420052 - Posted: 25 Sep 2013, 10:17:45 UTC

Moon trees
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Message 1438296 - Posted: 5 Nov 2013, 11:06:30 UTC

Can anyone confirm that Berkeley did get a Moon Tree?


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Message 1443196 - Posted: 16 Nov 2013, 22:15:09 UTC


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