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(Natural Science): planets Mars Venus Jupiter stars Pollux Castor together in night sky 20020522 over Norbiton London England 09 BRM.jpg
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About This Category

This collection is of free images/photos/pictures, sounds, videos, etc from science, technology and nature, including birds, animals and plants, and some from the fields of chemistry, physics and biology. Some exhibits that could be in here may be found in collections with a more specific remit, such as "Flowers" and "Leaves and Greenery".

This is intended to serve, in part, as a teachers' and students' resource.

See also New Scientist for the latest news, The Register's science and tech stories, the EurekAlert!/AAAS Multimedia Gallery, and BioImages - Virtual Field-Guide (UK) for scholarly info.

Also, for attempts to catalogue all known species, see: the Encyclopedia of Life, and Barcode of Life.

If you're a journo or other non-scientist and need help with a science fact or story, please consider talking to Sense About Science to help you.

Some Similar Exhibits

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Thumbnail[has location information] planets Mars Venus Jupiter stars Pollux Castor together in night sky 20020522 over Norbiton London England cropped rotated mono tweaked 01 BRM.jpg (Natural Science)
Thumbnail[has location information] Turkey Nemrut Dagi world heritage site carving of astral lion with moon planets and stars SEW.jpg (Earth Views)

  • turkey = .tr, Türkei, Turquía, Turquie, Turquia, Turchia

The carving of the Astral Lion at Nemrut Dağı represents the constallation of Leo.   The cresent moon is shown on the lion's chest; the planets Jupiter, Mercury, and Mars are depicted above the lion's back (inscriptions identify them as such).   There are nineteen stars depicted on and by the lion's body.   I believe the large star on the lion's chest is Regulus, which means that some of the stars by the lion's feet are actually in the constallations of Sextans and Hydra.   Professor Otto Neugebauer has identified this carving as the horoscope for the 7th of July 62 or 61 B.C. — either the coronation day of Antiochus I, or when they started to build at Nemrut.   This is the oldest known horoscope in the world.


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