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The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions. Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809 - 1892).
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Geminids and Friends.
Image Credit & Copyright: Daniel López (El Cielo de Canarias). From a radiant in the constellation of the Twins, the annual Geminid meteor shower rained down this week. This skyscape collects about 70 of Gemini's lovely shooting stars in a digital composition made from multiple exposures taken over a six-hour period near the shower's peak on December 14 from Teide National Park on the Canary Island Tenerife. Though Gemini lies off the top left of the frame, the Milky Way sweeps through the starry background. Sharing the sky below and left of center are recognizable stars and nebulosities of Orion. A yellowish Aldebaran and the Hyades are toward the right along with the Pleiades star cluster. The faint green coma of Comet 46P Wirtanen, closest to Earth this weekend, lies below the Pleiades stars. Dust swept up from the orbit of active asteroid 3200 Phaethon, Gemini's meteors enter Earth's atmosphere traveling at about 35 kilometers per second.
December 14: Geminid meteor shower peaks.
December 14: The Moon passes 3° south of Neptune (image above) 7h20m UT (2:20 AM EST).
December 14: The Moon passes 4° south of Mars, 23h UT (6 PM EST).
December 15: First Quarter Moon occurs at, 11h49m UT (6:49 AM EST).
December 15: Mercury is at greatest western elongation (21°), 12h UT (7 AM EST).
December 18: The Moon passes 5° south of Uranus, 4h UT (11 PM EST).
The Mapuches are a group of indigenous inhabitants of south-central Chile and southwestern Argentina, including parts of present-day Patagonia. Their traditional economy is based on agriculture. Today, many Mapuche communities are engaged in conflict over land and indigenous rights in both Argentina and in Chile.
The flag of Nigeria was officially hoisted on 1 October 1960. The flag has three vertical bands of green, white, green. The two green stripes represent Nigeria’s natural wealth, while the white band represents peace.
Sunflowers (Tournesols) is the name of two series of still life paintings by the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh. The first series, executed in Paris in 1887, depicts the flowers lying on the ground, while the second set, executed a year later in Arles, shows a bouquet of sunflowers in a vase. In the artist's mind, both sets were linked by the name of his friend Paul Gauguin, who acquired two of the Paris versions. On March 30, 1987, Japanese insurance magnate, Yasuo Goto, paid the equivalent of US $39,921,750 for van Gogh's Still Life: Vase with Fifteen Sunflowers at auction at Christie's London. The painting currently resides at Seiji Togo Yasuda Memorial Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo.
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